Michael Pollack (songwriter)

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Michael Pollack
Michael Pollack in Los Angeles 2020.png
Pollack in 2020
Background information
Birth nameMichael Ross Pollack
Born (1994-04-26) April 26, 1994 (age 28)
Roslyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s)
  • Songwriter
  • record producer
  • musician

Michael Ross Pollack (born April 26, 1994) is an American songwriter and record producer. He has written songs for artists such as Maroon 5, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Jonas Brothers, Backstreet Boys, Lauv, Ben Platt, Zedd, Lizzo, Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, and many others.[1] He achieved his first US Top 40 radio #1 in February 2020 with Maroon 5's "Memories"[2] and his second in February 2022 with Justin Bieber's "Ghost".[3]

Early years and Billy Joel[edit]

Pollack and his older sister were raised by their parents in Roslyn, New York.[4] He started playing piano, singing, and writing songs at a young age. In his youth, he performed with a Billy Joel cover band and with Richie Cannata, Billy Joel's longtime saxophonist.[5]

After graduating from high school, Pollack moved to Nashville, Tennessee to attend Vanderbilt University. During his freshman year, Billy Joel hosted a Q&A session for college students at Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium. Pollack, who was in the audience, asked for permission to accompany Joel on piano for a rendition of New York State of Mind, to which Joel agreed.[6] A video of the performance was posted online and quickly went viral, landing Pollack appearances on NBC's Today show,[7] Good Day New York,[8] the Morning Mashup on SIRIUS XM Radio,[9] and The Jeff Probst Show.[10]

Music career[edit]

The video also led to Pollack signing a joint publishing deal during his sophomore year of college with Warner Chappell Music and Pete Ganbarg, President of A&R at Atlantic Records, for its "Songs With A Pure Tone" label.[4][11] He soon started collaborating with other songwriters, including Ingrid Andress in Nashville, while he finished his degree.[12]

After graduating from college, Pollack moved to Los Angeles, California to live with fellow musicians Ari Leff and Michael Matosic.[4] The trio went on to write dozens of songs for Leff and others. Pollack has also co-written songs for Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Mraz, Backstreet Boys, Lizzo, Jonas Brothers, Meghan Trainor, Demi Lovato, Michael Bublé, John Legend and Selena Gomez. In 2021, he co-wrote and executive produced the album Reverie by Ben Platt.[13][14]

Pollack was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2022 BMI Pop Awards.[15] Variety also listed him among "55 Queer Artists and Decision-Makers to Know in 2022."[16]

Pollack is managed by Jamie Zeluck-Hindlin,[17] founder of Nonstop Management.

Intervale Songs[edit]

In 2020, Pollack formed a publishing company called Intervale Songs. His first signee was Nick Sarazen, a songwriter and producer from North Kingstown, Rhode Island.[18] In 2022 he also signed Davin Kingston, a songwriter, producer and artist from Clermont, Florida.[19]

Discography[edit]

Songwriting credits[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Co-written with Ref(s).
2016 KSHMR The Lion Across the Field "Wildcard"

(featuring Sidnie Tipton)

Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Sidnie Tipton
Attom Non-album single "Better"

(featuring Justin Stein)

Justin Phillip Stein, Kyle Stern, Patrick Turner Hartman
Vice Non-album single "Steady 1234"

(featuring Jasmine Thompson & Skizzy Mars)

Joe Khajadourian, Alex Schwartz, Myles Mills, Michael Leary, Ingrid Andress, Anna Graceman, Hayley Warner
2017 Cade Non-album single "Sorry For Myself" Trevor Edmund Dahl, Fadil El Ghoul, Cade Cameron Larson, Ari Leff, Jared Maldonado
Francesca Battistelli The Shack: Music From and Inspired By the Original Motion Picture "Where Were You" Nolan Sipe, Jacob Leslie Hawkes, Francesca Battistelli
Colton Dixon Identity "Autopsy" Colton Dixon
Autograf Non-album single "Simple"

(featuring Victoria Zaro)

Jake Carpenter, Louis Kha, Larzz Principato, Andrew Taggart, Mikul Wing, Victoria Zaro
Cash Cash Say It Like You Feel It "All My Love"

(featuring Conor Maynard)

