Steve Mac

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Steve Mac
Birth name Steve McCutcheon
Born (1972-01-15) 15 January 1972 (age 46)
Origin Surrey, United Kingdom
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active 1990–present

Steve McCutcheon professional known as Steve Mac (Born 15 January 1972) is a hit making and award-winning British musician, songwriter, and record producer with 30 UK No.1 singles to date.[1] [2]

Winner of the 2018 Brit Award for British Producer of the Year, Steve Mac is one of the UK’s most successful music producers and songwriters,[3] with worldwide sales of over 200 million during his career, including Top 10 singles for Pink, Liam Payne, and Rita Ora. He also co-wrote the record breaking, worldwide No. 1 Ed Sheeran single Shape of You which won an Ivor Novello for ‘PRS for Music Most Performed Work in 2017’,[4] and a Grammy in 2018, broke chart history staying in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 for 33 weeks, topped the UK No.1 chart for 14 weeks, and was the most-streamed song of all time on Spotify.[5] [6] [7]

At the 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2018 in Los Angeles, Steve Mac won Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for Shape of You by Ed Sheeran,[8] plus awards for Rockabye by Clean Bandit feat Anne-Marie & Sean Paul; What About Us by Pink and Strip That Down by Liam Payne.

Including Clean Bandit’s single Rockabye, Steve Mac has co-written and produced two songs which have held the UK No.1 spot for 22 consecutive weeks.[9] He has been associated with over 200 hit singles and albums internationally with over 200 million worldwide sales for artists such as Little Mix, Anne-Marie, Calvin Harris, Demi Lovato, Charli XCX, Westlife, One Direction, The Wanted, Leona Lewis, The Saturdays, Susan Boyle, Kate Winslet, JLS, Boyzone and Damage amongst others. [10] [11] [12]

Since his first break in the early 90’s with Nomad’s (I Wanna Give You) Devotion feat. MC Mikee Freedom, Steve has gone on to co-write hits with songwriters Wayne Hector, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Ammar Malik, Ina Wroldsen, Jack Patterson, Emily Warrant, Pricilla Renea, Ed Drewett, John Newman and Chelsea Grimes and many other UK and international songwriters.[13]

He is widely recognised as the most successful songwriter and producer in modern British music, co-writing and producing the 2018 Grammy and Ivor Novello winning song Shape of You for Ed Sheeran, a Grammy nomination,[14] for P!nk’s US No.1 single What About Us (Pink song) by, Songwriter of The Year and Producer of the Year at the Music Business Worldwide A&R Awards 2017,[15] and the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award for his “pioneering contribution to music, global success and 27 year body of work”.[16]

In addition, he received two ASCAP Song of the Year Awards in 2013 [17] and 2012 [18] for co-writing & producing Glad You Came by The Wanted and You Make Me Feel... by Cobra Starship respectively; and his first Brit Awards in 2010 for the UK hit single Beat Again by JLS co-written with Wayne Hector.[19]

Discography[edit]

