Eddie Galan

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Eddie Galan
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Background information
Birth name Edward Joseph Galan
Born (1979-02-04) February 4, 1979 (age 35)
Origin Monterey Park, California
South Pasadena, California (home)
Genres Pop, pop rock, R&B, urban contemporary, soul, alternative dance, hip hop
Occupations Singer, songwriter, arranger, vocal producer, A&R, record producer and acting manager
Years active 2002–present
Labels Mach 1 Music

Eddie Galan (born February 4, 1979) is a Los Angeles born singer/musician, songwriter, record producer, music manager and acting manager.[1] Galan has achieved 20x Multi-Platinum status and worked on albums that have gone #1 on the charts 6 times around the world, while winning a Billboard Award and being nominated for American Music Awards and Grammy Awards. He studied film production at Occidental College in Los Angeles and began a successful career in music songwriting and production right out of college. Galan is the President of Los Angeles based Mach 1 Music.

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2006–2008[edit]

Galan was one of the producers of the High School Musical soundtrack, co-producing and singing on the B5 version of "Get'cha Head In Da Game". The album topped the Billboard 200 chart twice and was certified quadruple Platinum by the RIAA.[3]

Galan co-produced and vocal arranged B5's "Shining Star" on Disney's Hannah Montana soundtrack, an album which twice topped the Billboard 200[4] and has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA.[5]

Galan also co-wrote and produced the Clique Girlz's "Incredible", which was used as the theme song for the 2008 Beijing Olympics as well as being a featured song on the 2008 Olympics Team USA Soundtrack.

2009–2010[edit]

Jan 2010, for National Grammy Career Day, Galan was a member of the Grammy's Producer's panel, alongside Jimmy Jam, Keri Hilson, Danja Handz, and Anthony Hamilton.

Galan collaborated and worked heavily with a wide variety of established acts, including Danja Handz, Jacob Latimore (Jive Records), Jordan Knight of New Kids On The Block, the Backstreet Boys, El Debarge, Cymphonique, Stephen Jerzak (Universal Republic), The Cab (Warner), TV TV (Jive), Ryan Cabrera, AllStar Weekend (Hollywood), School Boy Humor (Vagrant), He Is We (Universal Motown), Manny Streetz, Raven-Symoné, Jasmine Villegas (Epic), Jon B., and Frankie J.

In 2009, Galan placed three cuts on Mitchel Musso's debut self-titled album, "Us Against the World", "Movin In" and "Stuck on You". He also had success internationally with multiple major label placements in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and Mexico, where Galan produced "Freakshow" for debut artist Victoria. The single became a new Top 10 hit in Mexico in its first 2 weeks on the charts.[6]

2011–2013[edit]

2011 brought another #1 album to the table (Lil Eddie), along with a top #3 single with Mayra Veronica's "Freak Like Me." Mach 1's expansion into Japanese and KPop markets proved to be incredibly successful as well. In 2012, Galan and his team achieved Top 10 single status in Canada and France with Audio Playground's "Famous." R&B legend Ginuwine began collaborating with Galan on 4 new original songs and Eddie G. cowrote and produced YouTube worldwide sensation Sophia Grace's first single. Mach 1 also wrote and produced 2 songs on Universal Record's Twinkle Toes Soundtrack release. 2013 brought work with Akon, Universal Republic's Aaradhna Patel, which went #1 on ITunes R&B/Soul Charts, Decca Universal's Bo Saris and the album title track for XFactor finalist Reed Deming's debut EP.

2014[edit]

Moving towards the executive side of the business, Eddie Galan is currently working as an A&R Coordinator for the band O-Town.

Management[edit]

Eddie Galan currently manages actors, musicians, bands and brands, including TV star Kiersey Clemons ("Transparent," "Austin & Ally," "Cloud 9"), XFactor Season 2 standout star Paige Thomas, teenage heartthrob Nick Tangorra and Awesomness "Side Effects" TV star Meg DeLacy.

Discography[edit]

