Manuel Seal, Jr., Grammy Winning Songwriter / Producer and 2010 A.S.C.A.P Song Of The Decade recipient lends support to the Georgia Music Awards.


Manuel Seal, Jr. founder of Seal Music Productions and S.L.A.C.K.A.D/Universal Music Publishing is best known and recognized internationally for his songwriting and production capabilities. He’s been featured as one of the Best Producer – Songwriters in the Hip-Hop, R&B and Pop music industry. Mr. Seal has been on the Atlanta music scene for more than twenty years and been instrumental in helping build Atlanta’s music community. Mr. Seal has proudly joined forces with the Georgia Music Awards as a financial sponsor, supporter and award presenter to help set into motion his dream of reconnecting Georgia’s music community and building an affinity organization musicians statewide can relate to and be proud of.

Manuel Seal’s music and songs are listened to worldwide. He’s best known for the #1 hit singles: Usher, “U Make Me Wanna”, “Nice And Slow” and “My Boo”, featuring Alicia Keys and Mariah Carey: “Always Be My Baby” and ASCAP’s song of the decade “We belong Together” which also won two Grammy’s.

Mr. Seal is currently a Universal Music Worldwide writer, producer and artist and continues to produce great music and legendary songs. “The GM Awards will greatly benefit from being able to utilize Mr. Seal’s production talents, extensive musical background and wealth of industry knowledge to help us make this a first-class event”, said Christi Chambers, GM Awards Director. Manuel’s unique ability to catapult careers and create extraordinaire sound for many Superstar Artists in the music industry is his life’s calling. “We are beyond excited to have Mr. Seal’s support of the GM Awards, it’s a colossal leap forward for the awards and Georgia artists” stated Omar McCallop GM Awards Founder.

While Manuel is accustomed to working behind the scenes without much limelight, he will be stepping on-stage to present one of the Georgia Music Awards to its first recipient. How excited will that winner be, to get the first award for this show and for it to be presented to them by a Grammy Award Winner?” said Victor Dufour, general manager of Seal Music Group and long time supporter of local industry. “We are very excited to be able to empower the awards as sponsor on behalf of Seal Entertainment Group and be involved with such a great organization as the Georgia Music Awards and what it represents to all regional artists and Georgia’s overall music community ”, said Seal. “It’s definitely a step in the right direction and we have some really great artists who got their start right here in Georgia. We hope as the show grows they will come back, be recognized and also give back by showing support to their fellow musicians”.

About Manuel Seal, Jr.

Manuel’s hit list includes Mary J. Bilge’s 2000 Hit – Give Me You, Usher’s singles – You Make Me Wanna, Nice n Slow, My Way, My Boo, and Mariah Carey’s #1 singles – Always be My Baby, and of course, We Belong Together. As a songwriter and producer Manuel has written 5 platinum selling singles and helped sell over a 120 million records worldwide. For more information about Seal Entertainment Group, visit:

About Georgia Music Awards

The GM Awards show will be held in the latter part of 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. Nominations are now open. Visit the official Georgia Music Awards website at to keep up with the latest award show news. Questions and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to

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Kimberly James is an artist, writer, and artist agent in the International, National, Local and Regional music market. Based out of Atlanta, Ga, she has worked with some of the biggest acts in the music industry as a touring agent, artist rep and does forums, book interviews, as well as radio interviews. She is a strong supporter of artists and songwriters and works diligently in the market to get the music out there.