What a lot of people don’t know about Lady Gaga is that she used to write for acts like The Pussycat Dolls before she was signed to her own record deal. She was in Jimmy Iovine’s (Chariman of Interscope Records) office on a regular basis, yet she wasn’t able to convince him that she was a star in her own right. It wasn’t until she created her own success by financing her own video that went viral in Europe that he gave her a chance.


Scott James
Scott James

Scott James is a guitar player with a background in sales and web design. His clients have included Ritchie Kotzen, Kenny Lee Lewis of the Steve Miller Band and hit songwriter Jeff Silbar. Recent project include the Viral Music Player which he programmed and co-created with fellow blogger/marketer John Oszajca. Scott began blogging on his site IndependentRockstar.com in 2009 and has since written some of the most popular posts for CD Baby’s DIY Musician and Disc Makers’ Echoes blog. Scott has studied guitar and music theory with Chris Broderick of Megadeth. He has also received a diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming from Dr. Wyatt Woodsmall and is currently in training for Myers-Briggs profiling certification with Antonia Dodge and Camronn Huff as well as studying entrepreneurship, personal development and various personality profiling systems under the guidance of mentor Giovanni Cavalieri.

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