Aton Ben-Horin

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Aton Ben-Horin
Aton Ben-Horin headshot in NYC skyline. Taken March 31, 2013.jpg
Aton Ben-Horin headshot in NYC skyline. Taken March 31, 2013
Background information
Birth name Aton Ben-Horin
Born (1979-10-11) October 11, 1979 (age 37)
Miami, FL
Origin Los Angeles
Occupation(s) Record executive, producer, songwriter, music manager, A&R
Labels Warner Music Group
Website Twitter.com/Aton

Aton Ben-Horin (born October 11, 1979) is an American music executive and record producer. As of June 10, 2016, Aton serves as Global Vice President of A&R for all of Warner Music Group's labels, including Atlantic Records and Warner Bros. Records.[1][2][3][4][5] Ben-Horin is also the Owner of Plush Recording Studios, the CEO of Plush Management LLC, and a founding partner/producer for The Agency (production team).

Aton initially began his career as a musician and songwriter in a touring rock band, Atomic Tangerine, sharing the stage with acts such as Simple Plan and Jimmy Eat World[6][7][8] Aton then ventured into the dance music scene and began DJing and producing dance music, under the name DJ 8on. He headlined the BreakBeat stage at Ultra Music Festival,[9] radio mix shows, and local music venues. In August 2007 Aton opened Plush Recording Studios, which has developed into one of the premier Florida recording studios, with clients such as Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Justin Bieber, and Chris Brown, to name a few.[10] Through his production and songwriting team, The Agency, Aton has produced and licensed a catalog of songs with the likes of John Legend, Rick Ross, Ciara, and many more. Through Plush Management LLC, he signed YouTube sensation Avery in 2010 and secured her a major record deal with Universal Motown.[11][12] His multi-faceted path soon led him to A&R. In 2012, Aton began doing A&R at Warner Music Group, under Mike Caren (worldwide president of A&R, Warner Music Group).[13][14][15][16]

Since joining Warner Music Group, Aton has delivered hit singles for Jason Derulo, Flo Rida, David Guetta, and more. Some of his most recent successes include Flo Rida's "My House" and "G.D.F.R." Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" and "Wiggle," David Guetta's "Hey Mama" (featuring Nicki Minaj and Bebe Rexha) and "Bad" (featuring Showtek and Vassy).[17] His current management roster includes Daniel Skye.

Discography[edit]

Selected production discography[edit]

