Nineteen85

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Nineteen85
Birth nameAnthony Paul Jefferies
Also known asNineteen85
Born (1985-07-01) July 1, 1985 (age 33)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)Record producer, songwriter
InstrumentsKeyboard, drum machine, sampler, guitar
Years active2008–present
Associated acts

Anthony Paul Jefferies[1] (born July 1, 1985) known professionally as Nineteen85, is a Canadian record producer and songwriter from Toronto.[2] Nineteen85 also holds the distinction of winning an ASCAP Music Award back-to-back in 2014 and 2015.

He is best known for producing records for Drake, notably his most successful singles, "One Dance", "Hotline Bling" and "Hold On, We're Going Home". [3] In 2014 he was named by Complex magazine as one of 15 new producers to watch for.[4] In 2015, he founded the R&B duo Dvsn with singer Daniel Daley. He has been nominated for three Grammys, including for "Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)".[5][6]

Production discography[edit]

Singles produced[edit]

List of singles as either producer or co-producer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
AUS
IRL
NZ
UK
US
US
R&B
/HH

"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2013 4 8 7 9 4 4 1 Nothing Was the Same
"Hazelton Trump"
(OB O'Brien)
2014 Digital download
"0 to 100 / The Catch Up"
(Drake)
2014 61 27 68 35 8 Digital download
"Truffle Butter"
(Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne)
2015 43 18 188 14 4 The Pinkprint
"My Love"
(Majid Jordan featuring Drake)
Majid Jordan
"Hotline Bling"
(Drake)
3 2 8 14 3 2 1
  • MC: Platinum
  • ARIA: 2× Platinum
  • BPI: Platinum
  • RIAA: 5× Platinum
  • RMNZ: Gold
Views
"One Dance"
(Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla)
2016 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • MC: Diamond
  • ARIA: 6x Platinum
  • BPI: 3x Platinum
  • RIAA: 7x Platinum
  • RMNZ: 2x Platinum
"Too Good"
(Drake featuring Rihanna)
9 3 7 4 3 14 3
"For Free"
(DJ Khaled featuring Drake)
71 70 25 13 4 Major Key
"OTW"
(Khalid featuring 6lack and Ty Dolla Sign)
2018 30 27 57 11 60 57 35
  • ARIA: Gold
  • RMNZ: Gold
Digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other songs[edit]

2011[edit]

DonnisSouthern Lights[edit]

  • 08. "Everybody"

Shaun Boothe – Waiting Room[edit]

  • 02. "Do It For You" (featuring Kim Davis)
  • 03. "Let Me Go (Remix)" (featuring CyHi The Prynce)
  • 04. "One Side"
  • 07. "Poor Boy (Remix)" (featuring Kardinal Offishall)
  • 08. "1 2 3" (featuring STS)
  • 09. "The Arena" (featuring Nadia Stone)
  • 12. "Safe To Say"

2013[edit]

Juicy JStay Trippy[edit]

  • 18. "Having Sex" (featuring Trina and 2 Chainz) (produced by Supa Dups, co-produced by Nineteen85)

DrakeNothing Was the Same[edit]

  • 12. "Too Much" (produced with Sampha)

Tiara ThomasDear Sallie Mae[edit]

  • 03. "Tell Me Something"

R. KellyBlack Panties[edit]

  • 09. "My Story" (featuring 2 Chainz) (produced with R. Kelly)

2014[edit]

P. Reign – Dear America[edit]

  • 01. "DnF" (featuring Drake & Future)

Jennifer HudsonJHUD[edit]

Jessie WareTough Love[edit]

  • 11. "Desire"

2016[edit]

Majid JordanMajid Jordan[edit]

  • 11. "King City" (produced with Majid Jordan)

dvsnSept. 5th[edit]

  • 01. "With Me"
  • 02. "Too Deep"
  • 03. "Try / Effortless" (co-produced by Noël Cadastre and Stephen Kozmeniuk)
  • 04. "Do It Well"
  • 05. "In + Out"
  • 06. "Sept. 5th"
  • 07. "Hallucinations" (produced with Stephen Kozmeniuk)
  • 08. "Another One"
  • 09. "Angela"
  • 10. "The Line"

Drake – Views[edit]

  • 05. "Hype" (produced with Boi-1da, co-produced by The Beat Bully, add. production by Cubeatz)
  • 08. "With You" (featuring PartyNextDoor) (produced by Murda Beatz, add. production by Nineteen85 & Cardiak)
  • 09. "Faithful" (featuring Pimp C and dvsn) (produced by 40, co-produced by Boi-1da & Nineteen85)
  • 14. "Childs Play" (produced by 40, add. production by Majid Jordan, Metro Boomin & Nineteen85)

PartyNextDoorPartyNextDoor 3[edit]

  • 04. "Not Nice" (co-produced by 40 & Supa Dups)

James Vincent McMorrowWe Move[edit]

  • 01. "Rising Water" (produced with James Vincent McMorrow, co-written by James Vincent McMorrow and Paul Jeffries)
  • 03. "Last Story" (produced with James Vincent McMorrow)
  • 06. "Get Low"
  • 09. "Surreal" (co-produced by James Vincent McMorrow and Ross Dowling)

2017[edit]

BleachersGone Now[edit]

  • 07. "Let's Get Married" (produced with Jack Antonoff)

DrakeMore Life[edit]

  • 05. "Get It Together" (featuring Black Coffee and Jorja Smith) (add. production by 40)
  • 06. "Madiba Riddim" (produced with Frank Dukes, add. production by Charlie Handsome)

dvsn - Morning After[edit]

  • 1. “Run Away”
  • 2. “Nuh Time / Tek Time”
  • 3. “Keep Calm”
  • 4. "Think About Me"
  • 5. “Don’t Choose”
  • 6. “Mood”
  • 7. “P.O.V.”
  • 8. “You Do”
  • 9. “Morning After”
  • 10. “Can’t Wait”
  • 11. “Claim”
  • 12. “Body Smile”
  • 13. “Conversations in a Diner”

2018[edit]

Travis Scott - Astroworld[edit]

  • 17. "Coffee Bean"

Mariah Carey - Caution[edit]

Future (rapper) - Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd[edit]

  • 20. "Tricks on Me"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2017 "Hotline Bling" (as songwriter) Best Rap Song Won [7]
[8]
Nineteen85 Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
Views (as producer) Album of the Year Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/magazine-feature/7654161/nineteen85-drake-songs-grammy-producer-nominee
  2. ^ Nostro, Lauren (25 September 2013). "Who's Who in OVO". Complex. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  3. ^ Leight, Elias (30 March 2015). "Nicki Minaj, Drake & Kid Ink: The Evolving Relationship Between Hip-Hop & House". Billboard. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ Jenkins, Craig (26 August 2014). "15 Producers to watch in 2014". Complex. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  5. ^ "SOCAN members Drake, Arcade Fire, deadmau5 nominated for 2015 Grammys". SOCAN. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.grammy.com/nominees?genre=25
  7. ^ "FINAL NOMINATIONS LIST" (PDF). The GRAMMYs. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  8. ^ "59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 31 March 2017.