Title Year Album Songwriter Producer
"Thursday" 2018 Jess Glynne - Always in Between
YesY
YesY
"Woman Like Me"
YesY
YesY
"If You're Over Me" Years & Years - Palo Santo
YesY
YesY
"Summer On You" PRETTYMUCH - single
YesY
"Ashes" Celine Dion - Deadpool 2
YesY
"Breathing Fire" Anne-Marie - Speak Your Mind
YesY
YesY
"2002"
YesY
YesY
"Miracle" Chvrches - Love Is Dead
YesY
YesY
"One More River" Melo Moreno - single
YesY
"Then" 2017 Anne-Marie - single
YesY
YesY
"Bedroom Floor" Liam Payne - single
YesY
YesY
"The Rest of Our Lives" Tim McGraw & Faith Hill - single
YesY
"Leave A Light On" Tom Walker - single
YesY
YesY
"A Different Way" DJ Snake - single
YesY
"What About Us" P!nk - Beautiful Trauma
YesY
YesY
"Your Song" Rita Ora - single
YesY
YesY
"Shape of You" Ed Sheeran - ÷
YesY
YesY
"Strip That Down" Liam Payne - Single
YesY
YesY
"Don't Let Me Be Yours" Zara Larsson - So Good
YesY
YesY
"OK" (featuring James Blunt) Robin SchulzSingle
YesY
YesY
"Happy" Steps - "Tears on the Dancefloor"
YesY
"Firefly"
YesY
"Symphony" (featuring Zara Larsson) Clean BanditSingle
YesY
"So Good" 2016 Louisa Johnson - Single
YesY
YesY
"Keeping Your Head Up" BirdyBeautiful Lies
YesY
YesY
"Hear You Calling"
YesY
YesY
"Rockabye" (featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie) Clean BanditSingle
YesY
YesY
"Lose Control" Matt Simons – Single
YesY
YesY
"Thumbs" Sabrina CarpenterEVOLution
YesY
YesY
"Breathing Fire" Anne-MarieSingle
YesY
YesY
"Alarm" Anne-MarieSingle
YesY
YesY
"Love Is The Name" Sofia CarsonSingle
YesY
YesY
"The Best Is Yet To Come" Luvbug – Single
YesY
YesY
"Waitin for You" 2015 Demi LovatoConfident
YesY
YesY
"Kingdom Come"
YesY
YesY
"Lionheart"
YesY
YesY
"Hitchhiker" Omi (singer)
YesY
YesY
"Wake Up" The VampsWake Up
YesY
YesY
"I Found A Girl"
YesY
YesY
"Volcano"
YesY
YesY
"Be With You"
YesY
YesY
"Windmills"
YesY
YesY
"Survivors" Selena GomezRevival
YesY
YesY
"Love Me Like You" Little MixGet Weird
YesY
YesY
"My Love (Acoustic)" Jess GlynneI Cry When I Laugh
YesY
YesY
"Take Me Home"
YesY
YesY
"Adore" Jasmine ThompsonSingle
YesY
YesY
"Glow" 2014 Ella HendersonChapter One
YesY
YesY
"Faith" Calvin HarrisMotion
YesY
"Break the Rules" Charli XCXSucker
YesY
YesY
"Stick with Me" Olly MursNever Been Better
YesY
YesY
"Me and My Broken Heart" RixtonLet the Road
YesY
YesY
"Empire" ShakiraShakira
YesY
YesY
"When I Find Love Again" James BluntMoon Landing (Apollo Edition)
YesY
YesY
"Working It Out"
YesY
YesY
"Aliens" Ina WroldsenSingle
YesY
YesY
"Good Time" INNA feat. PitbullINNA
YesY
YesY
"Bumper Cars" Alex and SierraIt's About Us
YesY
YesY
"Get Away" Jessie JSweet Talker
YesY
YesY
"Lock Me Up" The CabLock Me Up EP
YesY
YesY
"Moon"
YesY
YesY
"Mr C" Nina NesbittPeroxide
YesY
YesY
"Color Blind" Amber RileySingle
YesY
"About You" 2013 Shane FilanYou and Me
YesY
YesY
"Running" John NewmanTribute
YesY
"Down the Line"
YesY
"The Only One" James BluntMoon Landing
YesY
"Miss America"
YesY
"Bones"
YesY
YesY
"Satellites"
YesY
"Sun on Sunday"
YesY
"Carry You" Union JUnion J
