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Dave Audé (born June 13, 1969) is an American DJ, producer and remixer. He operates his own label Audacious Records, and is known for having more number ones than any other producer on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.[4] He has done production for artists such as U2, will.i.am, t.A.T.u., Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Barenaked Ladies, Faith No More, Rihanna, Yoko Ono, Alexis Jordan, Madonna, CeCe Peniston, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, LeAnn Rimes, Selena Gomez, Olivia Holt and Beyoncé. As an artist, Audé has scored 14 hit singles so far on the Billboard charts, and an unprecedented 132 #1 remixes on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart.[4] In 2016, Audé won a Grammy Award in the Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical category for his remix of "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. Dave Audé's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing. Audé is managed by record executive, producer, songwriter and publisher Martin Kierszenbaum.

Dave Audé
Birth nameDave Aude
Also known asJX Riders
Claude Le Gache
D'Still'D
Extension 119
Needle Damage
Rich Kidz[1]
Jada[2]
Born (1969-10-12) October 12, 1969 (age 49)
California
Genres
Occupation(s)Producer, Songwriter, DJ
Years active1995–present
LabelsAudacious
Cherrytree
Ultra
Moonshine
Associated actsSting, Mark Ronson, JX Riders, Pussycat Dolls, Selena Gomez, Bruno Mars
Websitewww.daveaude.com

BiographyEdit

Audé is the older brother of former Major League Baseball player Rich Audé. Audé began his career teaching at the Los Angeles Recording Workshop as a MIDI instructor at the age of 22. In the 1990s, he began making house music at Truth, a Los Angeles dance club, and formed Lunatic Fringe with the club's owner, Steve Levy. They founded Moonshine Music, a record label, together, and built a studio in West Hollywood. Audé began making compilation and remix albums, and as an artist has scored 13 hit singles: 1999's "Floor Filler Tune" (US Dance #20), 2006's "Common Ground" (US Dance #4), 2007's "Make It Last" (with Jessica Sutta) (US Dance #1),[4] 2009's "Grass Is Greener" (with Sisely Treasure) (US Dance #1), 2010's "Figure It Out" (US Dance #1) with Isha Coco, a.k.a. Luciana Caporaso, 2011's "I'm Still Hot" with Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), 2012's "Never Forget" featuring Lena Katina (US Dance #1), 2012's "Something for the Weekend" with Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), "Hold Me" with Yoko Ono (US Dance #1), 2013's "Electricity & Drums (Bad Boy)" with Akon & Luciana Caporaso (US Dance #1), 2014's "Take Me Away" with Rokelle (US Dance #1), "Aftermath (Here We Go)" with Andy Bell (US Dance #1), "Hustlin'" with Vassy, Crazibiza (US Dance #1) and "True Original" again with Andy Bell (US Dance #1). Additionally, he has produced 129 #1 US Dance tracks to date.

In 2006, Audé founded his own label, Audacious Records in order to release his own tracks.

In 2008, he appeared on the TV show Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious as part of Robin Antin's expert team to help the girls with vocal rehearsals. Audé was also Music Director for The Pussycat Dolls' Doll Domination Tour.

In 2010, Audé was nominated for a Grammy for his remix of Dean Coleman's "I Want You".[5] As of 2015, he has produced for artists such as U2, KoЯn, Coldplay, Chris Brown, will.i.am, One Direction, t.A.T.u., Katy Perry, Barenaked Ladies, Faith No More, Sting, Juanes, Rihanna, Yoko Ono, Amy Grant, The Pussycat Dolls, Lady Gaga, Lunascape, Madonna, Wanessa, Britney Spears, CeCe Peniston, Selena Gomez & the Scene, LeAnn Rimes, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Ivy Levan, and Beyoncé.

In 2016 during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, Audé received a Grammy for his remix of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' hit single "Uptown Funk".

DiscographyEdit

  • Audacious Summer Vol. 1 (2014)
  • Audacious 4 (2013)
  • Audacious Summer 2011 Sampler (2011)
  • Audacious 3 (2011)
  • 2 Audacious (2009)
  • Audacious (2006)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "Jada Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  3. ^ "Beatport". Beatport.com. Archived from the original on 2009-03-05. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  4. ^ a b c Billboard Singles, Allmusic
  5. ^ "58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16.

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