Ernie Halter is a soul-infused pop singer/songwriter, a guy who’s been influenced as much by the Lennon/McCartney as he has by Otis Redding…but don’t wrack your brain trying to categorize him. Just listen to his music. With 500,000 followers on Twitter.com, 3 million video hits on YouTube, and nearly 5 million song plays on Myspace.com, Halter is the ultimate grass-roots success story, incorporating such unique features as a live “tour van cam” and nightly webcasts of his concerts across the US. Halter also has an ongoing cover video series, popular with his fans that submit requests on an ongoing basis. It was this, as much as Halter’s penchant for performing covers during his live shows, that prompted him to include acoustic covers of “Just Friends” (Musiq Soulchild), and “Cyclone” (Baby Bash).on recent albums. His latest release Ernie Halter Live peaked #9 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter Album Charts, and previous release Starting Over was on the ballot for the 2008 Grammy Awards in 3 categories. Ernie Halter's music has been heard on The Real World, General Hospital, Army Wives, One Life To Life, Samantha Who, and has shared the stage with artists such as Sara Bareilles, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry, Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat, Sister Hazel, Tyrone Wells, and Eric Hutchinson.