Grammy winning and Emmy nominated songwriter-producer Desmond Child is one of music’s most accomplished hitmakers.
He’s a film, television and music producer, recording artist, performer, author and motivational speaker. His credits appear on more than eighty Billboard Top 40 singles spanning five decades, including “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name,” “I Was Made For Lovin’ You,” “Dude Looks Like A Lady,” “Livin’ La Vida Loca,” “Waking Up In Vegas.” and many more.
From Aerosmith to Zedd, his genre-defying collaborations include Bon Jovi, KISS, Cher, Joan Jett, Alice Cooper, Michael Bolton, Ricky Martin, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Meat Loaf, Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera, Sia, Mickey Mouse and Kermit the Frog, selling over 500 million records worldwide with downloads, YouTube views and streaming plays in the billions.
Desmond Child was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and serves on its Board of Directors as well as the Board of ASCAP. In 2018, he received ASCAP’s prestigious Founders Award celebrating 40 years as a proud member of ASCAP. He also co-founded the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame where he serves as Chairman Emeritus.
Child has recently completed his upcoming autobiography LIVIN’ ON A PRAYER: BIG SONGS BIG LIFE with David Ritz. He also wrote and co-produced “Lady Liberty” on Barbra Streisand’s new album “WALLS.” His new album DESMOND CHILD LIVE was released on October 25, 2019 on BMG Rights.