Alexander Makhlouf, Ari Leff, Grace Fulmer, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch
Charli XCX Non-album single "Boys" Emily Warren, Ingrid Andress, Cass Lowe, Ari Leff, Jerker Hansson
Wingtip Non-album single "Cross Your Mind"

(featuring Morgxn)

Ari Leff, Nicholas Perloff-Giles
Jack & Jack Non-album single "Beg"

(solo or featuring Olivia O'Brien)

Ari Leff, Louis Schoorl, Marco Borrero
Arlissa Non-album single "Every Time I Breathe" William Lobban-Bean, Arlissa JoAnn Ruppert, Jeffrey Gitelman
Molly Kate Kestner Non-album single "Footprints" Ingrid Andress, Molly Kate Kestner
Kelly Clarkson Meaning of Life "Heat" Andre Davidson, Jessica Ashley Karpov, Mick Shultz, Sean Davidson
"I Don't Think About You" Andre Davidson, Jessica Ashley Karpov, Sean Davidson
2018 Loote single. "Out of My Head" Emma Lov Block, Jackson Foote, Jeremy Dussolliet
Cash Cash Say It Like You Feel It "Jewel"

(featuring Nikki Vianna)

Alex Makhlouf, Ari Leff, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch
Alina Baraz The Color Of You "Coming To My Senses" Alina Baraz, Warren Felder
Jacob Sartorius Better With You "Up With It" Jackson Morgan, Larzz Principato, Rick Markowitz [20]
Alec Benjamin Narrated For You "Let Me Down Slowly"

(solo or featuring Alessia Cara)

Alec Benjamin, Nolan Lambroza
Lauv I met you when I was 18. (the playlist) "Paris In the Rain" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic
"Paranoid" Ari Leff, Jesse St. John Geller
"The Story Never Ends" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Carlos Cid
"Enemies" Ari Leff, Alexander O'Neill
"Chasing Fire" Ari Leff, James Sunderland, Brett Hitte
"Bracelet" Ari Leff, Andrew Goldstein
"Never Not" Ari Leff
Non-album single "Superhero" Ari Leff, Martin Scherm [21]
Dierks Bentley The Mountain "My Religion" Ben Burgess, Jamie Kenney, Rick Markowitz
Jess Kent Non-album single "No Love Songs"

(featuring Wes Period)

Britt Burton, Jessica Kent, Jorgen Odegard, Wes Period
AJ Mitchell Hopeful "Hopeful" Aaron Mitchell, Svante Clas Halldin, Jakob Gustav Hazell
Halestorm Vicious "Conflicted" Andre Davidson, Stephen Puth, Ingrid Andress, Joe Hottinger, Lzzy Hale
Jason Mraz Know. "The Other Side (Japanese Bonus Track)" Jason Mraz, Michael Matosic [22]
Matoma One In A Million "Lost At Sea" Andreas Schuller, Ingrid Andress, Tom Stræte Lagergren
Zara Larsson Poster Girl "Ruin My Life" Brittany Amaradio, Jackson Foote, Jamie Sanderson, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson [23]
Hailee Steinfeld Bumblebee (Motion Picture Soundtrack) "Back to Life" Hailee Steinfeld, Jorgen Odegard, Josh Gudwin, Kennedi Lykken, Wayne Sermon
Championsleak Non-album single "Happy Sad Song"

(featuring Symon)

Choukri Gustmann, Emilie Adams, Lukas Loules
HARIZ Reminisce "Think of Me" Ari Leff, Justin Hariz
2019 Lost Kings Paper Crowns "Drunk As Hell"

(featuring Jesper Jenset)

Dallas Koehlke, Norris Shanholtz, Robert Abisi, Ari Leff
"Anti-Everything"

(featuring Loren Gray)

Brittany Amaradio, Norris Shanholtz, Robert Abisi, William Lobban-Bean
Jaira Burns Non-album single "Numb" Jaira Burns, Sarah Barrios, Thomas Slinger
Backstreet Boys DNA "Chateau" Cole Citrenbaum, James Newman, Stephen Wrabel, Stuart Crichton
Terror Jr Unfortunately, Terror Jr "Terrified" Simon Rosen, David Singer-Vine, Lisa Vitale
Daya Non-album single "Insomnia" Grace Tandon, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Oscar Görres [24]
Ben Platt Sing to Me Instead "Better" Ben Platt, Nate Cyphert
"In Case You Don't Live Forever" Ben Platt, Jennifer Decilveo, Nate Cyphert
"Older" Ben Platt, Jennifer Decilveo, Nate Cyphert
"RAIN" Ben Platt, Sam Fischer, Alex Hope
"So Will I" Ben Platt, Finneas Baird O'Connell [25]
Alison Wonderland Non-album single "Peace" Alex Schwartz, Alexandra Sholler, Jacob Torrey, Jantine Heij, Joe Khajadourian, Roxanne Emery
Lizzo Cuz I Love You "Better in Color" Melissa Jefferson, Trevor David Brown, Warren Felder, William Zaire Simmons
Eric Nam Before We Begin "Runaway"

