song writers / singers

Hayley Nichole Williams (born December 27, 1988) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and businesswoman. She serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and occasional keyboardist of the rock band Paramore.

Williams recorded the song “Teenagers” for the soundtrack of Jennifer’s Body (2009) and has made numerous collaborations with artists such as October FallThe ChariotSet Your Goals and New Found Glory. In 2010, she was featured on the single “Airplanes” by B.o.B. “Airplanes” peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100.   “Airplanes, Part II”, features new verses from B.o.B, and a verse from fellow American rapper Eminem, while Williams’s vocals remain the same. This collaboration led to a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

In 2015, Williams launched the online beauty and music series “Kiss-Off” on Popular TV. Also in 2016, Williams launched her own hair dye company, Good Dye Young. Hayley is one of the biggest inspiration to anyone looking to get in the music industry. Good Things happen to good people.

Bleta “Bebe” Rexha (/ˈbbi ˈrɛksə/; born August 30, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.[1] She is known for songs such as “I’m a Mess” “Meant to Be” with Florida Georgia Line, “Me, Myself & I” with G-Eazy, and “In the Name of Love” with Martin Garrix. She has also written songs for various artists such as Selena GomezNick Jonas, and Eminem.[2][3]

Some of her songs performed by other artists include Eminem’s and Rihanna‘s single “The Monster“, which won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, and songs for Selena GomezIggy AzaleaNick JonasTinasheDavid Guetta, and many others. In 2015 she released her first solo EP, I Don’t Wanna Grow Up. then , “I Got You” was released as the lead single from her EP All Your Fault: Pt. 1. In summer of  2017, her third EP All Your Fault: Pt. 2 was released, which spawned the hit single “Meant to Be” with country duo Florida Georgia Line, which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is also included on her debut studio album, Expectations Rexha was nominated for Best New Artist at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, “Meant to Be” was nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance.

Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and dancer. He is known for his stage performances, retro showmanship and for performing in a wide range of musical styles including R&Bfunkpopsoulreggaehip hop and rock. Mars is accompanied by his band, The Hooligans, who play a variety of instruments such as electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, drums and horns, and also serve as backup singers and dancers.

Mars has sold over 130 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He has released seven number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since his career launched in 2010, attaining his first five faster than any male artist since Elvis Presley. Mars has received various awards and nominations, including 11 Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three Guinness World Records and nine American Music Awards. He has appeared in Time100 most influential people in the world (2011) and Forbes lists of lists of 30 under 30 (2013), the world’s most powerful celebrities (2014), and Celebrity 100 (2018).

Kesha Rose Sebert (/ˈkɛʃə ˈsbərt/ KESH-ə SEEB-ərt; born March 1, 1987; formerly stylized as Ke$ha) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to Kemosabe Records. Her first major success came in early 2009 after she was featured on American rapper Flo Rida‘s number-one single “Right Round“.

Kesha’s music and image propelled her to immediate success, with her debut album Animal debuting at the top of the charts in several countries in 2009 and 2010. She achieved 3 more number-one singles, “Tik Tok” and “We R Who We R” as a solo artist, and “Timber” as a featured artist. At the same time, she continued to write songs for other artists, including “Till the World Ends” for Britney SpearsWarrior, her second studio album, was released in 2012, and spawned her eighth consecutive top-ten single “Die Young“. “Tik Tok”, at one point, was the best-selling digital single in history, selling over 16.5 million units internationally.

