Sean Garrett – Focus “Writer, Producer & Artist” Spotlight

Who is Sean Garrett?

Sean Garrett:

Sean Garrett

Garrett Hamler, better known by his stage name Sean Garrett is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Garrett is responsible for a series of chart-topping compositions, most notably Usher‘s “Yeah!”, Ciara‘s breakout track “GoodiesTeairra Mari‘s debut single “Make Her Feel Good” and Chris Brown‘s debut single “Run It!“. He is in a production duo with Swizz Beatz, and together they produced several Beyoncé Knowles singles: “Diva“, “Ring the Alarm“, “Get Me Bodied“, “Upgrade U” and “Check on It“. He also writes often over productions by Polow da Don. Guest on Ashley Tisdale‘s new album,”Guilty Pleasure” in the song “Crank It Up“.

Garrett has also recently embarked on a career as a performer, writing and co-producing his own single “Grippin’“. Sean Garrett has become good friends with Ludacris. Ludacris has collaborated on Garrett’s debut single of Turbo 919, “Grippin’“.

Sean Garrett Grippin single

In return, Garrett was featured on Ludacris‘ first single “What Them Girls Like“, alongside Chris Brown, off Theater of the Mind.

Sean Garrett Turbo 919

Turbo 919 is his debut album as a singer and has collaborations with Ludacris, Lil Wayne, Akon, Plies, Pharrell, and Kelly Rowland.

  1. Deep Sleep” (Intro) (Sean Garrett, Kennard Garrett)
  2. What You Doin’ with That” (Sean Garrett, Kennard Garrett)
  3. Come on In” (featuring Akon & Plies)
  4. Girlfriend Ringtone” (featuring Lil Wayne & Raven-Symone) (Garrett, Lil Wayne)
  5. Turbo 919” (Bloodshy, Avant, Henrik Jonback and Sean Garrett)
  6. I Still Believe” (Interlude) (Sean Garrett, Kennard Garrett)
  7. Lay Up Under Me” (Garrett, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen)
  8. On the Hood” (Avila Brothers and Sean Garrett)
  9. She Likes Me” (Interlude) (Sean Garrett, Kennard Garrett, Raymond “Rayza” Oglesby)
  10. 6 in the Morning” (L.O.S and Sean Garrett)
  11. Grippin’” (featuring Ludacris) (Garrett, Christopher Brian Bridges)
  12. Patron” (featuring Pharrell) (Garrett, Pharrell Williams)
  13. Pretty Girl” (Garrett, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins)
  14. Why” (Garrett, Samuel Gerongco, Robert Gerongco)

He recently reunited with Ciara and worked on her third studio album “Fantasy Ride”. He has also written and produced a song called “I Did It for Love“, in which he is featured and appearing on the video, with Korean popstar BoA for her first English album, BoA.

Sean Garrett‘s second single released was “6 in the Morning (Remix)” featuring Rick Ross.

His debut album Turbo 919 was released June 24, 2008, on his own record label, “Bet I Penned It Music”.

(Wiki)

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How do you recognize Sean Garrett?

Garrett’s catch-phrase, which is featured in multiple songs he has produced, is “Smash on the radio, bet I penned it.”

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What singles has Sean Garrett produced or been involved with?

boa_and_sean_garrettCouresty of Wikipedia here’s a list of all the singles Sean Garrett has been on:

  • What Them Girls Like” – Ludacris feat. Chris Brown & Sean Garrett (2008)
  • Away” – Enrique Iglesias feat. Sean Garrett
  • I Did It For Love” – BoA feat. Sean Garrett (2009)
  • Street Light - Plies feat. Sean Garrett
  • Break Up” – Mario feat. Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett

What Them Girls Like

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Away

I Did It For Love

Street Light

Break Up

Sean Garrett Chris Brown

Guest Appearances

  • “Wall to Wall” (Chris Brown feat. Sean Garrett) (2007)
  • “Stupid” (Raven-Symoné feat. Sean Garrett) (2008)
  • “What Are You Gonna Do?” (Raven-Symoné feat. Sean Garrett)
  • “Street Light” (Plies feat. Sean Garrett)
  • “Rock You” (Jesse McCartney feat. Sean Garrett)
  • “Whatever You Like” (Nicole Scherzinger feat. T.I. & Sean Garrett)
  • “Crank It Up” (Ashley Tisdale feat. Sean Garrett) (2009)

Sean Garrett Discography

Writing discography

2003

B5 – B5

03. “Dance 4U”
00. “Nothin’ Bout Me”

