|Birth name||Daryl L. Simmons|
|Born||Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.|
Daryl L. Simmons is an American R&B musician, songwriter and record producer, who worked with the production duo of L.A. Reid and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. In 1977–1980 Daryl, with Manchild (band) recorded 2 soul & funk albums & the minor hit "Especially for You" on the Label Chi Sound Records, Manchild included: Kenneth Babyface Edmonds, Reggie Griffin, Charles "Chuckie" Bush & others.
He has written and composed songs such as "End Of The Road" (Boyz II Men), "Super Woman" (Karyn White), "Breathe Again" (Toni Braxton), "I'm Ready" (Tevin Campbell), "Baby Baby Baby" (TLC), "My My My" (Johnny Gill), "We're Not Making Love No More" (Dru Hill) and "Queen of the Night" (Whitney Houston).
Awards and nominations
|1989||"Don't Be Cruel"||Best R&B Song||Nominated|
|1990||"Superwoman"||Best R&B Song||Nominated|
|1991||"My, My, My"||Best R&B Song||Nominated|
|1993||"End of the Road"||Best R&B Song||Won|
|1994||"Can We Talk"||Best R&B Song||Nominated|
|1995||"You Mean the World to Me"||Best R&B Song||Nominated|
- Jon Pareles. "Eric Clapton Wins 6 Grammys With His 'Unplugged' Album", The New York Times, February 25, 1993. Retrieved on 2008-07-23.
- "INTERVIEW: Grammy-Winning Songwriter & Producer Daryl Simmons Reflects Upon His Hit-Making Career". Albumism. Retrieved 2018-11-14.