Glen Ballard is a six-time Grammy award winning songwriter and producer, an Olivier Award winner, and an Academy Award nominee.
He co-wrote and arranged Man in the Mirror
for Michael Jackson
, and co-wrote and produced the critically acclaimed Alanis Morissette LP Jagged Little Pill
, one of the best - selling records of all time at 33 million world-wide.
Among the artists he has written songs for Wilson Phillips, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, George Strait, Josh Groban, Quincy Jones
, Aretha Franklin, Barbra Streisand, Aerosmith
, Van Halen, Chaka Khan
, Andrea Bocelli, Katy Perry, Ringo Starr, George Benson, Shakira, Idina Menzel, and many more.
He co-wrote the song score and was an executive producer for Netflix’s series The Eddy. In addition, he co-wrote the original songs for Back to the Future the Musical
, the 2022 Olivier Award winner for Best New Musical which will be coming to Broadway in Summer 2023.
Ballard’s Hollywood-based international production company Augury develops musical theatre, episodic TV and streaming, feature films, and live music events. Key songs in the Ballard catalog include: “Man In The Mirror,” “ You Oughta Know,” “ Hold On,” “The Voice Within” and “The Space Between.”