Robert (Bobby) D. Pileggi Bio
With 35 years of music related and programming experience to his credit, RSM CEO Bobby Pileggi first started his music career in the 1970’s as a disc jockey from New York. Having personally worked with several “icons in the entertainment industry” including Clive Davis, Steve Wynn, Donald Trump, Paul Williams, and Whitney Houston.
Bobby first began his publishing career on the Hawaiian islands by writing songs and producing music for local recording artists. After producing hundreds of music projects and creating economic opportunity for local songwriters and recording artists, Pileggi is now the leader and “The Choice of Polynesia” in the Island music publishing field.
Bobby Pileggi is a also premiere songwriter having penned many hits in Hawaii including “Another Rainbow,” one of the greatest world peace songs of the new millennium. Other hits include, “Go Go Go Go,” performed by Jeffro feat. Da’Ville, “I Believe,” performed by Iakopo, “I Don’t Need A Man,” performed by Monique, and the Billboard Top 10 dance hit, “I Want My Island Girl,” recorded by Darrell Labrado.
Pileggi is also the founder and the creator of the new genre of music from the islands called i-Pop music. i-Pop music is a new genre of music created by songwriters from the islands in the Pacific ranging from Hawaii down to Australia…The “i” stands for Island and the “Pop” represents music from the “People of Polynesia.” This exciting new sound of music is a multi-fusion of genres including Soul, Reggae, Pop, R&B, Jazz and Rock.
In combing a successful “history of careers” in A&R, music programming, music supervision, songwriting, production, management, marketing, and music publishing, Bobby Pileggi’s philosophy and publishing company motto is “All Roads Lead To Publishing.” At Robert Sterling Music New York Publishing, Bobby Pileggi and his creative team are working at the title… when you need “great music for a placement and a license to clear!”
History and Evolution of AMG
ALOHA MUSIC GROUP (AMG)
Serving as the company’s founder and President since 2002, the Aloha Music Group is a conceptual branch of music related entertainment services that connects the music of Hawaii to the culture and philosophy of “ALOHA.”
ALOHA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (AEG)
Served as the company’s VP of Artist Relations. Managed, produced, published and lead songwriter for Hawaiian Teen Idol Darrell Labrado.
MONKEYPOD RECORDS OF MOLOKAI
Co-owner, co-producer and VP of Artist Relations. Served as the record company’s head of A&R, publisher and lead songwriter for Molokai’s first successful record label.
ROBERT STERLING MUSIC NEW YORK PUBLISHING
Serving as the company’s founder, CEO and President since 2003, Robert Sterling Music New York is the largest publishing company of its kind in the Pacific.
Served as the company’s founder and President since 1982, The Disc Connection was a high end production company specializing in servicing entertainment for corporate events worldwide. From Beverly Hills to the Hamptons and from Bermuda to Hawaii, The Disc Connection was the right direction in entertainment specialists.
ANOTHER RAINBOW FUKUSHIMA DOCUMENTARY
Was the key point person in setting up a two documentary on the suffering people of the Fukushima Tsunami-Earthquake-Nuclear disaster. Co-wrote the theme song for the documentary, “Another Rainbow.” This song was featured as a diplomatic anthem of peace, hope and inspiration between the countries of Japan and Hawaii, USA.
RSM MUSIC PLACEMENT SERVICES
Placing music worldwide in film, television and commercial licensing. Creating economic opportunity and cultural perpetuation for Hawaii/Island recording artists and songwriters.
PANDORA I-POP CHANNEL
Currently programming Pandora’s i-Pop music genre station. This new found sound is a multi-fusion of music genres including R&B, Reggae, Jazz, Soul, and Pop.
Currently promoting new i-Pop releases to over 100 radio stations worldwide. Through this resource we create economic opportunity and cultural perpetuation for Hawaii/Island recording artists and songwriters.
RSM MUSIC DISTRIBUTION
Currently distributing i-Pop music for indigenous recording artists and having reported over 1 million in sales.
Currently funds 50 projects a year in financially assisting recording artists and songwriters from Hawaii to produce and write their own music in order to perpetuate their culture.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Provided entertainment and entertainers for this non-profit organization which encourages the youth of Hawaii “not to smoke.”
BABA B’s MESSAGE IN THE MUSIC RAINBOW TOUR
Provided entertainment and entertainers for this program that educates Hawaii’s youth to “attend school, read, and to live a drug, alcohol, and tobacco free lifestyle.”
Provided entertainment and entertainers for this non-profit organization, which encourages Hawaii’s youth towards a “drug free and resistance educational lifestyle.”
HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
Provided entertainment and entertainers for this Hawaii State agency, which encourages Hawaii’s youth towards a “reading is fundamental and educational awareness” program.
Provided entertainment and entertainers for this non-profit organization which encourage Hawaii’s youth towards “an alcohol free lifestyle.”
MAKE ‘EM SMILE!!
Is a program provided to hospitals in Hawaii where musicians play for children and adults on a weekly basis. www.makeemsmilehawaii.com. Seymour Kazimirski is the founder of this program and RSM services this program with entertainment and entertainers. “Through music we help make children afflicted with health issues smile!”
Awards and Accolades
ANOTHER RAINBOW-FEATURED SONG IN JAPANESE DOCUMENTARY-“ANOTHER RAINBOW”- FUKUSHIMA DISASTER-2014
ASCAP PLAYBACK MAGAZINE-FEATURED ARTICLE-ISLAND POP-PRODUCER, SONGWRITER, PUBLISHER BOBBY PILEGGI IS BRINGING MODERN HAWAIIAN MUSIC TO THE WORLD-2007
“I WANT MY ISLAND GIRL”-SINGLE OF THE YEAR- HAWAIIAN MUSIC AWARDS-PRODUCER AND SONGWRITER-2003
D.A.R.E. HONORARY DEDICATION AWARD-FOR CONTIBUTING TO THE BENEFIT OF HAWAII’S YOUTH-MAUI POLICE DEPARTMENT-2003
BILLBOARD MAGAZINE-NEW AND NOTEWORTHY-REVIEW DARRELL LABRADO-“MASTER BLASTER”-PRODUCER BOBBY PILEGGI-2002
“SHAKA THE MOON”-BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM-HAWAIIAN MUSIC AWARDS-PRODUCER AND SONGWRITER-2000
“DA KINE”-MOST PROMISING ARTIST-NA HOKU HANOHANO AWARDS NOMINEE-1999
“WHERE THEY STAY”-BEST MUSIC VIDEO- HAWAIIAN MUSIC AWARDS-PRODUCER AND SONGWRITER-1998 (FEATURED IN HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IN FLIGHT PROGRAM)-5 YEARS.
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