Posted on December 9, 2016

Steven McClintock, hit songwriter and award winning artist, is releasing three special interpretations of his hit song “Christmas Needs Love To Be Christmas” to global radio exclusively via AirPlay Direct. Andy Williams, Juice Newton and Steven himself have recorded three unique versions of this track that are each a must have for any “complete” Christmas collection of songs and memories.

"I have enjoyed a good career as an independent artist, producer and songwriter on a worldwide playing field," says Steven McClintock. "It's so important for artists and songwriters these days to be smart, efficient and globally active which is why I am very proud to be working with my dear friend for 17 years Lynda Weingartz and AirPlay Direct. We have a lot of plans and I'm excited about the future!"

Steven has gold and multi-platinum awards for record sales with Robin Schulz, Tiffany, Andy Williams, Shiny Toy Guns, Berlin, Aaron Tippin, White Apple Tree, ATC, Kokowaah Soundtrack and more.

Current accolades for Steven include a new double Gold CD in Germany for his production and publishing of the song Snowflakes in the hit German film “Kokowaah”, staring Til Schweiger. He also earned a new Gold CD for Pingpong / Robin Schulz, 2010 Grand Prize winner of the International Acoustic Music Awards. Steven was also the winner of the New Music Award for Best New AAA Artist, he won Best Acoustic Male Vocalist of the Year for LA Music Awards, and also Best Acoustic Group for the Orange County Music Awards.

“It is very nice to be reminded of and to listen to a beautiful song that you have not heard in a few years." said Lynda Weingartz, CEO - AirPlay Direct. "Time goes by, but great songs like this always bring back with them wonderful memories, or hesaid Lynda Weingartz, CEO - AirPlay Direct. lp to create new Christmas stories… around the world. It reminds us what life is all about… love.”

About AirPlay Direct: AirPlay Direct is the premiere digital delivery / distribution company, brand and platform for engaging radio and airplay worldwide. AirPlay Direct is a professional B2B music business environment for artists, labels, publishing companies, radio promotion firms, PR / Media firms, etc.

AirPlay Direct currently has over 10,000 radio station members in 92 countries. AirPlay Direct also serves over 40,000 artist / label membersglobally on a daily basis. AirPlay Direct currently operates and services the largest global independent radio distribution network in the world with respect to Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Alt. Country, Roots Music, etc.

About Collective Evolution: Collective Evolution is a boutique, high-end entertainment and media consulting firm. Our clients include recording artists, record labels, record producers, management companies and radio promotion / PR firms. We deliver creative consultative services and customized business solutions to our clients based upon their specific needs and goals.

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