|Born||February 19, 1977|
|Genres||R&B, hip hop, pop|
|Occupations||Musician, record producer, songwriter|
|Associated acts||Rodney Jerkins, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Nelly Furtado, Chris Medina, Monica, Enrique Iglesias|
Andre Lindal (born February 19, 1977) is a Norwegian songwriter, record producer and musician from Oslo, now based in Los Angeles. He works with mega producer Rodney Jerkins, at Darkchild studios, and with a range of popular artists, including Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Nelly Furtado and Chris Medina. In 2011, he received a Grammy nomination for his work with Monica. In february 2013 he received a Grammy win with Kelly Clarkson's Stronger album who won Best Pop album. 
Lindal grew up in Hauketo, a small suburb of Oslo, and moved to the US to pursue a degree in Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating Cum Laude in 2004, he moved to Los Angeles. He married California native and dentist, Dr. Cristen Dismuke Lindal in 2010.
Songwriting & Production
In 2010, Lindal co-wrote and produced the Monica song “Believing in Me” with the producing team, Stargate. The song was included in the album Still Standing which earned Lindal his first Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album. Andre was introduced by his music manager, Charles “Big Chuck” Stanton to Rodney Jerkins and was signed to his production team, Darkchild, in January 2011. Within a month, the duo wrote and produced the song “What Are Words” for American Idol Season 10 contestant Chris Medina that sat at the top of the Scandinavian music charts for over 19 weeks straight. They also wrote and produced the song “I Forgive You” for Kelly Clarkson’s latest album, Stronger, that has recently been certified Gold by the RIAA. In addition, Jerkins and Lindal have worked on music for television, teaming up with executive producer, Nick Cannon, on the soundtrack for the Nickelodeon movie, Rags. The soundtrack peaked at #1 on the iTunes soundtrack albums chart and #3 on the Top 100 albums on iTunes chart.
Currently, the newly released Justin Bieber single, "As Long As You Love Me", from Believe was written and produced by the duo; it was released on June 11, 2012 as a promotional single and later on July 10, 2012 as a radio single. The music video, featuring Kill Bill and Reservoir Dogs star, Michael Madsen, was released on August 1, 2012 and has been on top of YouTube 100 since its debut.
|Billboard 200||UK Albums Chart||Billboard Pop Singles||Hot 100||UK|
|2008||"Fall"||Chasing Lights||The Saturdays||-||9||-||-||-|
|2010||"Believing in Me"||Still Standing||Monica||2||-||-||-||-|
|2011||"What Are Words"||What Are Words||Chris Medina||-||-||-||83||-|
|"I Forgive You"||Stronger||Kelly Clarkson||2||5||-||-||-|
|2012||"I've Got the Music in Me"||Kohl's commercial||Jennifer Lopez||-||-||-||-||-|
|Rags Songs||Rags Movie Soundtrack||Rags Cast||-||-||-||-||-|
|"As Long As You Love Me”||Believe||Justin Bieber||1||1||3||6||22|
|"She Don't Like the Lights”||Believe||Justin Bieber||1||1||-||-||-|
|"Miracles"||The Spirit Indestructible||Nelly Furtado||79||46||-||-||-|
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