(solo or featuring Steve James)

Ari Leff, Emma Lov Block, Eric Nam, Flow Blow, Jackson Foote, Jay Kim [26]
Marcus & Martinus SOON "Pocket Dial" James Abrahart, Mike Sabath, Tayla Parx
Andy Grammer Naive "My Own Hero" Andrew Grammer, Michael Matosic, Nicholas Oliver Ruth
Jonas Brothers Happiness Begins "Rollercoaster" Casey Smith, Jonas Jeberg, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton
A R I Z O N A ASYLUM "Nostalgic" David Labuguen, James Abrahart, Jordan K. Johnson, Nathan Esquite, Olivia Holt, PJ Bianco, Stefan Johnson, Zachary Charles
Anthony Ramos The Good & The Bad "The Good & The Bad" Anthony Ramos, Jorgen Odegard, William Felder Wells
Bebe Rexha Non-album single "Not 20 Anymore" Bleta Rexha, Jordan K. Johnson, Oliver Peterhof, Stefan Johnson
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "You Can't Stop the Girl" Aaron Huffman, Bleta Rexha, Evan Sult, Jeff Lin, Nate Cyphert, Sean Nelson, Alex Schwartz, Joe Khjadourian
Celine Dion Courage "Imperfections" Ari Leff, Dallas Koehlke, Nicholas Perloff-Giles [27]
GALXARA Non-album single "Waste My Youth" Riana Kuring, William Simmons, Trevor Brown, Warren Felder [28]
James Arthur YOU "Quite Miss Home" Brett McLaughlin, Michael Busbee, James Arthur, Ryan Daly
Alice Chater Non-album single "Wonderland (My Name Is Alice) Alice Chater, Chris Avantgarde, Lisa Vitale, William Donut
Alexander 23 I'm Sorry I Love You "See You Later" Alexander Glantz
Cxloe Non-album single "Devil You Don't" Chloe Papandrea, Louis Schoorl, Marco Borrero [29]
AJ Mitchell Non-album single "Say It Again" Alex Schwartz, Jacob Torrey, Joe Khajadourian [30]
Jacquie Non-album single "Break" Ari Leff, Jacquie Lee
CL In The Name Of Love "+I Quit180327+" CL, Brittany Amaradio, Sean Myer, Tokki
Goody Grace Don't Forget Where You Came From "Scumbag"

(featuring blink-182)

Alex Schwartz, Goody Grace, Jacob Torrey, Joe Khajadourian, Mark Hoppus, Tom Higgenson, Travis Barker
Rochak Kohli Good Newwz (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "Dil Na Jaaneya"

(with Lauv & Akasa Singh)

Ari Leff, Gurpreet Saini, Rochak Kohli
Why Don't We Non-album single "Chills" Daniel Seavey, Corbyn Besson, Zach Herron, Jack Avery, Jonah Marais, Michael Matosic, Jacob Torrey [31]
2020 Louis the Child Here For Now "Don't Mind" Ari Leff, Frederic Kennett, Robert Hauldren [32]
Saweetie Birds of Prey: The Album "Sway With Me"

(with GALXARA)

Adam David Small, Diamonte Harper, Earl Patrick Taylor, Jacob Uchorczak, Mich Hansen, Nick Sarazen, Norman Gimbel, Pablo Beltran Ruiz, Quavious Marshall, Randall Hammers, Riana Kuring, Tia Scola [33]
Quinn XCII A Letter to My Younger Self "Stacy" Jonathan Bellion, Jorgen Odegard, Mikael Temrowski [34]
Restless Road Restless Road - EP "Take Me Home"

(with Kane Brown)

Michael Matosic, Ari Leff, Bill Danoff, John Denver, Taffy Nivert [35]
Lauv ~how i'm feeling~ "Drugs & The Internet" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Jonathan Bellion, Jonathan Simpson [36]
"fuck, i'm lonely"

(with Anne-Marie)

Ari Leff, Michael Matosic [37]
"Sad Forever" Ari Leff, Jacob Torrey, Dallas Koehlke
"i'm so tired..."

