Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou
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|Born||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Origin||New Castle, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Genres||Pop rock, pop, acoustic, R&B, hip hop|
|Occupations||Record Producer Songwriter Musician Vocalist|
|Associated acts||Joey McIntyre, Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Hot Chelle Rae, Selena Gomez, Big Time Rush, Days Difference, Whitney Houston, David Archuleta, Jordin Sparks, Nick Lachey, New Kids On The Block, NKOTBSB, Vanessa Hudgens, Westlife, Simple Plan|
Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou is an American songwriter, producer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, based in Los Angeles. He co-wrote and produced the Billboard Hot 100 charting singles, "What’s Left of Me" by Nick Lachey, "Crush" by David Archuleta, "Who Says" by Selena Gomez & the Scene, and "Tonight Tonight" by Hot Chelle Rae. He has also collaborated with Jordin Sparks, Celine Dion, and Backstreet Boys.
Early life 
Emanuel began playing the guitar and piano at the age of six, and joined his father’s Greek band at the age of thirteen. He graduated from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio in 1989 with a degree in music, and then relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Kiriakou co-wrote and produced the new Jason DeRulo single, "It Girl" and has the forthcoming single by Days Difference, "Down With Me". Emanuel also co-wrote and produced the first single for Selena Gomez & the Scene titled "Who Says", co-wrote and produced Hot Chelle Rae's current single, "Tonight Tonight" and co-wrote and produced "Fix A Heart" which appears on Demi Lovato's new album, Unbroken.
Emanuel also co-produced the title track on Whitney Houston's record entitled "I Look To You". He co-wrote and produced the first single on David Archuleta's record titled "Crush" which debuted at #2 on Billboard, the highest American Idol debut to date, which received 1.8 million downloads. Emanuel's multi-format single for Nick Lachey's "What's Left of Me” hit top 5 on the pop Billboard chart and #1 on the Dance Chart.
Emanuel's music has been featured in television shows and major motion picture soundtracks, including the award-winning My Big Fat Greek Wedding. He has worked with chart-topping artists Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Big Time Rush, David Archuleta, Jesse McCartney, Celine Dion, Jordin Sparks, Joey McIntyre, New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys, and Nick Lachey, among others.
Current collaborations 
Charice - Charice (Reprise Records)
In This Song : Writer
J.C. Chasez - J.C. Chasez (Jive)
You Ruined Me : Writer, Producer
Joey McIntyre - 8:09 (Artemis)
Nick Lachey - Nick Lachey Christmas (Jive)
Joy To The World : Producer