Microsoft Store & Musiq Media 365 Kick Off Listening Party for International R&B/Soul Singer HESTON

International R&B/SOUL Singer HESTON Shares His Music and Videos Via the Latest Technology at the Microsoft Store in Lenox Mall, Atlanta, Georgia, on October 4, 2012
  International Soul Singer HESTON
International Soul Singer HESTON
Sept. 25, 2012 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, GA.  – Atlanta's Microsoft Store and Musiq Media 365 invite the public to a Listening Party for International Recording Artist & R&B/Soul Singer HESTON on Thursday, October 4, from 4-6 p.m., at the Microsoft Store, located at Lenox Square Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA.  HESTON’S Listening Party is one of a series of listening parties held at Microsoft, in conjunction with Musiq Media 365 throughout 2012 and the upcoming year.  

Born on the Island of Dominica (British West Indies), HESTON, a singer/songwriter/producer, grew up surrounded by reggae, pop, classical, soul, R&B, and rock music. Between listening to the radio and his father’s music collection,  HESTON’S love affair  with music would open the key to his soul and love for all types of music –From Barbara Streisand to Aretha Franklin, The Bee Gees, Marvin Gaye, Elton John, Beres Hammond, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson (to name a few).  “Creating timeless music has always been my ultimate goal,” says Heston. “I want to leave the world with music that can be played for a lifetime.” (

HESTON, an Atlanta-based artist, is no stranger to the music industry. He has received airplay and performed at some of the top venues around the country and abroad, to include Europe and the Caribbean, the world famous Blue Note Jazz Club, Blues Alley, Apollo Theatre, Highline Ballroom, Emancipation Park (Jamaica), The Jazz Café (London), Bizz Art Club (Paris, France), The Drum and The Union Chapel Islington (London) and numerous other places.  HESTON has received many accolades and awards to include his song “If” –Title track for BET’s Real Life Divas in 2005 plus several additional seasons, charted in the Top five R&B Soul Albums in Europe in 2008, Soul Tracks – Album of the Year, and nominated for BET J Virtual Award and numerous awards.  He was featured in Ebony, Blues & Soul, Soul Tracks and Rolling Out magazines and numerous other publications.

On his latest CD,"Warm Human, Cold World" (World Soul Music/Dome Records), HESTON’S sophomore album, is unabashedly romantic, allowing listeners to enter his most intimate spaces and thoughts. "Warm Human, Cold World" charted #1 for three weeks on Solar Radio in Europe. The album hit the charts as one of the Top 10 Albums on Soul Tracks, Album of the Month in 2011, and nominated for Soul Tracks Awards in 2011. The single, “Greatest Lover” reached “Top 20 Soul Tracks of the Year” on Soul Brothers Records in 2011, and “Greatest Lover” is featured on the Music Choice Cable Television.  HESTON also received “Male Vocalist of the Year” in 2011 by Soul Tracks.  

To view videos from his latest album, click on the links for "My Kinda Lady", or "Greatest Lover"  

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MM365 is a consulting, artist management & development company with over 25 years in the music industry. Founder of MM365, Fred Simmons, has managed the late Gerald Levert, Men at Large, Jagged Edge and many others.  MM365’s mission is to help empower unsigned artists and to take their career to the next level in this ever-changing industry. For additional information, visit

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