Both Produced By Ryan Leslie

2004

Janet Jackson – Damita Jo

03. “My Baby” (Featuring Kanye West)
Produced By Kanye West & Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis

Usher – Confessions

02. “Yeah!” (Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris)
19. “Red Light”
Both Produced By Lil’ Jon

Ciara – Goodies

01. “Goodies” (Featuring Petey Pablo)
Produced By Lil’ Jon

08. “Ooh Baby”
Produced By Flash Technology

Destiny’s Child – Destiny Fulfilled

01. “Lose My Breath”
00. “Gots My Own” (Japan Bonus Track)
Both Produced By Rodney Jerkins

02. “Soldier” (Featuring T.I. and Lil Wayne)
Produced By Rich Harrison

04. “T-Shirt”
Produced By Dre & Vidal

05. “Is She the Reason”
06. “Girl”
00. “Game Over” (International Bonus Track)

All Produced By 9th Wonder

10. “Through with Love”
Produced By Mario Winans

2005

Mary J. Blige – The Breakthrough

02. “Enough Cryin”
Produced By Rodney Jerkins

06. “Good Woman Down”
Produced By 9th Wonder

18. “Show Love” (International Bonus Track)
Produced By Chucky Thompson

Mario – Turning Point

01. “18” (Featuring Cassidy)
03. “Couldn’t Say No”
Both Produced By Ron “Neff-U” Feemster and “Couldn’t Say No” produced by Scott Storch too

112 – Pleasure & Pain

10. “If I Hit” (Featuring T.I.)
Produced By Mario Winans

Amerie – Touch

03. “Touch”
Produced By Lil’ Jon

Chris Brown – Chris Brown

02. “Run It!” (Featuring Juelz Santana)
05. “Gimme That”
Both Produced By Scott Storch

Teairra Marí – Roc-A-Fella Presents: Teairra Mari

01. “Make Her Feel Good”
Produced By The Co-Stars & Sean Garrett

02. “No Daddy”
Produced By Blackout Movement

07. “La La”
Produced By TrackBoyz & Sean Garrett

09. “Phone Booth”
Produced By Bryan Michael Cox & Sean Garrett

10. “Confidential”
Produced By Sean Garrett

13. “You Better Recognize” (Japanese Bonus)
Produced By Sean Garrett

Various Arists – “In The Mix OST”

04. Chris Brown – “Which One” (Featuring Noah)

Omarion – O

05. “Drop That Heater”
Produced By Rodney Jerkins

Donell Jones – Journey of a Gemini

02. “Better Start Talking” (Featuring Jermaine Dupri)
12. “If U Want” (Featuring Bun B)
00. “Hands On You” (International Bonus Track)
All Produced By Ryan Leslie

2006

Destiny’s Child / Beyoncé – #1’s / B’Day

00. “Check on It” (Featuring Slim Thug) (Bonus Track)
Produced By Swizz Beatz

The Pussycat Dolls – PCD

05. “Buttons”
Produced By Polow Da Don

Fergie – The Dutchess

04. “London Bridge”
Produced By Polow da Don

Beyoncé – B’Day

02. “Get Me Bodied”
04. “Upgrade U”
05. “Ring the Alarm”
00. “Lost Yo Mind”
All Produced By Swizz Beatz

08. “Green Light”
Produced By The Neptunes

DMX – Year of the Dog…Again

07. “Dog Love” (Featuring Amerie)
Produced By Chad Elliot & Eddie Timmons

Kelis – Kelis Was Here

02. “Blindfold Me” (Featuring Nas)
Produced By Polow da Don

06. “Bossy” (Featuring Too Short)
15. “Handful”
Both Produced By Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford

Fantasia – Fantasia

05. “Not The Way That I Do”
Produced By Kwame “K-1 Mil” Holland

Diddy – Press Play

16. “Thought U Said” (Featuring Brandy)
Produced By Mario Winans

18. “Making It Hard” (Featuring Mary J. Blige)
Produced By Rich Harrison

Jamie Foxx – Unpredictable

03. “DJ Play a Love Song” (Featuring Twista)
Produced By Polow da Don

Jay-Z – Kingdom Come

12. “Dig a Hole” (Featuring Sterling Simms)
Produced By Swizz Beatz

JoJo – The High Road

01. “This Time”
Produced By Scott Storch

02. “The Way You Do Me”
Produced By Swizz Beatz

Gwen Stefani – The Sweet Exscape

05. “Now That You Got It”
Produced By Swizz Beatz

Monica – The Makings of Me

05. “Hell No (Leave Home)” (Featuring Twista)
Produced By Bryan Michael Cox & Sean Garrett

