Eric Foster White

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Eric Foster White (born 1962) is a Grammy-nominated[1] American songwriter, record producer, and musician who has written songs for pop acts such as Whitney Houston,[2] Britney Spears, and the Backstreet Boys.[3] Through his work with artists, White is credited with 70 million album sales worldwide and many hit singles.[4][5]


White graduated from the University of Miami in 1983[6] with a bachelor's degree. In the 1980s and early 1990s, White toured with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Gloria Estefan.[7] He worked at Sony Music before moving on to Jive Records. He also started two music production-publishing companies. In 2006, White formed Mina Latina Records with DJ Thomas Acosta.[8] Recently, White got into the mobile entertainment industry by creating Showmobile which Hitstreak airs on. Showmobile was signed by Radio Disney via an online carriage agreements in 2014.[9]

Select discography[edit]

  1. 1991 – "My Name Is Not Susan" (Whitney Houston)
  2. 1991 – "I Can't Wait Another Minute" (Hi-Five)
  3. 1996 – "Everytime I Close My Eyes" Backstreet Boys (1996 album) (Backstreet Boys)
  4. 1999 – "Soda Pop" (Britney Spears) (song also appeared in Pokémon: The First Movie)
  5. 1999 – "E-Mail My Heart" (Britney Spears)
  6. 1999 – "I Will Still Love You (Duet With Don Philip)" (Britney Spears)
  7. 1999 – "Thinkin' About You" (Britney Spears)
  8. 1999 – "Autumn Goodbye" (Britney Spears)
  9. 1999 – "Final Heartbreak" (Jessica Simpson) (song also appeared in Rugrats in Paris)
  10. 2000 – "From the Bottom of My Broken Heart" (Britney Spears) [10]


  1. ^ "Eric Foster White". Grammys. Grammys. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ "WHITNEY HOUSTON'S 'I'M YOUR BABY' STRONG VOICE, WEAK MATERIAL". Washington Post. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Songwriter for Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys sings new mobile tune". Recode. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  4. ^ "Hit Songwriter Eric Foster White launches Latin Urban / Reggaeton Label". ASCAP. ASCAP. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  5. ^ The Billboard Guide to Contemporary Christian Music. Billboard. Billboard. 2002. ISBN 9780823077182. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Hitstreak': The made-for-mobile teen series is being shot on Miami Beach's Lincoln Road". Miami Herald. Miami Herald.
  7. ^ "ShowMobile Launches With its First-Made-for-Mobile Original Program HitStreak". Globe News Wire. Globe News Wire. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  8. ^ "ShowMobile Launches Austin Mahone Channel as it Tries to Reinvent Social Media Storytelling". Poep Nu. Variety. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Exclusive: Radio Disney Moving Off Air to Digital". Broadcasting Cable. Broadcastin Cable. Archived from the original on 20 October 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Britney Spears Bottom of my Broken Heart". Billboard. Billboard. 2000-01-08. Retrieved 17 July 2018.

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