Damon Sharpe

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Damon Sharpe
Damon Sharpe 2019 by Glenn Francis.jpg
Sharpe at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles California
Background information
Birth nameDamon Jared Reinagle
OriginLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresPop, R&B, dance, Hip hop
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer, recording artist, music executive, vocal coach, actor

Damon Sharpe, born Damon Jared Reinagle,[1] is an American record producer, songwriter and recording artist who works in Los Angeles. He first reached notability as a member of Guys Next Door and has since contributed to various albums that have cumulatively sold over 40 million copies.

Current career[edit]

Sharpe is active in Los Angeles. He has worked with various contemporary artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, Pitbull, Alesso, Kylie Minogue, Anastacia, Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child, Hilary Roberts, New Boyz, Monica, Charlie Wilson, NKOTB, Nelly, A1, Ginuwine, Amerie, 98 Degrees, American Idol's Kimberley Locke and Justin Guarini, Natalie Cole, Corbin Bleu, Korean and Japanese artists Got7, 2PM, SF9, BoA, SHINee, Da-ice, Kangta, Laboum, Kim Jae-joong, AI, W-inds, T-ara, Kumi Koda, B1A4, Fairies and others.[2][3] He has collaborated with EDM DJs Alesso, Thomas Gold, DVBBS, Morgan Page, Zonderling, Gattuso, Elephante, Kap Slap, Mischa Daniels, and Ferry Corsten. In 2005 he released the Hurricane Katrina relief record Come Together Now written with actress Sharon Stone and featuring contributions from Celine Dion, Nick Carter, Joss Stone, Jesse McCartney, Patti LaBelle, Wyclef Jean, Gavin DeGraw, Anthony Hamilton, The Game, JoJo, John Legend, Kimberley Locke, Natalie Cole, Brian McKnight, AJ McLean, Mýa, Aaron Carter, Stacie Orrico, Kelly Price, and Ruben Studdard.[4] Other releases include works by Boyz II Men, 98 Degrees, JLS, Leona Lewis, Big Time Rush, and more.[5] He also appeared on season 2 of The X Factor as one of the on camera vocal coaches.

Sharpe appeared as a coach/judge on the YTV spinoff series The Next Star: SuperGroup that aired spring 2014.[6]

Discography[edit]

"It's U" , Sony Music Spain
"Fue Un Error Amarte", Sony Music Spain
"I'm Feeling So Good" feat. CD9, Sony Music Spain
"Broken Wings", BMG Rights Management
"Defeated", Mercury and Island Def Jam
"Naughty", Mercury and Island Def Jam
"Paid My Dues", Epic
"Why’d you Lie To Me", Epic
"You’ll Be Fine", Mercury and Island Def Jam
"Nothin Even Matters", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Elevate", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Love Me Love Me", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"All Over Again", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Crazy For U", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"24/7", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Untouchable", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Love Me Again", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Run Wild", Nickelodeon and Columbia
"Cell Block Tango" (Queen Latifah feat. Lil' Kim and Macy Gray), Epic
"Love Is A Crime", Epic
"Cool", Epic
"I Got A Clue", Epic
"So Good", Epic
"Marchin", Hollywood Records
"Mixed Up", Hollywood Records
"Hero" Avex Trax
"Club Hopping", 19 and RCA UK
"Enough of Me", 19 and RCA UK
"Groove With Me", 19 and RCA UK
"Just Say Yes", 19 and RCA UK
"There for You", Red Songbird
"Fight to the Other Side", Red Songbird
"Every Time You Walk Out That Door", Columbia
"No Man No Cry", Columbia
"Doing It Tonite," Curb Records
"Hey DJ", Curb Records
"Last Christmas", Curb Records
"Now I Can Fly", Curb Records
"Supa’woman", Curb Records
"Talk About Us", Curb Records
"What I Gotta Do", Curb Records
"You Don’t Have To Be Strong", Curb Records
"Get Outta My Way", EMI
"Go Hard or Go Home", EMI
"Bang Bang", Capitol Records
"Rich", Capitol Records
"I Wrote This Song", J Records
"Just Another Girl", J Records
"Dangerous Mind", Motown
"Just Be A Man About It", Motown
"Another Love Story", Epic
"Never Never land", Epic
"Act Like You Know", Virgin
"Gifted", Virgin
"Jump the Gun", Virgin
"Let It Go", Virgin
"Ayo", Entertainment One
"No Part of You", Entertainment One
"Take The Long Way Home", Entertainment One

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASCAP Search". Ascap.com. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  2. ^ "SCV – Hollywood's Backlot: Damon Sharpe". The-signal.com. 25 November 2009.
  3. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (22 July 2006). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 48.
  4. ^ "The ASCAP Foundation". The ASCAP Foundation. 1 March 2006.
  5. ^ "Big Time Rush Hard at Work on New Album | News Video". MTV. 13 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Canada's 'The Next Star' Spins Off Supergroup Series". Hollywoodreporter.com. 23 September 2013.

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