As president of the Ashber Corporation in Austin, Texas, Bruce Furst works on licensing music for use in feature films. The producer of the best-selling 2006 album “Christmas Classics – Yesterday, Today & Forever”, Bruce Furst has worked with such performers as Tony Bennett and Christina Aguilera.
Since releasing her first self-titled full-length album in August 1999, Christina Aguilera has become one of the most successful female vocalists in US history. To date, she has released seven studio albums and 34 singles as a solo artist, a discography yielding more than 50 million albums sold around the globe and nearly 15 million in the United States alone. Aguilera’s first album, her most financially successful, sold 17 million copies worldwide, while her first English-language follow up, "Stripped", sold an additional 12 million in 2002.
Over the course of her career, Aguilera has released four singles that have gone on to top the US charts, including her breakout single “Genie in a Bottle”, released in 1999. The song went platinum in a number of international markets and reached the top two in% 0Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and several other countries. “What a Girl Wants”” and Come On Over Baby” also topped the US charts, while Aguilera’s work on the Li’l Kim, Mya, and Pink collaboration “Lady Marmalade” for the film “Moulin Rouge” also reached number one.
The president of Ashber Corporation, Bruce Furst possesses more than a decade of experience in the music industry. He has produced albums featuring artists such as Christina Aguilera and Tony Bennett. For his latest project, Bruce Furst seeks to collaborate with Lady Gaga.
In November of 2013, Lady Gaga shared in an exclusive interview with U.S. Weekly that she will be aboard the Virgin Galactic ship that is set to take off into outer space in early 2015. Her seat on the flight is part of Zero G Colony’s plans to have the first recording artist perform beyond the earth’s atmosphere as part of its three-day hi-tech festival.
While others on board the Virgin Galactic are paying a quarter of a million dollars to visit space, Lady Gaga received a complimentary ticket, according to Vanity Fair. She is expected to perform on the final day of the festival. To prepare, the recording artist will undergo one month of vocal training to acclimate to the atmospheric change. There are also reports that Lady Gaga has secured an enormous life insurance policy.
With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Bruce Furst boasts significant expertise in film and music licensing.