Ross Golan is an American songwriter and record producer.
Today’s guest epitomizes what it means to be a successful, uncompromising, and independent artist. Wearing many hats, she is a songwriting legend, passionate philanthropist, dedicated animal rights advocate, generous friend, and an incredible mother. With a storied career, she began her musical journey as the lead singer of 4 Non Blondes and has continued to have a profound impact on pop culture with her message of female empowerment. She has composed and produced hit songs for artists such as P!nk, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, and Adele, and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015. Most recently, our guest was nominated for a 2020 GRAMMY Award with Dolly Parton for “Girl In The Movies,” a song they wrote together for the Netflix film Dumplin'. Last year, she was nominated for the 2019 GRAMMY award for Producer of the Year, making her the first woman in 15 years to be nominated in the category. That same year, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Critics Choice Award for her work on “Girl In the Movies.” In addition, she is the co-founder of We Are Hear, a combination record label, publishing house, management company, and production entity that she launched with fellow multi-platinum producer Kerry Brown in 2017. Today, she fosters the creativity of others, actively seeking and nurturing new talents to share with the world. And The Writer Is… Linda Perry!This episode is sponsored by Bandzoogle and BMI.Art: Michael Richey White  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Garnering two GRAMMY-Awards, seventeen number ones across multiple charts, billions of streams, and over 100 million albums sold since the launch of his career, this guest unlocks the unpredictable side of superstars throughout pop, hip-hop, R&B, rock, and beyond. After meeting Timbaland in 2001, he ignited an unbelievable string of seminal smashes—yet to relent. By 2019, his discography encompassed Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack,” “My Love,” “Lovestoned,” “What Goes Around Comes Around,” “Filthy,” and “Say Something (feat. Chris Stapleton),” DJ Khaled’s “Shining (feat. JAY-Z & Beyoncé,” M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls,” Britney Spears’ “Gimme More,” Madonna’s “4 Minutes,” and Nelly Furtado’s “Promiscuous [feat. Timbaland),” to name a few. Additionally, he helmed songs for the likes of Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Ciara, JoJo, Duran Duran, Chris Brown, Björk, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, T.I., and 50 Cent, among others. He has been named “Songwriter of the Year” by SESAC for 2007, 2008, and 2010. And The Writer Is... Danja!This episode is sponsored by SESAC.Art: Michael Richey White  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Today And The Writer Is…releases it’s 100th episode! To celebrate this milestone, Ross and Joe will answer questions from past guests such as Ryan Tedder, Charli XCX, Nick Jonas, Lindy Robbins, Ricky Reed, Simon Wilcox, Luke Laird, and more, as they reflect on the songwriting and the podcast. We want to express our deepest thanks to our listeners for their support and to everyone who has made this podcast possible. It is an honor to feature the stories of such talented music creatives. We are humbled by the opportunity to use this platform to amplify their voices and advocate for songwriters. A big thank you to our production team! Producers: Big Deal Music Group & Mega House MusicHost & Producer: Ross GolanProducer: Joe LondonProducer: Casey RobisonProducer: David SilbersteinProducer: Ashley AlexanderProducer & Social Media: Meg GogginsProducer: Zack WeinsteinProducer: Kelley FoxWatercolor Artwork: Michael Richey WhiteMarketing Consultant: Dodge WilliamsSpecial thanks to: Mark Tindle, Miles Bergsma, Fame House, Amber Packer, and Hipgnosis Songs Group.  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Today’s guest hails from Mississippi and is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades: singer, writer, host, actor, producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and cosmonaut. Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 80 million-plus records worldwide, he has since made himself a household name. With countless career highlights in music including multiple Grammy nominations, two diamond RIAA awards, MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards to name just a few. Other career highlights include: being the youngest person ever inducted into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame, starring as Corny Collins in the Broadway hit, “Hairspray,” publishing his best-selling memoir, “Out of Sync,” making it to the finals on ABC’s hit show, “Dancing with the Stars,” and most recently producing a documentary, “The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story,” which debuted at the SXSW film festival in March 2019. On his podcast, ‘The Daily Popcast with Lance Bass’ he breaks down the biggest stories in Hollywood each day. The show takes a journalistic approach to entertainment with unprecedented access to the biggest names in the industry. Philanthropically, he remains active in various charitable organizations. In addition to being on the Board of Trustees for onePULSE, he also serves as an executive board director of the Environmental Media Association and has been serving on the board for nearly a decade. In being with the EMA, he has helped educate both children and adults on environmental issues. He’s the national youth spokesperson for World Space Week and is a certified cosmonaut. He is a strong advocate for animals and supports numerous causes and charities like The Trevor Project, Thirst Project, HRC, Vanderpump Dog Foundation, and St. Jude’s hospital. And The Writer Is...Lance Bass!This episode is sponsored by Bandzoogle.Art: Michael Richey White  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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