[Musicians’ Galore] Candice Nelson

30 Apr

Photo Credit: Dae Howerton

Candice Nelson is an American singer/songwriter, who is known for co-penning Britney Spears’ “Radar,” Keri Hilson’s “Return the Favor,” Mary J. Blige’s “Take Me As I Am,” Brandy’s “Who is She to You,” LeToya Luckett’s “She Don’t,” Bobby Valentino’s “Anonymous,” Kiley Dean’s “Make Me a Song”, Ciara’s “That’s Right,” and Sunshine Anderson’s “Something I Wanna Give You.”

Her extensive resume boasts further works for Karina Pasian (“Official Girl”), Fantasia (“I Nominate You”), Jennifer Hudson (“Pocketbook”), Nikki Flores (“Pain Killer”), Bayje (“Mean Girlz”), Jennifer Lopez (“Brave”), Katharine McPhee (“Open Toes”), Marie Digby (“Daybreak”), Alicia Keys (“Heartburn”), Teyana Taylor (“Translation”) and Victoria Beckham (“Resentment”).

Among the producers Nelson has teamed up with are Bloodshy & Avant, Walter Millsap, Timbaland, Bryan Michael Cox, Mr. Bangladesh, Eric Hudson, HIT-BOY, Darhyl Camper, RedOne, Jim Beanz, Midi Mafia, J-Roc, Warren Felder, Da Internz, Antonio Dixon, Danja, Happy Perez, Detail, Scott Storch, Jonathan Rotem, Bernard “Focus” Edwards Jr., Rich Harrison, and Dre & Vidal.

She has also collaborated with fellow songwriters including Kara DioGuardi, Andre Merritt, Makeba Riddick, Dewain Whitmore, Erika Rose, Justin Timberlake, Marcella “Ms. Lagoo” Araica, Eric Dawkins, LaKeisha Gamble, Jasper Cameron, Ericka J. Coulter, and her former team The Clutch (Balewa Muhammad, Keri Hilson, Patrick “J.Que” Smith, & Ezekiel Lewis).

Nelson’s debut album “Moments” 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 Nelson’s work!

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