LaShawn Ameen Daniels was an American record producer, singer, songwriter, vocal producer, and arranger known for his songwriting credits on songs by artists such as Brandy, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child, Michael Jackson, Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston and more. As a songwriter and producer, Daniels had received eight Grammy Award nominations, winning one for Best R&B Song for co-writing Destiny’s Child’s number one hit, “Say My Name”.
|Birth name:||LaShawn Ameen Daniels|
|Also known as:||Big Shiz|
|Born:||December 28, 1977, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Died:||September 3, 2019, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Genres:||Gospel, R&B, pop, soul, hip hop soul, urban contemporary|
|Occupation(s):||Record producer, singer, songwriter, vocal producer, arranger|
|Associated acts:||Deborah Cox, Kierra Sheard, Rodney Jerkins, Tatyana Ali|
About Lashawn Daniels
Songwriter behind platinum classics performed by artists like Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson, he’s been called the “Secret Weapon” behind many of pop’s biggest hit songs like Destiny Child’s “Say My Name” and The Spice Girls’ “Forever.”
He earned his first hit in 1999 when he penned the single “If You Had My Love” by Jennifer Lopez. Not long after “Say My Name” won R&B Song Of The Year at the 2001 Grammys.
He has worked as a coach and mentor on reality competition shows like Making the Band and American Idol.
He and his wife April have a son named Jett.
He and his wife star alongside Tamar Braxton and her husband Vince Herbert in the WeTV reality series Vince & Tamar.
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- Musicians from Newark, New Jersey
- Songwriters from New Jersey
- African-American songwriters
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