Thursday, 31 January 2008

Mark Ronson

If you in the UK you must have heard of Mark Ronson, he is a producer and co-founder of Allido Records has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Christina Aguilera, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen and Robbie Williams.


Ronson received a Grammy nomination in early December 2007 for Producer of the Year, Non Classical, along with Timbaland and Mike Elizondo. Ronson's work with Amy Winehouse also received substantial praise, gaining 6 nominations. Back To Black, an album mostly produced by Ronson was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. Rehab, received nods for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Song of the Year and, more importantly, Record of the Year.


Ronson is credited as producer on a 'mixtape' album called 'Man In The Mirror', released in January 2008 by the rapper Rhymefest which is a tribute to the pop star Michael Jackson. The album features Ronson appearing to speak to Michael Jackson using archive audio from interviews with the popstar. Later in January 2008, Ronson received 3 nominations for the Brit awards, including Best Male Solo Artist, Best Album(Version) and Song of the Year (Valerie).


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