00. “Thanks For The Misery” (Non-album Track)
Produced By Anthony Dent

2007

Che’Nelle – Things Happen for a Reason

04. “Hurry up”
08. “Lookin'”
Both Produced By Sean Garrett & Warren “Oak” Felder

Ciara – Ciara: The Evolution

11. “Bang It Up”
Produced By Polow da Don

Britney Spears – Blackout

08. “Toy Soldier”
Produced By Bloodshy & Avant

00.”Pull İt”
Produced By Lil Jon

00. “Kiss U All Over”
Produced By Brian Kidd

00. “Red Carpet”
00.”L.O.V.E”

Cassidy – B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story

00. “Untitled”

Nicole Scherzinger – Her Name Is Nicole

00. “Whatever U Like” (Featuring T.I.)
Produced By Polow da Don
00. “Winning Women” (Featuring Rihanna)
Produced By Sean Garrett & Clubba Langg

Kelly Rowland – Ms. Kelly

01. “Like This” (Featuring Eve)
Produced By Polow da Don
00. “Time By Myself”
Produced By Warren “Oak” Felder

Enrique Iglesias – Insomniac

03. “Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)”
Produced By Brian Kidd

Chris Brown – Exclusive

09. “Wall to Wall”
Produced By Sean Garrett

Santana – Ultimate Santana

02. “This Boy’s Fire” (Featuring Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash)

Mary J. Blige – Growing Pains

01. “Work That”
Produced By Ron “Neff-U” Feemster

Joe – Ain’t Nothin’ Like Me

03. “If I Want Her”
04. “Where You At” (Featuring Papoose)
Both Produced By Sean Garrett

Omarion – 21

09. “Beg For It”
Produced By Timbaland & The Royal Court

Mario – Go!

11. “Let Me Watch”
Produced By Mr. Collipark

Tank – Sex, Love & Pain

12. “I Love Them Girls (Timbaland Remix)”

2008

Raven-Symoné – Raven-Symoné

04. “What Are You Gonna Do?” (Featuring Sean Garrett)
Produced By Sean Garrett, Co-Produced By Walter “Great” Scott

08. “Stupid” (Featuring Sean Garrett)
09. “Girl Get It”
Both Produced By Sean Garrett, Co-Produced By Clubba Langg

11. “Shorts Like Me”
Produced By Sean Garrett & Elvis Williams

Jesse McCartney – Departure

03. “Rock You” (Featuring Sean Garrett)
05. “Into Ya”
Both Produced By Sean Garrett

04. “How Do You Sleep?”
Produced By Sean Garrett & Clubba Langg
Usher – Here I Stand – LaFace

00. “Play Me” (Non-album Track)
Produced By The Avila Brothers

00. “Still Me” (Non-album Track)
Produced By The Royal Court – King Logan & Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon
The Pussycat Dolls – Doll Domination – Interscope

02. “Bottle Pop” (Featuring Snoop Dogg)
Produced By Fernando Garibay. Coproduced By Clubba Langg

Whitney Houston – Undefeated

08. Forever – Produced By Sean Garrett

Teairra Marí – At That Point

00. TBA

Beyonce Knowles – I Am…Sasha Fierce

05. “Video Phone” 03. “Diva”
Produced By Bangladesh

2009

Sef – “I Dare You

00. “Hey”
00. “Dem Girls” (Featuring Saigon)
00. “That You Like” (Produced By Big Ben)
“Don’t Stop The Music (Leslie, Garrett, Hilson)
Produced By Ryan Leslie

Ciara – Non- Album Tracks

00. Feelin’ On My A
00. Darkroom

BoA – BoA

01. “I Did It for Love”
Features and produced by Garrett

02. “Energetic”
Produced by Garrett (Co-Produced by Clubba Langg)
Ashley Tisdale – Guilty Pleasure

13. “Crank It Up”
Mario – And Then There Was Me

Mario – And Then There Was Me

00. “Break-Up”
Produced by Bangladesh

(Wiki)

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What to expect from Sean Garrett in the future:

Garrett is currently working on a new album by Whitney Houston. As expected it will be working with many other R&B/Pop acts, and he will be slowly creeping more and more into the American eye. His infectious (usually upbeat) tracks will have everyone singing years from now. If you don’t know who is Sean Garrett is by now, you will soon enough.

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