Bonnie McKee American singer and songwriter Bonnie McKee has co-written eight number-one singles, which have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide combined.[1] Her debut album Trouble was released in September 2004. She singlehandedly wrote all but one song on the album, some when she was 14 and 15 years old. A standalone single, “American Girl,” was released in 2013. An album was due for release in spring of 2014 but, by the end of the year, had not yet materialized, Instead, an EP, Bombasticwas released in June 2015. [2][3]

McKee also has over 50 songwriting credits for songs that have been recorded by other artists. Eight of these have topped either the British or the American charts.[1] McKee has collaborated with pop singer Katy Perry, and the pair have written five of Perry’s number-one singles together: “California Gurls“, “Teenage Dream“, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)“, “Part of Me” and “Roar“.[4] McKee has also written four other songs recorded by Perry. She co-wrote five songs on Britney Spears‘ seventh studio album Femme Fatale, including “Hold It Against Me“, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. McKee has co-written two singles that reached the number-one position on the UK Singles Chart: “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz and “How We Do (Party)” by Rita Ora. “Dynamite” became the second-best-selling song by a British artist in the digital era. In 2012, McKee co-wrote three songs on Adam Lambert‘s album Trespassing and two songs for Ke$ha‘s album Warrior, “C’Mon” and “Supernatural”, the former of which served as the second single from the record. She also co-wrote two songs that appear on Leona Lewis‘ album Glassheart, including the album’s second single “Lovebird“. McKee has also co-written songs that have been recorded by Christina AguileraKelly ClarksonCherCarly Rae Jepsen and Ellie Goulding among others.

Julia Carin Cavazos (born November 13, 1993),[1][2] known by her stage name Julia Michaels, is an American singer and songwriter from Davenport, Iowa. She began her career as a pop music songwriter, penning tracks that have been given to Selena GomezDemi LovatoFifth HarmonyShawn MendesBritney SpearsJustin BieberHailee Steinfeld, and Gwen Stefani. Michaels released her debut solo single with Republic Records in 2017, “Issues“, which peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, was certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and garnered her Grammy Award nominations for Song of the Year and Best New Artist.[3] Her major-label debut extended play, Nervous System (2017), peaked at number 48 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. She has also received nominations for MTV Music VideoBillboard Music, and American Music 

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television personality. After singing in church during her childhood, she pursued a career in gospel musicas a teenager. Perry signed with Red Hill Records and released her debut studio album Katy Hudson under her birth name in 2001, which was commercially unsuccessful. She moved to Los Angeles the following year to venture into secular music after Red Hill ceased operations and she subsequently began working with producers Glen BallardDr. Luke, and Max Martin. After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Groupand Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys, and its singles “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot n Cold“. The former track also sparked controversy for its sapphic themes. Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and was her first album to top the U.S. Billboard 200. It topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with the singles “California Gurls“, “Teenage Dream“, “Firework“, “E.T.“, and “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” while “The One That Got Away” reached number 3 on the chart. The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U.S., and the second overall after Michael Jackson‘s album Bad. In March 2012, she re-issued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, which produced the songs “Part of Me” and “Wide Awake“. Her fourth album, Prism (2013), was her second to peak atop the U.S. charts. It is influenced by pop and dance, and she became the first artist with multiple videos to reach one billion views on Vevo with the videos for its songs “Roar” and “Dark Horse“. Her fifth album, Witness (2017), delved into electropop and became her third album to reach number one in the U.S. Its most successful single, “Chained to the Rhythm“, broke the record for Spotify‘s most streamed track by a female artist within 24 hours upon its release.

Perry has received many awards, including four Guinness World Records, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award, and has been included in the annual Forbes lists of highest-earning women in music from 2011–2018. Her estimated net worth as of 2016 is $125 million. She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums and over 100 million records globally throughout her career. In film, she released an autobiographical documentary titled Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012, and voiced Smurfette in the 2011 film The Smurfs and its sequel in 2013. Perry also began serving as a judge on American Idol in 2018

Emily Warren Schwartz (born August 25, 1992), also known simply as Emily Warren, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Dr. Luke‘s label Prescription Songs. She is best known for the songs she has written for several high-profile pop artists, including The ChainsmokersDua LipaFrenshipSean PaulMelanie Martinez, and Shawn Mendes.

Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson (born 7 April 1991), better known professionally as Anne-Marie, is an English singer and songwriter. She has attained several charting singles on the UK Singles Chart, including Clean Bandit‘s “Rockabye“, featuring Sean Paul, which peaked at number one, as well as “Alarm“, “Ciao Adios“, “Friends” and “2002“.[2] Her debut studio album, Speak Your Mind, was released on 27 April 2018 and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart.[3]

Anne-Marie used to be signed with Atlantic Records which is owned by WMG, but later in 2018 she has left the label and moved to Warner Bros. Records which is the main WMG record label.

Maren Larae Morris[1] (born April 10, 1990)[2][3] is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. She has released four studio albums. Her 2015 extended playMaren Morris, charted on two Billboard charts. Her major label debut album, Hero, reached number five on the Billboard 200 chart and number one on the Top Country Albumschart.

Her debut single, “My Church“, peaked at number one on the Country Digital Songs chart in 2016 and reached the top five on the US Hot Country Songs chart and won a Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance. Her third single, “I Could Use a Love Song”, was her first to reach number one on the Country Airplay Charts. She provided vocals for “The Middle“, a pop collaboration with Zedd and Grey, released in January 2018, which reached No. 5 in the US and received 3 nominations at the 61st Grammy Awards.

Christina Nicola “Chrissy” Costanza (born August 23, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the rock band, Against The Current. She is also a YouTube personality. Her self-titled YouTube channel, where she posts vlogs and beauty tutorials, currently has over 800,000 subscribers.

Bethany Curtis ” Bethany Smile”  (born) Lead singer and songwriter for the pop-punk/pop-rock band As December Falls. Bethany Curtis, nicknamed Bethany Smile, was born in Nottingham, UK, and started singing at age 14.

Kelsea Nicole Ballerini (born September 12, 1993) is an American country pop singer and songwriter. She released her first album The First Time in 2015, and her second album Unapologetically was released on November 3, 2017. She received a nomination for Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammy Awards. Ballerini’s two albums have accounted for seven charted songs on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. She has four No. 1 singles on the latter, starting with her debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It“, which made her the first female artist to send a debut single to the top of that chart since Carrie Underwood did so in 2006. It was followed by “Dibs” and “Peter Pan“, whose peaks also made her the first female country artist to send her first three singles to the top of that chart since Wynonna Judd. Ballerini’s fourth No. 1 single is “Legends“.

 

 

 

 

Edward Christopher SheeranMBE (/ˈʃɪərən/; born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor. Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, and raised in FramlinghamSuffolk. He attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford as an undergraduate from the age of 18 in 2009. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project.

After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (pronounced “plus”), was released in September 2011. It topped the UK and Australian charts, reached number five in the US, and has since been certified seven-times platinum in the UK. The album contains the single “The A Team“, which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John.

His second studio album, x (pronounced “multiply”), was released in June 2014. It peaked at number one in the UK and the US. In 2015, x won the Brit Award for Album of the Year, and he received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. His single from x, “Thinking Out Loud“, earned him two Grammy Awards at the 2016 ceremonySong of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. In May 2016, x was named the second-best-selling album worldwide of 2015.

Sheeran’s third album, ÷ (pronounced “divide”), was released in March 2017. The album debuted at number one in the UK, the US and other major markets. The first two singles from the album, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill“, were released in January 2017 and broke records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and Germany, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts. He also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week. By March 2017, Sheeran had accumulated ten top 10 singles from ÷ on the UK Singles Chart, breaking the record for most top 10 UK singles from one album. His fourth single from ÷, “Perfect“, reached number one in the US, Australia and the UK, where it became the Christmas number one in 2017. In April 2018, ÷ was named the best-selling album worldwide of 2017.

Sheeran has sold more than 38 million albums and 100 million singles worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists.[5][6] Two of his albums are in the list of the best-selling albums in UK chart historyx at number 20, and ÷ at number 34. As an actor, Sheeran has portrayed recurring roles on The Bastard Executioner and Home and Away.

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