Jamie Scott

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Jamie Scott
Jamie Scott at K-FOG Radio, San Francisco, June 2012.JPG
Jamie Scott after a live performance with Graffiti6 at KFOG Radio in San Francisco, California, on June 21, 2012
Background information
Also known as J.S. Baylin
Born (1984-02-12) 12 February 1984 (age 32)
Origin Rowtown/Ottershaw, Surrey, United Kingdom
Genres Indie, acoustic, alternative, rock, folk
Years active 2002–present
Labels Sony BMG, Polydor, Capitol, Virgin Records, Catherine Records
Associated acts Graffiti6
Website www.jamie-scott.com

Jamie Scott (born 12 February 1984) is a British singer, songwriter and producer. Scott has worked with many artists including One Direction, Michael Kiwanuka, Enrique Iglesias, Tom Odell, Ron Sexsmith, 5SOS, The Vamps, Little Mix, Olly Murs, Ella Henderson, Jessie Ware, Birdy, Christina Perri and Ed Sheeran.[citation needed]. He also features on Example's single 'Millionaires'. More recently he has been in the studio with Ady Suleiman, Kloe, The Beach, Hurts, Izzy Bizu and Rag'n'Bone Man. Scott is executive producer on Rag'n'Bone Man's new album, due for release this year.

Scott co-wrote "Cold Water", a track recorded by Major Lazer, featuring Justin Bieber and , which was released worldwide on July 22nd and went in at No. 1 on the UK Official Singles Chart and around the world.

Scott is one of the main collaborators with UK boy band One Direction having written singles Story of My Life, Night Changes, You & I, Midnight Memories and More Than This. Scott co-wrote their fifth studio album Made in the A.M. released in November 2015. Its debut single Drag Me Down went in at No. 1 in the UK Official Singles Charts and debuted at No. 3 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart (their highest Billboard charting to date). The track went on to reach the number one spot on iTunes in 90 countries. Scott went on to co-write and produce called 'Home', taken from the boys' 'Perfect EP’ which has reached the number one spot on US iTunes.[citation needed]

Scott opened up for One Direction for 5 dates on their Where We Are Tour, playing 24 August 2014 and 27 August 2014 in Dallas and St. Louis as well as the 3 Rose Bowl shows in Pasadena, California.

Scott has also written and produced music under the name J.S. Baylin[1] and was the writer and lead vocalist behind the band Jamie Scott and The Town. Scott relocated to Los Angeles in 2011 where he worked on an collaboration with TommyD called Graffiti6, they were signed to Capitol Records.

Scott's solo album "My Hurricane" was released on 20 January 2015 and debuted at #14 on the iTunes chart in America.

Music career[edit]

According to his website, Scott never listened to popular, contemporary music while he was growing up.[2] Scott started his musical career by pursuing a publishing deal for music written for someone else to sing. When Jamie Scott sent his demo tape to publishers, they responded that they liked his voice and wanted him to sing the songs for himself. Because of this, Scott signed a contract with Sony Music in 2002. He then teamed up with producer Toby Smith, a former keyboardist from Jamiroquai, to work on his full-length album. As he was working on this album, Scott played solo shows with only his acoustic guitar. He then played a Blues & Soul magazine tour. Following that, he performed with artists such as Alicia Keys, Ryan Adams, Carleen Anderson, Gabrielle, Kelly Clarkson, Mario Winans, and Ginuwine.[3]

Scott's full-length album, then titled Soul Searching, was scheduled to be out in early 2005. However, due to the merger between Sony and BMG, production got delayed. His song, "Made", is on the soundtrack to the motion picture Step Up.[4] Scott performs the song in the film, and he also has a brief part as the character Colin.[5] He also plays guitar while Drew Sidora is performing "Til the Dawn".

In 2008, Scott started working with music producer TommyD, under the name Graffiti6.[6] The duo's song "Stare into the Sun" has been used by The Sun newspaper as part of the "Seize the summer" advertising campaign and also in the Dutch commercial for Wieckse beer. In late 2011 their music was used on Greys Anatomy, CSI New York and Covert Affairs.[citation needed] The pair signed with Capitol Records in the US. The album Colours was released on 24 January 2012.[7] Their second album, The Bridge, was released independently on 21 April 2014.[8]

In 2015 Scott recorded another solo album entitled “My Hurricane” – his first solo venture released through his own record label - Catherine Records.

