|Birth name||Mich Hedin Hansen|
|Born||9 April 1968|
|Genres||Pop, R&B, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, songwriter|
|Associated acts||De Serious Cutshock
Soulshock & Cutfather
Cutfather has worked with Danish producer Jonas Jeberg. Together they wrote and produced for Pussycat Dolls, Kylie Minogue, Pixie Lott, The Wanted, JLS, Jessica Mauboy and Jordin Sparks. Cutfather has previously worked with Joe Belmaati in the songwriting and production team Cutfather & Joe.[better source needed] As part of the Cutfather & Joe partnership, he wrote and produced for Peter Andre, Ace of Base, Westlife, Blue, Jamelia, Shayne Ward, Lee Ryan, Lemar, Blazin' Squad and Kylie Minogue. In 2004, Cutfather received a prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award for Best Performing song, for his composition "Superstar" by Jamelia (which he also co-produced), which was the most performed song in the United Kingdom that year.
Writing and producing collaborations
This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. (March 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
- Cutfather produced, wrote and remixed songs with his former production partner Joe Belmaati, as Cutfather and Joe.
- Cutfather was one half of the Danish producer team Soulshock & Cutfather in partnership with Carsten Schack (a.k.a. Soulshock).
- They founded together the Danish label Soulpower Productions in 1990.[better source needed]
- In 2011, Cutfather collaborated with Melanie C on the release of her fifth solo album, The Sea.
- Cutfather regularly collaborates with many other Danish songwriters and producers, including Peter Wallevik, Daniel Heloy Davidsen, and Kasper Larsen.
X Factor in Denmark
On 24 September 2010, it was announced that Cutfather would replace Soulshock in season four of The X Factor in Denmark. He joined returning judge Pernille Rosendahl and former judge Thomas Blachman. Cutfather won in his first season with Sarah Skaalum Jørgensen. After completing the fifth season (his second season), Cutfather left X Factor and was replaced by Anne Linnet.