Louis Biancaniello

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Louis John Biancaniello is an American songwriter and record producer.[1]

Career[edit]

Biancaniello's skills were developed while working alongside producer Narada Michael Walden with whom he produced hits for Shanice I Love Your Smile, Whitney Houston I'm Every Woman from the Grammy winning album The Bodyguard and All the Man That I Need, Tevin Campbell Tell Me What You Want Me to Do, Elton John "True Love", Lisa Fischer "How Can I Ease The Pain", Al Jarreau the Grammy winning "Heaven and Earth", and various other tracks from artist such as Mariah Carey, Edyta Górniak, The O'Jay's, Aretha Franklin, Barbra Streisand, Taylor Dayne, and Al Green.[citation needed]

On 6 December 2007, Biancaniello was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song for his songwriting credits on "When I See U" and Best Contemporary R&B Album of the year for his production credits on "Fantasia".[citation needed] In April 2008 "Take a Bow" and "Yesterday" were released on Leona Lewis's debut album titled "Spirit".[citation needed]

Biancaniello is collaborates frequently with Sam Watters.[citation needed] The pair have written and produced hits for Jessica Simpson "I Wanna Love You Forever", for Alexia "You need love", "I Believe", performed by Fantasia Barrino, "I'm Outta Love" and "One Day in You Life" performed by Anastacia.[citation needed] Recently[when?] the two have had chart success with Fantasia's No. 1 Billboard R&B hit "When I See You", Natasha Bedingfield's "Love Like This", Jordin Sparks "Battlefield" and Kelly Clarkson's "All I Ever Wanted".[citation needed] Recent[when?] releases also include tracks on new Leona Lewis and Westlife's "Back Home".[citation needed] They are also known for their work with Keri Hilson, Celine Dion, Marc Anthony, Lara Fabian, Edyta Górniak, 98 Degrees, Color Me Badd, Elliott Yamin and Tamyra Gray.[citation needed] In 2010, Biancaniello and Watters met the artist Matthew Koma.[citation needed] Biancaniello and Watters began working with Matthew Koma, and eventually signed him to their production company, London Police.[citation needed] Matthew Koma has enjoyed early success with guest vocals on "Spectrum" by Zedd featuring Matthew Koma, and "Years" by Alesso featuring Matthew Koma, both of which reached No. 1 on Beatport.[citation needed] Koma opened for LMFAO on their international tour.[citation needed]

In 2011, Biancaniello and Watters signed their 2nd artist, Marley Munroe.[citation needed] In January 2012, they signed her to Epic Records through their London Police imprint.[citation needed] As of 2016, her only release has been a promotional single.[2]

The Runaways[edit]

In addition to his solo projects, Biancaniello has joined forces with producers/songwriters Sam Watters, Rico Love, and Wayne Wilkins to form the writing and production team The Runaways. Together they wrote and produced "Love Like This" by Natasha Bedingfield featuring Sean Kingston on Natasha Bedingfield's Pockets Full of Sunshine.[citation needed] In 2008, they released Keri Hilson's first single, "Energy" off of her debut album In A Perfect World....[citation needed] The Runaways produced and wrote the 2009 hit "Battlefield" for Jordin Sparks.[citation needed] Biancaniello co-produced Lemar's second single, "Weight of the World", from his fourth album The Reason with Jim Jonsin.[citation needed] Biancaniello and Watters produced four and wrote and produced three songs including the title track on Kelly Clarkson's 2009 All I Ever Wanted album.[citation needed]

In 2009 Biancaniello and Watters wrote and produced the first single "Forever Is Over" for UK girl group The Saturdays, with James Bourne.[citation needed] They also wrote and produced two songs on Alexandra Burke's debut album Overcome, including the title track, and "Rain on Me" on Cheryl Cole's debut, and wrote and produced two songs and produced a third on Westlife's "Where We Are" album.[citation needed] The year also saw the pair co-write and produce nine songs for Universal Republic's new artist Kate Earl.

In 2010 Louis co-wrote and produced Jordin Sparks hit "Battlefield."[citation needed] In 2012–13 Louis put his energy into developing the artists Mathew Koma who got signed to Interscope and Marley Munroe who got signed to Epic.[citation needed] In 2014 Biancaniello co-wrote and produced the 5 Seconds of Summer hit "Amnesia".[citation needed] Other notable releases in 2014 include Jessie J's "Keep Us Together" and Anastacia's first 2 singles "Stupid Little Things" and "Staring at the Sun."[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schultz, Barbara (2000). Music Producers: Conversations with Today's Top Hit Makers. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 63. ISBN 978-0-87288-730-5. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  2. ^ https://www.discogs.com/artist/3365570-Marley-Munroe