This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (December 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Birth name||Alexander Shuckburgh|
|Origin||West London, England,|
|Genres||Soul, hip hop, electronica, R&B, pop|
|Occupation(s)||Producer, songwriter, musician|
Alexander Shuckburgh, who is also known as Al Shux, is a music producer and songwriter from London, England. Shux has worked with musical artists Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Plan B, Tinie Tempah and Lana Del Rey.
In 2012, Shux scored the music for Plan B's film Ill Manors. Shux also co-wrote and produced seven tracks on Plan B's Mercury Prize nominated album ilL Manors, including the title track which The Guardian hailed as "the greatest British protest song in years."
Songwriting and Production Credits
Awards and nominations
- Ivor Novello Awards
- Nominated: Best Contemporary Song Ill Manors performed by Plan B
- Nominated: Best Original Film Score Ill Manors performed by Plan B
- Brit Awards
- Nominated: MasterCard BriSsh Album of the Year Plan B -‐ Ill Manors
- Mercury Music Prize
- Nominated: Best Album -‐ Ill Manors
- Won: Best Hip Hop/Grime: Plan B
- 53rd Grammy Awards
- Nominated: Record Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
- Won: Best Rap Song -‐ Empire State of Mind
- Won: Song Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
- Won: Rap Song Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
- Nominated: Most Performed Songs Of The Year -‐ Empire State of Mind
- Mercury Music Prize
- Nominated: Album Of The Year – Sway -‐ This is my Demo
- "53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards – Best Rap Song". GRAMMY.com. 13 February 2011.
- "Grammy Awards: 'Empire State of Mind' producer Al Shux knows hip hop – and the metric system". Los Angeles Times. 13 February 2011.
- "Grammy awarded to BA Commercial Music graduate, Alexander Shuckburgh". University of Westminster. 21 February 2011. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011.
- Lynsky, Dorian. "Badge Music Blog Next Previous Blog home Why Plan B's Ill Manors is the greatest British protest song in years". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 September 2013.
- Al Shux on Twitter
- Alexander Shuckburgh accepting 2011 Grammy Award (photo)
- Al Shux interview at VIBE.com (4 December 2009)