Mario Winans Expects Hit with Trina, Announces Nationwide Artist Showcase

(AllHipHop News) Grammy winning producer and artist Mario Winans is confident that another hit record has been created with his new Trina collaboration “Million Dollar Girl.”

Winans wrote and co-produced the track, which also features appearances from Diddy and Keri Hilson. The lead single will precede Trina’s 5th LP Amazin’ (May 4), her first album in over 2 years.

With the song’s video premiering on Monday (March 15), Winans told that “Million Dollar Girl” will be the first of a series of chart-toppers from his hand.

"I'm excited about the Trina ‘Million Dollar Girl’ record. It's a huge smash and the start of a new run I am going on. I'm about to take over!” he boasted.

Winans’ biggest songwriting credit to date is 2002’s Top 5, Billboard-charting “I Need a Girl, Part 1 and 2”. In addition, Winans has received 2 Grammys for his work with Gospel legend CeCe Winans, and over 26 BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) awards for his other songwriting credits.

The singer’s next project will be participating in the Dream Big Artist Showcase Tour. Through June 12, the event will visit 11 cities to select aspiring artists to compete for the chance to sign a production deal with Mario Winans, and the opportunity for a recording contact with Def Jam, Interscope, Bad Boy, or Atlantic.

With each semifinalist receiving marketing, PR, and branding services, Winans lauds the tour as an excellent opportunity for free exposure to important industry contacts.

“This is the perfect opportunity for an artist who wants to get discovered,” Winans explained. “These artists will have a chance to meet industry professionals who will bring them one step closer to reaching their goals and making their dream come true.”

The next tour stop is in Atlanta on March 27 at the Artist Factory (1741 Commerce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30318).

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