Savan Kotecha

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Savan Kotecha
Birth name Savan Harish Kotecha
Origin Austin, Texas
Genres Pop, pop rock, dance-pop, teen pop, power pop, R&B
Occupations Songwriter, producer, vocal coach
Labels Mr. Kanani, Jive, RCA, Capitol, LaFace, Island, BMG, Atlantic, Syco Records, Columbia Records
Associated acts Usher, Enrique Iglesias, Carrie Underwood, Britney Spears, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Shontelle, Adam Lambert, Leona Lewis, Cher Lloyd, Alexandra Burke, Westlife, Shayne Ward, Hilary Duff.
Website http://www.kananisongs.com/

Savan Kotecha (born Savan Harish Kotecha) is an American songwriter and record producer of Indian descent, from Austin, Texas.[1] Kotecha has co-written such hits as Britney Spears' "If U Seek Amy" and "I Wanna Go", Usher’s "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love", Ariana Grande's "Problem" and "Break Free" and "Bang Bang", One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful" Kiss You"and "Live While We're Young", and Maroon 5's "One More Night" amongst others. The recipient of 9 BMI Awards 7 ASCAP Awards, and 2 Billboard Music Awards, Kotecha’s songs have achieved number one status all over the world, having sold more than 100 million copies. Kotecha can be seen on the American version of Simon Cowell's The X Factor, as a vocal producer, a role reprised from the original UK show, Kotecha aids and develops the show's budding talent. In 2013, he set up his own record label Mr. Kanani under Syco Music. The first release was the debut album, Nothing to Lose by Emblem3 where he served as the executive-producer.[2][3]

Discography[edit]

Adam Lambert
Alexandra Burke
Allison Iraheta
Ariana Grande
  • "Problem" (US #2) (UK #1)
  • "Break Free" featuring Zedd (US# 4)
  • "One Last Time"
  • "Love Me Harder" featuring The Weeknd
  • "Bang Bang" with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj (US #4)
Backstreet Boys
  • "In a World Like This"
BC Jean
  • "I’ll Survive You"
Britney Spears
Carolina Liar
  • "All That Comes Out Of My Mouth"
Carrie Underwood
  • "Quitter"
  • "Inside Your Heaven" (US #1)
Cassadee Pope
  • "Easier To Lie"
Celine Dion
Cher Lloyd

"Dirty Love"

"M.F.P.O.T.Y" "Killing It" "Alone With Me"

Christian TV
  • "Love2Baby"
Christina Aguilera
Danni Minogue
  • "Love Fight"
  • "Vibe On"
Days Difference
  • "Speakers" (#29 Hot AC)
Delta Goodrem
Demi Lovato
Enrique Iglesias
  • "Ring My Bells"
Emblem3
Geri Halliwell
Glee
Hilary Duff
  • "All About You"
Il Divo
  • "Sempre Sempre"
  • "Una Noche"
  • "Mama"
Jennifer Lopez
  • "First Love"; (US CHR: 20)

Jessie James

  • "I Look So Good (Without You)" (US CHR #43)
  • "Burn It Up"
Jessie J
JLS
Jordan Pruitt
  • "My Shoes" (Radio Disney #11)
Justin Bieber
Ke$ha
  • "All That Matters (The Beautiful Life)"
Laza Morgan
  • "One by One"
Leona Lewis
Lesley Roy
  • "Psycho B**ch"
Lindsay Lohan
  • "Disconnected"
  • "Symptoms Of You"
Miranda Cosgrove

iCarly Soundtrack

  • "Stay My Baby" (Radio Disney #19)
  • "Oh Oh"
Maroon 5
Megan & Liz
  • "Release You"
MKTO
  • "Forever Until Tomorrow"
One Direction
Paul Potts
  • "Mamma"
Paula DeAnda
  • "Roll The Credits" (US CHR #37)
Ryan Cabrera
  • "Shame on Me"
Shayne Ward
Shontelle
Tammin Sursok


The Vamps
  • "Somebody To You" (UK #4)
Tata Young
  • "Sexy, Naughty, Bitchy"
  • "Call Him Mine"
Usher
Victoria Justice
Vanessa Hudgens
  • "Say OK" (US #61)
  • "Whatever Will Be" (Tammin Sursok cover)
Westlife
  • "Where We Are"
  • "No More Heroes"
  • "Us Against the World" (UK #8)
  • "Something Right"
  • "The Easy Way"
  • “Pictures In My Head”
  • "Amazing" (UK #4)
  • "Colour My World"
  • "Hit You With The Real Thing"
  • "Maybe Tomorrow"
  • "Miss You When I’m Dreaming"
  • "Still Here"
  • "Obvious" (UK #3)
  • "Heal"
  • "When a Woman Loves a Man"
  • "I Get Weak"


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