(with Troye Sivan)

Ari Leff, Troye Sivan Mellet, Brett McLaughlin, Oscar Görres
"Lonely Eyes" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Nick Long, Stefan Johnson, Jordan K. Johnson, Marcus Lomax
"Sims" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Brandon Lowry, Jonathan Simpson
"Believed" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Jonathan Simpson
"Feelings" Ari Leff, Andrea Rosario, Jonathan Simpson
"For Now" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Anthony Rossomando
"Mean It"

(with LANY)

Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Paul Klein, John Hill, Jordan Palmer
"El Tejano"

(featuring Sofía Reyes)

Ari Leff, Charlie Guerrero, Shari Shorte, Sofia Reyes, Ross Golan, Johan Carlsson
"Tattoos Together" Ari Leff, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Ammar Malik
"Changes" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic
"Invisible Things" Ari Leff, Stefan Johnson, Jordan K. Johnson
"Julia" Ari Leff, Stefan Johnson, Jordan K. Johnson, Marcus Lomax
"Modern Loneliness" Ari Leff, Michael Matosic, Jonathan Simpson, Mike Elizondo
"Love Like That" Ari Leff, Teddy Geiger, Geoff Warburton, Jonathan Simpson
GALXARA Non-album single "Jealous of Myself"

(solo or featuring Trevi Moran)

Riana Kuring, Warren Felder
Non-album single "Loving Nobody" Riana Kuring, William Simmons, Trevor Brown, Warren Felder
Non-album single "I Miss The Days"

(featuring Party Pupils)

Jonas Jeberg, Party Pupils, Riana Kuring, Vantage
Katy Perry Smile "Daisies" Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Katy Perry, Stefan Johnson [38]
"Teary Eyes" Andrew Goldstein, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Katy Perry, Madison Love
"Not the End of the World" Andrew Goldstein, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Katy Perry, Madison Love
Isabel Merced the better half of me "the chase" Ale Alberti, Justin Tranter, Isabela Merced, Kennedi Lykken, Zach Skelton
Ben Platt Non-album single "Everything I Did to Get to You (from Songland)" Ester Dean, Shane McAnally, David Davis
Zedd Non-album single "Funny"

(featuring Jasmine Thompson)

Anton Zaslavski, Casey Smith, Jasmine Thompson, Jordan K. Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Stefan Johnson [39]
Non-album single "Inside Out" (featuring Griff) Anton Zaslavski, Brittany Amaradio, Jonas Jeberg, Sarah Griffiths [40]
Meghan Trainor TREAT MYSELF "You Don't Know Me" Alex Schwartz, Joe Khajadourian, Meghan Trainor
Cxloe Heavy, Pt. 1 "12 Steps" Alex Schwartz, Andrew Wells, Chloe Papandrea, Joe Khajadourian [41]
Ashe Ashlyn "Save Myself" Ashlyn Willson, Casey Smith, Jason Evigan
HRVY Non-album single "NEVERMIND" Harvey Cantwell, James Abrahart, Oliver Peterhof
Whethan Fantasy "Hurting on Purpose"

(featuring K.Flay)

Andre Davidson, Asheton Hogan, Ethan Snoreck, Grady Lee, Kristine Flaherty, Sean Davidson, Tim Randolph
MAX Colour Vision "Blueberry Eyes"

(featuring Suga of BTS)

Imad Royal, Max Schneider, Min Yoon-gi, Rogét Chahayed
Grey LIGHT "RADAR" Jake Torrey, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha
Route 94 Non-album single "Sad Songs" (featuring L Devine) Jonathan Simpson, Olivia Devine, Rowan Jones, ROMANS
Max Changmin Non-album single "All That Love" Ari Leff, Nick Sarazen, Max Changmin, Jake Torrey
Soleima Powerslide (Deluxe) "Force Of Nature" Brittany Amaradio, Sarah Mariegaard, Jerker Hansson, David Pramik, Emil Falk
Miley Cyrus Plastic Hearts "Prisoner"

