Harold Payne is a multi-platinum songwriter whose soulful uplifting songs and husky heartfelt vocals combined with his uncanny gift for spontaneity have graced stages around the world. He has written songs for such diverse artists as Rod Stewart, Patti Labelle, the Temptations & Kelly Rowland—literally from Peter Paul and Mary to Snoop Dogg. His most recent project with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Bobby Womack’ (“Bravest Man in the Universe”) just won 2012 “Best Album of the year” for the prestigious Q awards in the UK. The album was co- written by Payne and produced by Gorrilaz & Blur frontman, Damon Albarn and XL recordings chief Richard Russell. He has created custom and recap songs for such luminaries as Regis Philbin; Disney music head, Bob Cavallo; Mark Victor Hansen and Yahoo president, Susan Decker. He performed his “recap improv” magic on the main stage of the 2012 National Speakers Association convention.