Steve Mac

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Steve Mac

Steve Mac is a British musician, songwriter and record producer.[1] He has worked with Shakira [2] One Direction,[3] The Wanted,[3] Westlife,[4] Susan Boyle,[5] Il Divo,[4] JLS,[4] Kelly Clarkson,[6] Leona Lewis,[7] The Saturdays,[8] and James Blunt.[9]

Mac has collaborated with songwriters Wayne Hector, Karen Poole, Lindy Robbins, Lily Allen, Emeli Sandé, Jason Derulo.[10]

Steve Mac received the ASCAP Songwriter of The Year 2013 award for works including co-writing The Wanted single Glad You Came.[11][12] The composition was also named ASCAP Song of the Year, honouring Mac, Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett.[13] Mac had previously won the ASCAP Song of The Year 2012 award for producing and co-writing You Make Me Feel... recorded by Cobra Starship that has sold over 2 million downloads.[14][15] Mac has been nominated twice for a Brit Award (Best Single category). First in 2011 for The Wanted song All Time Low, and in 2012 with fellow songwriters Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett for Glad You Came by The Wanted.[16] In 2010, Mac's song Beat Again (performed by JLS) won a Brit Award for Best Single and a MOBO Award.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nick Duerden, The Independent, 19 August 2012, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/steve-mac-he-writes-the-songs-that-make-the-whole-world-sing-8060078.html
  2. ^ RCA Records, Recent News, 25 February 2014,
  3. ^ a b Peermusic UK, News, 9 May 2012, http://peermusic.co.uk/news/archive/2012/steve-mac-hits-continue-to-climb-the-billboard-charts.aspx
  4. ^ a b c Kimbel Bouwman, Hit Quarters, 12 April 2010, http://www.hitquarters.com/index.php3?page=intrview/2010/April12_5_4_9.html
  5. ^ Billboard, Articles, 31 October 2011, http://www.billboard.com/articles/review/1067555/album-review-susan-boyle-someone-to-watch-over-me
  6. ^ http://hamadamania.com/2013/11/05/bridgit-mendler-works-with-ina-wroldsen-steve-mac-for-new-album/
  7. ^ The Independent, Nick Duerden, 19 August 2012, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/steve-mac-he-writes-the-songs-that-make-the-whole-world-sing-8060078.html
  8. ^ Music Week, 5 July 2012, http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/steve-mac-signs-to-bmg-chrysalis/049468
  9. ^ Tina Hart, Music Week, 20 December 2013, http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/james-blunt-hold-on-to-your-sense-of-what-you-re-in-the-industry-for-the-musical-side-and-the-art-and-stand-your-ground-on-that/057131
  10. ^ ASCAP, http://www.ascap.com/eventsawards/awards/prs/2013/songwriter-of-the-year.aspx
  11. ^ Rober Copsey, Digital Spy, 24 May 2011, http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a321214/the-wanted-premiere-glad-you-came.html
  12. ^ Record Industry Association of America, 2012, http://www.riaa.com/newsitem.php?content_selector=riaa-news-gold-and-platinum&news_month_filter=4&news_year_filter=2012&id=593A3BE7-F153-753B-A504-E2B600DDD3F2
  13. ^ Paul Williams, Musicweek, 10 Oct 2013,http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/steve-mac-named-songwriter-of-year/056330
  14. ^ ASCAP, 11 October 2012, http://www.ascap.com/press/2012/1010_london_awards.aspx
  15. ^ Lewis Corner, Digital Spy, Music News, 11 October 2012, http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/news/a429915/taio-cruz-named-songwriter-of-the-year-at-ascap-awards.html
  16. ^ Kate Lucey, "Wanted Go Triple Platinum" Sugar Scope, 23 August 2012,
  17. ^ Peer Music, http://www.peermusic.com/peermusic/index.cfm/artist-writer/artist-details/?artist_id=625

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