(featuring Dua Lipa)

Ali Tamposi, Andrew Wotman, Dua Lipa, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Miley Cyrus, Stefan Johnson [42]
"Night Crawling"

(featuring Billy Idol)

Ali Tamposi, Andrew Wotman, Billy Idol, Miley Cyrus, Nathan Perez, Ryan Tedder
2021 Charlotte Lawrence Charlotte "Talk You Down" Andrew Wotman, Charlotte Lawrence, Julia Michaels, Mark Williams, Raul Cubina
Daya The Difference "Bad Girl" Andrew Goldstein, Charlie Puth, Grace Tandon, Madison Love, Jacob Kasher Hindlin [43]
Jamie Miller Non-album single "Hold You 'Til We're Old" Nate Cyphert, Stephen Wrabel, Stuart Crichton
Justin Bieber Justice "Anyone" Alexander Izquierdo, Andrew Wotman, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Justin Bieber, Raul Cubina, Stefan Johnson
"Holy"

(featuring Chance The Rapper)

Anthony M. Jones, Chancelor Bennett, Jonathan Bellion, Jorgen Odegard, Justin Bieber, Steven Franks, Tommy Lee Brown [44]
"Ghost" Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Justin Bieber, Stefan Johnson
"Deserve You" Ali Tamposi, Andrew Wotman, Jonathan Bellion, Justin Bieber, Louis Bell
"Lifetime" Alex Schwartz, Jace Logan Jennings, Jacob Greenspan, Jake Torrey, Joe Khajadourian, Justin Bieber, Scott Braun
Benny Blanco Friends Keep Secrets 2 "Unlearn"

(with Gracie Abrams)

Benjamin Levin, Blake Slatkin, Gracie Abrams, Henry Kwapis, Jack Karaszewski, Julia Michaels, Magnus August Høiberg
Demi Lovato Dancing with the Devil... the Art of Starting Over "My Girlfriends are My Boyfriend"
(featuring Saweetie)
Demi Lovato, Diamonté Harper, Madison Love, Andrew "Pop" Wansel, Warren Felder
"Sunset" Demi Lovato, Bianca Atterberry, Trevor David Brown, William Zaire Simmons
Malia Civetz Heels in Hand "Sugar Daddy" Everett Romano, Malia Civetz
Julia Michaels Not In Chronological Order "Lie Like This" Jordan K. Johnson, Julia Michaels, Stefan Johnson [45]
"Undertone" Jordan K. Johnson, Julia Michaels, Matt Zara, Stefan Johnson
"That's The Kind Of Woman" Jordan K. Johnson, Julia Michaels, Stefan Johnson
Bebe Rexha Better Mistakes "Amore"

(featuring Rick Ross)

Bleta Rexha, Harry Warren, Jack Brooks, Nate Cyphert, Rick Ross, Alex Schwartz, Joe Khajadourian
Becky G Spirit Untamed (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "You Belong (From Spirit Untamed)" Casey Smith, Jake Torrey, Zach Skelton
Jasmine Thompson Non-album single "already there" Benjamin Kohn, Jasmine Thompson, Kristen Carpenter, Maddie Eliasson, Pete Kelleher, Sebastian Daniel, Tom Barnes
Maroon 5 JORDI "Memories"

(solo or featuring Nipsey Hussle & YG)

Adam Levine, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Vincent Ford [46]
"Nobody's Love" Nija Charles, Rosina Russell, Adam Levine, B Ham, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Jordan K. Johnson, Kareen Lomax, Ryan Ogren, Stefan Johnson
"Lost" Alexander Izquierdo, Ali Tamposi, Jonathan Bellion, Adam Levine, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson
"Echo"

(featuring blackbear)

Adam Levine, Henry Walter, Jake Torrey, Matthew Musto, Sam Roman
"Button"

(featuring Anuel AA & Tainy)

Adam Levine, Alejandro Borrero, Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, Ivanni Rodriguez, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Johnny Simpson, Jonathan Bellion, Marco Masis, Ricardo Lopez
Jonas Brothers Non-album single "Remember This" Casey Smith, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas, Oliver Peterhof, Ryan Tedder
Jimmie Allen Bettie James Gold Edition "Pray"

(featuring Monica & Little Big Town)

