By Tesina Jackson
“It’s going to be all original songs that we’re recording…all of my songs,” said the Marble City resident. “I don’t know how long it will take. Hopefully less than a year to get it all done.”
For winning the competition, Connelly received $3,000 and a record contract with Infrared Records that includes one complete album to be recorded and released. He also won a full professional photo shoot and a marketing package by shutterTHAT!
Connelly was also guaranteed a showcase with the Virgin Record Group, which includes labels such as Capital, Blue Note and EMI.