Ali Tamposi

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Ali Tamposi
Birth nameAlexandra Tamposi
Born (1989-11-17) November 17, 1989 (age 29)
OriginWest Palm Beach, Florida U.S.
Associated actswatt, Brian Lee, Kelly Clarkson, Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, One Direction, Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Ciara, Alex & Sierra, Gary Clark Jr., Cedric Gervais

Alexandra Tamposi (born November 17, 1989) is an American songwriter from West Palm Beach, Florida, best known for co-writing Kelly Clarkson's song, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" and DJ Snake's "Let Me Love You" featuring Justin Bieber. "Stronger" became Kelly Clarkson's biggest commercial hit to date and earned multiple Grammy nominations including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Ali has written for many artists such as Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Rozzi Crane, Demi Lovato, Rita Ora, Ciara and One Direction.[1][2]

She is the granddaughter of prominent real estate developer, Samuel A. Tamposi.[citation needed]

Ali appeared on the final season of The X Factor as vocal coach and mentor to Simon Cowell's team, working alongside groups Restless Road, Sweet Suspense, and winners Alex & Sierra. She worked closely with Alex & Sierra on their debut album, writing four songs with the duo.

She was featured on the Cedric Gervais single "Love Again", which she also co-wrote.[citation needed]

Since 2015, Tamposi frequently writes with fellow musicians watt and Brian Lee.[3]

Songwriting discography[edit]

Year Artist(s) Song Album
2008 Beyoncé "Save The Hero" I Am...Sasha Fierce
2010 John West "Already There (featuring Big Sean)" Already There
2011 Kelly Clarkson "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" Stronger
Christina Aguilera "Around The World" Lotus
"Empty Words"
2012 Gary Clark Jr. "Glitter Ain't Gold" Blak & Blu
2013 Demi Lovato "Never Been Hurt" DEMI
Ciara "Overdose" Ciara
Quadron "Hey Love" Avalanche
2014 Max Frost "Let Me Down Easy" Intoxication
One Direction "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" Four
Cedric Gervais "Love Again (featuring Ali Tamposi)" Non-album single
Danny Mercer "Who Are You Loving Now?" Who Are You Loving Now?
Alex & Sierra "Just Kids" It's About Us
"Almost Home"
"Broken Flame"
"Little Do You Know"
Lea Michele "On My Way" Louder
Rozzi Crane "Crazy Ass Bitch (featuring Kendrick Lamar)" Space
2015 Bea Miller "This Is Not An Apology" Not An Apology
Wrabel "I Want You" Non-album single
Ciara "One Woman Army" Jackie
2016 Brooke Candy "Happy Days" Non-album single
DJ Snake "Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)" Encore
2017 Kygo and Selena Gomez "It Ain't Me" Stargazing
Lea Michele "Run To You" Places
"Getaway Car"
"Hey You"
Avicii "Lonely Together (featuring Rita Ora)" Avīci (01)
Bebe Rexha "Comfortable (featuring Kranium)" All Your Fault: Pt 2
Camila Cabello "Havana (featuring Young Thug)" CAMILA
Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso "Let Me Go (featuring Florida Georgia Line and watt)" Non-album single
Rita Ora "Anywhere" Phoenix
Selena Gomez and Marshmello "Wolves" TBA
Little Mix "Dear Lover" Glory Days (Platinum Edition)
Nickelback "After the Rain" Feed the Machine
2018 Liam Payne and Rita Ora "For You" Fifty Shades Freed
Cardi B "Thru Your Phone" Invasion of Privacy
Rita Ora "Girls" (featuring Cardi B, Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX) Phoenix
BTS "Airplane Pt. 2" Love Yourself: Tear
5 Seconds of Summer "Youngblood" Youngblood
BTS "Idol" Love Yourself: Answer


  1. ^ Mallernee Barnes, Ellen. "10 Questions: Ali Tamposi". BMI. MusicWorld. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
  2. ^ Villa, Lucas (4 August 2017). "Listen: Camila Cabello premieres new songs 'Havana' and 'OMG'". AXS. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  3. ^ ""It Ain't Me" Songwriter Ali Tamposi on Writing About Heartbreak With Selena Gomez". ELLE. 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2017-10-26.