Rick Nowels

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Rick Nowels
Origin San Francisco, United States
Occupation(s) Record producer
Instruments Guitars, keyboards, bass
Years active 1980's–present
Associated acts Lana Del Rey, Madonna, New Radicals, Nelly Furtado, Cee-Lo Green, John Legend
Website ricknowels.com

Rick Nowels is an American Grammy/Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter and record producer.[1] He is a multi-instrumentalist and has written with, or had his songs recorded by: Lana Del Rey, Lykke Li, Jamie xx, Brandon Flowers, Madonna, Cee-Lo Green, Robyn, Marina and the Diamonds, Jason Mraz, Sia, New Radicals, Dido, Nelly Furtado, John Legend / Andre 3000, Ellie Goulding, Santigold, Jewel, Anita Baker, Texas, Tiesto, Santana, Tupac Shakur, Fleetwood Mac, Belinda Carlisle, Stevie Nicks, Weezer.[2]

Selected discography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2014: Satellite award for Best Original Song "Young And Beautiful" Lana Del Rey
  • 2014: Grammy Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media "Young And Beautiful" Lana Del Rey
  • 2011: ASCAP award for "Fallin' For You" Colbie Caillat
  • 2008: Grammy Nomination for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration "Green Light" John Legend/Andre 3000
  • 2005: ASCAP award for "White Flag" Dido
  • 2004: Ivor Novello International Song of Year Award for "White Flag" Dido
  • 2004: ASCAP song of the year for "The Game of Love" Santana ft. Michelle Branch
  • 2004: ASCAP award for "The Game of Love" Santana ft. Michelle Branch
  • 2000: ASCAP award for "You Get What You Give" New Radicals
  • 2000: Ivor Novello nomination for "I Turn to You" Mel C
  • 1996: ASCAP award for "Body and Soul" Anita Baker
  • 1996: Grammy Award for Album of the Year "Falling into You"[3]
  • 1996: Grammy nomination for Best R and B Single "Body and Soul" Anita Baker[4]
  • 1990: ASCAP award for "Rooms on Fire" Stevie Nicks
  • 1988: ASCAP award for "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" Belinda Carlisle
  • 1988: Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" Belinda Carlisle


  1. ^ "Rick Nowels". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Rick Nowels Interview - Hit Songwriter & Producer". Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  3. ^ "Past Winners Search". Grammy.com. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  4. ^ "POP VIEW; Playing Grammy Roulette – Page 2 – New York Times". Nytimes.com. February 26, 1995. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 

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