Cashmere Cat in 2014
|Birth name||Magnus August Høiberg|
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|Born||29 November 1987|
Magnus August Høiberg (born 29 November 1987), known professionally as Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist. He is best known for producing songs for various artists, as well as remixing and editing songs from those respective artists as well. He also represented Norway in the DMC World DJ Championships as DJ Final from 2006 to 2009. His debut EP, Mirror Maru ,released in October 2012, gained recognition from several other producers.
DMC World DJ Championships is an annual DJ competition hosted by Disco Mix Club (DMC) which began in 1985.
Mirror Maru is the debut extended play (EP) by Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist Cashmere Cat, released on 22 October 2012 by Pelican Fly.
His debut studio album, 9 , was released on 28 April 2017.
9 is the debut studio album by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, released on 28 April 2017 through Interscope and Mad Love.
Before his career, Høiberg represented Norway in the DMC World DJ Championships from 2006 to 2009 under the pseudonym DJ Final. His debut extended play (EP), Mirror Maru,was then released on 22 October 2012 as Cashmere Cat. The diversity and influence of multiple genres gained support from notables such as Hudson Mohawke, Rustie and Gilles Peterson. The EP's title track was later included on the soundtrack to Grand Theft Auto V in 2013.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.
Ross Matthew Birchard, better known by the stage name Hudson Mohawke, is a producer, DJ, and composer from Glasgow, Scotland. A founding member of the UK label collective LuckyMe, he signed to Warp Records and released his debut album Butter in 2009. In 2011, he formed the duo TNGHT with Canadian producer Lunice and released their debut EP the following year.
Rustie is a Scottish musician from Glasgow. He signed to Warp Records in 2010 and received widespread recognition for his 2011 debut album Glass Swords.
He continued to gain recognition when his edit of 2 Chainz' "No Lie" topped the list of "25 Awesome Genre-Benders of 2012" from international magazine VIBE.In January 2013, musician Benny Blanco invited Cashmere to Los Angeles to collaborate on production work and gave him his first concerts in the United States. That summer, he moved from Norway to Manhattan.
Tauheed Epps, known professionally as 2 Chainz, is an American rapper, media personality and basketball player. Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, he initially gained recognition for being one-half of the Southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle, alongside his longtime friend and fellow rapper Earl "Dolla Boy" Conyers. The duo was signed to fellow Georgia-based rapper Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace label, and are best known for their debut single "Duffle Bag Boy".
Benjamin Joseph Levin, known professionally as Benny Blanco, is an American record producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the recipient of the 2013 Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is also a five-time BMI Songwriter of the Year award winner and 2017 iHeartRadio Producer of the Year award winner.
Manhattan, often referred to locally as the City, is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City and its economic and administrative center, cultural identifier, and historical birthplace. The borough is coextensive with New York County, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; several small adjacent islands; and Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, physically connected to the Bronx and separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem River. Manhattan Island is divided into three informally bounded components, each aligned with the borough's long axis: Lower, Midtown, and Upper Manhattan.
Almost a year later on 11 February 2014, his second EP Wedding Bells was released.In August, he produced and featured in "Be My Baby" from Ariana Grande's second studio album My Everything . He was also one of the opening acts during Grande's The Honeymoon Tour. One of his songs, "Adore", was also performed during the tour.
Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After starring in the 2008 Broadway musical 13, she rose to prominence for her portrayal of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series Victorious (2010–13), and its spinoff Sam & Cat (2013–14). Grande made her first musical appearance on the soundtrack for Victorious and was signed to Republic Records in 2011 after music executive Monte Lipman came across one of her YouTube videos covering songs.
My Everything is the second studio album by American singer and actress Ariana Grande, released on August 25, 2014 by Republic Records. Grande wanted My Everything to sound as "an evolution" from her debut album, Yours Truly (2013); it explores more mature themes and genres. In the album's production, Ariana worked with a host of producers – including Max Martin, Shellback, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, Darkchild, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Zedd, and David Guetta. Upon its release, the album debuted atop the Billboard 200, selling 169,000 copies in its first week. It debuted at number one in Australia and Canada as well, and peaked in the top ten of twenty countries worldwide. As of April 2018, the album has sold 735,000 copies in the United States.
The Honeymoon Tour was the second concert tour and debut arena tour by American singer and actress Ariana Grande, in support of her second studio album, My Everything (2014). Officially announced on September 10, 2014, it traveled across North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. It began on February 25, 2015 in Independence, Missouri, and concluded on October 25, 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.
