Jon Levine

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Jon Levine
Birth name Jonathan David Levine
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s) Record producer, songwriter, keyboardist
Years active 1996-present
Associated acts The Philosopher Kings, Nelly Furtado, Anjulie, K'Naan

Jon Levine is a Canadian producer, songwriter, and former keyboardist and songwriter for The Philosopher Kings.[1] He has written and produced songs for artists such as Rachel Platten, Nelly Furtado, Andy Grammer, Dua Lipa, Cher Lloyd, T-Boz, K'Naan, Bono, Selena Gomez, Bebe Rexha, Chris Rene, Drake and Anjulie.[2][3]


Hailing from Toronto, Jon Levine is Los Angeles-based producer. He produced Rachel Platten’s album "Wildfire" including hit singles "Fight Song" and "Stand By You" which sold over 4 million combined copies. Jon co-wrote and produced Dua Lipa’s "Blow Your Mind (Mwah!)," her first worldwide single that has synced extensively and is featured in the new Revlon campaign.[4] Jon produced Andy Grammer's album "Magazines or Novels", as well as singles for Serena Ryder, Kat Dahlia, Bebe Rexha. He has album cuts on Little Mix, Drake, Charlotte OC, Lea Michele, and Selena Gomez. His core collaborator is Lauren Christy and he has written with J-Kash, Sean Douglas, Ali Tamposi, John Ryan, Brian Lee, and MoZella. Jon is currently producing Avril Lavigne, Ben Platt, The Struts, and Lindsey Stirling.

Selected discography[edit]

Year Artist Title Album Label Details
2018 Rozzi "Never Over You" Single Columbia Records Producer
Andy Grammer "The Good Parts" The Good Parts S-Curve Records Producer
"85" Producer, Writer
Rachel Platten "Hands" Waves Columbia Records Producer
"Without You"
"Wild" Producer, Writer
"Keep Up"
"Good Life"
2017 Lea Michele "Anything's Possible" Places Columbia Records Producer
Charlotte OC "Medicine Man" Careless People Harvest Records Producer, Writer
Needtobreathe ft. Andra Day "Hard Love" Hard Love Atlantic Records Producer
Lindsey Stirling ft. Becky G "Christmas C'Mon" Warmer in the Winter Lindseystomp Records Writer
Shawn Hook ft. Serena Ryder "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" Single Hollywood Records Producer, Writer
2016 Rachel Platten Album Producer Wildfire Columbia Producer, Writer
Drake "Weston Road Flows" Views OVO Sound Young Money Entertainment Cash Money Republic Records Writer
Dua Lipa "Blow Your Mind" Dua Lipa Warner Bros. Records Producer, Writer
Needtobreathe "When I Sing" Hard Love Atlantic Records Producer
Fleur East "Sax" Love, Sax and Flashbacks Syco Additional production
Thirdstory "G-Train" Searching EP Verve Records Writer
2015 Kat Dahlia "I Think I'm in Love" My Garden
  • Epic
  • Vested in Culture
Producer, Writer
Bebe Rexha "I'm Gonna Show You Crazy" I Don't Wanna Grow Up Warner Bros. Records Producer, Writer
Buffy Sainte Marie Multiple tracks Power In The Blood True North Records Producer
Sabrina Carpenter "Seamless" Eyes Wide Open Hollywood Records Producer, Writer
Marina Kaye ft. Lindsey Stirling "Sounds Like Heaven" Fearless Capitol Records (France) Producer, Writer
Katherine McPhee "Damage Control" Hysteria eOne Writer
Rachel Platten "Stand By You" Wildfire Columbia Producer, Writer
"Fight Song" Producer
Samantha Jade "Always" Nine Sony Australia Producer, Writer
Hedley "Man Killer" Hello Universal Canada Producer, Writer
2014 Andy Grammer "Honey, I'm Good", "Back Home", "Pushing", "Forever", "Holding Out", "Remind You", "Masterpiece", "Sinner", "Red Eye", Kiss You Slow", "Co-Pilot" Magazines Or Novels S-Curve Records Producer
"Blame it on the Stars" Producer, Writer
These Kids Wear Crowns "Love This City" Single Universal Canada Producer, Writer
Melissa Etheridge Multiple tracks This Is M.E. Caroline Distribution Producer, Writer
Karise Eden "Black Heart" Things I've Done Island Records Australia Producer, Writer
2013 Emblem3 "3000 Miles"[5] Nothing to Lose Syco Music Producer, Writer
My Name Is Kay "Ain't Gonna Cry" My Name Is Kay Last Gang/Universal Producer, Writer
Leona Lewis "Your Hallelujah" Christmas, With Love Syco Writer
2012 Juliet Simms "Wild Child" Single Universal Republic Producer, Writer[6]
Serena Ryder "Fall", "Heavy Love", "Mary Go Round", "Please", "Circle of the Sun", "For You", Harmony EMI Music Canada Producer, Writer[7]
Little Mix featuring T-Boz "Red Planet"[8] DNA Syco Music Producer, Writer
Cher Lloyd "Behind the Music", "Riot"[9] Sticks & Stones (US edition) Epic/Syco Music Producer, Writer
Chris Rene "Chains"[10] I'm Right Here Epic/Syco Music Producer, Writer
K'Naan "Bulletproof Pride"[11] Country, God, or the Girl A&M/Octone Producer, Writer
Shawn Hook Album Producer Cosmonaut and The Girl[12] EMI Music Canada Producer, Writer
2011 Anjulie "Stand Behing The Music" Universal Republic Producer, Writer
2010 Selena Gomez Trust in Me (The Python's Song)[13] Disneymania 7 Walt Disney Producer
Fefe Dobson "Didn't See You Coming", "Set Me Free" Joy Island Records Producer, Writer
2009 Anjulie Various tracks[14] Anjulie Hear Music Producer
2008 Kreesha Turner Various tracks Passion EMI/Capitol Producer, Writer
2007 Serena Ryder "Calling to Say"[15] A Canadian Christmas, Vol 4 Universal Distribution Producer, Writer
2001 Sugar Jones "How Much Longer" Sugar Jones Universal Music Canada Producer, Writer
Jelleestone Jelleestone Thirteen Warner Bros. Records Producer[16]
2000 Nelly Furtado "Well, Well"[17] Whoa, Nelly! Dreamworks Producer, Writer

Solo work[edit]

Levine's solo work can be heard on his debut album Ground Tied, which was released in November 2009 and which is available through a number of online outlets, including iTunes.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: The Philosopher Kings". AMG. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Jon Levine Discography". Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Jon Levine Credits". Retrieved 23 May 2012.
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  5. ^ "Nothing to Lose album credits". Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  6. ^ "Wild Child credits". Retrieved 2012-12-12.
  7. ^ Stevenson, Jane. "Serena Ryder Makes a Welcome Return". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  8. ^ "D.N.A. (Album)". Retrieved 2012-11-14.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ Corner, Lewis. "Cher Lloyd unveils new track 'Behind the Music' credits". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  10. ^ "Chris Rene, I'm Right Here credits". Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  11. ^ Bliss, Karen. "K'Naan: From the Political to the (Somewhat) Personal". SOCAN. Archived from the original on 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
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  13. ^ "Disneymania 7". ArtistDirect. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  14. ^ "AllMusic: Jon Levine". Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  15. ^ "A Canadian Christmas 4". Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  16. ^ "Moguls in the making: Toronto's Jelleestone, Swollen Members from Vancouver vie for Canada's hip-hop crown". Edmonton Journal, February 8, 2002.
  17. ^ "". Retrieved 2012-08-20.