David Morales

Project: Needin’ U (Manifesto/Universal)
Role: A&R Manager, Artist Development

  • Ben Cherrill (Benstar) served as artist & repertoire manager for Manifesto Records, part of the Universal Music Group
  • This hit record reached Top 10 status, twice in the UK sales chart
  • Ben Cherrill (Benstar) was responsible for editing the radio version of this song which achieved significant Top 10 radio & TV airplay in the UK and also other key international territories including the USA & Europe
  • David Morales was awarded the 1998 Grammy Award for Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical
  • He has worked with a large assortment of successful and famous artists, including Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Whitney Houston, Pet Shop Boys, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, U2, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Jocelyn Brown and most famously, Mariah Carey
  • Manifesto Records voted ‘Best Dance Label’ 1998, 1999 at Music Week Awards

“Ben Cherrill & Luke Neville were responsible for signing ‘Needin U’ to Manifesto Records. They delivered a Top 10 hit for me twice on this special project!”
David Morales
Grammy Winning Producer & DJ