YesY
YesY
"Loving You Is Easy"
YesY
YesY
"Beethoven"
YesY
YesY
"Head in the Clouds"
YesY
YesY
"Where Are You Now"
YesY
YesY
"Save the Last Dance"
YesY
YesY
"Amaze Me"
YesY
YesY
"Lucky Ones"
YesY
YesY
"30 Days" The SaturdaysLiving For The Weekend
YesY
YesY
"In Your Eyes" InnaParty Never Ends
YesY
YesY
"Sparks" 2012 Cover DriveBajan Style
YesY
YesY
"Explode"
YesY
YesY
"That Girl"
YesY
YesY
"I Found You" The WantedWord Of Mouth
YesY
YesY
"Everybody Knows"
YesY
YesY
"Turn Your Face" Little MixDNA
YesY
YesY
"We Are Who We Are"
YesY
YesY
"Gotta Be You" 2011 One DirectionUp All Night
YesY
YesY
"Glad You Came" The WantedBattleground
YesY
YesY
"Gold Forever"
YesY
YesY
"Lightning"
YesY
YesY
"Notorious" The SaturdaysOn Your Radar
YesY
YesY
"Faster"
YesY
YesY
"My Heart Takes Over"
YesY
YesY
"You Make Me Feel" Cobra StarshipNight Shades
YesY
YesY
"Wishing on a Star" X factor Charity – Single
YesY
"Like U Like" Aggro SantosAggroSantos.com
YesY
YesY
"Someone to Watch Over Me (10 Tracks)" Susan BoyleSomeone To Watch Over Me
YesY
"The Club Is Alive" 2010 JLSOutta This World
YesY
YesY
"Woman" Toni BraxtonPulse
YesY
YesY
"Ego" The SaturdaysHeadlines
YesY
YesY
"Karma"
YesY
YesY
"All Time Low" The WantedThe Wanted
YesY
YesY
"The Gift (11 Tracks)" Susan BoyleThe Gift
YesY
"This Is Your Song" 2009 Ronan KeatingSongs For My Mother
YesY
YesY
"Beat Again" JLSJLS
YesY
YesY
"Crazy for You"
YesY
YesY
"Wild Horses" Susan BoyleDreamed A Dream
YesY
"I Dreamed A Dream"
YesY
"Cry Me A River"
YesY
"How Great Thou Art"
YesY
"You'll See"
YesY
"Daydream Believer"
YesY
"Up to the Mountain"
YesY
"Amazing Grace"
YesY
YesY
"Who I Was Born to Be"
YesY
"Proud"
YesY
YesY
"The End of the World"
YesY
"Silent Night"
YesY
YesY
"The Winning Song" 2008 Geraldine McQueenSingle (Charity)
YesY
"A Moment Like This" Leona LewisSpirit
YesY
"Homeless"
YesY
"Footprints in the Sand"
YesY
"The Promise (10 Tracks)" Il DivoThe Promise
YesY
"The Impossible Dream" RhydianRhydian
YesY
"To Where You Are"
YesY
"What If"
YesY
YesY
"The Prayer"
YesY
"Bridge Over Troubled Water"
YesY
"Somewhere"
YesY
"You Don't Know Me" Leon JacksonRight Now
YesY
"A Song for You"
YesY
"Fingerprints"
YesY
"When You Believe"
YesY
"Woman" 2007 Delta GoodremDelta
YesY
YesY
"Rejoice" Katherine JenkinsRejoice
YesY
YesY
"I Will Pray for You"
YesY
YesY
"How Do You Leave the One You Love"
YesY
YesY
"Home" WestlifeBack Home
YesY
"I'm Already There"
YesY
"Have You Ever"
YesY
YesY
"It's You"
YesY
YesY
"Catch My Breath"
YesY
YesY
"I Do"
YesY
YesY
"My Way" Paul PottsOne Chance
YesY
"You Raise Me Up"
YesY
"Carolyna" Melanie CThis Time
YesY
YesY
"Understand"
YesY
"Total Eclipse of the Heart" 2006 WestlifeThe Love Album
YesY
"You Light Up My Life"
YesY
"Easy"
YesY
"You Are So Beautiful"
YesY
"Have You Ever Been In Love"
YesY
"The Dance"
YesY
"All or Nothing"
YesY
YesY
"You've Lost That Loving Feeling"
YesY
"Nights in White Satin" Il DivoSiempre
YesY
"Caruso"
YesY
"Without You"
YesY
"Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman"
