Brandon Blue Hamilton
Brandon Blue Hamilton
|Birth name||Brandon Hamilton|
|Also known as||Blue|
|Born||April 7, 1987|
Saint Louis, Missouri United States
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia United States|
|Occupation(s)||Music producer, writer, performer, teacher|
|Instruments||Bass, guitar, drums, piano|
|Labels||Plumbline Music Group, Island Def Jam|
Brandon Hamilton, professionally known as Blue, is a Grammy nominated American music producer from Atlanta, GA. He is most known for his work with Plumbline Music Group, which he joined in January 2010.
Blue is signed with Plumbline Music Group, a music production company started by Jan Smith. He has worked with Jan on the production of the Grammy-nominated Diane Warren song written for Justin Bieber entitled Born To Be Somebody. This also earned Blue production credits on the film, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and was the only new release from the movie’s soundtrack CD. Blue also co-wrote a song with Justin Bieber entitled All I Want is You for the 2011 Christmas album, Under The Mistletoe.
In June 2012, Blue landed a cover and was named Atlanta's Hottest New Producer and one to watch for in X-Poszed Magazine.
Production and writing credits
- All I Want Is You
(Produced By Justin Bieber, Written By Justin Bieber, Brandon Blue Hamilton )
Justin Bieber - Never Say Never: The Remixes (February 14, 2011)
- Born to Be Somebody - from the film, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. A Grammy Awards nominated song.
Despite widespread confusion, Atlanta-based African-American music producer Brandon "Blue" Hamilton is not the same individual as a Los Angeles-based Caucasian musician named Blue Hamilton, whose recent engagement to actor Matt Dallas was reportedly announced on Dallas' Twitter account.
- Brandon Hamilton's "Blue" Streak ASCAP February 22, 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2013
- Mama Jan and Blue Hamilton’s Song “Born to Be Somebody” Receive Grammy Nom! Jan Smith Studios, Inc. 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2013
- "Born to Be Somebody". Never Say Never: The Remixes. AllMusic.com.
- "All I Want is You". Under the Mistletoe. AllMusic.com.
- "The "Producer" Edition - Volume1, Issue 1". X-Pozsed Magazine. Col-X-Ist Multi Media Group and Publication L.L.C.
- "Stronger". AllMusic.com.
- Official website Bassie 'Blue' Hamilton 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2013
- Introducing Blue Hamilton Archived January 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine Trending Records. 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2013