[Musicians’ Galore] Stargate

6 Dec

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Stargate is a Norwegian record producing and songwriting team, composed of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen.

They are responsible for helming hit singles including Ne-Yo’s “So Sick,” Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable,” Janet Jackson’s “2Nite,” Alexis Jordan’s “Happiness,” Jennifer Lopez’s “I’m Into You,” Charli XCX’s “After the After Party,” Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love,” Tinashe’s “All Hands on Deck,” Pia Mia’s “Touch,” and Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It.”

Stargate’s extensive resume boasts further works with Christina Aguilera (“Telepathy”), Nicole Scherzinger (“Wet”), Claudette Ortiz (“Handcuffs”), Bayje (“Find a Way”), Mariah Carey (“I’m That Chick”), Enrique Iglesias (“On Top of You”), Toni Braxton (“I Hate Love”), Leona Lewis (“Angel”), Kelly Rowland (“Grown Woman”) and Keri Hilson (“Lose Control”).

Amongst the songwriters they have collaborated with are Andrea Martin, Ross Golan, Makeba Riddick, Claude Kelly, Amanda Ghost, Ian Dench, Kristal Oliver, Justin Tranter, Ester Dean, Sam Romans, Traci Hale, Justin Parker, Coco Morier, Johnta Austin, Priscilla Renea, Phillip “Taj” Jackson, Frankie Storm, Ryan Toby, Angela Hunte, Harold Lilly, Autumn Rowe, and Babyface.

Stargate have also teamed up with fellow producers including Espionage (Espen Lind & Amund Bjorklund), Benny Blanco, Sandy Vee, Ryan Tedder, BloodPop, Jason Evigan, Chase & Status, Steve Mac, Curtis Richardson, Emile Haynie, Naughty Boy, Cashmere Cat, Labrinth, Nolan Lambroza, Charlie Puth, Rik Simpson, Cass Lowe, Andre Lindal, Robopop, and SOPHIE.

Hope you enjoy the following playlist dedicated to Stargate’s work.

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