February 25, 2011 04:00 ET

Sony Music's Priority Artists for 2011 Perform at 'Home House Live Hosted by RAYMOND WEIL'

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2011) -

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On 22 February luxury Swiss watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL launched the 'Home House Live Hosted by RAYMOND WEIL' 2011 series, featuring some of the best emerging artists from Sony Music's roster: Loick Essien, Talay Riley and Oh Land. The platform showcases exceptional talent in one of London's most luxury environments live at 21 Portman Square.

A whole host of London's Radio DJ's and music enthusiasts turned out at 'Home House Live hosted by RAYMOND WEIL' to see the most exciting line up to date of new music. The grand surroundings of 21 Portman Square's Georgian lounge was the setting for the gig, watched by 100 lucky people. The event got off to an explosive start with Urban Pop sensation, Loick Essien taking to the stage showcasing his top 40 hit 'Stuttering' followed by an acoustic version of The Scripts, 'For The First Time'. Next up was Londoner, Talay Riley, who launched his first single 'Sergeant Smash' on 13 February, has recently supported NDubz and has written songs for Tinie Tempah, The Wanted and Jessie J, even covering her latest smash hit, 'Do it Like A Dude' in his set last night. Described as the thinking-women's electro-pop act, Danish singer/songwriter, Nanna and her band Oh Land brought the evening to a close, while celebrating 1,000,000 views of her new single 'Sun of a Gun' on Youtube.

The Evening Standard covered the event, filming exclusive interviews with the artists, which will be available to view on the Evening Standard website http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/brits2011/.

Previous gigs within the 'Home House Live Hosted by RAYMOND WEIL' series have included acclaimed post-punk band New Young Pony Club, rock band of the minute Kids In Glass Houses and UK post rock band Union Sound Set.

RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to be showcasing the hottest emerging, up-and-coming and established musical talent. The brand is internationally recognised as the number one watch in the music industry with over thirty years of involvement across all musical genres. As well as being the official watch to The BRIT Awards for the past four years, recent music collaborators include: Dizzee Rascal, The Young Guns, Jade Ewen and Joy Formidable.



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RAYMOND WEIL music history includes:

Corporate partner of the Royal Opera House 1997 – present

Sponsor of Nordoff-Robbins silver clef lunch 2002 – present

Official Watch of The BRIT Awards 2008 - present

Sponsor of MTV Europe Sony BMG after-show party 2004 - 2006

Sponsor of 47th Grammy EMI after-show party in LA 2005

Design collaboration with Lemar 2007 

Design collaboration with Jay Kay 2006

Design collaboration with Craig David 2005

Involvement at Music Industry Trust Award dinner 2004 -2006

Advertorials with Il Divo, Sugababes, Natasha Bedingfield, Katherine Jenkins, Leona Lewis, Lemar, Beth Rowley, Gabriela Cilmi, Bryn Christophers, George Craig and Jade Ewen

Product placement in Dizzee Rascal's music video 'Dirtee Disco' - May 2010

Product placement in Gabriela Cilmi's new music video 'Defender' – August 2010

Collaboration with American Idol runner up Lee Dwyze – May 2010

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