Ruth-Anne Cunningham

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Ruth-Anne Cunningham is an Irish songwriter best known for her co-writing credit on "Too Little Too Late" by the American singer Jojo.


Ruth-Anne Cunningham (born in 1988) from Donaghmede, Ireland,[1] is songwriter and producer signed to Sony ATV as of May 2010.[2] She entered a karaoke competition at the age of seven that brought an interest in performing. Cunningham enrolled in the Billy Barry Stage School at the age of 12 and formed a girlband when she was 16.[1]

At 17 years old she was brought, by her then-manager Eamonn Maguire, to the US where she co-wrote JoJo's hit single "Too Little Too Late" with Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander. It went from number 66 to number 3 on the Billboard hot 100 chart in just one week in America. She was awarded with the very prestigious ASCAP Songwriters Best Pop Award at the 24th Annual ASCAP Pop Awards 2007 for "Too Little Too Late"[3]


She won an ASCAP Pop Award in 2007 for "Too Little Too Late"[4][5]



As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
2008 "Take Me Away" 13 Non-album single

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
2012 "Remedy"
(Professor Green featuring Ruth Anne)
26 18 At Your Inconvenience
2013 "Heart Attack"
(Major Look featuring RuthAnne)
Non-album single
2014 "Missing You"
(Cedric Gervais featuring Rooty)
2016 "Love's Just a Feeling"
(Lindsey Stirling featuring Rooty)
Brave Enough


  1. ^ a b "Ruth-Anne Cunningham: ‘There’s no booklet for writing pop hits’". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2016-02-14. 
  2. ^ "News & Events – Billie Barry Stage School, Dublin, Ireland". Retrieved 2016-02-14. 
  3. ^ Ruth-Anne Cunningham receives ASCAP Pop Award!
  4. ^ Forum for Music in Ireland – Fóram don Cheol in Éirinn » Blog Archive » Stories Behind The Songs
  5. ^ 24th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards
  6. ^ a b Peak chart positions for singles and albums in Ireland:
  7. ^ Peak positions for singles in the UK:

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