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 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.

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", One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful" and "Live While We're Young", and Maroon 5's "One More Night". The recipient of 6 BMI Awards 4 ASCAP Awards, and 2 Billboard Music Awards, Kotecha’s songs have achieved number one status the world over, having sold more than 100 million copies. Kotecha can be seen on the American version of Simon Cowell's The X Factor, where as Vocal Producer, a role reprised from the original UK show, Kotecha aids and develops the show's budding talent.

At the age of 21, Kotecha signed with BMG Music, and a year later, took his first flight to Sweden to work with songwriter RedOne. Kotecha would eventually learn song structure from vaunted songwriters Kristian Lundin and mentor Max Martin; adopting a new songwriting style. At the same time, he would form a working relationship with Simon Cowell, who brought Kotecha on as a consultant for his label Syco Records.[2]


Adam Lambert
Alexandra Burke
Allison Iraheta
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"

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"
Emblem 3
Geri Halliwell
Il Divo
  • "Sempre Sempre"
  • "Una Noche"
  • "Mama"
Jessie James
  • "I Look So Good (Without You)" (US CHR #43)
  • "Burn It Up"
Jordan Pruitt
  • "My Shoes" (Radio Disney #11)
Justin Bieber
  • "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"
  • "Forever Until Tomorrow"
One Direction
Paul Potts
  • "Mamma"
Paula DeAnda
  • "Roll The Credits" (US CHR #37)
Ryan Cabrera
  • "Shame on Me"
Shayne Ward
Tammin Sursok

The Vamps
  • "Somebody To You"
Tata Young
  • "Sexy, Naughty, Bitchy"
  • "Call Him Mine"
Victoria Justice
Vanessa Hudgens
  • "Say OK" (US #61)
  • "Whatever Will Be" (Tammin Sursok cover)
  • "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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