Ernie Bates Music
Ernie is an internationally acclaimed producer, arranger, musician, singer and reality TV star. He has been working in the professional music industry for over 15 years and has great success worldwide. He has dedicated his life to the art of writing, composing, arranging, producing and mastering music.
Ernie arranged and produced 5 songs in the film Invictus and worked with the world renowned film score producers Michael Stevens and Kyle Eastwood to arrange vocals with Overtone singing the movie's whole soundtrack. He has done music for numerous independent films, American TV and radio ads and his work can be heard throughout the E! entertainment reality show Mrs. Eastwood and Company, ranging across 11 episodes.
Ernie has worked with the movie soundtrack composer Mark Mancina. Mark wrote and produced music for The Lion King, Bad Boys and August Rush just to name a few. Ernie also worked with the Hollywood production team “Da Internz”, who produced music for the likes of Rihanna, Boys 2 Men and Justin Bieber to produce Overtone's song 'Nothing else Matters'. The song became a hit in the US summer of 2012 outranking Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and PitBull on the Sirius XM radio charts.