Top 20 Songwriter celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Songwriter celebrities [Updated August 18, 2022].

1. T-Bone Burnett

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T-Bone Burnett was born on January 14, 1948 in St. Louis, United States.

Songs were covered by many artists, including Warren Zevon and Emmylou Harris.

He won a Golden Globe, Academy Award, and Grammy Award for the song The Weary Kind, which was featured in the film Crazy Heart from 2009.

Net Worth 2020: $16 Million

2. Antonina Armato

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Antonina Armato was born on May 2, 1974 in United States.

One-half of the record production and songwriting team Rock Mafia. She co-wrote and produced 38 top ten singles throughout her career and developed, guided and helped launch the careers of several artists including Miley CyrusSelena Gomez, and Ariana Grande.

In 2010, Rock Mafia released their song "The Big Bang." Miley Cyrus and actor Kevin Zegers star in the music video. 

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

3. Siedah Garrett

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Siedah Garrett was born on June 24, 1958 in Los Angeles, United States.

American singer and songwriter who won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media in 2006. Siedah Garrett is known for songs like "Innocent Side" and "What I Know."

Siedah Garrett has amassed over 240,000 fans on Twitter.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

4. Brian Zaghi

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Brian Zaghi was born on August 12, 1990 in Los Angeles, United States.
In 2018, he had the opportunity to perform at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.

5. Jozzy

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Jozzy was born on January 25, 1991 in Memphis, United States.

American singer and songwriter, also known as Jocelyn Donald, who collaborated with Lil Wayne on 2019's "Sucka Free." She's previously worked with Coldplay, Pharrell Williams, Chris Brown and Beyoncé

She teamed with Diplo on the song "Live It Up" which became the theme for the 2018 FIFA World Cup competition. 

6. Mal Blum

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Mal Blum was born on July 7, 1988 in United States.

Lyricist, singer, and musician who has gained fame through their self-booked tours. By 2014, they had been signed to Don Giovanni records. They have also supported a variety of well-known artists like Mike Doughty, Melissa Ferrick, and Amanda Palmer.

Also a writer, they have contributed articles to Autostraddle and the Huffington Post.

7. Nate Walka

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Nate Walka was born on June 25, 1986 in Memphis, United States.

Grammy-winning songwriter and producer behind Jamie Foxx's "Blame It." The song took Best Collaboration at the 2010 BET Awards and Best R&B Performance by a Group at the 2010 Grammy Awards. He has also worked extensively with Far East Movement and released a number of personal mixtapes.

He began his career primarily in the battle rap sector, winning the Xbox 360 battling competition and the Boost Mobile rap competition in 2006.

8. Raja Kumari

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Raja Kumari was born on January 11, 1986 in Claremont, United States.

Songwriter and recording artist who has had a hand in the creation of many songs by popular artists, including Iggy Azalea's "Change Your Life" and Fifth Harmony's ""Like Mariah." She released her debut rap single, "Mute," in 2016. She has been signed with Epic Records LA as well as Sony Music India.

She was honored at the BMI Awards for her work on the Fall Out Boy song "Centuries." 

9. Tayla Parx

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Tayla Parx was born on September 16, 1993 in Dallas, United States.
She is featured on the song "Anyway" from Chris Brown's Royalty album and has worked with other artists including Jason Derulo, Ariana Grande, Jennifer LopezPentatonix and Fifth Harmony. She has written music with LeAnn Rimes, Christina Aguilera, Usher, and Rihanna, among others. 

10. Salem Ilese

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Salem Ilese was born on August 19, 1999 in United States.

Songwriter who had a breakout hit with her song "Mad At Disney," which went viral on TikTok in September of 2020. Salem Ilese released her debut EP 757 in 2019 and signed with the label Homemade Projects in August of 2020. 

Salem Ilese released her first song on Spotify, "Awake," in 2018. The following year, Salem Ilese released an album of remixes called Impatient. 

11. Angela Hunte

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Angela Hunte was born on January 22, 1975 in New York City, United States.

Most well known as a co-writer of the Grammy-winning Jay-Z and Alicia Keys hit "Empire State of Mind," this songwriter and vocalist is also notable for her contributions to Britney Spears' "Do Somethin'," Melanie Fiona's "Bang Bang," and Snoop Dogg & Miley Cyrus' "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks."

She co-wrote "Be Alright," "Good Girls," and several other songs for the Jamaican-born reggae vocalist Gyptian (Windel Beneto Edwards).

12. Billy Mann

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Billy Mann was born on December 20, 1968 in Philadelphia, United States.

Acclaimed songwriter who's penned hits for the likes of John Legend, Pink, Celine Dion, Cher, and the Backstreet Boys. He became the founder and CEO of the music publishing company, Green & Bloom. He also founded Stealth Entertainment.

He was named one of's Top 10 Producers of 2006.

13. Chancellor Olcott

Chancellor Olcott net worth 2020
Chancellor Olcott was born on July 21, 1858 in Buffalo, United States.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

14. Eben E. Rexford

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Eben E. Rexford was born on July 16, 1848 in United States.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

15. Edward Madden

Edward Madden net worth 2020
Edward Madden was born on July 17, 1878 in New York City, United States.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

16. Julian Bunetta

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Julian Bunetta was born on October 22, 1982 in United States.

Songwriter and music producer who has had a hand in writing a large number of tracks by English sensations One Direction, including "Best Song Ever," "Better Than Words" and "They Don't Know About Us." He has also worked on songs by artists like Jason Derulo and Fifth Harmony.

He has served as the music producer on several episodes of the singing competition X Factor.

17. Luke Laird

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Luke Laird was born on May 4, 1978 in United States.

Grammy winning songwriter and producer behind many #1 country singles by artists like Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, and Eric Church. He is the founder of the music publishing and management company Creative Nation and in 2012, he was named BMI's Country Songwriter of the Year.

Some of his most notable songwriting credits appear on albums like Pageant Material, Bringing Back the Sunshine, and Play On.

18. Stefanie Fair

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Stefanie Fair was born on May 17, 1973 in Los Angeles, United States.
She became a kids' entertainment executive for Baby Genius Brands.

19. Tony Sciuto

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Tony Sciuto was born on December 30, 1952 in United States.
He performed as a pianist for Little River Band from 1990 to 1997.

20. Carole Bayer Sager

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Carole Bayer Sager was born on March 8, 1947 in New York City, United States.

Best known for writing That's What Friends Are For, On My Own, The Prayer, and numerous other hit songs.

Carole Bayer Sager was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987. Carole Bayer Sager's theme song for the 1981 film Arthur, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do), was given the Academy Award for Best Song.