"Invisible Man", the hit single that catapulted 98 Degrees to international stardom was co-written with Steve Kipner. Sean co-produced the song in New York for a Motown compilation that was never released but the song eventually turned up on this 1997 self titled release and was the 1st single. The single rocketed to #10 on Billboard and went gold.
98 Degrees - Invisible Man
All-4-One's "I Swear" won a Grammy Award in 1995 for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and enjoyed an eleven-week run at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100A rift between their independent label, Blitzz Records, and their major label, Atlantic Records, led to the group leaving Atlantic Records after the release of the album On and On in 1999. Sean co-write, "Smile Like Mona Lisa" went on to be a top 10 single in Asia.
All 4 One - Smile Like Mona Lisa
In 2000, Jessica Simpson's major label debut album Sweet Kisses was released. Sean co-wrote and co-produced, "Your Faith In Me", a Ty Lacy co-write, that showcased Jessica's soaring vocals.To support the album, Simpson toured with Ricky Martin and with boy band 98 Degrees, and she and 98 Degrees group member Nick Lachey began dating shortly afterwards.
Jessica Simpson - Your Faith In Me
Simply Deep was released in October 2002 domestically and February 2003 internationally. The album featured a range of "alternative R&B music", widely influenced by rock and pop music, and yielded the number-two hit, "Stole" that established Kelly Rowland as an international star in her own right. The song was co-written & co-produced by Sean.
Kelly Roland - Stole
Their debut album, LFO, sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide, and scored two Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: Sean co-produced two songs for the record, "I Will Show You Mine", a co-write with Steve Kipner, and the single, "I Don't Wanna Kiss You Goodnight" co-written with Daryl Zero aka Benjamin Groff, a well known Los Angeles publishing executive.
LFO - Don't Wanna Kiss You
O-Town was assembled for the first season of the ABC reality television series Making the Band. Ikaika Kahoano was originally one of the five members selected but an undisclosed dispute caused him to back out, making way for Dan Miller who was selected by the four remaining members. Sean co-produced 2 songs for their multi platinum debut album, "Shy Girl" co-written with Steve Kipner and "The Painter".
O-Town - Shy Girl
Boa Kwon (born November 5, 1986), commonly known by her stage name BoA, is a Korean singer, hugely popular in both South Korea and Japan. Her fifth Korean album, Girls on Top, contains the ballad, "Can't Let Go", a translation of "Help Me let Go", co-written with Pam Sheyne (Genie In Bottle). So far Girls on Top has sold an estimate 300,000 copies worldwide.
BoA - Can't Let Go
Crystal Kay is a J-pop singer signed to the Sony Music Entertainment Japan records label. Born and raised in Japan to an African American father who was a bassist from New Jersey and a Korean mother who was a professional singer, Crystal has total sales (album and single) of 2.5 million in Japan. She recorded a translation ("Love It Take It") "Wake Up Call" co-written with UK star Jamelia.
Lea Salonga is a multi-awarded Filipino singer and actress who is best known for originating the role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon. Salonga is the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin in 1992 and Fa Mulan for Mulan and Mulan II in 1998 and in 2004, respectively.In 1993, Sean got his first cover "A Flame For You" on Lea's self-titled album. The song was produced by Glen Ballard and the album went on to earn silver, gold and platinum certifications in Malaysia, China, Indonesia, United States, United Kingdom and various other countries.
Lea Salonga - A Flame For You
Lee Hyori She started off as part of the successful K-pop girl group Fin.K.L, but has since become a solo artist. Her first album was very successful, winning the Korean award equivalent to "Artist of the Year". She has since become the highest-paid female singer in South Korea.Her third album, It's HYORISH, was released on July 16, 2008 and includes the follow up single "My Life" a translation of the Sean co-write "Lifestyles".
Lee Satori - Lifestyles of Th
Misha, is a Malaysian singer and actress. She was first discovered by Adnan Abu Hassan when she became a finalist of the "Bintang RTM" competition in 2001. In 2002, Misha released her debut album "Misha", from which four singles were released including the hit single “Bunga-Bunga Cinta”, and Included the Sean co-write, "Destiny" (w/Jim Brickman).
Misha - Destiny
S.H.E is a Taiwanese girl group whose members are Selina Ren, Hebe Tian, and Ella Chen. Since releasing their first album Girls Dorm (2001), S.H.E has recorded 10 albums with sales totalling over 4.5 million. 'Play', the newest release includes the song "Boom" co-written & co-produced by Sean. Boom was a went to #2 on the charts in China and peaked at the #1 position on MTV Asia. Over 100,000 copies of the album were pre-ordered and it eventually sold 500,000 copies.
