Eddie Galan


Eddie Galan

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Name = Eddie Galan


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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Edward Joseph Galan
Born = birth date and age|1979|2|04
Origin = Monterey Park, California South Pasadena, Californiahome
Instrument = Vocals
Genre = Pop Rock R&B Urban Contemporary Soul Alternative Dance Hip hop
Occupation = singer, songwriter, arranger, vocal producer, A&R, and record producer
Years_active = 2002-present
Label = Mach 1 Music

Eddie Galan (born February 4, 1979) is a Los Angeles born singer/musician, 4 time #1 Hit Billboard songwriter and record producer, with 16x Platinum status. He is the oldest of four children to Edward and Teresa Galan.

Galan won a 2006 Billboard Award for his work on Disney's "High School Musical", which took home the Billboard Soundtrack Album of The Year award. The album was also nominated for the Billboard Album Of The Year Award, and spawned 2 Billboard #1's. Galan was also nominated in the Best Pop/Rock Album category for the 2006 American Music Award. Eddie Galan co-produced the B5 version of a song called "Get'cha Head In Da Game," on "High School Musical." [http://top40-charts.com/news.php?nid=23081 'High School Musical' Soundtrack Certifies Triple Platinum; CD Is No 1 Top Selling Album Year-to-Date @ Top40-Charts.com - 40 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts from 25 Countries ] ] In 2006, he co-produced and vocal arranged B5's "Shining Star" on Disney's "Hannah Montana Soundtrack" CD, which achieved triple platinum status recently, 2.81 million in sales and spawned two #1's on the Billboard 200 charts, [http://www.prleap.com/pr/53501/] as well as co-wrote and produced three songs on recording artist Cecy B. Galan is currently working on numerous major label projects. [ [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&searchlink=EDDIE|GALAN&sql=11:0vfqxqlsldse~T4 allmusic ((( Eddie Galan > Credits ))) ] ]

In 2005, Galan worked with Southern Signal Records/EMI Records major label recording artist, Myra, on her second release. (Myra was signed to Walt Disney's Buena Vista Records for her first album and recorded the smash hit "Miracles Happen" for the Princess Diaries.) On Myra's second album, Eddie Galan produced and arranged 8 songs, singing backgrounds and writing on a few of the songs as well.

In 2006, Galan worked with Korean superstar, Park Jung Ah, on her debut solo album, producing the song "Fly Away" with Sean Alexander, which was written by Gregory Watton and Michael Heart. [ [http://newsmusicaurelie.blogspot.com/ Toute la musique que j'aime! ] ] Galan also wrote the song "I'm Not That Girl", sung by Brenda Song, for Disney's "". [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790781/soundtrack Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006) (TV) - Soundtracks ] ]

The most recent success for Galan has come internationally in with multiple major label placements in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and Mexico, where Galan has produced "Freakshow" for debut artist Victoria. The single has become a new Top 10 hit in Mexico in its first 2 weeks on the charts. [ [http://www.myspace.com/victoriamx MySpace.com - Victoria - Monterrey, Nuevo León - Pop / Power pop / Rock - www.myspace.com/victoriamx ] ] In addition, Interscope recording artist, "The Clique Girlz" have released Eddie Galan's song, "Incredible", which he co-wrote and produced, on their Interscope label as a first single. "Incredible", has been announced, as the theme song for the 2008 Beijing Olympics as well as being a featured song on the 2008 Olympics Team USA Soundtrack, featuring some of the hottest acts in music history, including Chris Brown, Queen Latifah, Sheryl Crow, Taylor Swift, Nelly, Luis Fonsi, Goo Goo Dolls and many more.

Galan has collaborated and worked with many established acts, including Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys, O-Town, B5, Master P, Lil Romeo, Clique Girlz, and [Myra (singer)|Myra] . Galan worked on projects for the Universal Records recording arists Alyson Stoner and Devon Werkheiser, Anders Johansson, WEG's Katelyn Tarver, Menudo, Konvict Music Group's Colby O'Donis and Gibson and many other top major label acts. [ [http://www.celamb.com/jessica_simpson.html celam ] ] Eddie Galan has also had his music placed on such tv shows as MTV's "The Hills", MTV's "Next", "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and many more.

Galan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He studied film production at Occidental College in Los Angeles and began a successful career in music songwriting and production right out of college. He signed an exclusive music management deal with Bonnie Gallanter of Muse Artist Management.

Awards

Here are some of the industry awards Eddie Galan has received for his work:
*2006 American Music Awards; Eddie Galan was nominated for their work on "High School Musical", under the Album Of The Year category.
*2006 Billboard Music Awards; Eddie Galan won a 2006 Billboard Award for Soundtrack Album Of The Year for their work on "High School Musical".
*Eddie Galan was also nominated for Album Of The Year at the 2006 Billboard's, also for their work on "High School Musical".
*2 Billboard #1's for "High School Musical"
*2 Billboard #1's for the "Hannah Montana Soundtrack" [ [http://www.myhitonline.com/features/interviews/eg/eddie_galan.htm Billboard Award winning, Multi-platinum selling Record Producer/Songwriter Eddie Galan ] ] [ [http://www.sonikwire.com/ Sonikwire Studios :: Welcome! ] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.myhitonline.com/features/interviews/eg/eddie_galan.htm Interview with 4x time #1, Billboard Award-winning, Multi-platinum selling songwriter/producer Eddie Galan of Trilogy Productions]
* [http://www.myspace.com/eddiegalan Eddie Galan Official Myspace Website]


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