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Aeon 'Step' Manahan is a British songwriter, music producer and performer.
Achraf Janussi better known as AJ Junior also known as AJ Janussi, is a well-known songwriter and music producer based in Sweden.
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor of Senegalese descent.
Alexander James is a platinum selling British songwriter and record producer from South London.
Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke (born 25 August 1988) is an English singer, songwriter and actress.
Alexis Petridis (born 13 September 1971 in Sunderland) is a British journalist, head rock and pop critic for the UK newspaper The Guardian, as well as a regular contributor to the magazine GQ.
"All Night Long" is a song performed by British singer Alexandra Burke taken from her debut studio album, Overcome (2009).
The All Night Long Tour is the debut concert tour by British pop/R&B singer Alexandra Burke.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
Anastacia Lyn Newkirk (born September 17, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer.
Andrea Monica Martin (born. April 14, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and producer.
Anne Preven (born February 25, 1965) is an American songwriter, musician, and record producer.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
"Bad Boys" is a song by British recording artist Alexandra Burke.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Bilal Hajji, sometimes also known as The Chef (at times Bilal "The Chef" or Bilal "The Chef" Hajji) is a Swedish Moroccan International singer songwriter and record producer from Morocco.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
William Everett Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel.
Bloodshy & Avant are a Swedish songwriting and production duo of Christian Karlsson (Bloodshy) and Pontus Winnberg (Avant).
Brian Kennedy is an American songwriter, record producer and musician from Kansas City, Missouri.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
"Broken Heels" is a song performed by British singer Alexandra Burke, released as the second single from her debut album, Overcome.
Bruce Fisher (born January 8, 1954) is an American songwriter, record producer, playwright best known for his collaborations with Billy Preston.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Michael James Ryan Busbee, known professionally as busbee, is an American songwriter, record producer, publisher and musician from the San Francisco Bay area.
Catherine Roseanne Dennis (born 25 March 1969)Gregory, Andy (2002) International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa;, p. 133 is a British singer, songwriter, record producer and actress.
Chase & Status are an English drum and bass production band composed of Saul Milton (Chase) and Will Kennard (Status).
Cheryl Ann Tweedy (born 30 June 1983) is an English singer, songwriter and television personality.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Cobra Starship was an American dance-pop band created by former Midtown bassist and lead vocalist Gabe Saporta in 2006 in New York City, New York.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.
Daniel Earl Hartman (December 8, 1950 – March 22, 1994) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.
Diane Eve Warren (born September 7, 1956) is an American songwriter.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
DMG Media, formerly Associated Newspapers, is a national newspaper and website publisher in the UK.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Duffy (born 23 June 1984 as Amy Anne Duffy) is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress.
Element (stylized as ELEMENT) was an Icelandic/Norwegian record production and songwriting team, consisting of Hitesh Ceon and Kim Ofstad.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
The European Top 100 Albums chart was the European adaptation of the ''Billboard'' 200 albums chart.
Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
"Fight for This Love" is the debut solo single by English singer Cheryl Cole, recorded for her debut studio album, 3 Words (2009).
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 17, 1979), known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida.
Freemasons are an English DJ duo from Brighton, East Sussex, England.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
"Hallelujah" is a song written by Canadian singer Leonard Cohen, originally released on his album Various Positions (1984).
Heartbreak on Hold is the second studio album by British recording artist Alexandra Burke.
Henry Krieger (born February 9, 1945 in New York City) is an American musical theatre composer.
Herbert "Herbie" Crichlow (born 26 November 1968) is a four-time ASCAP-awarded British music producer and songwriter living in Sweden.
Hitesh Ceon (born 17 April 1974 in Iceland) is an Icelandic songwriter, producer and composer.
HitQuarters was an international music industry publication and contact database founded in 1999.
HMV Retail Ltd. is an entertainment retailing company (registered in England) operating in the United Kingdom.
Ina Christine Wroldsen (born 29 May 1984), previous known mononymously as Ina, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
The Irish Albums Chart is the Irish music industry standard albums popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on its behalf by Chart-Track.
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
James Edward Fauntleroy II is an American singer, songwriter and record producer from Inglewood, California.
Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead,Browne (2001), p. 58 was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
James Scheffer (born June 8, 1970), professionally known as Jim Jonsin, is an American record producer, songwriter, businessman and DJ from South Florida.
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.
Kim Ofstad (born 25 November 1969 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian drummer.
Kristian Lundin (born 7 May 1973) is a Swedish composer, music producer and songwriter.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Lauren Evans (born February 3, 1983) is an American singer and platinum-selling songwriter.