YesY
"You Raise Me Up"
YesY
"Tell That To My Heart"
YesY
"Somewhere"
YesY
" Against All Odds" 2005 Steve BrooksteinHeart And Soul
YesY
"Dance with My Father"
YesY
"If You Don't Know Me By Now"
YesY
"Heroe" Il DivoAncora
YesY
" Senza Catene - Unchained Melody"
YesY
"Ave Maria"
YesY
"Hasta Mi Final"
YesY
"All By Myself"
YesY
"En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor"
YesY
"Pour que tu m'aimes encore"
YesY
"O Holy Night"
YesY
"O Holy Night" Il DivoThe Christmas Collection
YesY
"White Christmas"
YesY
"Ave Maria"
YesY
"When a Child Is Born"
YesY
"O Come All Ye Faithful"
YesY
"Over the rainbow"
YesY
"Panis Angelicus"
YesY
"Rejoice"
YesY
YesY
"Silent Night"
YesY
"The Lord's Prayer"
YesY
"You Raise Me Up" WestlifeFace To Face
YesY
"That's Where You Find Love"
YesY
YesY
"She's Back"
YesY
YesY
"Desperado"
YesY
"In This Life"
YesY
"Heart Without a Home"
YesY
YesY
"Change Your Mind"
YesY
YesY
"Ain't That A Kick In The Head" 2004 WestlifeAllow Us To Be Frank
YesY
"Fly Me To The Moon"
YesY
"Smile"
YesY
"Let There Be Love"
YesY
"The Way You Look Tonight"
YesY
"Come Fly with Me"
YesY
"Mack the Knife"
YesY
"I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
YesY
"Summer Wind"
YesY
"Clementine"
YesY
"When I Fall In Love"
YesY
"Moon River"
YesY
"The Way You Look Tonight"
YesY
"Regresa a mí - Unbreak My Heart" Il DivoIl Divo
YesY
"Nella Fantasia"
YesY
"Passerà"
YesY
"The Man You Love"
YesY
"Il Divo"
YesY
"A mi manera - My Way"
YesY
"I Hope You Dance" Ronan KeatingSingle
YesY
"All This Time" Michelle McManusThe Meaning Of Love
YesY
YesY
"Mandy" 2003 WestlifeTurn Around
YesY
"Hey Whatever"
YesY
YesY
"Heal"
YesY
"On My Shoulder"
YesY
YesY
"Turn Around"
YesY
YesY
"I Did It for You"
YesY
"Thankyou"
YesY
YesY
"To Be with You"
YesY
"Home"
YesY
YesY
"What Do They Know"
YesY
YesY
"Spirit In The Sky" Gareth GatesSingle(Charity)
YesY
"Flying Without Wings" Ruben Studdard(Single)
YesY
YesY
"Solitaire" Clay AikenMeasure of a Man
YesY
"This Is the Night"
YesY
"A Moment Like This" Kelly ClarksonThankful
YesY
"Inside Outside" Sophie MonkCalendar Girl
YesY
YesY
"What My Heart Wants to Say" 2002 Gareth GatesWhat My Heart Wants To Say
YesY
YesY
"Suspicious Minds"
YesY
"Unchained Melody"
YesY
"If Tomorrow Never Comes" Ronan KeatingDestination
YesY
"Help Me Understand" Trace AdkinsSingle
YesY
"Someone Like You" Faye Tozer/Russell WatsonSingle
YesY
"Girls in the USA" Nick CarterNow or Never
YesY
"Heart Without a Home"
YesY
YesY
"What If" 2001 Kate WinsletSingle
YesY
YesY
"Lately" Samantha MumbaSingle
YesY
"Queen Of My Heart" WestlifeWorld Of Our Own
YesY
YesY
"Bop Bop Baby"
YesY
"Uptown Girl"
YesY
"I Wanna Grow Old with You"
YesY
"World of Our Own"
YesY
YesY
"To Be loved"
YesY
YesY
"Drive"
YesY
YesY
"Angel"
YesY
"He Don't Love You" Human Nature (band)Single
YesY
YesY
"Real Good Time" Aaron CarterAaron's Party
YesY
"I Want Candy"
YesY
"Take My Breath Away" Emma BuntonA Girl Like Me
YesY
YesY
"All or Nothing" O TownO Town
YesY
YesY
"You Are" Atomic KittenRight Now
