As a music lover and concert aficionado, I’m always looking for new artists to add to my eclectic and ever-growing playlists on Spotify. This month, I discovered an up-and-coming artist whose smooth voice caught my ear. His name is Nick Hissom, and his tracks will soon be blasting through radio waves in Miami and beyond.
Nick Hissom, aka Hizzy, is a British singer and songwriter from London hitting the music charts in the USA with his sultry single, “He Ain’t Better,” which surpassed over 1 million streams on Spotify in its first month. Check out the music video for “He Ain’t Better” here, which will be featured in Billboard Magazine and on billboards in Times Square between July 11th and July 31st.
Hissom is an independent artist who owns his own label, Massive, distributed by RED Distribution and Sony Music at only 25 years old. Graduating from IVY League UPENN, Hissom’s keen eye for business has helped pave his success in the in the music industry. He was recently named iHeart Radio‘s Emerging Artist of the Year, alongside Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran, and will release his debut album in 2018. The album features collaborations with stars like Rick Ross, Bryson Tiller and Scott Storch, and is being produced by Steven Morales, music producer to stars like Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias and more. Listen to the album preview here.
Hissom is no stranger to the industry. At age 17, he signed with Ford, one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world and had successful modeling campaigns with Tommy Hilfiger, GQ, Kai Z and more. Exerting influence among millennials across the globe, he was just named Vanity Fair’s downtown top 100 2018 edition most influential music influencers and has over 200,000 followers across his social media channels.
Hissom is currently promoting the remix of “He Ain’t Better” with viral rapper, Zoey Dollaz, (who is signed to Hip Hop artist Future and has his hit single MoonWalk out) which debuts July 11th and airs all over radio airwaves worldwide July 31st.
Make sure to follow Nick Hissom on all social media platforms @NickHissom and check www.nickhissom.com for new music updates and more. Be part of the movement and use the hashtag #HizzyNation. Nick Hissom’s music is available for download and purchase on iTunes and Spotify now!
Photos taken by Rachel Kaplan.