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He wrote almost 30 of Westlife's hits contributing to seven number ones, including World Of Our Own and Flying Without Wings (which was also number one in the US for Ruben Studdard(American Idol), and the first ever official number one download) and served as executive producer on their first two albums.
His 30 number one hits include Westlife's What Makes a Man, Swear It Again and Flying Without Wings, the last winning song of the year for 1999 and becoming the first number one download. Hector was executive producer on Westlife’s debut album.
He also won a 2010 Brit Award in the Best Single Category for JLS 'Beat Again" as well as a nomination in 2011, again in the Best Single Category for The Wanted 'All Time Low'. He has also won multiple ASCAP and BMI awards as well as an Ivor Novello Award nomination for Biggest Selling Single for "All This Time" by Michelle McManus (UK Pop Idol).
In January 2011 he was listed on the Black Power List.
He co-wrote One Direction's Best Song Ever in 2013.
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