About Platinum

About Platinum Artists

Since 2009 Platinum Artist Development has been helping emerging Australian and international talent succeed in their music career. We are called Platinum Artist Development because its owned and run by Platinum Award Winning songwriter, Bec Caruana.

  • We cover all aspects of artist development: Song and repertoire selection, production, and artist development.
  • We oversee of all aspects of production from beginning to end, including selecting and securing producers, engineers, mixing, mastering, studios and session players.
  • We work with you to cement your brand, style, image and logo.
  • Artist development, career evaluation, advice and guidance.
  • When suitable, facilitating appropriate personal introductions to record labels, publishers, management agencies, lawyers, talent/booking agencies, PR and publicity, music supervisors, distribution companies, brands etc.

Platinum Artists works with artists and bands to help them find and develop their unique product, we help you to artistically develop and transform, launch and sell!

When you work with Platinum Artist Development you will receive all the benefits of working with a label, while keeping all the profits.

BEC CARUANA - Founder

ABOUT BEC CARUANA (aka BJ Caruana)

BEC is a platinum award winning song writer and singer.

As a teen, Bec won Channel Ten’s, Star Search, 7 weeks in a row to become the season runner up. She also won the Sydney City Esteidfod, at the age of 16 and  has been singing professionally ever since.

After relocating to Melbourne, Bec was signed as a solo artist to Warner Music Australia and had success with her 2 singles, ‘Bump’ and ‘Dance all Night, followed by the release of her album ‘Electric Beach.’ She has charted in the top 40 and club charts, in Australia , Europe and Japan. Her debut single ‘Dance all Night’ was nominated for an APRA award for most played song on radio in 2003.

Bec has toured and supported major international acts including, Pink, Bon Jovi, Shaggy, The Sugababes,Natalie Imbruglia, Liberty X, DJ Sammy, KLF, Snap and C&C Music Factory and the Village People.

Some of Bec’s Greatest Hits

Bump

Dance all night

Team Members

All of the producers that we recommend through Platinum Artist Development are Gold or Platinum Awarded, hence our name. You know you will be working with industry legends and professionals when you let us handle your project.

Rocco Bene (A&R)
Roberto works both ends of the business from A&R work for sourcing new talent and materials from record labels to artist manager, writer and vocal producer.  Roberto has a wealth of musical and business knowledge that he can share with you to not only help you grow as a product but to also learn how to merchandise and market yourself. (more…)
Tania Doko (Stockholm)
Songwriter/Performer

Aside from being a successful artist/songwriter in her own right (Bachelor Girl, including their debut smash  ‘BUSES AND TRAINS’, winning the APRA Song of the Year in 1999, and her own solo achievements), the diminutive Tania Doko has proven her versatility and mark as a songwriter for both Australian and international projects (more…)

Tim Watson (Melbourne)
Songwriter

A Melbourne based producer and lead singer from the super successful band Taxi Ride. A hugely celebrated songwriter of the 2000 hit “Get Set”. Credits (more…)

Ash Maklad (Sydney)
Songwriter

Ash is a great all rounder, a great mixer, one of my favourite vocal producers. He can write great pop too, always brings the cool. (more…)

Ashley Cadell (Melbourne)
Songwriter

Multi Gold and Platinum awarded producer, available for mixing. Ashley has produced some of the biggest selling albums of the 90’s, Peter Andre, Kate Cebrano (Brave), David Byrne’s solo album (from Talking Heads). (more…)

Cameron Mcglinchy (Syd/Melb)
Songwriter

Cameron McGlinchey is a true music journeyman with a vast array of successful ventures under his belt and many more ahead. Cameron is a Melbourne native but has spent several years living in London, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney. In recent times he was part of multi Platinum, Aria award & MTV award winning juggernaut ROGUE TRADERS for 4 years touring extensively through Australia and Europe. He was part of heavy rock outfit MAEDER (Warner Bros) for 3 years and toured/recorded/produced Aria nominated and 5 x ‘Deadly’ award winning act NOKTURNL (Festival). (more…)

Duane Morrisson (Melbourne)
Songwriter

A muso with a degree and the man behind the year 2000 smash hit ‘Don’t call Me Baby’.For many years he has worked alongside club music label Vicious Vinyl, remixing many established Australian artists, and has played a part in releases that have earned accolades including numerous Aria awards and a UK #1 single for Madison Avenue. (more…)

Michael D’arcy (Sydney)
Songwriter

A multi award winning, genius, teen prodigy who has worked with the likes of Jessica Mauboy, Stan Walker, Justice Crew, Anthony Callea, Samantha Jade, Timomatic, Human nature, Reigan Derry and 5 Seconds of Summer to name a few. (more…)

Sean Carey (Sydney)
Songwriter

Multi-Instrumentalist & successful songwriter. Sean is the guitarist from “Thirsty Merc” who achieved ARIA Gold and Platinum Sales Awards and received 5 ARIA award nominations. (more…)

Sebastian Ivanov (Melbourne)
Songwriter

Sebastian has been writing and producing for over 10 years. Together with his twin sister Bec formed Bec & Sebastian. Becoming live favourites on the events scene the duo have shared the stage with prominent Australian artists such as OwlEyes and Bertie Blackman. (more…)

Sven Tydeman (Sydney)
Songwriter

Sven has co-written, written, produced, recorded, managed, distributed and collaborated with some of Australia’s most successful music artists. (more…)

John Collins (Melbourne)
Triple platinum top line writer (Lyrics and Melody)

A top line writer (melody and lyrics) his biggest hit was with Gina G (Fresh). Johnny also co wrote Arashi’s No.1 Hit, ‘Only Love’ (Japan) (more…)

Philippe-Marc Anquetil
Philippe-Marc Anquetil is an amazing Singer, Vocal Arranger / Coach, Song- writer / Producer, Mixing Engineer originally from SYDNEY, Australia, that has spent the majority of his musical career in London, ENGLAND working with Artists, Managers and Labels in the International music market. (One Direction, LittleMix, Cher and Jessie J just to name a few!) (more…)
Eddie Said

Eddie has been in the international music industry for more than 15 years and is one of the most highly sought after in his field. (more…)

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