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Nasri singing on microphone at The Messengers Musical Toy Drive in Los Angeles, Dec 2011
|Birth name||Nasri Tony Atweh|
|Occupations||vocalist, songwriter, record producer|
|Associated acts||MAGIC! (lead singer)
The Messengers (production duo with Adam Messinger)
Artists: Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, New Kids on the Block, Michael Bolton, David Guetta, Cheryl Cole, JoJo, Jay Sean, JLS, Vanessa Hudgens, Kat Deluna, Cody Simpson
Nasri Tony Atweh known by his mononym Nasri is a Canadian-born recording artist, singer, songwriter, and Grammy Award winning producer now based in Los Angeles. Besides his solo work, he is part of the writing and production duo "The Messengers" alongside Adam Messinger. He also started his own pop-reggae band called MAGIC!, with Mark Pelli, Alex Tanas, and Ben Spivak. Nasri Atweh is the lead singer in the band.
As a solo artist, between 2003 and 2004 Nasri achieved great radio and video success in Canada, with singles "Go" and "Over N' Done With". Around that time he also co-wrote the winning R&B song in the 2002 John Lennon Songwriting Contest, and was nominated for a 2003 Canadian Independent Music Award. In 2007, his song "Click Click Click" helped drive the reunion of the New Kids on the Block, being the group's first recorded song toward their album The Block.
As a songwriter in his own right, Nasri has also written for major label artists such as David Guetta, Cheryl Cole, Boyzone, JLS, Kat Deluna, Elliott Yamin, Jason Derulo, and Akon, and collaborated with Grammy award winning songwriters/producers, such as Babyface, RedOne, Walter Afanasieff, Jorgen Elofsson, Dan Hill, Andreas Carlsson and Tricky Stewart.
In The Messengers production duo
In recent years, his partnership with fellow Canadian producer/musician Adam Messinger has functioned as a writing and production team, now known as "The Messengers". The duo have written and produced for such artists as Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Big Time Rush, Michael Bolton, Peter Andre, JoJo, Jay Sean, Cody Simpson, Vanessa Hudgens, No Angels, Iyaz and the New Kids on the Block.
Nasri formed a pop-reggae band called MAGIC!. It includes himself as the lead vocalist, Mark Pelli on Guitar, Alex Tanas on drums, and Ben Spivak on bass. Their debut hit single is called "Rude" and has been a big hit in Australia and New Zealand, also charting in Canada.
Nasri was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is of Palestinian Christian descent. Since 2009 he has been romantically involved with the German singer Sandy Mölling. The two met in the work on No Angels album Welcome to the Dance.
- 2003/4: "Go"
- 2003/4: "Over N' Done With"
(songwriter, or co-songwriter)
- Pitbull – Global Warming (Mr. 305 / RCA)
- "Feel This Moment" (feat. Christina Aguilera): Writer, producer
- "Hope We Meet Again" (feat. Chris Brown): Writer, producer, vocalist
- Justin Bieber – Believe (Island / Def Jam)
- Chris Brown – Fortune (RCA)
- Justin Bieber – (Island / Def Jam)
- "Turn To You (Mother's Day Dedication)": Writer
- Justin Bieber – Under the Mistletoe (Island / Def Jam)
- "Mistletoe": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "Christmas Love": Writer, producer, vocalist
- Chris Brown – F.A.M.E. (Jive)
- Cody Simpson – Paradise (Atlantic)
- "Paradise": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "I Love Girls": Writer, producer, vocalist
- Justin Bieber – My Worlds Acoustic (Island / Def Jam)
- Justin Bieber – The Karate Kid (Columbia Pictures)
- "Never Say Never": Writer, producer, musician
- Justin Bieber – My World 2.0 (Island / Def Jam)
- "Up": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "That Should Be Me": Writer, producer, vocalist
- Chris Brown – Graffiti (Jive)
- "Crawl": Writer, producer, vocalist
- Kris Allen – (19 Entertainment/RCA)
- The Vision of Love (2012): Writer, producer
- Big Time Rush – Holiday Bundle Nickelodeon/Columbia
- "Beautiful Christmas" Single
- Cheryl Cole – Messy Little Raindrops (Polydor)
- "Happy Tears": Writer
- JoJo – All I Want Is Everything (Blackground / Interscope)
- "Safe With Me": Writer, producer
- "Balance": Writer, producer
- "Play This Twice": Writer, producer
- New Kids on the Block – The Block (Interscope)
- "Summertime": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "Click Click Click": Writer, vocal producer, vocalist
- "Stare at You": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "Close To You": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "One Song": Writer, vocal producer, vocalist
- "Sexify My Love": Writer
- "Put It on My Tab": Writer