Business[edit]

In late 2015 Scott founded publishing company Catherine Songs and record label Catherine Records to facilitate up and coming songwriters and artists respectively. Scott is working with writers/producers Mike Needle (One Direction), Dan Bryer (One Direction) and Alex Charles, as well as Catherine Records first signing, singer/songwriter River Matthews.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Solo
Jamie Scott and The Town
Graffiti6

Singles[edit]

  • 2004 "Just"— UK Singles Chart|UK No. 29
  • 2005 "Searching"—UK No. 32
  • 2007 "When Will I See Your Face Again"—UK No. 41
  • 2008 "Standing in the Rain"
  • 2010 "Stone in My Heart EP"[9]

Songwriting[edit]

Discography
Year Artist Album Song Writers
2008 JLS JLS "Don't Go" Scott, Gill, Williams, Merrygold, Humes, Stack
2009 Enrique Iglesias feat. Nicole Scherzinger Euphoria "Heartbeat" Scott, Iglesias, Taylor
Enrique Iglesias "Coming Home" Scott, Iglesias, Taylor
2010 Dane Bowers "All She Needs" Scott
Emin Wonder "Obvious" Scott, Phillips, Agalarov, Mascall, Meehan
"Wonder" Scott, Agalarov
"One Last Dance" Scott, Stack
"Hold You in My Arms" Scott, Agalarov, Meehan
2011 Michael Kiwanuka Home Again "Home Again" Scott, Kiwanuka
"Bones" Scott, Kiwanuka
One Direction Up All Night "Stole My Heart" Scott, Meehan
"More Than This" Scott
2012 Take Me Home "C'mon C'mon" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan
"She's Not Afraid" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Wood
2013 Midnight Memories "Story of My Life" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Horan, Malik, Payne, Styles, Tomlinson
"Diana" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson, Payne
"Midnight Memories" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson, Payne
"You & I" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan
"Strong" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson
"Through the Dark" Scott, Smith, Tomlinson, Payne
"Better Than Words" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson, Payne
"Alive" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson
"Does He Know?" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson, Payne
Marcus Collins Marcus Collins "Love & Hate" Scott, Taylor, Collins, Mascall
"Don't Surrender" Scott, Collins, Meehan
"Break These Chains" Scott, Collins, Meehan
Arlissa Battles "Sticks & Stones" Scott
"Braveheart" Scott
NKOTB 10 "Jealous (Blue)" Scott, Jensen, Larsson
5 Seconds of Summer "Over and Over" Scott, Hood, Hemmings
Matt Cardle & Melanie C Porcelain "Loving You" Scott, Cardle, Ashurst, Talbot, Chrisholm
Matt Cardle "When You Were My Girl" Scott, Cardle, Talbot, Smith, Chasez, Harry
Little Mix Salute "Towers" Scott, Shortland, Forre
2014 The Vamps The Vamps "Wild Heart" Scott, Bjorklund, Lind, Harrison,Asmar, McVey, Ball, Evans, Simpson
Christina Perri Head or Heart "Be My Forever" feat Ed Sheeran Scott, Perri
"Shot Me in the Heart" Scott, Perri
Colbie Caillat Gypsy Heart (Side A) "If You Love Me, Let Me Go" Scott, Caillat, Bunetta, Ryan
Ella Henderson Chapter One "All Again" Scott, Henderson
Marsha Ambrosius Friends & Lovers "Love" Scott, Ambrosius
Alex & Sierra It's About Us "Back To You" Scott, Kinsey, Deaton
One Direction Four "Fireproof" Scott, Ryan, Bunetta, Tomlinson, Payne
"Ready to Run" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Tomlinson, Payne
"Fool's Gold" Scott, Horan, Mozella, Styles, Tomlinson, Payne, Malik
"Night Changes" Scott, Bunetta, Horan, Ryan, Styles, Tomlinson
"No Control" Cunningham, Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Tomlinson, Payne
"Spaces" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Tomlinson, Payne
"Clouds" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Tomlinson, Payne, Malik
"Illusion" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Payne
"Once In a Lifetime" Scott, Bunetta, Ryan
Olly Murs Never Been Better "Why Do I Love You" Scott, Murs, Barnes, Keller, Bohn
"Ready For Love" Scott, Murs, Prime
"Us Against The World" Scott, Murs, Smith
Hometown "Where I Belong" Scott, Garrigan, Predergast, May
Union J "She's in my Head" Scott, Hartman
2015 Gavin James "Bitter Pill" Scott, Skarbek, James
One Direction Made in the A.M. Hey Angel Scott, Bunetta, Ryan, Drewett
Drag Me Down Scott, Bunetta, Ryan
Infinity Scott, Bunetta, Ryan
Perfect EP Home Scott/Payne/Tomlinson
Made in the A.M. Never Enough Scott/Ryan/Bunetta/Horan
What A Feeling Scott/Bryer/Needle/Payne/Tomlinson
Long Way Down Scott/Bunetta/Ryan
Walking in the Wind Scott/Bunetta/Ryan/Syles
Hometown Hometown Roses Scott/Taylor/Cardle
The Night We Met Scott/MoZella/Rad/Payne
Standing in the Rain Scott/David
Luhan Reloaded Medals Scott/Squires/Needle
2016 Birdy Beautiful Lies Lights Scott/Birdy
Tom Odell Wrong Crowd Silhouette Scott/Odell
2016 Jessie Ware Me Before You (Soundtrack) Till The End Scott/Ware/Skarbek/Okumu
The Beach Geronimo Scott/Morgan/Bryer/Needle
2016 Ady Suleiman Wait For You Scott/Coffer/Suleiman
Major Lazer f/ Justin Bieber & MØ Cold Water Scott/Sheeran/Blanco/Bieber/Major Lazer
Izzy Bizu Glorious Scott/Bizu/Barter

