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Arthur Stoker joins the Strengholt family

We are thrilled to have signed singer/songwriter/guitar virtuoso Arthur Stoker to Strengholt Music Group!

Arthur is an award winning songwriter who recently received a golden award for his co-writes for Tino Martin’s album “Voor Iedereen”, which achieved platinum status in the meantime. Besides Tino, Arthur writes for the likes of a.o. Roxeanne Hazes (and plays guitar in her band), Sophia Kruithof (winner of The Voice 2020) and Femke Meines (winner of the Junior Songfestival). Welcome to the Strengholt family Arthur!    

100 Million streams for “Policeman” by Eva Simons

Eva Simons hit single “Policeman” has reached the mighty 100 million Spotify streams mark! Written by Eva, produced by Sidney Samson and featuring Jamaican rapper Konshens, the single became a pan-European chart hit and collected multiple golden and platinum awards in various territories, including certified double platinum in home base The Netherlands.  

Rob de Nijs wins Edison Pop Award

Another amazing Edison Pop win is by legendary Dutch singer Rob de Nijs for his album “’t Is Mooi Geweest”. After a musical career of 57 years, this album is his musical farewell and features songs co-written by Strengholt writer: Belinda Meuldijk.

The jury decided unanimously that he deserves the Edison Pop award within the category ‘Dutch music’. 

Lucas & Steve Edison Pop Award

Lucas & Steve won an Edison Pop award! It’s for their latest album ‘Letters to Remember’, on which Strengholt writer Sjoerd de Vries co-wrote the track “All Cried Out”. 

For those wo don’t know, Edison Pop is one of the most prestigious music awards of The Netherlands and it’s a true honour to join the club of amazing musicians from previous years.