Year Song Artist Album
2006
  • "Get'cha Head in the Game"
B5 High School Musical Soundtrack & High School Musical Special Edition
2006
  • "Uh Oh (Here We Go)"
  • "How Do I Let Go"
  • "You Belong to Me"
  • "Quit Chasing Me"
  • "Try Imagining"
  • "I Do Love You"
  • "Didn't I Tell You"
  • "Crystal Ball"
Myra Southern Signal/EMI Records
2007
  • "Shining Star"
B5 Hannah Montana Soundtrack
2007
  • "Handle My Love"
Colby O'Donis Konvict Music Group
2007
  • "Let's Go"
Jackie Boyz
2007
  • "Breakdown"
Jada Universal Motown Records
2007
  • "Fast Lane"
A Girl Called Jane Island Def Jam
2007
  • "Rock n Roll"
Alyson Stoner
2007
  • "Gotta Let You Know"
  • "It's Not You"
Chantelle Paige Konvict Music Group
2007
  • "For the Love of You"
Sundance & Sabrina Universal/Cherry Records
2007
  • "Up in Mah Face"
Somaya Reece
2007
  • "Hold On"
  • "Rainy Days"
  • "Hot Legal & Ready"
Trevor Penick
2007
  • "Tricky"
  • "Lay Em Down"
  • "Keep Ya Head Up"
Cecy B. Cecy B.
2007
  • "Femmelicious"
  • "Uh Oh (Here We Go)"
  • "V.I.P."
  • "Like This"
Crush 5 Femmelicious (Mostiko/Universal Records Germany)
2007
  • "You Know You Want It"
Chris Doran Eurovision winner 2006
2007
  • "Standing Tall"
  • "Two Sided Girl"
Devon Werkheiser Universal/Cherry Records -
2007
  • "Incredible" single
  • "You Think" single
  • "Girls Rock"
  • "I Don't Wanna"
  • "My Life"
  • "They Don't Know Me"
  • "The Girl Who Rules the World"
  • "It Had to Be You"
  • "Superstar"
  • "I Don't Care"
  • "Welcome to the Freakshow"
Clique Girlz Interscope Records - Incredible
2007
  • "La Ciudad"
Abusivo Machete Music/Universal Records - Compilation
2007
  • "FreakShow"
  • "Head Above Water"
  • "Perfect Lie"
  • "It Had to Be You"
  • "End of the World"
  • "Fly Away"
  • "Under My Skin"
Victoria Warner Bros Mexico- "Welcome to the Freakshow"
2008
  • "Calling Your Name"
Anders Johannson 'Universal Sweden -
2008
  • "Why"
  • "Again"
  • "It's Over"
  • "Fastlane"
  • "Are You Kidding Me"
  • "Flying"
Katelyn Tarver
2008
  • "Bad Karma"
BC Jean J Records -
2009
  • "Us Against the World"
  • "Movin In"
  • "Stuck on You"
Mitchel Musso Walt Disney Records
2009
  • "Picture Perfect"
  • "Gone"
  • "Hot Stuff"
  • "Call Me"
Tiffany Thornton
2009
  • "Ain't Gonna Take No More"
  • "One Chance"
Aaron Carter
2009
  • "MVP"
  • "Emergency"
Jacob Latimore Jive Records
2009
  • "Mysterious"
Sweet Rush Motown Records
2009
  • "I Die"
Backstreet Boys Jive Records
2009/2010
  • "So Incredible"
  • "Tears in a Bottle"
  • "Long Drive Home"
  • "I Had a Dream" (featuring Jon B.)
  • "Long Run"
  • "The Beat Goes"
Frankie J.
2010
  • "Under Construction"
Jasmine Villegas Epic/Sony Records
2010
  • "Professional"
TVTV Jive Records
2010
  • "Rough"
Ryan Cabrera
2010
  • "Barbie Doll"
  • "Joy Stick"
H*Wood DarkChild/Koch Records
2010
  • "Pepsi"
Flyte Interscope Records
2010
  • "Gravitational Pull"
Cymphonique Sony/Nickelodean
2010
  • "Unlove You"
El Debarge
2010
  • "RSVP"
Stephen Jerzak Universal Republic
2010
  • "Left Standing"
The Cab Warner Bros.
2010
  • "She Totally Wants Me"
  • "We're So Dangerous"
  • "Love Hook"
  • "The 80's Song"
Allstar Weekend Hollywood Records
2010
  • "Keeper"
  • "Show Me"
  • "You Can Have Her"
  • "The World Revolves Around You"
  • "Blonde Hair Blue Eyes"
  • "California Love" (featuring Jeffree Star)
School Boy Humor Unsigned
2010
  • "Be Original" single
  • "That's News to Me"
  • "Go Crazy"
  • "Fly Home to You"
Savannah Outen
2010
  • "If You Wanna Fly"
Mayra Veronica MVA Records
2011
  • "Rockstar"
Jordan Knight Interscope Records
2011
  • "World Premiere"
  • "It Hurts"
  • "Beggin"
Varsity Fanclub
2011
  • "Lili Marleen"
Béla Mavrák & Mayra Veronica
2011
  • "Pump"
Too $hort feat. Isis Love
2011
  • "Freak Like Me"
Mayra Veronica MVA Records
2011
  • "Soldier"
Marika Emerton Records
2011
  • "Runaway"
  • "Closer to Love"
Lil Eddie Manhattan Records (Japan)
2011
  • "It Hurts"
Kim Bo Kyung Sony Korea
2011
  • "Wing"
Kim Bo Kyung Sony Korea
2012 Audio Playground Canwest Musicworks
2012
  • "Wrong Direction"
  • "She Glows"
Ginuwine
2012
  • "Princess Swagger"
Sophia Grace Performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2012
  • "Shine"
  • "Beautiful"
Twinkle Toes Soundtrack Sketchers/Universal Records
2012
  • "It's Friday Night"
  • "Shoulda Woulda Coulda"
Stefanie Scott Disney Actress (A.N.T. FARM)
2012
  • "Point Blank"
  • "The Last Song"
Caroline Sunshine Disney Actress (Shake It Up)
2012
  • "Show Me"
David Correy X Factor Artist
2012
  • "We Got A Good Thing"
Dinah Jane X Factor Artist
2012
  • "Hurts"
Shinhwa Universal Music Taiwan
2013
  • "Burned It Up"
Aaradhna Patel Universal Republic Records
2013
  • "Ridiculous"
Reed Deming XFactor Finalist
2013
  • "TBA"
Hollie Cavanagh American Idol 4th Place Finalist
2014
  • TBA
Daddy Yankee El Cartel Records
2014
  • "Through The Light"
Carmen Electra
2014
  • "Back To Us"
Keenan Cahill Augmenter Music Group
2014
  • "So Sad"
Bo Saris Decca/Universal Records
2014
  • "Dutch That Shit"
Akon KonLive
2014
  • "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough"
  • "Buried Alive"
  • "Got To Go"
OTown All About The Melody/Universal Records

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Awards[edit]

  • 2006 American Music Awards; Galan was nominated for their work on High School Musical, under the Album of the Year category.[citation needed]
  • 2006 Billboard Music Awards; Galan won a 2006 Billboard Award for Soundtrack Album of the Year for their work on High School Musical.[citation needed]
  • Galan was also nominated for Album of the Year at the 2006 Billboard awards, also for their work on High School Musical.[citation needed]
  • 2013 Pacific Music Awards; Galan won Best Pacific Album of The Year Award

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