Sean Douglas, Jessie Frasure
Ben Platt Reverie "king of the world, pt. 1" Ben Platt, Shane McAnally
"childhood bedroom" Ben Platt, Julia Michaels
"happy to be sad" Ben Platt, Zach Skelton, Caroline Pennell
"I want love you but I don't" Ben Platt, Alex Hope, Sam Fischer
"leave my mind" Ben Platt, Gian Stone, Ian Kirkpatrick, Julia Michaels
"dance with you" Ben Abraham, Gian Stone
"king of the world, pt. 2" Ben Platt, Shane McAnally
"carefully" Alex Hope, Ben Platt
"chasing you" Ben Platt, Julia Michaels
"come back" Ben Platt, Nate Cyphert
"dark times" Ben Platt, Jake Gosling, Sean Douglas
"imagine" Alexander Izquierdo, Ben Platt, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson [47]
"king of the world, pt. 3" Ben Platt, Shane McAnally
DallasK Non-album single "Try Again" (featuring Lauv) Ari Leff, Dallas Koehlke [48]
Ed Sheeran = "Visiting Hours" Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Anthony Clemons, Jr, Amy Wadge, Scott Carter, Kim Lang Smith
Alesso Non-album single "Chasing Stars"

(with Marshmello featuring James Bay)

Alessandro Lindblad, Marshmello, Alexander Izquierdo, James Bay, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson
Troye Sivan Non-album single "Angel Baby" Jason Evigan, James Abrahart, Sarah Hudson, Troye Sivan [49]
The Wanted Most Wanted: The Greatest Hits "Rule The World" Ari Leff, Jakob Hazell, Svante Halldin, Max George [50]
Mat Kearney January Flower "Odds" Mat Kearney, Robert Marvin, Zach Skelton
Motordrome "Brad Pitt" Ajay Bhattacharyya, Daniel Schnair, Jakub Littauer, Karen Marie Ørsted, Mads Damsgaard, Ronni Vindahl
Westlife Wild Dreams "Alone Together" Gregory Hein, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Mark Feehily, Rami Yacoub, Shane Filan
Twice Formula of Love: O+T=<3 "Moonlight" Jake Torrey, Destiny Rogers, Jeremy Reeves, Jonathan Yip, Ray Charles McCullough II, Ray Romulus
2022 Michael Bublé Higher "I'll Never Not Love You" Michael Bublé [51]
"Mother" Greg Wells, Jonathan Bellion, Michael Bublé
Andy Grammer Non-album single "Joy" Andrew Grammer, Mark Nilan Jr [52]
Jennifer Lopez Marry Me (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "On My Way (Marry Me)" Kayla Bonnici, Leroy Clampitt
"Marry Me (Kat & Bastian Duet)"

(with Maluma)

Edgar Barrera, Jordan Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Oliver Peterhof, Maluma, Nick Sarazen, Olivia Waithe
Said The Sky Sentiment "Emotion Sickness"

(with Will Anderson & Parachute)

Casey Smith, Jake Torrey, Nicholas Miller, Trevor Christensen
for KING & COUNTRY What Are We Waiting For? "Love Me Like I Am" Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone, Josh Kerr [53]
Miley Cyrus Attention: Miley Live "You" Miley Cyrus, Bibi Bourelly, Ian Kirkpatrick
Benson Boone Walk Me Home... "In The Stars" Benson Boone, Jason Evigan [54]
Jonah Kagen Non-album single "Barcelona" Jonah Kagen, Davin Kingston [55]
Reneé Rapp Non-album single "Tattoos" Andrew Goldstein, Anton Göransson, Isabella Sjöstrand, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Reneé Rapp [56]
Non-album single "In The Kitchen" Darrius Coleman, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Oliver Peterhof, Reneé Rapp, Taylor Hill, Tommy Brown, 3 On A Wav
Two Friends Non-album single "Timebomb"

(featuring MOD SUN)

Derek Smith, Eli Sones, Matt Halper, Jake Torrey, Zach Skelton
James Bay Leap "Nowhere Left To Go" James Bay, Jacob Kasher Hindlin
Burna Boy Love, Damini "Wild Dreams"

(featuring Khalid)

