Sam Martin (singer)

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Sam Martin
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Background information
Birth name Samuel Denison Martin
Born (1983-02-07) February 7, 1983 (age 31)
New York City, New York
Origin Lake Oswego, Oregon, U.S.
Genres Pop, pop rock, alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Years active 2011–present
Associated acts Maroon 5, David Guetta, Ziggy Marley, Guy Sebastian, Con Bro Chill

Samuel Denison "Sam" Martin (born February 7, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter and co-founder with his brother, Connor Martin[1][2] of the band Con Bro Chill and its lead singer. He is best known for featuring on David Guetta's 2014 number one singles "Lovers on the Sun" and "Dangerous".

Career[edit]

Early beginnings[edit]

Martin was born in New York City and raised in Lake Oswego, Oregon. He attended Lakeridge High School[3] and went to Berklee School of Music for 2 years.

2012–14: Breakthrough[edit]

Martin's songwriting credits include co-writing "Daylight" and "It Was Always You" by Maroon 5, and for being the contributing singer and co-writer on the song "Lovers on the Sun" by David Guetta and Guetta's "Dangerous".[4] He also has writing credits on Guy Sebastian's single "Like a Drum"[5] and Ziggy Marley's song "Lighthouse."[6] On June 3, 2014, it was announced that Maroon 5 would be releasing their album V, which includes collaborations with Martin.[7]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[8]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
FRA
[11]
GER
[12]
IRE
[13]
NL
[14]
NOR
[15]
SWE
[16]
SWI
[17]
UK
[18]
"Lovers on the Sun"
(David Guetta featuring Sam Martin)
2014 121 2 1 5 1 3 9 4 4 2 1 Listen
"Dangerous"
(David Guetta featuring Sam Martin)
56 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • ARIA: Platinum[19]
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Single Year Album
"All These Roads"
(Sultan + Ned Shepard featuring Sam Martin and Zella Day)
2012 N/A
"Unbreakable"
(Dirty South featuring Sam Martin)
2014 With You

Written songs[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Co-written with
2012 T.I. Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head "Like That" Clifford Harris, Jr., Cordale Quinn, Lamar Edwards
Sultan + Ned Shepard "All These Roads" (featuring Sam Martin and Zella Day) Ossama Al Sarraf, Ned Shepard, Zella Day Kerr, Xandy Barry, Nick Lazzeri, Justin Harris, Nicholas Karl, Tal Meltzer, Philip Patterson, Christian Walker
Ziggy Marley Fly Rasta "Lighthouse" David Marley
Maroon 5 Overexposed "Daylight" Adam Levine, Max Martin, Mason Levy
2014 David Guetta Listen "Lovers on the Sun" (featuring Sam Martin) David Guetta, Michael Einziger, Giorgio Tuinfort, Tim Bergling, Jason Evigan, Frederic Riesterer
"Dangerous" (featuring Sam Martin) Guetta, Tuinfort, Evigan, Lindy Robbins
"What I Did for Love" (featuring Emeli Sandé) Guetta, Tuinfort, Alicia Keys, Breyan Isaac, Evigan, Sean Douglas
"Goodbye Friend" (featuring The Script) Guetta, Riesterer, Tuinfort, Evigan, Douglas
Maroon 5 V "It Was Always You" Levine, Evigan, Marcus Lomax, Jordan Johnson, Stefan Johnson
"Coming Back for You" Levine, Evigan, Lomax, J. Johnson, S. Johnson
Nick Jonas Nick Jonas "Wilderness" Ian Kirkpatrick, Sean Douglas
Prince Royce featuring Snoop Dogg Single' "Stuck On a Feeling" Geoffrey Rojas, Jason Evigan, Ross Golan, Daniel Omelio
One Direction Four (Deluxe Edition) "Change Your Ticket" Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://conbrochill.com
  2. ^ Singer, Matthew. "Con Bro Chill", Willamette Week, Portland, December 19, 2012. Retrieved on June 26, 2014.
  3. ^ Duin, Steve. "Lakeridge graduate Sam Martin writes for Maroon 5 and knows you're only as good as your last song", The Oregonian, Portland, December 10, 2012. Retrieved on June 26, 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2014/10/david-guetta-delivers-promise-different-new-single-dangerous/
  5. ^ http://artistpublishinggroup.com/songwriters#sam-martin
  6. ^ http://ziggymarley.com//#music/music/studio-albums/fly-rasta/
  7. ^ http://www.ryanseacrest.com/2014/06/03/maroon-5-announce-new-single-maps-will-drop-june-16/
  8. ^ Illegal name entered sam martin/sam+martin/chart?f=379 "Sam Martin – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Sam Martin". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  10. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Sam Martin". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  11. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Sam Martin". French Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  12. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Sam Martin". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  13. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Sam Martin". Irish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  14. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Sam Martin". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  15. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Sam Martin". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  16. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Sam Martin". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  17. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Sam Martin". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  18. ^ Peak positions for the featured singles in the UK:
  19. ^ a b "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  20. ^ "British single certifications – David Guetta – Lovers on the Sun". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved November 12, 2014.  Enter Lovers on the Sun in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Search
  21. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (David Guetta feat. Sam Martin; 'Lovers on the Sun')". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 12, 2014.