Guitarist and lyricist best known for his longtime collaboration with jam band The Grateful Dead. Though he does not normally perform live with the band, he has co-written many of their most famous songs, including "Dark Star".
He was a voluntary "guinea pig" for the testing of psychedelic drugs at Stanford University in the early 60's.
He has also worked closely with Bob Dylan, co-writing every song but one on the folk legend's 2009 album 'Together Through Life'.
His birth name is Robert Burns.
He is a childhood friend of Greatful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia.by blog Admin
Songwriter known for his work with pop star <a title='Justin Bieber' href='/famous/justin-bieber.htm'>Justin Bieber</a>. He's written or co-written songs such as "All That Matters," "Recovery," and "What Do You Mean?"
Country songwriter and singer who has written more than 150 songs for other artists, including "Never Wanted Nothing More" for <a title='Kenny Chesney' href='/famous/kenny-chesney.htm'>Kenny Chesney</a> and "Come Back Song" for <a title='Darius Rucker' href='/famous/darius-rucker.htm'>Darius Rucker</a>. In 2015, he released his debut album Traveller, which peaked at number two on the U.S. country charts.
Singer-songwriter who has notable credits writing for artists such as <a title='Selena Gomez' href='/famous/selena-gomez.htm'>Selena Gomez</a>, <a title='Chris Brown' href='/famous/chris-brown.htm'>Chris Brown</a>, and Chipmunk. He is part of a songwriting collective called The Writing Camp.
Producer and songwriter known for the hit "Beauty of the Day." She received a London Fringe Award for Best Singer/Songwriter in 2011.
Known for co-writing songs such as "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," all hits by <a title='Katy Perry' href='/famous/katy-perry.htm'>Katy Perry</a>.
Carole King is an American singer, songwriter, and composer, known as the best female songwriter of the latter half of the 20th century in both the US and the UK. Born and raised in New York City, she started learning the piano as a kid, and by the time she was 10 years old, she had already become a successful pianist. She started writing songs in her teens. In the 1960s, she began writing songs professionally, along with Gerry Goffin, her first husband. In the 70s, she started performing as a solo singer and participated in various concerts and live shows, where she displayed her piano skills too. Through the years, she has released 25 solo albums and has won four ˜Grammy' awards. She has also been included in the ˜Rock and Roll Hall of Fame' and the ˜Songwriters Hall of Fame.' She has written more than 400 songs, which have served about 1000 artists. The 1996 semi-biographical film, titled ˜Grace of my Heart', told the story of a young songwriter who made other singers famous and was said to be loosely based on King's life.
Singer-songwriter best known for writing for high-profile artists like <a title='Jessie J' href='/famous/jessie-j.htm'>Jessie J</a>, <a title='Shawn Mendes' href='/famous/shawn-mendes.htm'>Shawn Mendes</a>, and <a title='Tiesto' href='/famous/tiesto.htm'>Tiesto</a>. She wrote several songs on <a title='Shawn Mendes' href='/famous/shawn-mendes.htm'>Shawn Mendes</a>' platinum-selling album Handwritten and co-wrote The Chainsmokers triple platinum hit "Don't Let Me Down."
Signed by Warner Chappell Publishing when she was 19 years old, she is a Grammy nominated songwriter as well as singer and actress who became well known for her role in the film Hairspray at Little Inez.
Singer and songwriter known for his politically-themed songs, which promote peace and civil liberties. He rose to prominence in 2008 for his support of <a title='Ron Paul' href='/famous/ron-paul.htm'>Ron Paul</a>, who he appeared with on the campaign trail.
Rapper and songwriter who was cast in the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. He's known for original songs such as "The Vent," "Me," "Idk" and "After Hours."
Award-winning songwriter and recording artist who has released albums titled La Reynalda and Andar Conmigo. He worked as a songwriter for the pop group 3Ball Mty. In 2016, he returned as a solo artist with a top 25 Regional Mexican Songs charting single called "Me Gusta Verte Arrepentida."
Youth worship leader at Hills Campus in Australia who is better known as the songwriter and worship leader for Young & Free.