Michael McHenry

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Michael Ojike McHenry is an American songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist. best known for his work with The Black Eyed Peas , Chris Brown and Miley Cyrus. Michael Mchenry's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing.


Michael Mchenry
Birth nameMichael Oijike Mchenry
BornSeptember 30, 1974
OriginChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active2008–present

McHenry is best known as the in-house producer of will.i.am and The Black Eyed Peas. He has also co-written songs for both will.i.am and The Black Eyed Peas. In addition, he has co-written songs for Chris Brown, Kevin Michael, Kid Cudi, Kid Sister, Rihanna, Crookers, Madonna, Kelis and Miley Cyrus He is 39 and resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Songwriting/Production credits[edit]

Year Artist Song Co-written with U.S. peak
U.K. peak
2009 Kid Cudi "Heart of a Lion" Kid Cudi— [1]
2009 Kid Cudi "Up Up & Away" Jean Baptiste, Scott Mescudi [2]
2009 Chris Brown "Chase Our Heart" - [3]
2009 Crookers, Kelis "No Security" Francesco Barbaglia, Jean-Baptiste Kouame, Kelis Jones-Rogers
2009 Rihanna "Photographs" A. Pineda, J. Baptiste, W. Adams - [4]
2010 Kelis "Song For Baby" [5]
2010 Cheryl Cole "Messy Little Raindrops" Alain Whyte, Jean-Baptiste, Nick Marsh, Priscilla Hamilton, Ryan Buendia [6]
2010 Benny Benassi, Feat. Kelis, Apl De Ap and Jean Baptiste "Spaceship"
2010 Kid Sister "Daydreaming" Kid Sister, Jean Baptiste, Alain Whyte, Ryan Buendia, Melissa Ann Young 132[7]
2010 Black Eyed Peas "Play It Loud" Jean Baptiste, will.i.am - [8]
2011 Chris Brown "Bomb" Amber Streeter, Cameron Jabril Thomasz, Chris Brown, Jean Baptiste, Kevin McCall, Nick Mash, Ryan Buendia, Steph Jones, Winston Riley [9]
2010 Kerli "Army of Love" Kerli, Jean Baptiste, Ryan Buendia [10]
2011 N-Dubz "Morning Star" Jean Baptiste, Ryan Buendia, Nick Marsh, S. Gordon 52[11]
2012 Tulisa "I'm Ready" Jean-Baptiste, Ryan Buendia Tula Contostavlos - [12]
2012 Madonna "Love Spent' Alain Whyte, Jean-Baptiste, Madonna, Priscilla Hamilton, Ryan Buendia, William Orbit - [13]
2012 Chris Brown "Don't Wake Me Up" Chris Brown, Alain Whyte, Brian Kennedy, Jean Baptiste,
Benny Benassi, Allessandro Benassi, Nick Marsh,
Priscilla Hamilton, Ryan Buendia, William Orbit
2013 Will.I.Am "Hello" Jean Baptiste, Padraic Kerin, Ryan Buendia, William Adams - [15]
2013 Miley Cyrus "Do My Thang" [Production] - [16]
2013 Dizzee Rascal "I Don't Need A Reason" Dylan Mills, Jean Baptiste, Ryan Buendia
2017 Lil Yachty "Bring It Back"

Awards and nominations[edit]

ASCAP Pop Music Awards

  • 2014-Citation of Achievement (Don't Wake Me Up) (Won)


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