Production[edit]

Discography
Year Artist Album Song Producers
2013 One Direction Midnight Memories Through the Dark Scott, Smith, Ryan
2013 Matt Cardle & Melanie C Porcelain Loving You Scott, Cardle, Smith
2013 Matt Cardle Porcelain When You Were My Girl Scott, Cardle, Smith
2014 Ella Henderson Chapter One All Again Scott, Smith
2014 Ella Henderson Chapter One Missed Scott
2014 Marsha Ambrosius Friends & Lovers Love Scott
2014 Alex & Sierra It's About Us Back to You Scott
2014 Olly Murs Never Been Better Us Against The World Scott, Smith, Rad
2014 One Direction Four Fools Gold Scott, Rad
2014 Hometown Where I Belong Scott, Smith
2015 One Direction Perfect EP Home Scott
2015 One Direction Made in the A.M. What A Feeling Scott
2015 Hometown Hometown Roses Scott, Smith
2015 Hometown Hometown The Night We Met Scott, Needle (vocal production)
2015 Hometown Hometown Standing in the Rain Scott, Smith
2016 Birdy Beautiful Lies Lights Scott
2016 Jessie Ware Me Before You Soundtrack Till the End Scott
2016 The Beach Geronimo Scott, Bryer

Awards and nominations[edit]

Latin Grammy Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2011 Euphoria Album of the Year Nominated
American Music Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2013 Take Me Home Rock/Pop Album of the Year Won

Filmography[edit]

Actor
Music
  • 27 Dresses – writer and performer of "Lady West"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "J. S. Baylin at ARTISTdirect.com – Free J. S. Baylin Music Videos, Downloads, News, biography, MP3, Lyrics and More". Artistdirect.com. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Scott's Official Website". Jamie-scott.com. 12 February 1982. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  3. ^ his website
  4. ^ "Step Up (2006)". IMDb. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Step Up (2006) – Full cast and crew
  6. ^ "Graffiti6 on "Colours" and Conquering America". 20 October 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "Graffiti6 'Colours' Out January 24th". popdirt.com. 12 November 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Album Review: Graffiti6 – The Bridge". kurttrowbridge.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  9. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 485. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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