Artist Title Album Year Credit
Flo Rida & 99 Percent "Cake" Cake 2017 A&R
Daniel Skye "ON" ON 2017 Executive Producer
Sage The Gemini "Now And Later" Now & Later 2016 A&R
Robin Schulz & David Guetta "Shed A Light" feat. Cheat Codes Shed A Light 2016 A&R, Vocal Production
Flo Rida "Zillionaire" Zillionaire 2016 A&R
Daniel Skye "Good As It Gets" Good As It Gets 2016 Executive Producer
Jess Lee "Snow Storm" Love Storm 2016 Co-Writer, Producer
Flo Rida "Who's With Me" Who's With Me 2016 A&R
Flo Rida "Dirty Mind" Dirty Mind 2016 A&R, Co-Writer, Vocal Producer
Akon "Good Girls Lie" Good Girls Lie 2016 A&R
Charlie Puth "As You Are" Nine Track Mind 2016 A&R
CeeLo Green "Music To My Soul" Heart Blanche 2015 A&R
Daniel Skye "We Got Us" We Got Us 2015 Executive Producer, Vocal Producer
Jason Derulo "Want to Want Me" , "Cheyenne" , "Get Ugly" , "Pull Up" , "Love Like That" (feat. K. Michelle), ""Painkiller" (feat. Meghan Trainor), "Broke" (feat. Stevie Wonder and Pusha T), "Try Me" (feat. Jennifer Lopez and Matoma), "Love Me Down" , "Trade Hearts" (feat. Julia Michaels), "X2CU" Everything is 4 2015 A&R, Vocal Production
Daniel Skye "All I Want" (feat. Cameron Dallas) All I Want 2015 Co-Writer, Executive Producer, Vocal Producer
Cameron Dallas "She Bad" She Bad 2015 Co-Writer
Flo Rida "G.D.F.R" (feat. Sage the Gemini), "My House" , "I Don't Like It I Love It (feat. Robin Thicke)" , "That's What I Like (feat. Fitz)", "Here It Is (feat. Chris Brown)" , "Once In A Lifetime" , "Wobble" My House 2015 A&R, Vocal Production
Wiz Khalifa "See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth)" Fast & Furious 7 Soundtrack 2015 Background vocals
David Guetta "Hey Mama" (featuring Nicki Minaj and Afrojack) Listen 2014 A&R
David Guetta "Yesterday" (featuring Bebe Rexha) Listen 2014 A&R
Jake Miller "Party In The Penthouse" Dazed and Confused EP 2014 A&R
Daniel Skye "Maybe" Maybe 2014 Executive Producer
Jake Miller "First Flight Home" First Flight Home 2014 Co-Writer, A&R
Alex Newell "Nobody To Love" Nobody To Love 2014 A&R
Jason Derulo "Wiggle" ft. Snoop Dogg Talk Dirty 2014 A&R
Jason Derulo "Talk Dirty" ft. 2 Chainz Talk Dirty / Tattoos 2014 A&R[18]
Jason Derulo "Bubblegum" ft. Tyga Talk Dirty 2014 A&R
Jason Derulo "Kama Sutra" ft. Kid Ink Talk Dirty 2014 A&R
David Guetta & Showtek "Bad" ft. Vassy Bad 2014 A&R
Brandyn Burnette "Thanks For Nothing" Thanks For Nothing 2014 A&R
Jason Derulo "Tattoos" Tattoos 2013 Co-Vocal Producer
Jason Derulo "Side Effect" Tattoos 2013 A&R
Flo Rida "How I Feel" How I Feel 2013 A&R
Flo Rida "Rear View" ft. August Alsina Rear View 2013 A&R
Meek Mill ft. John Legend, Rick Ross, Nas "Maybach Curtains" Dreams and Nightmares 2012 Co-Producer
Avery "Good Times" Good Times 2012 Co-Producer, co-Writer, Guitarist, Vocal Producer
Avery "Go Screw Yourself (GSY)" Go Screw Yourself 2011 Executive Producer
Ciara "Heavy Rotation" Basic Instinct 2010 Co-Producer
Avery "Love Me or Let Me Go" Love Me or Let Me Go 2010 Co-Producer, co-Writer, Guitarist, Vocal Producer[12][19]
Alexandra Amor "Radio" Radio 2010 Co-Producer
Alexandra Amor "Superstar" Superstar 2010 Co-Producer, co-Writer, Guitarist, Vocal Producer[20][21]
Shiri Maimon "Hard To Forget" Standing on My Own 2008 Co-Writer
Shiri Maimon "Now That You're Gone" E MTV Awards 2008 Co-Writer
Shiri Maimon "Veratziti Shetedi" (I Wanted You To Know) Rega Lifney She... 2007 Co-Writer, composer
Shiri Maimon "Mamshicha Mikan" (Moving On) Rega Lifney She... 2007 Co-Writer, composer
Cupid "Say Yes" Time for a Change 2006 Co-Producer
Atomic Tangerine "Closed Mind", "Gravity", "The Chase", "Bitch For Society", "Free", "Wanna", "I Exist", "Prism", "Yesterday's News", "Ounce of Faith", " Dynamic", "You're the Way", "Found", "Stuck in Traffic" Creatures of Habit 2005 Co-Writer, co-Producer, Vocal Producer, Guitarist, Harmony Vocalist
Vic Latino "Sunglasses at Night" (DJ 8on Breaks Mix) 80's Now! (Tommy Boy) 2002 Producer, Remixer
Atomic Tangerine "On You", "Wiseman", "Forever and a Day", "Hate Is Forever", "Simon Says" Atomic Tangerine (EP) 1998 Co-Composer, co-Writer

References[edit]

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