Clark Cotton is an emerging artist and founder of RockNext, a pre-revenue, start-up music entertainment technology, recording label approved with the RIAA, Live venue manager and consultant to emerging artists around the globe, operations shceduled to begin mid 2014, and provides a mobile, tablet, showcase, streaming, contest & hospitality deliverable with a concentration on revenue generated from the sale or use of entertainment, technology, live streaming, contests and hospitality through its subsidiaries. RockNext will offer “white labeled” branded revenue products including; live venues, publishing, licensing, merchandising, TV, film, audio, video, digital cloud storage facility, internet web browser, social network, digital music and video playlist, real time messaging and competitive virtual on-line games to its retail members, emerging artists, industry professionals, & fans. RockNext will be a complete music distribution value chain to its participants via physical “live” performance venues, contests, recording methods, social network, unique HTML5 audio & video playlists, chat messaging, single and multi-player game competitions. RockNext delivers to emerging artists, industry professionals and fans a connection to the A-list, a unique social network based experience by seeing video’s, playing games, creating & listening to music and then attending or performing live to promote and publish their “brand” and to share profits on merchandising and ads. RockNext has created a specific value chain for emerging artists on each of the new digital music distribution fronts, with a focus on initial recordings, cloud storage, online contests, live ticketing events, digital piracy prevention, ads & paid streaming video’s, emerging artist development, playing games, producing, licensing, recording, mixing, mastering & engineering audio & video, and by providing facilities & technology to emerging artists produced by Rocknext to “showcase” at key live events. Cotton played football at The University of Alabama under Ray Perkins and also is a direct descendant of pilgrim Sir William Brewster, the puritan minister on the Mayflower, brother of F. Bradley Cotton, notable cousins include mastering engineer Jim Cotton (Mercury Records) recording artists Sandy Posey, Bing Crosby, Ashley Judd (actress) and film star Katharine Hepburn. Cotton is a friend of George Klein and Cotton's mother is Margee McAdoo who spent the summer of 1957 with Elvis Presley (at Graceland). Cotton resides in Memphis, Tennessee and records in his hometown Mendham, NJ.