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Jay Blahnik is a recording artist, songwriter and producer whose music is often characterized as an action film that is complete with a storyline, plot and climax. The release of Boom Box and ME, which are the first two releases from the Boom Box LP, earned Jay Blahnik the #1 US and #1 Global House Music Artist on ReverbNation's Music Charts. More so, the week ending January 30, 2013, Jay Blahnik charted eleven TOP 20 slots, including #1 Pop and # 1 Dance Single for the US as well as for the entire WORLD (in ALL countries) on NumberOneMusic’s Charts; thus demonstrating that Jay Blahnik is poised to cross current musical boundaries and TOP the Pop, Dance, House and EDM Charts.

Because his artistic career intersects at music, theatre and dance, Jay Blahnik's live performances are epic Broadway-styled extravaganzas. His intricate and larger-than-life street styled choreography, has earned him a reputation among noted celebrity talents such as Ashanti and Brice Vick, as one of the most creative minds and skillful performers that they've ever seen or worked with. So make sure you treat yourself to one of the Iconic Jay Blahnik's upcoming live shows!

This celebrated artist and humanitarian has received numerous awards for innovation, revolutionary and award-winning choreography, and his commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of marginalized and disenfranchised people.

Because his artistic career intersects at music, theatre and dance, Jay Blahnik's live performances are epic Broadway-styled extravaganzas. His intricate and larger-than-life street styled choreography, has earned him a reputation among noted celebrity talents such as Ashanti and Brice Vick, as one of the most creative minds and skillful performers that they've ever seen or worked with. So make sure you treat yourself to one of the Iconic Jay Blahnik's upcoming live shows!

This celebrated artist and humanitarian has received numerous awards for innovation, revolutionary and award-winning choreography, and his commitment to improving the health and well-being of marginalized and disenfranchised people as noted below:

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

Over 100,000 albums sold 

• Album: Notorious (renamed to Watch OUT) sold over 50,000 copies 

• Album: I Don’t Like You sold over 65,000 copies 

Produced, choreographed and co-performed with R & B Princess, Ashanti (2012) 

Featured editorial on Black Entertainment Television’s (BET) website (2012) 

Featured editorial in the New York Times (2012) 

Featured editorial in ELLE Magazine (2004 & 2006) 


Spokes Model for several Local/National Educational Campaigns: 

Mazzoni Center (Get Real Project) 

COLOURS Organization (Community Promise Project) 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV Vaccine Research Education Initiative (Be the Generation Project)

One of the Most Celebrated Individuals in the LGBT and Ballroom Community: 

Inducted into the Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement, Jack and Andre Mizrahi Ballroom Awards Ball (2013) 

Ball/House & Pageant (B/HAP) Activism Award, B/HAP Communities Conference Health Disparities’ and Leadership Conference- Abounding Prosperity (10/06/2012) 

Albert Evisu Outstanding Award, Gay Men’s Health Crisis House of Latex Project (8/18/2012) 

Champion of Change Awards, IMPACT at the International AIDS Conference, Washington, DC (7/25/2012) 

Award for Lifetime Achievement, Crystal Ball (2012) 

Kwame Ferragamo Banks Lifetime Achievement Award, COLOURS Organization, Inc. (2011) 

Kiyoshi Kuromiya Award for Prevention, AIDS Education Month Committee at Philadelphia FIGHT (2011) 

Angel Vizcaya Icon Award, Timotheus Smart & Company’s Icon Fashion & Awards Show (2011) 

Hall of Fame for Lifetime Ballroom Achievement, Dorian Corey Awards Ball (2010) 

Outstanding Community Service Award, City of Baltimore by Mayor Rawlings-Blake (2010)

Proclamation from the City of Philadelphia by Mayor Michael Nutter (2010)

LEGACY and INFLUENCE: 

Acclaimed Hit-maker and Producer, Whey Cooler states, “Working with Blahnik is an experience that is never anything short of amazing. His musical insight, energy and passion punctuate who he is as an artist and a person.”

Legendary International DJ and Producer Vjuan Allure said, “Working with Jay Blahnik is a collaborative effort in which you will certainly come out of with more ideas than you went in with. Each time that we work together the experience is expressive and imaginative.”

Legendary 80s recording artist, Jade Starling, exclaims, “Working with the Legendary Jay Blahnik was one of the highlights of my year. His vision and technique on the Boom Box Album should be recognized for years to come!”

World-renowned Celebrity Choreographer, Brice Vick shares, “When you mention, Hard Work, Dedication, Passionate and Talented, the first name that comes to mind is Jay Blahnik. A true artist to be watched!”

PAST RELEASES: 

American Thumpdalina (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2014)
ME Music Video (Directed by Shawn Barfield, 2013) 

ME Single (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2013) 

Body-The Beats Taking Over Promotional Single ONLY (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2013)
Boom Box Music Video (Directed by Shawn Barfield, 2013) 

Boom Box Single (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2013) 

Rock Da Bellz Single (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2012) 

I Don’t Like You Album (Whey Cooler & Jay Blahnik, 2010) 

Notorious/Watch OUT Album (Vjuan Allure & Jay Blahnik, 2006)

Blahnik Entertainment   Jay Blahnik, Philadelphia, United States

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