Bilal Hajji

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Bilal Hajji
Birth name Bilal Hajji
Also known as The Chef, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji
Occupations Songwriter, Producer
Years active 2005–present

Bilal Hajji, sometimes also known as The Chef (at times Bilal "The Chef" or Bilal "The Chef" Hajji) is a lyricist, songwriter and record producer based in Sweden who has written or co-written many charting hits on the music charts in many countries. He is known for collaborating with record producer RedOne and with AJ Junior (actually Achraf Janussi).

His early success came through co-writing songs for Alexandra Burke, Lady Gaga, Sean Kingston, Kat DeLuna and Swedish acts Darin Zanyar and Mohombi. He achieved recognition for his work in 2005, firstly with the Darin song "Step Up," which reached #1 in Sweden[1] and later won him and frequent collaborator RedOne both a Swedish Grammy and Scandinavian Song of the Year award.[2]

Later hits written or co-written by him include songs for Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger, Akon, One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Khaled amongst others.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

(Selective - significant involvement in album)

Singles / Songs[edit]

(selective - written or co-written)[3][4]

2005
  • Darin - "Step Up" / "Move" / "Be What You Wanna Be" / "You Don't Hear Me"
2007
  • RBD - "Wanna Play" / "Cariño mio"
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013

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