Daniel Powter Readies CD/DVD Debut Album Reissue

Daniel Powter spoke with AOL Music about the deluxe CD/DVD edition of his self-titled debut album, featuring the new song ‘Love You Lately’, due out November 7th. Asked about recording the effort at Capitol’s famed A & B studios, where legendary crooners like Frank Sinatra once recorded, Powter responded, “Oh, God! Just being there [was amazing]. They changed the whole set — made the backdrop all white, with white shag carpets and white pianos and white drums. Everything was white.”

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Daniel Powter Signs Song Publishing Deal

Reuters reports Daniel Powter has signed a North American publishing deal with Famous Music, the company said. Under the pact, Viacom Inc.-owned Famous will administer Powter’s copyrights, exploiting his compositions and collecting royalties on his behalf.

Daniel Powter Visits ‘The Early Show’

‘The Early Show’ co-host Rene Syler talked to hit songwriter Daniel Powter about his chart-topping single, ‘Bad Day’, his early struggle with dyslexia and blue-eyed soul music. Read more, and watch a performance of ‘Free Loop’ at CBSNews.com.

Daniel Powter Still Enjoys Performing ‘Bad Day’

Daniel Powter tells AOL Music he’s not tired of playing his breakout hit ‘Bad Day’ even though he’s been performing the track across the world for about two years. “I’m not sick of it,” Powter said. “If you ask me if I’m going to go to my piano across the room and sit down and play ‘Bad Day,’ probably not. But I still like playing it live, because people participate and get you going.”

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On TV: Cheyenne Kimball, Daniel Powter, Jewel

Pop acts on television this week include Cheyenne Kimball, who visits ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Tuesday; Daniel Powter, who performs on ‘The Early Show’ on Wednesday; ‘American Idol’ season four drop-out Mario Vazquez, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday; and Jewel, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Wednesday.

Daniel Powter Reveals Head Scar

Never a contestant, Daniel Powter has become a winner via ‘American Idol’. A report from CNN’s Denise Quan, featuring the 35-year-old Canadian revealing the long scar that is hidden under his always on hat, has since been removed at CNN.com.

Daniel Powter Visits Seattle’s KISS 106.1

Daniel Powter was in studio with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Monday (July 31). Powter talked about growing up nearby in Vancouver and his apartment fire there a while back, if he gets sick of ‘Bad Day’, preferring smaller venues, his new U.S. single ‘Jimmy Gets High’, and more. They also played a pop culture game. Audio at kiss1061.com has since been removed.

Daniel Powter Concert Tickets And Meet & Greet Contest

Daniel Powter is starting his first-ever US tour on July 17th and you can win a pair of tickets in any city, plus meet him after the show. Just fill out your information at warnerbrosrecords.com, and they will randomly pick a pair for each city. Note – any travel or hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the winner, and you must be over 21 to enter. Winners will be contacted by email one week before the show if they are a winner.

Daniel Powter Wears Hats To Hide Scar

Daniel Powter

OK! magazine caught up with Daniel Powter for a Q&A and asked the chart-topper why he always is wearing a cap. “I wear it to hide a scar on my head I got when I was hit by a car 12 years ago,” he revealed. “It also acts as a security blanket; it’s something I can hide behind. I have about 30 caps in my wardrobe and I buy them all – I don’t have an exclusive deal with Kangol!”

Why Does Daniel Powter Always Wear Hats?

The Associated Press caught up with Daniel Powter for a Q&A and finally asked the singer what’s the deal with him always wearing hats, with many people assuming he’s balding. “Actually it’s funny. It’s like a security blanket,” he responded. “I can keep my head down and it feels like a buffer. Someone asked me if I play piano because I feel like I have a protective wall around me. Maybe. I am really messed up (laughs). I need to get on a couch and see a shrink!”