Damon Sharpe

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Damon Sharpe
Background information
Birth name Damon Jared Reinagle
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Pop, rock, R&B, dance, Hip hop
Occupation(s) Songwriter, record producer, music executive, vocal coach, actor

Damon Sharpe; born Damon Jared Reinagle;[1] is an American award-winning record producer and songwriter who works in Los Angeles. He has contributed many recognizable songs to popular culture and has been involved with the production of various popular albums that cumulatively have sold over 40 million copies.

Early life[edit]

Current career[edit]

Sharpe is currently a sought after music producer and songwriter who is active in Los Angeles. He has worked with various contemporary artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, Alesso, Kylie Minogue, Anastacia, Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child, New Boyz, Monica, Charlie Wilson, A1, Ginuwine, Amerie, 98 Degrees, American Idol’s Kimberley Locke and Justin Guarini, Natalie Cole, Corbin Bleu, Korean and Japanese artists BoA, SHINee, Kangta, AI, W-inds, Kumi Koda, B1A4, Fairies and many others.[2][3] 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] Upcoming releases include 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.

On 22 September 2013 it was announced that Sharpe would appear as a coach/judge on the YTV spinoff series The Next Star: SuperGroup that started airing in spring 2014.[6]


  • ASCAP Pop Award for "Love Don't Cost a Thing"
  • Grammy Award for Best Soundtrack (for Chicago: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture)
  • Nomination: Satellite Award for Best Original Song
  • Grammy nomination Best R & B album - Forever Charlie - Charlie Wilson
  • Grammy nomination Best Traditional R & B Performance - "My Favorite Part Of You" - Charlie Wilson


"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
"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


  1. ^ "ASCAP Search". Ascap.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  2. ^ "SCV - Hollywood's Backlot: Damon Sharpe". The-signal.com. 2009-11-25. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  3. ^ Billboard - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  4. ^ "The ASCAP Foundation". The ASCAP Foundation. 2006-03-01. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  5. ^ "Big Time Rush Hard At Work On New Album | News Video". MTV. 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  6. ^ "Canada's 'The Next Star' Spins Off Supergroup Series". Hollywoodreporter.com. 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 

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