Bryan Todd (record producer)
Record producer Bryan Todd.
|Born||March 1, 1973|
|Origin||Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.|
|Genres||Pop, R&B, Country|
|Occupation(s)||Songwriter, producer, musician, artist|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboards|
|Associated acts||David Foster, Jordin Sparks, Danny Gokey, Rascal Flatts, Michael W. Smith, Big Time Rush, Snoop Dogg|
Bryan Todd (born March 1, 1973) is an American Grammy nominated, multi-platinum record producer and songwriter. Early in his career, Todd was a solo artist and had a single in the top 20. He has since focused on writing and producing for other Artists such as Miley Cyrus, Jordin Sparks, Danny Gokey, Michael W. Smith, Rascal Flatts, Lucy Hale, Ashley Tisdale and notably the song "Breakthrough" for the Disney Original Movie Lemonade Mouth (film), a soundtrack that reached #1 on Billboard. Todd is signed to Universal Music Publishing through David Foster.
Early life and education
Todd began his career as a recording artist in Los Angeles. He traveled to Sweden at the suggestion of colleagues and signed with Warner/Chappell Music. He released a single It's The Way which peaked at #19 on the Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart in October 2004. Todd also began penning tracks for other artists.
Todd has since written and produced for numerous artists that have included Jordin Sparks, Ruben Studdard, Michael W. Smith, Rascal Flatts, Lucy Hale, Ashley Tisdale, Josh Kelley, Berlin, Jordan Pruitt, Big Time Rush, Honor Society and Ashley Roberts from the Pussycat Dolls. He wrote and produced "Breakthrough" for the Disney Original Movie Lemonade Mouth (film). This soundtrack went to #1 on the Billboard Soundtrack Chart and was also the highest soundtrack debut on the Billboard Hot 100. He also co-wrote and produced "I'm Still Alive," a song written for Slovakian sister duo TWiiNS. In addition, Todd had a #1 record with the band Honor Society in late 2011 with the song he co-wrote and produced "Hurricane."
Todd has co-created and developed an act with record executive Tommy Page for Warner Bros. Records called V Factory. He acted as the group’s Executive Producer, as well as writing and producing about half of the group’s debut CD. In addition, Nickelodeon and Sony Music asked Todd to be a music consultant for a boy band Big Time Rush. His notable collaborators include Kara Dioguardi of American Idol fame, Jimmy Robbins, Jeffrey Steele, Andreas Carlsson, Kristian Lundin, and Stephan Moccio.
Production and songwriting
- Michael W. Smith - "Conversation"
- Michael W. Smith - "Something In My Heart"
- Michael W. Smith - "Footsteps"
- Michael W. Smith - "Louder"
- Michael W. Smith - "Revolution"
- Michael W. Smith - "Hey Love" feat. Jordin Sparks
- Michael W. Smith - "You Me Feel This Way"
- Michael W. Smith - "Forgive"
- Azure - “Too Late”
- Keelie Walker - “Hit Me Up”
- FJØRA - "Wild Animals"
- Danny Gokey - "Stronger Than We Think"
- Danny Gokey - "Slow Down"
- Alexa Aronson feat. Snoop Dogg - "Music Feels Better"
- Rita Wilson - "What You See Is What You Get"
- Rascal Flatts & Lucy Hale - "Let It Go" We Love Disney (2015 compilation album)
- Christian Bautista & Jessica Sanchez - "Two Forevers"
- BC Jean aka Alexander Jean - "Roses and Violets"
- AJ Lehrman - "Unbelievable" UK Release
- JAGMAC - "Existence" (Radio Remix by Wideboys)
- Ruben Studdard - "If This World Were Mine"
- Berlin - "It's The Way"
- Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up - "Don't Stop The Revolution" Featuring Adam Hicks, Chris Brochu, Hayley Kiyoko & Naomi Scott
- Lemonade Mouth (film) - (Disney Original Movie) - "Breakthrough"
- Honor Society - "Hurricane"
- TWiiNS - "I'm Still Alive" - Eurovision Song Contest 2011 Slovakia
- TWiiNS - "Compromise"
- Sophia Black - "What Can You Take From Me"
- Gretchen Rossi - "Revelation"
- Tay Barton - "Live U, Love U, Breathe U"
- Tay Barton - "I'm Invisible"
- Mitchel Musso - "Empty"
- Miley Cyrus - "Welcome To Hollywood"
- Big Time Rush - "One More Moment"
- Alyson Stoner - "What I've Been Looking For"
- Starstruck (2010 film) - "Welcome To Hollywood"
- Action Item - "Satellite"
- Action Item - "Without You"
- The Princess And The Frog - "Live To See You Smile"
- The Princess And The Frog - "Do What I Want To Do"
- Jordin Sparks - Road To Paradise
- Mitchel Musso - "Welcome To Hollywood"
- Jordan Pruitt - "Take To The Sky"
- Jimmy Robbins - "Everything To You"
- V Factory - "Round and Round"
- V Factory - "These Are The Days"
- V Factory - "Beautiful Girl"
- Mitchel Musso, Emily Osment - "If I Didn't Have You"
- Jo De La Rosa - Unscripted
- Ashley Tisdale - "Over It"
- Ashley Tisdale -"I Will Be Me"
- Ashley Tisdale -"Who I Am"
- Ashley Tisdale -"It's The Way" (unreleased)
- Josh Kelley - "Unfair"
- Christy Carlson Romano - "Best Time Of The Year"
- Everlife - "I Could Get Used To This"
- Everlife - "Static"
- Ho Yeow Sun - "Mine"
- Bryan Todd - "Wherever You Are"
- Bryan Todd - "It's The Way"
- Bryan Todd - "Remember, Get Ya, Feel Ya"
- Shinhwa - "Fly High"
- "Award-Winning Music Producer Records Tucker Talent". Tucker Marcom. Archived from the original on 20 June 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "Bryan Todd chart history". Billboard. 16 October 2004. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- Dodge, Jeff (6 January 2014). "Idol Roundup: Ruben Studdard Album Track List, Clay Aiken Considering Run for Congress and More". BuddyTV. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- Amter, Charlie (15 May 2011). "Azerbaijan triumphs in Eurovision Song Contest". CNN. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- "Fil-Am group JAGMAC performs in Cebu". Sun Star. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- "Breaking News: New Single For Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up!". The Official Lemonade Mouth Headquarters. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "Nooooo! Gretchen Rossi to Enter Music Business". TV Fanatic. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- Mitchel Musso Feat. Miley Cyrus - Welcome To Hollywood. YouTube. 6 June 2009.
- "Headstrong - Ashley Tisdale: Credits". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "Everlife - Everlife: credits". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "Bryan Todd - It's the Way: Credits". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
- "Bryan Todd - Remember, Get Ya, Feel Ya: Credits". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 11 June 2013.