On 28 February 2016, Cashmere confirmed that his debut studio album, previously titled Wild Love, was on the way for 2016.On 29 July, Cashmere co-produced "Wolves", alongside Sinjin Hawke, for Kanye West's seventh studio album The Life of Pablo. On 26 August, "Wild Love" was released as the lead single from his debut studio album and featured The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights. "Trust Nobody" featuring Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez, was released as the second single on 30 September. "Love Incredible" was released as the third single on 17 February 2017 following the leak of the song a day prior. It featured Camila Cabello and was co-produced by Sophie.
"Wolves" is a song by American rapper Kanye West, featuring vocals from Sia and Vic Mensa from his seventh studio album The Life of Pablo (2016). It was produced by Cashmere Cat and Sinjin Hawke and was originally planned to be the opening track to his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo. West debuted the song on February 12, 2015 at a fashion show where he also premiered his new Adidas shoe. The presentation was broadcast live to more than 40 locations around the world.
Alan Stanley Soucy Brinsmead, better known by the stage name Sinjin Hawke, is a Canadian-American electronic music producer and DJ.
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On 31 March, the fourth single from Cashmere's debut album, "9 (After Coachella)" premiered on SoundCloud and featured MØ and Sophie.On 10 April, he announced on Twitter that the debut album was renamed from Wild Love to 9, reflecting the fourth single, and that production was completed. During late April, the official album tracklist was revealed, showing that The Weeknd, Francis and the Lights, Selena Gomez, Tory Lanez, Camila Cabello, MØ and SOPHIE are all featured appearances that will remain on the album. Others were revealed to be Kehlani, Kacy Hill, Ariana Grande, Ty Dolla Sign and Jhené Aiko.
In 2018, Cashmere Cat co-produced album tracks for Kanye West ( Kids See Ghosts ) and Nas.He is also credited as producer on Benny Blanco's debut single, the global hit "Eastside" that reached #1 on the official UK single chart.
|Year||Organization||Award[ citation needed ]||Work||Result||Ref.|
|2016||Grammy Award||Best R&B Song||Tory Lanez: 'LUV'||Nominated||N/A|
|2017||Spellemannprisen '16||Producer of the Year||Cashmere Cat||Won||N/A|
|Spellemann & Music Norway||Eksportprisen '16||Nominated|
|Electronic Music Awards||Album of the Year||9||Nominated|
|Producer of the Year||Cashmere Cat||Won|
|TONO||EDVARD-prisen 2017||Cashmere Cat||Won|
|2018||Spellemannprisen '17||Album of the Year||9||Nominated|
|Pop solo act||Won|
|Producer of the Year||Cashmere Cat||Nominated|
|2019||Spellemannprisen '18||International Success of the Year||Cashmere Cat||Pending||N/A|
Tyrone William Griffin Jr., known professionally as Ty Dolla Sign, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He first gained major recognition in 2010 for his guest feature on YG's "Toot It and Boot It", which he had written and produced for Def Jam Recordings. In the summer of 2013, he signed a record deal with Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records. In November 2015, he released his debut studio album, Free TC, which peaked at number 14 on the Billboard 200.
LuckyMe is a United Kingdom-based record label and design studio specialising in the release of new electronic, hip hop, pop, rock and underground dance music. Referred to as "one of the most innovative and prolific independent record labels of the decade" and acclaimed for "distinctive visual arts projects and collaborations".
Henry Alfred Steinway, better known by his current stage name, RL Grime, is an American producer of trap, grime and bass music, and member of the Los Angeles electronic music collective WeDidIt. His debut Grapes EP was released in April 2012 on WeDidIt. His follow-up EP High Beams was released in July 2013 on Fool's Gold Records, which debuted at #8 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart, and #1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart. RL Grime has produced remixes for Benny Benassi, Chief Keef, Jamie Lidell, and Shlohmo. His second studio album, Nova, was released in 2018.
Daystar Peterson, better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He received major recognition from the mixtape Lost Cause (2014) and the singles, "Say It," and "Luv", which peaked at number 23, and 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. In 2015, Tory Lanez signed to Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. Lanez released his debut studio album, I Told You on August 19, 2016. His sophomore album, Memories Don't Die was released on March 2, 2018. On October 26, 2018, Lanez released his third studio album, Love Me Now?.
