[Musicians’ Galore] RedOne

28 Nov


RedOne, born Nadir Al-Khayat, is a Moroccan Swedish record producer, singer-songwriter, and record executive.

The Grammy Award winning hitmaker has worked with many high profile recording artists, most notably Lady Gaga (“Bad Romance”), Nicki Minaj (“Starships”), Jennifer Lopez (“One the Floor”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Poison”), Kelly Rowland (“Down for Whatever”), Brandy (“True”), Alexandra Burke (“Broken Heels”), Usher (“More”) and Enrique Iglesias (“Takin’ Back My Love”).

Amongst the musicians RedOne frequently collaborates with are Novel Janussi, Ameerah “Astrid” Roelants, Rachid “Rush” Aziz, Achraf “AJ” Janussi, Kinda Hamid, Jimmy “Jimmy Joker” Thornfeldt, Bilal “The Chef” Hajji, Jakke Erixson, Claude Kelly, Angela Hunte, Savan Kotecha, Jenna Andrews, David “DQ” Quinones, and Martin “Cherry Cherry Boom Boom” Kierszenbaum.

His extensive resume boasts further works with songwriters including Cathy Dennis, Andrea Martin, Michelle Bell, Frankie Storm, Ester Dean, Simon Wilcox, Fransisca Hall, Makeba Riddick, Kristal Oliver, Erika Nuri, Nyla Thorbourne, Heidi Rojas, Ali Tamposi, Rosina Russell, Evan Bogart, Talay Riley, Wayne Hector, Andrew Frampton, Justin Tranter, Marty James, Sean Douglas, Eric Bellinger, Ne-Yo, and Prince Charlez.

RedOne also helmed songs with fellow producers such as Dave Stewart, Giorgio Tuinfort, Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Benny Cassette, Julian Bunetta, Steve Kipner, Adam Baptiste, Josef Larossi, Madeon, Arnthor Birgisson, Bradley Spalter, Herbert “Herbie” Crichlow, Ki “KiFi” Fitzgerald, Matt Schwartz, Dann Huff, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Brian Kennedy.

His current single “Don’t You Need Somebody” – featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy –  is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to RedOne’s work!

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