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John Nathaniel is an award winning Montreal producer, songwriter and mixer. He has worked on multiple music genres including Pop, Hip-Hop, Rap, EDM, Indie/Alternative, Folk and Rock. He is known for his blend of acoustic and electronic elements, combining live strings, movie-like arrangements and percussions in contemporary productions. He received the prestigious 2017 SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award. He has worked on singles from OneRepublic and Switchfoot.

Best I'll Never Have wins Pop Song of the Year award

September 22, 2019

A total of 10 Popular Music Awards were handed out to the songwriters and publishers of the most-played Francophone songs of 2018: “Fille de personne II,” by Hubert Lenoir; “Toutes les femmes savent danser,” by Loud, Ajust, Ruffsound, Realmind, Tim Buron, and Pierre-Luc Rioux; “Prémonition,” by Cœur de pirate; “À hauteur d’hommes,” by Vincent Vallières & François Plante; “Ici et ailleurs,” by Andréanne A. Malette; “Desert Song,” by Ludovick Bourgeois & Fred St-Gelais; “Lies (v.f.),” by Domeno, Zagata & Richard Beynon; “Best I’ll Never Have (v.f.),” by Brandon Mig, John Nathaniel & Mariane Cossette-Bacon; “La nuit gronde,” sung by Kaïn and written by Steve Veilleux; and “Au sommet,” sung by 2 Frères and written by Steve Marin. The Anglophone Popular Music Award went to Charlotte Cardin and Jason Brando O’Farrell Ciciola, for their song “Main Girl.”​

Songland Finale: All About JT Roach, the Writer Behind One Republic's "Somebody to Love"

September 12, 2019

"We chose 'Somebody to Love' because it is a magical song," Tedder said. "It is painful. It is a raw nerve. It feels timeless. I knew we were sitting on a hit."

OneRepublic Dance With Ballerinas and Long to Be 'Wanted' in New Video

September 06, 2019

The pop band dropped the undulating track Friday (Sept. 6), which actually sees Tedder telling the tale of a woman's struggle to find love ("She said 'I'm holdin' to the notion that I'll find something real,'" he sings). Though OneRepublic is clearly telling someone else's story, "Wanted" is a sentiment that anyone can relate to, especially the chorus: "I just want to be wanted/ I could use a little love sometimes."

OneRepublic Return With Cinematic 'Rescue Me' Video

May 17, 2019

OneRepublic has returned with their new single "Rescue Me," released Friday (May 17). The upbeat single was released alongside a music video, filmed in Silverton, Oregon and featuring Cody Bingham of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. 

NBC's Bluff City Law Trailer features "Native Tongue" by Switchfoot.

May 12, 2019

NBC's Bluff City Law Trailer features "Native Tongue" by Switchfoot. Had the pleasure of mixing this kick ass tune!

Brandon Mig: Jet-propelled takeoff

January 18, 2019

“It’s really crazy, all that,” says Laval-based Brandon Mig about his exceptional year in 2018, which can be summed up in five words: “Best I’ll Never Have.” That song was the most played on Québec radio in 2018"

Empire State Building And Interscope Records, Along With iHeartMedia, Promise A "White Christmas" With Annual Holiday Music-To-Light Show Featuring OneRepublic

December 17, 2018

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) and iHeartMedia today announced that the annual Empire State Building (ESB) holiday music-to-light show will feature Interscope artist OneRepublic's newly released version of White Christmas. 

World-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman created the holiday spectacle which will premiere on December 19, and will be synced live each night at 8:30 p.m. ET on iHeartMedia New York's Z100 and 106.7 Lite FM radio stations, which are also available on the iHeartRadio app through December 25.

Reuben Gray Unveils Debut Single ‘Till The Lights Go Out’

December 03, 2018

Taking his influences from Prince, John Coltrane, Post Malone and The 1975, Reuben is currently in the studio writing and recording new music, collaborating with award winning producer/mixer John Nathaniel (OneRepublic, Switchfoot) and songwriters who have crafted hits with the likes of Dua Lipa, Niall Horan.

John Nathaniel on Mixing Switchfoot's "Native Tongue" with iZotope Plug-ins

November 30, 2018

"I honestly can’t remember a session in the last two years where I haven’t used an iZotope plug-in." —John Nathaniel, Mix Engineer, "Native Tongue," Switchfoot

Take a seat next to the mixer's chair with John Nathaniel as he reveals how he used iZotope products to mix Switchfoot's newest single, "Native Tongue."

John Nathaniel wins Pop Song Of The Year Award with Marc Dupré and Nelson Minville

October 03, 2018

A who’s who of songwriters, screen composers, music publishers, and major players in the Québec music ecosystem gathered at Montréal’s La Tohu for the 29thedition of the SOCAN Montréal Awards, with more than 50 trophies presented during an evening celebrating Québec’s creative talent.

Ten awards were presented throughout the evening for the most-played Francophone songs of 2017, including Patrice Michaud’s “Kamikaze,” Daniel Bélanger’s “Il y a tant à faire,” Andréanne A. Malette and Manuel Gasse’s “Fou,” Vincent Vallières’s “Badluck,” and “Du bonheur dans les étoiles,” co-written by Marc Dupré, Nelson Minville, and John Nathaniel.

John Nathaniel received the prestigious SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

October 17, 2017

Rarely in the spotlight, yet a true master of pop music, John Nathaniel received the prestigious SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award, and his song "Éclat," co-written with Alexe Gaudreault and Mariane Cossette-Bacon also won a Popular Music Award. 

Marc Dupré offre une chanson aux enfants du Québec!

October 03, 2017

La Fondation CHU Sainte-Justine est très fière de vous inviter à télécharger gratuitement et exclusivement la chanson Avec toi pour la vie de l’auteur-compositeur-interprète, Marc Dupré!

Créée en collaboration avec ses complices Nelson Minville et John Nathaniel, Avec toi pour la vie se veut un hymne d’espoir, de solidarité et d’amour dédié à tous les enfants du Québec. 

John Nathaniel will receive the SOCAN Songwriter of the Year honour.

September 27, 2017

Robert Charlebois, Monique Leyrac, Claude Dubois, more to be honoured by SOCAN

John Nathaniel & Keaton Simons win 2nd place with "The Way It Goes" in the International Songwriting Competition

May 19, 2017

ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and music contests in the world, offering exposure and the opportunity to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry.

"A sexy, soulful, dark piece co-written by Simons and producer John Nathaniel" - Billboard Magazine

March 11, 2016

The recent release of singer/songwriter Keaton Simons’ new single “The Way it Goes” has attracted some major attention -- including love from David Duchovny, The Script, Tea Leoni, Paul Reiser, Lance Bass, Greg Grunberg, Josh Kelley, and American Idol alums Chris Daughtry, Paul McDonald and Didi Benami -- and it's all for a good cause.

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