YesY
YesY
"Feel the Love" 5iveKingsize
YesY
YesY
"What Makes A Man" WestlifeCoast To Coast
YesY
YesY
"Against All Odds"
YesY
"Close"
YesY
"Angels Wings"
YesY
YesY
"No Place That Far"
YesY
YesY
"You Make Me Feel"
YesY
"Fragile Heart"
YesY
"Every Little Thing You Do"
YesY
YesY
"Uptown Girl"
YesY
"I Believe" 2000 Stephen GatelyNew Beginning
YesY
YesY
"Bright Eyes"
YesY
"Forever in Love" A1Here We Come
YesY
"If Only"
YesY
"Hey You"
YesY
YesY
"Like a Rose"
YesY
"Walking In The Rain"
YesY
"Still Around"
YesY
YesY
"Swear It Again" 1999 WestlifeWestlife
YesY
YesY
"Flying Without Wings"
YesY
YesY
"I Don't Wanna Fight"
YesY
YesY
"Moments"
YesY
YesY
"More Than Words"
YesY
"We Are One"
YesY
YesY
"Keep On Moving" 5iveInvincible
YesY
"I Love the Way You Love Me" BoyzoneBy Request
YesY
"When The Going Gets Tough"
YesY
"You Needed Me"
YesY
"Have A Look" Vanessa AmorosiThe Power
YesY
"I Wanna Be Your Everything"
YesY
"12 Tracks" Alda – Out of Alda
YesY
YesY
"Until the Time Is Through" 1998 5iveFive
YesY
"And I" BoyzoneWhere We Belong
YesY
YesY
"Where Did You Go"
YesY
YesY
"Good Conversation"
YesY
YesY
"Story of Love" OTT (band)Single
YesY
"Working My Way Back to You" 1997 Alliage (band)/BoyzoneSingle
YesY
"Forever" Damage (British band)Forever
YesY
YesY
"Wonderful Tonight"
YesY
"Crazy" Ant and DecThe Cult Of Ant and Dec
YesY
YesY
"Falling"
YesY
YesY
"6 Tracks" 1996 Caught in the ActForever Friends
YesY
YesY
"Lifting Me Higher" 1995 Gems For Jem – Single
YesY
"Let This Love Begin" Caught in the ActCaught In The Act Of Love
YesY
"My Arms Keep Missing You"
YesY
"I Wanna Stay with You" 1993 UndercoverSingle
YesY
"We Got The Love" Lindy LaytonSingle
YesY
YesY
"Baker Street" 1992 UndercoverSingle
YesY
"12 Tracks" UndercoverCheck Out The Groove
YesY
"Beats & Culture" The Psychopaths – Single
YesY
"Killer Mummy"
YesY
"(I Wanna Give You) Devotion" 1991 Nomad (band) - Changing Cabins
YesY
YesY
"Hear the Drummer Get Wicked" 1990 Chad Jackson (DJ)Single
YesY

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "STEVE MAC: 'THERE ARE NO RULES TO POP MUSIC NOW. IT JUST HAS TO BE OF GREAT QUALITY.'". Music Business Worldwide. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
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  5. ^ "Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' Is Now The Most-Played Song Ever On Spotify". Forbes. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran Lead the 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominations with 15 each". Broadway World. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
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  9. ^ "Producer Steve Mac's biggest hits and forgotten gems". Official Charts. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  10. ^ "Dua Lipa, The Amazons, Steve Mac And MNEK Honoured With Prestigious ASCAP Awards At Ceremony In London Tonight". ASCAP. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
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