Laza Morgan (born December 13, 1978 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is a Jamaican American reggae singer and rapper.
Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner.
Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist.
Music recording certifications are typically awarded by the global music industry based on the total units sold, streamed, or shipped to retailers.
In the United Kingdom, Christmas number ones are singles that are top of the UK Singles Chart in the week in which Christmas Day falls.
Every year in the UK Singles Chart, there is a highly publicised race for the top slot on the chart immediately prior to Christmas, an honour known as the Christmas Number One.
"Listen" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Louis John Biancaniello is an American songwriter and record producer.
Martin Kierszenbaum, also known by his pseudonym of Cherry Cherry Boom Boom, is an American songwriter and producer.
Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
Michael Steven Bublé (born 9 September 1975) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1982), known professionally as Ne-Yo, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Niara Scarlett is a British born singer-songwriter, perhaps most famous for her work with British production house Xenomania.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Armando Christian Pérez (born January 15, 1981), known by the stage name Pitbull (also known as Mr. Worldwide), is an American rapper.
Victoria Louise "Pixie" Lott (born 12 January 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
The Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry (Związek Producentów Audio-Video, ZPAV) is the organization that represents the interests of the music industry in Poland, and the Polish chapter of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Popjustice is a music website founded in 2000 by UK freelance music journalist Peter Robinson, who has worked for NME, The Guardian, Attitude and many others.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Andreas Romdhane (a.k.a. Quiz) and Josef Larossi are a Swedish production duo.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
Nadir Khayat (نادر الخياط), better known by stage name RedOne, (born 9 April 1972) is a Moroccan-Swedish-American international record producer, singer, songwriter and businessman and record executive.
"Relight My Fire" is a popular song which was written and released by Dan Hartman in 1979, when it topped the US dance music charts for six weeks.
Richard "Rico" Preston Butler, Jr. (born December 3, 1982), better known by his stage name Rico Love, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Roc Nation, LLC is an American entertainment company founded by Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter in 2008.
Samuel Joshua "Sam" Watters (born July 23, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and record executive.
Savan Harish Kotecha is an American songwriter and record producer from Austin, Texas.
Scott Michael Cutler is an American songwriter, musician, record producer, and music executive.
Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English reality television judge and producer.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Stargate is a Norwegian record producing and songwriting team composed of Tor Erik Hermansen (born 14 October 1972) and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (born 10 December 1972), based in Los Angeles.
"Start Without You" is a song by British recording artist Alexandra Burke.
Steve Booker is an Ivor Novello award-winning British music producer and songwriter.
Steve McCutcheon professional known as Steve Mac (Born 15 January 1972) is a hit making and award-winning British musician, songwriter, and record producer with 30 UK No.1 singles to date.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Syco Music, also known as Syco Records, is a British record label founded by British music mogul Simon Cowell.
Jacob Taio Cruz (born Adetayo Ayowale Onile-Ere; 23 April) is an English singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
Phantom Boyz Music LLC is an American-based music production company founded by executive producer Melvin "Official" Watson.
"The Silence" is a song by British singer Alexandra Burke from her debut studio album Overcome (2009).
The Smeezingtons were an American songwriting and record production team, consisting of Bruno Mars (born October 8, 1985), Philip Lawrence (born July 17, 1980) and Ari Levine (born May 5, 1985).
The Stereotypes are a Grammy winning R&B/hip hop/dance production team created in 2003, composed of Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Jeremy Reeves and Ray Charles McCullough II.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent.
The X Factor is a British reality television music competition to find new singing talent.
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm.
TI Media (formerly International Publishing Corporation, IPC Media and Time Inc. UK), on the IPC Media website is a consumer magazine and digital publisher in the United Kingdom, with a large portfolio selling over 350 million copies each year.
TiVo Corporation (formerly Rovi Corporation and Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is an American technology company.
Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist.
"Toxic" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her fourth studio album In the Zone (2003).
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
UKChartsPlus is an independent weekly newsletter about the UK music charts.
"Un-Break My Heart" is the second single performed by American singer Toni Braxton, from her second studio album, Secrets (1996).
The Urban Music Awards (UMA) is a hip-hop, R&B, dance and soul music awards ceremony launched by Jordan Kensington in 2003 and now held in several countries.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.
Viva (stylised as VIVA) was a music television channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe.
Wayne Wilkins is a classically trained pianist, record producer, songwriter, record engineer, and record mixer born in the London Borough of Croydon.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
"You Are So Beautiful" is a song written by Billy Preston and Bruce Fisher and produced by Jim Price.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.