Young Pals Music is a full service independent record label based in New York.
The company is owned and operated by Ayhan Sahin who has worked with Olivia Newton-John, Melba Moore, Phoebe Snow, Turkish superstars Sezen Aksu and Sertab Erener, Sandra Bernhard and five “American Idol” finalists, including Vonzell Solomon and Jon Peter Lewis.
Young Pals records have been featured on CNN, The Los Angeles Times, Playbill, MTV, Yahoo! Music, Fox Morning News, “The Wendy Williams Show” and Style Network; and heralded by USA Today, New York magazine, MTV, Perez Hilton and The New York Daily News.
The company has released two full-length albums for Universal Records artist Karine Hannah. Illustrating the musical diversity, Young Pals has also produced projects for Chilean-American singer/songwriter Promis; Puerto Rican actor/singer Mitch Zorba; MTV “Making the Band” finalist Adam Shenk; French artist Lybert Ramade; acclaimed Georgian singer/songwriter Tinatin; Sony Turkey singer/songwriter/guitarist Emre Yilmaz; and dance-pop singer/songwriter Jerri Bokeno. With Dennis DelGaudio, a classically trained guitarist and member of Billy Joel’s band, Sahin released production duo album “DNA”; and single “Bitch Slap!” for “American Idol” finalist and comedic talent Norman Gentle.