Alli Odunayo, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Khalid Robinson
Lizzo Special "Birthday Girl" Jonathan Bellion, Melissa Jefferson, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Theron Thomas
Beyoncé Renaissance "Pure/Honey" Andrew Richardson, Beyoncé, Brittany Coney, Count Maurice, Darius Dixon, Denisia Andrews, Eric Snead, Jerel Black, Kevin Marquis Bellmon, Michael D. Cox, Michael Tucker, Mike Q, Moi Renee, Raphael Saadiq, Terius Nash [57]
Anitta Versions of Me "Lobby"

(with Missy Elliott)

Larissa Machado, Missy Elliott, Nija Charles, Ryan Tedder, Zach Skelton
Demi Lovato Holy Fvck "Freak"

(featuring Yungblud)

Alex Niceforo, Demi Lovato, Dominic Harrison, Keith Sorrells, Laura Veltz, Warren Felder [58]
Ava Max Diamonds & Dancefloors "Million Dollar Baby" Amanda Ava Koci, Jessica Agombar, David Stewart, Diane Warren, Peter Rycroft, Henry Walter, Casey Smith
John Legend Legend "All She Wanna Do"

(solo or featuring Saweetie)

Diamonte Harper, Jake Torrey, Jeff Halavacs, John Stephens, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Larrance Dopson, Ryan Tedder, Tia Scola, Zach Skelton
"Nervous"

(solo or featuring Sebastián Yatra)

John Ryan, John Stephens
"I Don't Love You Like I Used To" Davin Kingston, Gian Stone, John Stephens
5 Seconds of Summer 5SOS5 "Older"

(featuring Sierra Deaton)

Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Sierra Deaton [59]
Lewis Capaldi Broken by Desire to be Heavenly Sent "Forget Me" Lewis Capaldi, Philip Plested, TMS
Fletcher Girl Of My Dreams "Conversations" Cari Fletcher, Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Madison Love, Marshmello
Adam Melchor Here Goes Nothing! "Cry" Adam Melchor, Ian Fitchuk, Nick Long [60]
Joshua Bassett Non-album single "Different" Joshua Bassett, Noah Conrad, Sissy Smith
Selena Gomez Non-album single "My Mind & Me" Amy Allen, Jonathan Bellion, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Selena Gomez [61]

Production credits[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Co-produced with Ref(s).
2017 Kelly Clarkson Meaning of Life "I Don't Think About You" The Monarch
2018 Lauv I Met You When I Was 18 (The Playlist) "Chasing Fire" Lauv
"Never Not" Lauv
2019 Ben Platt Sing to Me Instead "Older" Jenn Decilveo
2020 Ashe Ashlyn "Save Myself" Jason Evigan, Big Taste
2021 Justin Bieber Justice "Holy"

(featuring Chance The Rapper)

Jorgen Odegard, Jon Bellion, Tommy Brown, Steven Franks [44]
"Lifetime" The Futuristics, Jake Torrey
Demi Lovato Dancing with the Devil... the Art of Starting Over "Sunset" The Orphanage
Ben Platt Born This Way Reimagined: The Tenth Anniversary "You and I" Gian Stone
Reverie "happy to be sad" Zach Skelton [62]
"dance with you" Ben Abraham, Gian Stone
"chasing you" Gian Stone
"dark times"
Maroon 5 Jordi "Echo"

(featuring blackbear)

Cirkut
2022 Jennifer Lopez Marry Me (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) "Marry Me (Kat & Bastian Duet)"

(with Maluma)

Nick Sarazen, The Monsters & Strangerz
Jonah Kagen Non-album single "Barcelona" Davin Kingston [63]
John Legend Legend "I Don't Love You Like I Used To" Gian Stone, Davin Kingston, Ryan Tedder

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Category Result Ref(s).
BMI Pop Awards 2021 "Memories" Award Winning Songs Won [64]
2022 "Anyone" Award Winning Songs Won [65]
"Daisies" Award Winning Songs Won
"Holy" (featuring Chance The Rapper) Award Winning Songs Won
"Nobody's Love" Award Winning Songs Won
Himself Songwriter of the Year Won
Grammy Awards 2022 Justice (as songwriter) Album of the Year Nominated [66]
2023 Special (as songwriter) Album of the Year Pending [67]
Renaissance (as songwriter) Album of the Year Pending
Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2022 "My Mind & Me" (from Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me) (as songwriter) Best Original Song in a Documentary Nominated [68]
Variety's Hitmakers 2022 "My Mind & Me" (from Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me) (as songwriter) Film Song of the Year Won [69]

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