Doug Rockwell

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Doug Rockwell
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Background information
Born (1985-09-21) September 21, 1985 (age 35)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
OriginMarlboro, New Jersey, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer, musician, singer, composer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • drums
  • programming
Labels
Websiterockwellandlitvin.com

Doug Rockwell (born September 21, 1985) is an Emmy-nominated[1] and award-winning[2] American songwriter, producer and musician based in Los Angeles, CA.

Background[edit]

Rockwell spent his earlier years touring as a front man for numerous rock acts. During this time, he also began his ascent into writing and producing for various artists which later earned him a seat alongside accomplished producer John Feldmann in Los Angeles. Here Doug worked with major acts like 5 Seconds Of Summer and Sleeping With Sirens.[3]

In 2015, Rockwell signed a publishing deal with Disney Music Publishing. Since then, he has written and produced for acts such as Sofia Wylie, Forever in Your Mind,[4] New Hope Club,[5] Dove Cameron,[6] and Asher Angel.[7]

He later began writing for television and film projects, and in 2017, won the ASCAP Screen Music Award for Top Television Series[8] for his work on Nickelodeon's The Loud House. In 2018, Doug wrote all of the music for The Loud House's Emmy-winning[9] rock opera special “Really Loud Music,” which was the show's highest rated episode. In that same episode he made his television debut by voicing a character based on a fictitious version of himself.[10] He is also known for writing many of the songs for Marvel's “Marvel Rising” franchise.

Doug and his writing partner Tova Litvin wrote "Flesh & Bone," which became the hit song of Disney's "Zombies 2" in February of 2020 and has since gained over 150,000,000 streams across platforms worldwide. The duo are also responsible for writing songs on Netflix's hit musical series "Julie & The Phantoms," who's soundtrack reached number 1 on both the US and Australian iTunes charts and peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard Soundtrack chart.[11][12]

Selected discography[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Role
2014 Kat DeLuna Single "Last Call" Writer
5 Seconds of Summer Good Girls EP (Capitol) "Good Girls" (acoustic), "Long Way Home" (acoustic) Programming/Production
2015 Sleeping with Sirens Madness (Epitaph) "Gold", "Save Me A Spark", "Heroine" Programming/Co-production
Forever in Your Mind Single (Hollywood) "Wrapped Up For Christmas" Writer/Producer
2016 Forever in Your Mind FIYM (Hollywood) "Hurricane" Writer/Producer
"Enough About Me" Writer/Producer
"Compass" Writer
Single (Hollywood) "Celebrate (It's Christmas)" Writer
Laidback Luke & Will Sparks Single (Armada) "Promiscuous" ft. Alicia Madison Writer
2017 New Hope Club Welcome to the Club (Virgin EMI/Hollywood) "Water" Writer/Co-Producer
Asher Angel Single (Hollywood) "Snow Globe Wonderland" Writer/Producer
2018 Alicia Madison Single (Spinnin' Records) "Toxic Rain" Writer
Dove Cameron Single from Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors (Walt Disney Records) "Born Ready" Writer/Producer
2019 Sofia Wylie Single from Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts (Walt Disney Records) "Side By Side" Writer/Producer
Tova Single from Marvel Rising: Heart Of Iron (Walt Disney Records) "Team" Writer/Producer
Evaride Evaride, Vol. 1 "Limbo" Writer/Producer
Navia Robinson Single from Marvel Rising: Playing With Fire (Walt Disney Records) "Roaring Thunder" Writer/Producer
2020 Cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (soundtrack) (Walt Disney Records) "Born To Be Brave" Writer/Producer
Cast of Zombies 2 ZOMBIES 2 (Original TV Movie Soundtrack) (Walt Disney Records) "Flesh & Bone" Writer/Producer
Milo Manheim Single (Walt Disney Records) "We Own The Summer" Writer/Co-Producer
Sunset Curve Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix Original Series Soundtrack) (Columbia Records) "Now Or Never" Writer/Producer
Cheyenne Jackson Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix Original Series Soundtrack) (Columbia Records) "The Other Side Of Hollywood" Writer/Producer
Meg Donnelly ZOMBIES' "Addison's Moonstone Mystery" (Walt Disney Records) "More Than A Mystery" Writer/Producer
2021 Cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (soundtrack) (Walt Disney Records) "You Ain't Seen Nothin'" Writer/Producer

TV and Film[edit]

[13][14]

