Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Heya! My name is Gabe Lopez. I’m from California from the beach towns of Santa Barbara and Lompoc.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

I’m a singer/songwriter and producer. I love writing and producing for other artists. I’ve produced/written for Belinda Carlisle, New Kids On The Block, James Brown, Shinee, Tae Yang and others. I also get to tour with Belinda Carlisle as her opening act in the US and UK. I love touring!

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

“Lasso” is a pop-rock song with grit and sass. It’s about the push and pull in a relationship and the feeling of being so entranced by someone you can’t get away. The music video highlights the emotions through a great concept by director Patrick Broderick.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

There are always ups and downs. You just gotta roll with the punches. I love music and creating music so much, so the roller coaster is worth it.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

I wrote and produced “Lasso” and played all the instruments. I then had a wonderful video team that consisted of director Patrick Broderick, editor Austin Burk, director of photography Brookes Treidler, first AD Blake Chang and choreographer Kate Coleman. The video stars Blake English, Lucas Dell, Kate Coleman and Megan Merry.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

I’ve been in the biz for a bit now. I’ve done three albums and produced many albums and songs for other artists. I absolutely love the creative process. I’m looking forward to releasing my next singles and producing other artists. I hope to tour again in 2018, as well.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

I can be inspired by what is going on in my life, someone else life or just the need to write a story. I look for inspiration everywhere and keep my mind open.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

Honesty. Performance. Make it relatable.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

I hope people listen to my new single “Lasso” on YouTube, Spotify or iTunes.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

Know who you are. Be determined. Surround yourself with honest people you trust who are there for you.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

I just produced and co wrote Belinda Carlisle’s new album Wilder Shores. It was #1 on the World Music/New Age Chart. I also just worked on the last two NKOTB albums, which were in the Billboard Top 5. The KPop and JPop songs I’ve written have done well and gone gold or platinum. I’m so thankful to be able to do what I love.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

Thank you to UK Radio, Sirius Radio, Pandora, and the music blogs. I appreciate your support so much!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

When I’m lucky the music and lyrics come at the same time. I wish it was always like that. Usually it’s the music first and then the lyrics. Then I go into the studio and record the basic track and then vocals. Then I add the rest of the instruments and bells & whistles.

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Name five biggest artists that you like.

The Beatles, Sheryl Crow, Belinda Carlisle, Michael Jackson and Madonna.

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

I love working with Belinda Carlisle. We have an amazing chemistry. I also love working with Joey Mcintyre. He’s hilarious. I would love to work with Sheryl Crow. She’s an amazing singer, songwriter and musician.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

www.facebook.com/gabelopezsongs

Instagram: @gabelopez

Twitter: @gabelopezsongs

www.gabelopez.com

www.reverbnation.com/gabelopez

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/lasso-single/id1282118687

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

I would spend it on my family and friends – some vacation or investments.

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