- Michael Bolton – One World One Love (Universal Motown)
- "Ready For You": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "You Comfort Me": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "My Lady": Writer, producer, vocalist
- "Sign Your Name": Vocalist
- "Need You To Fall": Vocalist
- "Invisible Tattoo": Vocalist
- "Crazy Love": Vocalist
- Boyzone – Brother (Polydor)
- "One More Song": Writer
- Prince Royce – (Atlantic)
- "Addicted": Writer, Producer
- Kat Deluna feat. Akon – Push Push (Single) (Universal Motown)
- "Push Push": Writer
- Lolene – Electrick Hotel (Capitol)
- "Rich (Fake It Til You Make It)": Writer, producer, vocalist
- Vanessa Hudgens – Identified (Hollywood)
- "Party on the Moon": Writer
- Elliott Yamin – Fight For Love (Hickory / RED)
- "Can't Keep on Loving You (From A Distance)": Writer
- No Angels – Welcome to the Dance (Universal)
- "One Life": Writer, co-producer
- "Young Love": Writer
- "Too Old": Writer
- "Say Goodbye" Writer, vocalist
- "Dance-Aholic": Writer
- "Derailed": Writer
- "Minute by Minute" (featuring Nasri): Featured performer
- "Young Love": Writer
- Alex Lambert – (19 Entertainment)
- "I Didn't Know": Writer, producer, vocalist
- J. Lewis – (Blackground / Interscope)
- "Green Light": Writer
- "Sex & Coffee": Writer
- Marina Chello – (BadBoy)
- "Sideline": Writer, producer
- Eva Avila – Give Me the Music'' (Sony/BMG)
- "Say Goodbye": Writer
- Ivana Santilli – TO.NY (Do Right): Writer, producer, vocalist
- Tony C – 'Man on a Mission'
- Cody Simpson
A part of Magic!
- 2013: "Rude"
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- Nasri Wiki, biography, pictures, Nasri songs & albums. Artistwiki.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Hot New Talent Alert: Listen to Magic!'s Debut Single 'Rude' [Review]. Arjanwrites.com (24 September 2013). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Nasri Atweh. swisscharts.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
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- EIN Presswire. "Justin Bieber Producers "The Messengers" Host Musical Toy Drive & FUNdraiser on World Aids Day." 24-7 Presswire. 24-7 Presswire.com, 21 Nov. 2011. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. <http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/justin-bieber-producers-quotthe-messengersquot-host-musical-toy-drive-amp-fundraiser-on-world-aids-day-248275.php>
- Global Warming – Pitbull | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards. AllMusic (19 November 2012). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Justin Bieber & Ludacris’ “All Around The World”: Listen | Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on. Idolator.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Chris Brown (4) – Fortune (File, Album) at Discogs. Discogs.com (3 July 2012). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- MP3: Justin Bieber – Pray – TheNext2Shine.com Emerging Undiscovered Music Talent. Blog.thenext2shine.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- "My World 2.0 Official Tracklisting". justinbiebermusic.com. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
- Music Video: Chris Brown – I Can Transform Ya – TheNext2Shine.com Emerging Undiscovered Music Talent. Blog.thenext2shine.com (30 May 2010). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- "AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 8 WINNER KRIS ALLEN TO RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE "THE VISION OF LOVE" AVAILABLE MARCH 26 AT ITUNES AND ALL DIGITAL PROVIDERS ON 19 RECORDINGS/RCA RECORDS".
- Cheryl Cole – "Messy Little Raindrops" – Polydor [November 1st]. Alife.forumotion.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- The Block [Deluxe Edition]: Music. Amazon.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- One World, One Love: Amazon.co.uk: Music. Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Boyzone – One More Song. swisscharts.com (23 May 2010). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Prince Royce Discusses English Album, Video Game Addiction + the Return of Romantic Music. Popcrush.com (6 October 2011). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Kat DeLuna feat. Akon – Push Push. swisscharts.com. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Lolene: "Rich (Fake it Til You Make It)". Ethan Says. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Clear Channel Radio Creates Music Video for Rising Star Alex Lambert | EON: Enhanced Online News. Eon.businesswire.com (26 July 2010). Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
- Marina Chello. Bad Boy Blog. Retrieved on 3 January 2014.
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