Sean Hosein, Composer/Songwriter
In 1993, Sean signed his first publishing deal with Leeds Levy of Leeds Entertainment in Los Angeles. Shortly thereafter, Sean had his first major songwriting cover with Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon), a record that was produced by the legendary, Glen Ballard.
In 1995 Sean signed a worldwide publishing deal with BMG/Universal in Los Angeles and soon after, had his first major hit with boy band sensation, 98 Degrees.
Since then, Sean has sold more than 45 million records worldwide. He has reached the top of the charts with hit songs such as, “Stole” for Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child (earning Top Ten on Radio & Records U.S., #1 on Canada’s MuchMusic and debuting at #2 on the U.K. charts), “Surrender” for Laura Pausini (hitting #1 on U.S. Billboard’s Hot Dance Chart and Canada’s AC charts), and 3 top ten hits in Canada, with his own artist, Elise Estrada.
He also penned 2 songs on the platinum album ‘Famous Last Words’ by Canada’s biggest rock band, Hedley. Sean’s song, “Futuro Ex-Novio”, was on Rebelde, Mexico’s biggest Pop Act’s multi-platinum selling debut album (4 million units). He has produced and written songs for most of the major labels including J Records, Universal, Sony, Atlantic, Warner, Jive, Capitol EMI, and Columbia.
As a songwriter/producer, Sean has created a string of international chart-toppers, covered by 98 Degrees, (“Invisible Man” went Top Ten on Billboard, pushing sales of 98 Degrees & Rising over triple platinum), The Corrs (their self-titled CD sold ten million albums worldwide, topping the U.K. charts for a record 97 weeks), O-Town, Jessica Simpson, LFO, Amy Grant, All 4 One, Color Me Badd and the list goes on.
Sean has also contributed songs to a number of film and TV projects, including, The Runaway Bride, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, The Art of War, starring Wesley Snipes and new horror classic, American Mary.
He has most recently, composed the music for the CW series “Beauty and the Beast”.