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Silent Majority Group (SMG), the brainchild of industry luminary Jeff Hanson, founder of the first-ever 360° deal for an American artist, once again leads the way in revolutionizing the music industry. With a rich history that includes managing and promoting successful artists like Creed and Paramore, SMG unveils a new paradigm for the current challenges facing musicians in the streaming age.

In 2006, Jeff Hanson collaborated with then WMG CEO Lyor Cohen to create the first 360° deal with Warner Music Group / Atlantic for his management client Hayley Williams, also known as Paramore. This innovative deal set the standard for the industry, prioritizing artists by involving the label in their touring, merchandise, and publishing in exchange for support.

In 2007, Hanson demonstrated his ingenuity once again, guiding Alternative Rock artist Framing Hanley to success with an unconventional move. Recognizing the potential of a new Lil Wayne song, Hanson had the band record their version, at nearly the exact time of Lil Wayne’s release, leading to significant radio play and chart success.

Fast forward nearly two decades, SMG, with a team of young executives, addresses the challenges faced by artists in the current music business. With the decline of CD sales, artists heavily rely on streaming payments, resulting in significantly reduced royalties. Labels sign fewer artists for less money, and the days of lavish spending on artist development are gone.

SMG emerges as a comprehensive label services solution, offering a network of multi-platinum and emerging writers and producers, access to world-class recording studios, and a team of marketing professionals armed with cutting-edge concepts. The unique aspect of SMG’s approach is its flexibility — services are available to anyone with talent on an a la carte basis.

SMG provides a range of services, including songwriting, recording, distribution, playlisting, marketing, and artwork creation, all done by top-level professionals, for under $10,000 per song. This cost-effective model is designed for budget-conscious and blue-collar artists, allowing them to pay only for the services they need.

An additional standout feature of SMG’s approach is the absence of contracts or terms. Artists pay fees monthly or per song, with no ownership of their rights given to SMG. If an artist achieves success, there are no percentages, points, or back-end payments owed to SMG.

For more information on this groundbreaking approach and the services offered by Silent Majority Group, visit www.silentmajoritygroup.com


For media inquiries please contact Jeff Hanson via email at jeffhanson@me.com

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