[Songwriter] Biographies & Profiles

Ted Mulry


Katja Glieson


Richard Clapton


Katie Noonan


Mahalia Barnes


Glenn Shorrock


Suze DeMarchi


Laura Imbruglia


Mario Maisonnave


Dee Carstensen


Hugo Ferreira


Troy Sneed


Dan Penn


Ron Kenoly


Helena Josefsson

Songwriter, Musician, Singer, Artist

Phil Elverum


Patrick Juvet



Songwriter, Musician, Singer

Bart Millard



Songwriter, Composer

Benny Blanco

Benny Blanco is an American record producer and songwriter who has won multiple BMI Songwriter of the Year awards and a 2017 iHeartRadio Producer of the Year award. He has contributed to the sale of over 500 million albums worldwide through his collaborations with many artists including Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna. Blanco has released four singles as a lead artist, most notably the Grammy-nominated “Eastside” with Halsey and Khalid which reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. He also released his debut studio album in 2018 and a deluxe version of the album in 2021 which was certified RIAA platinum on its release day. In addition, he is the founder of two labels in collaboration with Interscope Records: Mad Love Records and Friends Keep Secrets.

Hank Green

William Henry Green II is an American vlogger, science communicator, entrepreneur, author, internet producer, and musician, who is best known for his work creating and hosting educational YouTube channels Vlogbrothers, Crash Course, and SciShow. He has also advocated for and organized social activism, created and hosted a number of other YouTube channels and podcasts, released music albums, amassed a large following on TikTok, co-created VidCon and the Project for Awesome, co-founded DFTBA Records, Subbable, DFTBA Games, and Pemberley Digital, founded the environmental technology blog EcoGeek, which evolved into Complexly, and hosts the podcasts Dear Hank & John, Delete This, and SciShow Tangents. He is the author of the book series An Absolutely Remarkable Thing and A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor, both of which have debuted as New York Times Best Sellers.

Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz is a Canadian record producer known for his hit singles like "Butterfly Effect" by Travis Scott, "Back on Road" by Gucci Mane, "Nice for What" by Drake, "Motorsport" by Migos and "Fefe", the collaboration between Murda, 6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj. In 2019, he released single "Shopping Spree" featuring Lil Pump and Sheck Wes.

Cleo Ice Queen

Songwriter, Musician, Singer

Solomon Skuza

Songwriter, Singer, Musician

Verbal Jint

Songwriter, Record producer

Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He has released six studio albums, Rock and Roll Night Club, 2, Salad Days, This Old Dog, Here Comes the Cowboy, and Five Easy Hot Dogs, as well as the mini-album Another One. His music is often described as "blue wave," "slacker rock," or, in DeMarco's own words, as "jizz jazz." He is known for his laid-back, humorous stage presence and vocal style.

Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer William Sutherland is a British-Canadian actor and musician best known for his role as Jack Bauer in the Fox drama series 24, for which he won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Satellite Awards. He has had a successful film career, starring in films such as Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, Young Guns, Flatliners, A Few Good Men, The Three Musketeers, A Time to Kill, Dark City, Phone Booth, Melancholia, Pompeii, and Flatliners. He has also starred as Martin Bohm in the Fox drama Touch, provided the facial motion capture and English voice for Venom Snake in the Metal Gear Solid V video games, and portrayed President Tom Kirkman in the ABC/Netflix political drama series Designated Survivor. Sutherland has been inducted to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Canada's Walk of Fame, and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Zurich Film Festival.

Jada Facer

Jada Mae Facer is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her recurring role as Joe's daughter, Dani, in the sitcom Melissa & Joey from 2014-15. With her immensely popular YouTube channel, she has amassed over 107 million views and 700 thousand subscribers as of March 21, 2022. Jada has also appeared in several other TV shows and films, including Nickelodeon's Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, and Netflix’s Step Up: High Water. Recently, she was cast in the upcoming Netflix series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous as a series regular.

Jaani (Songwriter)

Songwriter, Music Composer, Actor

Vignesh Shivan

He is most recognized for his collaborations with actor Suriya. Shivan began his career by directing short films and ad films. After meeting actor Suriya through his film Venkat Prabhu, Suriya gave him the chance to direct the film Podaa Podi in 2012. Vignesh Shivan is a well-known director, producer, actor, singer and lyricist in Tamil cinema. He made his debut in film-making with short films and ad films. He rose to fame after Suriya gave him the opportunity to direct the film Podaa Podi (2012). Since then, Shivan has collaborated with Suriya on several projects, achieving great success and recognition. He has also acted in a few films and is a lyricist and singer.

Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean is an American country music singer signed to Broken Bow Records since 2005. His albums have achieved quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, double-platinum, and platinum status. Aldean has received five Grammy Award nominations and 27 of his singles have reached #1 on either the Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay charts, including songs such as "Why", "She's Country", "Big Green Tractor", and "The Truth".

Harry Styles

Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and songwriter who rose to fame as a solo contestant on The X Factor before joining the boy band One Direction. In 2017 he released his self-titled debut solo album, which topped both the UK and US charts and included the hit single "Sign of the Times". His second album, Fine Line, achieved the biggest first-week sales by an English male artist and was included in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" in 2020. His third album, Harry's House, was well-received and broke several records, with its lead single "As It Was" topping the global charts according to Billboard. Styles has won numerous awards for his music, including two Brit Awards, a Grammy Award and an American Music Award, and has also acted in films such as Dunkirk, Don't Worry Darling and My Policeman. He is also recognised for his flamboyant fashion, being the first man to appear solo on the cover of Vogue.

Zayn Malik

Zayn is a British pop and R&B singer who rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction. In 2015 he left the group to pursue a solo career and signed with RCA Records. His debut solo album, Mind Of Mine, was released in 2016 and featured the singles "Pillowtalk" and "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" with Taylor Swift. He has since released two more albums, Icarus Falls and Nobody Is Listening, and has won accolades including an American Music Award and twice been named New Artist of the Year at the Billboard Music Awards.

Jesy Nelson

Jessica Louise Nelson is an English singer who first rose to prominence when she joined the successful girl group Little Mix in 2011. With Little Mix, she achieved five number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart, released six studio albums and made history by becoming the first group to win The X Factor (UK). In 2019, Nelson produced a documentary centered on her experiences with body image and online bullying called Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out. After departing from Little Mix in 2021, Nelson signed to Republic Records and Polydor Records but left due to creative differences. Her debut solo single, "Boyz" featuring rapper Nicki Minaj, peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

Big Sean

Big Sean is an American rapper who began his music career in 2007 and gained popularity in 2010 with his third mixtape Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big. He followed this up with several album and single releases, including Finally Famous (2011), Hall of Fame (2013), Dark Sky Paradise (2015), I Decided (2017) and Detroit 2 (2020). His highest-charting US single is "Bounce Back", and other hit singles include "Dance", "I Don't Fuck with You" and "Blessings". All of his albums have achieved platinum status.

Greyson Chance

Greyson Michael Chance is an American singer-songwriter and musician who rose to national attention in 2010 with his viral performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" on YouTube. Following this he released his debut single, "Waiting Outside the Lines", and his first full-length album, Hold On 'til the Night, in 2011. In 2016, Chance released his second EP, Somewhere Over My Head, followed by his second studio album, Portraits, in 2019, featuring hit singles "Shut Up" and "Timekeeper".

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model who moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music. After gaining recognition for releasing music videos on YouTube, she released her debut mixtape Ignorant Art, signing with American rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle label. Her debut studio album The New Classic peaked among the top five on several charts worldwide and topped the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, making her the first non-American female rapper to do so. This was followed by the chart-topping single "Fancy" which hit the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and the single "Problem" featuring Ariana Grande which peaked at number two. Through releasing singles for her second album Digital Distortion, she achieved three top ten hits simultaneously on the Hot 100. In addition, she became an independent artist, creating her own label Bad Dreams through a distribution deal with Empire, and subsequently released her second studio album In My Defense in 2019, followed by Wicked Lips EP and third studio album The End of an Era in 2021. She has received numerous awards and her official YouTube channel has accumulated 3.4 billion views.

Maite Perroni

Maite Perroni Beorlegui is a Mexican actress, singer, songwriter and producer who gained international fame in 2004 as a member of the Latin Grammy-nominated Latin pop group RBD. She has since starred in numerous television series', becoming a household name with her 2009 performance in Antes muerta que Lichita which earned her the title of "The New Queen of Telenovelas" by Univision. In 2012 she signed a contract with Warner Music Group and subsequently released her first solo album Eclipse de Luna in 2013. Most recently, she has starred in both the Mexican telenovela Rebelde and the Netflix series Dark Desire.

Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams is a famous record producer, rapper, singer and songwriter. Together with Chad Hugo, he formed the Neptunes in the early 90s and produced songs for various artists. In 1999, he became the lead vocalist of band N.E.R.D. He released his solo album 'In My Mind' in 2006 and produced the hits 'Blurred Lines' and 'Happy' with T.I. and Robin Thicke respectively. 'Happy' won multiple Grammy and Academy awards. Williams has won 13 Grammy awards, including Producer of the Year, Non-Classical as well as two Academy Award nominations.

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko is an American singer and songwriter known for her ethereal vocal style and musical versatility. She began her career in 2003 contributing vocals for R&B group B2K, but after requesting to be released from her label in order to continue her education, she returned to music in 2011 with the release of her mixtape Sailing Soul. In 2013, Aiko made her top 40 debut on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart as a featured artist on Big Sean's single "Beware", and later that year she released her EP Sail Out. In 2014, she released her major-label debut album Souled Out, followed by her 2017 album Trip and her 2020 Grammy-nominated third studio album Chilombo.

Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao is a Cuban-born American singer and songwriter who rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. She left the group in 2016 and released her debut solo album, Camila, in 2018 which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and earned a RIAA Platinum certification. The lead single "Havana" topped charts in multiple countries and was followed by the single "Never Be the Same". She collaborated with Shawn Mendes multiple times, most notably on the 2019 single "Señorita" which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 and the 2021 single "My Oh My" which peaked inside the top ten in multiple countries. Cabello made her acting debut in 2021 with the film Cinderella and released her third studio album Familia in April 2022 whose lead single "Don't Go Yet" reached the top five of the Billboard Global 200 Chart. Cabello has achieved several awards and certifications, including two Latin Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, and one Billboard Music Award, as well as becoming the first Hispanic woman to be certified Diamond by the RIAA.

Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, actress and activist that rose to prominence after winning the third series of The X Factor in 2006. Since then, her debut album Spirit has been certified 10x Platinum in the UK and was the fourth best-selling album of the 2000s. In addition, "Bleeding Love" was the best-selling single of 2007, and Lewis was proclaimed Best New Artist by Billboard in 2008. Her singing career has also seen her surpass Olivia Newton-John's record of seven top five singles, and according to her record company, she has sold over 35 million records worldwide. As well as being successful in the music industry, Lewis is an animal rights and vegan supporter, a six-time BRIT Award nominee, and a three-time Grammy Award nominee. She also made her film debut in Walking on Sunshine (2014) and her Broadway debut as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats (2016), before joining the Paramount+ show Queen of The Universe as a judge in 2021.

Lauren Jauregui

Lauren Michelle Jauregui Morgado is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame as a member of Fifth Harmony, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. She has collaborated with various artists such as Marian Hill, Steve Aoki, Halsey and Tainy, released her debut solo song "Expectations" in 2018, contributed to the soundtrack of the film Birds of Prey, and released her EP "Prelude" in 2021. Her other solo releases include “More Than That”, “Invisible Chains”, “Lento” and “50ft”.

Madison Beer

Madison Elle Beer is an American singer from New York who gained recognition in 2012 when Justin Bieber posted a link to one of her YouTube covers. Since then, she has released her debut single "Melodies" in 2013, her debut EP As She Pleases in 2018, and most recently her debut studio album Life Support in 2021. Her singles "Dead" and "Home with You" were certified Gold by the RIAA, and her single "Selfish" gained traction on the media sharing app TikTok, leading to its RIAA Gold certification. Beer has also been featured in numerous television series, such as Todrick and RuPaul's Drag Race, and in the film Louder Than Words. Additionally, she voiced the virtual character Evelynn in K/DA, the League of Legends virtual band, and released the international charting singles "Pop/Stars" and "More".

LeAnn Rimes

Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian is an acclaimed American singer, songwriter and actress who rose to success at age 13 with her Grammy Award-winning 1996 hit single "Blue". She has since sold over 37 million records worldwide, including 20.8 million albums in the US alone, and has crossed over into pop, contemporary Christian, and other musical genres placing over 40 singles on international charts. With her parents' help, Rimes began performing in local music contests and musical theatre at a young age, eventually signing with Nashville label Curb Records at age 13. Crossing over into pop music with "How Do I Live" in 1997, the song became one of the best-selling singles of the 1990s and catapulted Rimes to international fame. After appearing in the 2009 television film Northern Lights and ending her long-time professional partnership with Curb Records, Rimes released a series of Christmas recordings and returned with the pop-flavored studio effort Remnants in 2016, featuring two Billboard dance club hits. In 2020, she released a personal album titled Chant: The Human & the Holy, inspired by her mental health journeys, as well as appearing in various feature and television films.

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