Press • Hookist


Imagine AI Live Podcast

Watch top digital strategist and AI pioneer Chris Madden interview Hookist co-founder & CEO Meredith Collins on Imagine AI Live Podcast in anticipation of Hookist’s AI Music Video Festival!
(** Please note:  Meredith did not choose, nor did she ever even wear, that goofy outfit! ;~)

WHO KNEW’s Smartest People In The Room

Watch award-winning singer-songwriter Alex Boyé interview Hookist co-founder & CEO Meredith Collins on Tom Truitt’s The Smartest People In The Room!

5 Music Startup Trends to Follow

Yep!  Hookist was named one of 3 Music Startup Trends to follow by Billboard, Forbes & MBW journalist, Cherie Hu! And her article went viral on Hypebot!


We made the Nashville Post!


We’re in Forbes!

The fab & visionary music tech writer, Hugh McIntyre, wrote an awesome piece about Hookist in his column at Forbes this week! Check it out!


Bon Jovi Loves Hookist Collaborator, Natalie Gelman!


After hearing Natalie Gelman perform “Unopened Letter,” the song she wrote with fans and the Hookist community, none other than Bon Jovi asked her to open for him at Golden 1 Stadium in Sacramento! And she rocked the house!

Dr. OZ Hookist Sing-Along Goes Viral!


Hookist capitan, Kasim Sulton, did a sing-along of the song he & legendary songwriter, Paul Williams wrote at Hookist for FacingAddiction.organd the video went viral!


Spin Doctors’ Chris Barron Talks Hookist
in Hypebot & Music Consultant!




Legendary songwriter Paul Williams
& Hookist on SiriusXM

Listen to legendary Oscar/Grammy/Golden Globe-winning songwriter, Paul Williams on The Morning Jolt with Larry Flick on SiriusXM talk about his partnership with Hookist in supporting and writing the 1st ever crowd-sourced ANTHEM for their massive concert and rally on the Nation Mall headlined by Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh!


Yashi Brown Talks Hookist at SiriusXM

Beloved spoken word artist & award-winning mental health advocate, Yashi Brown (and a member of legendary music family, The Jacksons) shares details on her Hookist collaboration to raise awareness of the 5 signs of emotional pain for on SiriusXM’s Holiday Special “Changing the Culture of Mental Health: It’s Time” with Dr. Jill Biden & Barbara Van Dahlen.



Hookist Profiled by Columbia University



Hookist in Page Six!

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Hookist in The NY Post – in the inimitable Richard Johnson’s PAGE SIX, no less!
A little snarky, but hey, we’re New Yorkers!


FOX-TV’s Good Day Street Talk

Hookist cool factor

Full Interview:  with 3x Grammy nominee, Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies
Interview:  Meredith Collins & Terry Derkach, Hookist founders
Performance:  Brad Roberts world premiere “I’ll Be Peaceful Then”.


Interview with Hookist
founders in Sonic Scoop!

“A glorious new use of the Web to create art with great music artists.”
Sonic Scoop



Hookist in Mountain Dew’s
Green Label Sound!



Hookist in HYPEBOT
the first time


Musician Coaching


Rick Goetz interviews
Hookist Co-Founder Terry Derkach


Journal of Musical Things


 Hookist in Alan Cross’ Canadian Journal of Musical Things


Community News Commons


Hookist, Brad Roberts, Gary Lucas & The Bros. Landreth
in Canada’s Winnipeg Community New Commons 

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