Hidden Beach Recordings

Distributed by Universal Music Group, Hidden Beach Recordings is the brainchild and impassioned mission of founder, Steve McKeever. A veteran music business executive with tenure atop some of America largest record labels, McKeever left his corporate-ladder successes to establish his own music company. Eager to revise the approaches of the traditional music business, McKeever established Hidden Beach as a creative safe-house where artists could organically explore and foster their artistic freedoms away from the pressures of traditional recording deals.

 

Initially financed by a secret consortium of diverse investors  (led by none other than NBA superstar and global sports icon, Michael Jordan)  Hidden Beach rose to prominence in the year 2000, discovering and launching the career of the dynamic, multi-platinum, Grammy nominated artist, Jill Scott. Becoming known as a musical initiative more than mere recording label, Hidden Beach became a conveyor belt of important works and artists such as Kindred The Family Soul, Tony Rich, Grammy nominated Angie Fisher, Brenda Russell, even the hugely popular mixtape series, Unwrapped Music Sessions (Vol. 1 thru 8)  considered the soundtrack of summer.

 

Hidden Beach was also honored to produce the literal soundtrack of the historic Obama-Biden Presidential Campaign, Change is Now: Renewing Americau2019s Promise, featuring artists like: Stevie Wonder, Will-i-Am, Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow, Common, India Arie and James Taylor to name a few. Today, Hidden Beach continues its social artistic activism, releasing Black Lives Matter, by the renowned R&B/Gospel icon, BeBe Winans, and Too Many Lost, by rising R&B star, Gene Noble. A milestone anniversary for Hidden Beach Recordings, 2020 marks 20 years of powerful music that powerfully matters as it positions itself for a new decade of musical activism, creative innovation and world-changing artists.

  • Getting into the Christmas spirit with our HBR December album of the month, “My Christmas Prayer” by Bebe Winans!! This album was a joy to create, in 2004, with the king of Gospel himself and we love the joy it brings to our homes every......

  • It’s that time of year again and to celebrate, Hidden Beach Recordings is sending YOU our newest Christmas playlist!! Filled with Christmas hits by HBR alumni and popular Christmas singles by other artists as well, this playlist is bound to get you in the holiday......

  • Christmas shopping has finally begun. Don’t forget to grab a 20th Anniversary “Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol. 1” t-shirt for the Jill Scott lover in your life this season!! 💙🎄 Click this link to purchase yours: https://hiddenbeach.com/#merch ...