Marc Costanzo

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Marc Costanzo
Born (1972-08-01) August 1, 1972 (age 44)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • artist
  • musician
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1991–present
Labels
Associated acts Sum 41, Len

Marc Costanzo (born August 1, 1972) is a record producer, artist, musician and songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Early life[edit]

Born in Montreal to parents from Italy, he relocated with his family to Toronto in the early 1990s.

Career[edit]

He is the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Len, of which his sister Sharon is also a member,[1] and has written several hit singles including the international hit single for Len, "Steal My Sunshine".[2] He has been both Senior Creative and A&R at EMI Music Publishing and is responsible for signing many multi-platinum acts including Deryck Whibley from Sum 41 who have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide[3] and Junior Sanchez. He has also won several awards including three MMVA awards as a Music video director, two as an artist, a Billboard Music Award, and several ASCAP awards as a songwriter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "LEN". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2010). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition: Complete Chart Information about America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2009. Random House Digital, Inc. p. 376. ISBN 978-0-8230-8554-5. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  3. ^ LeBlanc, Larry (29 January 2000). "EMI Publishing Canada shines on". Billboard. p. 66. Retrieved 29 August 2011.