Ben Ash, professionally known as Two Inch Punch, is an English record producer, musician, remixer and songwriter. He has written and produced records with Jessie Ware, Sam Smith, Years & Years, Rag'n'Bone Man, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Damon Albarn, and Brian Eno.
"Adore" is a song recorded by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, featuring vocals by American singer Ariana Grande. It was written and produced by Cashmere along with Benny Blanco and Lido, and co-written by Ammar Malik, Jeremih Felton, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Darryl Simmons. "Adore" was digitally released on March 3, 2015 by Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.
Canadian singer-rapper Tory Lanez has released three studio albums, seventeen mixtapes, one extended play (EP), thirty-eight singles and sixty music videos. In 2009, Tory Lanez began his career by releasing his debut mixtape, T.L 2 T.O. He received major recognition from the mixtape, Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story released in August 2013, which included guest appearances from Roscoe Dash and Kirko Bangz. In 2014, he released Lost Cause which led to his first tour the "Lost Cause" tour. Tory Lanez collaborated with the WeDidIt collective on the Cruel Intentions EP in 2015. Chixtape III and The New Toronto were released later that year. He released his debut album I Told You, in 2016.
Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician and turntablist Cashmere Cat has released one studio album, three extended plays and several singles.
I Told You is the debut studio album by Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on August 19, 2016, by Mad Love Records and Interscope Records. Recording sessions took place from 2015 to 2016, with the production that was contributed by Lanez, alongside several other record producers such as Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Two Inch Punch and Noah Breakfast, among others. The album was supported by two singles: "Say It" and "Luv".
"Luv" is a song by Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on July 29, 2016, as the second single from his debut studio album, I Told You (2016). The song was produced by Cashmere Cat and Benny Blanco. It has interpolations from "Everyone Falls in Love" by Tanto Metro and Devonte. It received a nomination for Best R&B Song at the 59th Grammy Awards that was held in February 2017.
Brittany Talia Hazzard, professionally known as Starrah, is an American songwriter, singer and rapper. She has written 14 singles thus far that have reached Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. 1 of which went #1 and 5 peaking in the top 10. She has cowritten songs such as Rihanna's "Needed Me, "Camila Cabello - "Havana", Maroon 5 - "Girls Like You", "Drake - "Fake Love", Halsey - "Now or Never", Kevin Gates' "2 Phones, and Nicki Minaj's "No Frauds", as well as studio albums including Travis Scott's Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight and 5 songs on Calvin Harris’s Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, including "Feels" featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean.
"Trust Nobody" is a song by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, featuring vocals by American singer Selena Gomez and Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on September 30, 2016, as the second single from Cashmere's debut studio album, 9 (2017). The track was written by Cashmere Cat, Starrah, Lanez, Gomez, Benny Blanco, and Frank Dukes. It was produced by Cashmere Cat, Blanco and Dukes.
"Die for You" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd, from his third studio album Starboy (2016). The song was written by him, Doc McKinney, Prince 85, Dylan Wiggins, Magnus Høiberg and William Thomas Walsh, and produced by the singer alongside McKinney, Cirkut, Cashmere Cat and Prince 85. It was one of the tracks of Starboy to be featured in the short film Mania. It received early airplay from urban and urban AC radio in August 2017 then was sent to rhythmic contemporary radio on September 19, 2017 as the album's fifth single in the United States.
This is the production discography for American producer Benny Blanco.
"Crying in the Club" is the debut solo single by Cuban-American singer and songwriter Camila Cabello, released on May 19, 2017. It was written by Sia, Cabello, Benny Blanco and produced by Blanco, Happy Perez and Cashmere Cat. The song samples Christina Aguilera's "Genie in a Bottle". A mid-tempo tropical pop and dance track, it was originally intended to be the lead single off Cabello's debut studio album, which was originally titled The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving. It was later removed from the track listing. The song peaked at number 47 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Forever Neverland is the second studio album by Danish singer and songwriter MØ. It was released on 19 October 2018 by Columbia Records. It is her first full-length release since her debut studio album No Mythologies to Follow (2014), and comes after her second EP When I Was Young (2017). The album was preceded by five singles: "Nostalgia", "Sun in Our Eyes" featuring Diplo, "Way Down", "Imaginary Friend" and "Blur". The album also features collaborations with Charli XCX, What So Not, Two Feet and Empress Of.
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