Musician, Producer, DJ
Mark Ronson will appear at Semi Permanent Middle East, 2021.
Mark Ronson is an internationally renowned DJ and Oscar, Golden Globe and seven-time-Grammy-Award-winning artist and producer. Ronson spent the first eight years of his life growing up in London, England before moving with his family to New York City. Already a keen student of music, and a huge fan of hip hop, he was 16 when he first began creating mixtapes and trying his hand at DJing.
That early passion set him on a path to music production, recording and songwriting that has resulted in a career highlighted by work on a multi Grammy-winning album by Amy Winehouse, as well as his own Grammy-winning, global smash hit with Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk." Along with releasing four successful albums under his own name, his resume includes production work for some of music’s biggest names, including Adele, Paul McCartney, Duran Duran and Lily Allen. More recently, he helmed Lady Gaga’s acclaimed fifth album, Joanne and Queens Of The Stone Age’s lauded Villains.
In 2018 he released a string of singles with Diplo under the name Silk City, including the current world wide hit “Electricity” with Dua Lipa, which earned him a Grammy Award for “Best Dance Recording” in 2019. He is a co-writer of the song “Shallow,” recorded by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper for the movie A Star Is Born, for which he earned an Academy Award for “Best Original Song,” a Golden Globe Award for “Best Song Written for a Motion Picture,” and 2 Grammy Awards.
Mark collaborated with Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Lykke Li, YEBBA and more for his fifth studio album Late Night Feelings, which was released in June 2019 to rave reviews. Most recently, he produced 3 songs for Miley Cyrus’ album, Plastic Hearts: “Bad Karma” ft. Joan Jett, “High” and “Never Be Me.” He also remixed Dua Lipa’s “Physical” ft. Gwen Stefani off her album Club Nostalgia. Mark is currently based in New York where he operates his record label, Zelig Records, home to fast rising stars Tiberius b, Raissa, Issy Wood and King Princess. To date, Ronson has 1 Academy Award, 7 Grammy Awards, 2 Brit Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award and 1 MTV VMA Award to his name.