S.H.E. - Boom
SATOMI' is a Japanese pop singer who debuted in the UK in 2005 with the song "Heartbreaker" Currently, she is under the Aozora Records Label in Japan and has released two more Japanese language singles and a full-length album. Included on the Diamondlilly CD are Sean co-writes, "King and Queen" and "It's Over".
Satomi - King and Queen DL
SMTown is the project name used by SM Entertainment for their vacation compilation albums. SMTown consists of current artists under SM Entertainment. 2007 WINTER SMTOWN - Only Love is an album in 2007 by SMTown. It is SMTown's sixth winter vacation album and the first with Girls' Generation. Sean's co-write "Only Love" a translation of "Over Again", is the title track & video.
SMTown - Winter Song
Europe and world
Cherry was an all-Australian girl pop music group. It was one of the first girl bands to emerge since the loss of the successful early 90's girl-group Girlfriend (who later became gf4). Cherry consisted of Zoe, Hayley, Camielle, Gerri and Amy, and was formed in 1998. Their first single, "S.O.S." was co-written with Steve Kipner (Physical, Genie in a Bottle).
Cherry - SOS
Human Nature is an Australian pop vocal group. The group was originally formed as a doo-wop band in 1989 while the current members were at school together in Sydney. So far, the band has had 17 Top 40 hits and five Top 10 hits in Australia since 1996 when their first album Telling Everybody was released. Human Nature's 3 follow-up albums all went multi-platinum in Australia. The band recorded the Sean co-write, "The Last to Know", a gold single in Australia. The song was also recorded by 'Color Me Badd'.
Human Nature - Always The Last To Know
John Farnham. His career has mostly been as a solo artist but he replaced Glenn Shorrock as lead singer of Little River Band during 1982–1985. In October 1986 his solo single, "You're the Voice" peaked at #1 in the US. John Recorded "Man Of The Hour" (co-written with Steve Kipner), for his 1990 release, 'Chain Reaction'. John's subsequently did a world tour entitled, 'The Man of the Hour Tour'.
John Farnham - Man Of The Hour
K-Otic - a group that came out of the Starmaker series (like American Idol) signed to Jive in Holland. The group had one album called 'Bulltproof' and the #1 triple platinum album included the Sean co-write, "I Was Made To Love You" one of the longest running singles in the number 1 spot ever. The album spent 5 weeks at #1 in the Netherland Billboard charts.
K-otic - I Was Made to Love You
Rebelde is the debut album by the Mexican pop group RBD, released in November 2004 in Mexico and on January 11, 2005 in the United States. The Record featured the Sean co-write, "Futoro Ex-Novio", a translation of "Future Ex-Boyfriend". The record went on to sell 3 million copies.
Rebelde Live - Futuro Ex Novio
Rouge was a commercially successful, Spice Girls-like Brazilian vocal group and girl band, formed in the first season of the reality show Popstars, broadcasted by SBT in 2002. In four years of career, they achieved four Gold, three Platinum and one Diamond album in Brazil and released various hit singles, becoming the most successful Brazilian girl group of all time. 'C'est La Vie', the second album contained the Sean co-write, " Delirio" ("Delirious") and went on to sell 1.3 million albums.
Rouge - Delirio
Sean co-wrote "Surrender" for Laura Pausini, and the Italian superstar released it on her 1st English language album. "Surrender" peaked at #1 in Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and fared well on the Dance Radio Airplay chart. The song, "Surrender" saw some exposure on the Adult Contemporary radio format. In an Australian release of the album, she has two versions of "Surrender" included - the original dance version, and a downtempo version called the "Toronto Chilled Mix".
Laura Pausini - Surrender
Sean spent a day with Glen Ballard and came out of the session with a track an a melody. Shortly thereafter Glen and Alanis began work on the 'Jagged Little Pill' album and the track sat for a year or more, until Glen played the track for Andrea Corr at a writing session for the upcoming Corrs record. She wrote the "Queen of Hollywood" lyrics over the music and the song appeared on the multi platinum 'Forgiven, Not Forgotten' CD. Another Sean co-write, "Love Gives, Love Takes" was also on the record that eventually went on to sell more that 10 million albums worldwide.
The Corrs - Love Gives Love Takes
Tobias Regner is a Austro-German singer, songwriter and musician who has enjoyed success in the rock music genre. Regner made his debut under major label Sony BMG Domestic after he won the highly publicized third season of the television series Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German version of Pop Idol, in 2006. His release included the song, "Another Second Chance" co-written with Rock super-producer Brian Howes.