ABOUT US

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 Frida (ABBA), Olivia Newton-John, Randy Jones (The Village People), Anita Ward, Melba Moore, Phoebe Snow, Broadway stars Bianca Marroquin and David Keeley, 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, FoxNY, Univision, Telemundo, 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.

In 2007, Sahin founded independent label Young Pals Music, producing/co-writing three full-length albums for Universal Records artist Karine Hannah. Illustrating his musical diversity, he 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; and Turkish singer/songwriter/guitarist Emre Yilmaz. 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.

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 Sahin and Dennis DelGaudio, a classically trained guitarist and member of Billy Joel’s band, the company released production duo album “DNA”; and single “Bitch Slap!” for “American Idol” finalist and comedic talent Norman Gentle. 

In 2014, Young Pals released Award-Winning Broadway star Bianca Marroquin's first-ever solo album "El Mundo Era Mio."

The latest project is a production album "Pop" with co-writer/co-producer Bernadette O'Reilly featuring platinum seller Randy Jones, Anita Ward, Broadway star David Keeley, country artist Christi Bauerlee and more.

AYHAN SAHIN

Singer/Songwriter/Producer Ayhan Sahin has achieved notoriety in a range of musical genres, from pop, rock and dance to musical theater.

In the mainstream arena, Sahin has worked with Frida (ABBA), Olivia Newton-John, Randy Jones from The Village People, Anita Ward, Sandra Bernhard, Melba Moore, Phoebe Snow, Turkish superstar Sezen Aksu, Broadway star Bianca Marroquin and five “American Idol” finalists, including Norman Gentle, Vonzell  Solomon and Jon Peter Lewis.

His music has been featured on CNN, Fox Good Day America, The Los Angeles Times, Playbill, MTV, Univision, 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.

In 2007, Sahin founded independent label Young Pals Music, producing/co-writing three full-length albums for Universal Records artist Karine Hannah. Illustrating his musical diversity, he 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; and Turkish singer/songwriter/guitarist Emre Yilmaz. 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. He co-wrote and produced Award-Winning Broadway star Bianca Marroquin's first-ever solo album "El Mundo Era Mio" in 2014.

His latest project is a production album "Pop" with co-writer/co-producer Bernadette O'Reilly featuring platinum seller Randy Jones, Anita Ward, Broadway star David Keeley, country artist Christi Bauerlee and more.
 
Sahin, who lives in New York, is a BMI-affiliated songwriter with his Young Pals Music Publishing and a voting member of NARAS (Grammy Awards) and Latin Grammy's.

"Drink" 
Silver Medal Winner for
2016 Global Music Awards

"Drink" Silver Medal Winner for 2016 Global Music Awards

"Drink"
2016 The Akademia Music Awards Winner
Best Rock Song (March)

"Drink" 2016 The Akademia Music Awards Winner Best Rock Song (March)