Fernando Garibay

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Fernando Garibay
Fernando Garibay in 2012
Background information
BornLos Angeles, California, United States[1]
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • DJ
  • entrepreneur
Years active1998–present

Fernando Garibay, or simply Garibay (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ɣaɾiˈβaj]), is an American record producer, songwriter, DJ and entrepreneur.[2] He has worked with artists including U2, Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears, Whitney Houston, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Lady Gaga, and Poppy. He was the official musical director of Gaga's Born This Way Ball and the producer of her Born This Way album.[3][4] "Americano" is his favorite track on the album.[5] He has been nominated for numerous Grammy Awards and has helped write and produce a number of international hit records, including five US number ones and several top 10 dance records on Billboard.[6] Furthermore, Fernando was recognized as the producer on the Grammy Award-winning recording The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga, when it won the "Best Pop Vocal Album" award at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2010.[citation needed]

Fernando Garibay is currently an executive at Interscope Records and is signed to Interscope as an artist and producer with his own imprint, Paradise. Fernando is also a lecturer at Harvard University (Harvard Business School) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[7]

Production discography[edit]



  • Enrique Iglesias "Mentiroso"





  • Jzabehl "Naughty Boys" featuring Alexis y Fido
  • Jzabehl "It's All About Me"
  • Jzabehl "Throw Your Hands Up"
  • Jzabehl "It's Not Over" featuring Mr. Phillip
  • Jzabehl "O' I Know"
  • Jzabehl "Open My Eyes"
  • Mario Vazquez "Don't Lie"
  • Paris Hilton "Stars Are Blind"











  • Big Freedia "Karaoke" (featuring Lizzo)
  • Justin Jesso "My Body"
  • "Last Summer" (with Andrew Rayel featuring Jake Torrey)[8]
  • Benjamin Ingrosso
    • "No Sleep"
    • "Love Songs"
  • Poppy
    • "Immature Couture"
    • "Hard Feelings"
    • "Iconic"
  • Poppy + Garibay
    • "Aristocrat"
    • "Blush"
  • Tyla Yaweh + PNB Rock
    • "Wraith Skating"
  • Far East Movement
    • "Save The Night ft. Shaggy"
    • "Let The Future In"
  • Crush
    • “Lay Your Head On Me”


  1. ^ latina.com: The Genius Behind Lady Gaga: Fernando Garibay (July 19, 2011)
  2. ^ "Mentors & Judges". Hacking Arts 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  3. ^ Halperin, Shirley (May 31, 2011). "Lady Gaga Producer on the Making of 'Born This Way,' the 'Extreme' Measures to Keep It From Leaking and More". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
  4. ^ Bertsche, Rachel (May 23, 2011). "Born This Way's Musical Director Fernando Garibay on Working With Gaga While Drinking Whiskey and the Revival of the Sax". New York. New York Media LLC. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Behind The Boards: Fernando Garibay On His Collaborations With Kylie Minogue & Lady Gaga | Idolator". Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  6. ^ "Biography". Archived from the original on February 15, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  7. ^ "Instagram photo by Garibay • Sep 24, 2016 at 10:59am UTC". Instagram. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  8. ^ Bein, Kat (2018-08-02). "Andrew Rayel's 'Last Summer' Catches Feels With Fernando Garibay, Jake Torrey: Exclusive". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2018-08-03. Retrieved 2018-08-05.

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