Year Series/Movie Episode Song Role
2014 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn All Episodes Theme Song Writer/Producer/Performer
2015 Blaze and the Monster Machines Race To Eagle Rock "Velocity" Writer/Producer
Blaze and the Monster Machines Five Alarm Blaze "Ride of Our Lives" Writer/Producer
Rocket Ski Rescue
Race To Eagle Rock
Knighty Knights
2016 The Loud House All Episodes "In The Loud House" (Theme Song) Writer/Producer/Performer
The Loud House 11 Louds a Leapin' "That's What Christmas Is All About" Writer/Producer
The Loud House For Bros About To Rock "Smooch" Writer/Producer
"Transformation" (Mick Swagger) Writer/Producer
2017 The Loud House Yes Man "Best Dang Brother" Writer/Producer
The Loud House Tricked! "You Got Tricked" Writer/Producer
2018 The Loud House Tripped! "Road Trippin' Blues" Writer/Producer
The Loud House The Loudest Thanksgiving "Grateful (Agradecido)" Writer/Producer
The Loud House Really Loud Music "Play It Loud" Writer/Producer
"Toilet Jam" Writer/Producer
"Glam Song" Writer/Producer
"Lori2Leni" Writer/Producer
"Periodic Table Rap" Writer/Producer
"Luan's Laugh Parade" Writer/Producer
"Song of Silence" Writer/Producer
"Get Pumped" Writer/Producer
"That's Our Kinda Song" Writer/Producer
"Best Buds" Writer/Producer
"Best Thing Ever" Writer/Producer
"What Everybody Wants" Writer/Producer
"Changing Luna" Writer/Producer/Performer
"What Have I Done?" Writer/Producer
Marvel Rising Secret Warriors "Born Ready" Writer/Producer
2019 Marvel Rising Chasing Ghosts "Side By Side" Writer/Producer
Marvel Rising Heart Of Iron ”Team” Writer/Producer
Marvel Rising Battle Of The Bands "Natural Disaster" Writer/Producer
Marvel Rising Playing With Fire "Roaring Thunder" Writer/Producer
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Homecoming "Born To Be Brave" Writer/Producer
2020 Zombies 2 - "Flesh & Bone" Writer/Producer
Julie and the Phantoms Wake Up "Now Or Never" Writer/Producer
Julie and the Phantoms The Other Side Of Hollywood "The Other Side Of Hollywood" Writer/Producer
The Loud House Schooled! "We Got This" Writer/Producer
The Loud House Schooled! "Welcome To Canada" Writer/Producer/Performer
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special "Little Saint Nick" ft. Joshua Bassett and Matt Cornett Producer
2021 Tooned In All Episodes "Tooned In" (Theme Song) Writer/Producer/Performer
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Spring Break "You Ain't Seen Nothin'" Writer/Producer

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Presenter Award/Category Nominee Status Ref.
2017 ASCAP Screen Music Award Top Television Series Doug Rockwell, Michelle Lewis, and Phillip Cimino Won [15]
2019 46th Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Music Direction and Composition Doug Rockwell and Michelle Lewis Nominated [16]
Outstanding Children's Animated Series The Loud House Won [17]
2021 ASCAP Screen Music Award Top Television Series Doug Rockwell and Michelle Lewis Won [18]
48th Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Song for "The Other Side Of Hollywood" from Julie and the Phantoms Doug Rockwell and Tova Litvin Nominated [19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2019 Daytime Emmy Nominations for Loud House, "Outstanding Music Direction and Composition"
  2. ^ ASCAP Screen Music Awards, "2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards"
  3. ^ "Sleeping With Sirens MADNESS credits".
  4. ^ Kelly Taylor (April 28, 2016), "Forever in Your Mind talks new single 'Hurricane' on Good Day LA" KTTV
  5. ^ "Water – New Hope Club | Song Info".
  6. ^ E! News (August 23, 2018), "Dove Cameron talks about Marvel Rising" Marvel Rising
  7. ^ "Snow Globe Wonderland – Asher Angel | Songs, Reviews, Credits".
  8. ^ "2017 ASCAP Screen Music Awards".
  9. ^ "Loud House Awards".
  10. ^ "Disney Music Publishing".
  11. ^ http://www.itunescharts.net/artists/music/julie-and-the-phantoms-cast/albums/julie-and-the-phantoms-season-1-from-the-netflix-o/
  12. ^ http://www.popvortex.com/music/charts/top-soundtracks.php
  13. ^ IMDb "Doug Rockwell"
  14. ^ Billboard "Sofia Wylie performs Side By Side"
  15. ^ "2017 Screen Music Awards".
  16. ^ "46th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations" (PDF).
  17. ^ "46th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations" (PDF).
  18. ^ "2021 Screen Music Awards".
  19. ^ "48th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations".