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Fernando Garibay, or simply Garibay (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ɣaɾiˈβaj]), is an American record producer, songwriter, DJ and entrepreneur.[2] He has produced and written with artists including Lady Gaga, U2, Sia, Whitney Houston, Britney Spears, Shakira, Kylie Minogue, Enrique Iglesias, The Pussycat Dolls, Snoop Dogg, Paris Hilton, Tiffany Young, That Poppy, and The Black Eyed Peas. He was the official musical director of Gaga's Born This Way Ball and the producer of her Born This Way album.[3][4] "Americano" is his favorite track on the album.[5] He has been nominated for numerous Grammy Awards and has helped write and produce a number of international hit records, including five US number ones and several top 10 dance records on Billboard.[6] Furthermore, Fernando was recognized as the producer on the Grammy Award-winning recording The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga, when it won the "Best Pop Vocal Album" award at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in 2010.[citation needed]

Fernando Garibay
Fernando Garibay in 2012
Background information
BornLos Angeles, California, United States[1]
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • DJ
  • entrepreneur
Years active1998–present
Associated actsKylie and Garibay

Fernando Garibay, formally an executive, producer and artist at Interscope Records; spent over a decade as part of the in house creative team at Interscope, under the mentorship and direction of Jimmy Iovine. He is the founder and CEO of the imprint Paradise/Interscope. Fernando is a lecturer at Harvard University (Harvard Business School) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[7]


Production discographyEdit



  • Enrique Iglesias "Mentiroso"





  • Jzabehl "Naughty Boys" featuring Alexis y Fido
  • Jzabehl "It's All About Me"
  • Jzabehl "Throw Your Hands Up"
  • Jzabehl "It's Not Over" featuring Mr. Phillip
  • Jzabehl "O' I Know"
  • Jzabehl "Open My Eyes"
  • Mario Vazquez "Don't Lie"
  • Paris Hilton "Stars Are Blind"











  • Big Freedia "Karaoke" (featuring Lizzo)
  • Justin Jesso "My Body"
  • "Last Summer" (with Andrew Rayel featuring Jake Torrey)[8]
  • Benjamin Ingrosso
    • "No Sleep"
    • "Love Songs"
  • Poppy
    • "Immature Couture"
    • "Hard Feelings"
    • "Iconic"
  • Poppy + Garibay
    • "Aristocrat"
  • Far East Movement
    • "Save The Night ft. Shaggy"
    • "Let The Future In"
  • Crush
    • “Lay Your Head On Me”


  • Tiffany Young "Born Again"
  • Heart Full Of Rage - Tyla Yaweh
    • "High Right Now"
    • "Who Shot Johnny?"
    • "Wraith Skating featuring PNB Rock"
    • "Chiquita"
  • Armin van Buuren and Garibay "Phone Down"[9]


  1. ^ The Genius Behind Lady Gaga: Fernando Garibay (July 19, 2011)
  2. ^ "Mentors & Judges". Hacking Arts 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  3. ^ Halperin, Shirley (May 31, 2011). "Lady Gaga Producer on the Making of 'Born This Way,' the 'Extreme' Measures to Keep It From Leaking and More". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
  4. ^ Bertsche, Rachel (May 23, 2011). "Born This Way's Musical Director Fernando Garibay on Working With Gaga While Drinking Whiskey and the Revival of the Sax". New York. New York Media LLC. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Behind The Boards: Fernando Garibay On His Collaborations With Kylie Minogue & Lady Gaga | Idolator". Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  6. ^ "Biography". Archived from the original on February 15, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  7. ^ "Instagram photo by Garibay • Sep 24, 2016 at 10:59am UTC". Instagram. Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  8. ^ Bein, Kat (2018-08-02). "Andrew Rayel's 'Last Summer' Catches Feels With Fernando Garibay, Jake Torrey: Exclusive". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2018-08-03. Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  9. ^ Bein, Kat (April 19, 2019). "Armin van Buuren & Fernando Garibay Seek Connection on Dance-Pop Jam 'Phone Down': Listen". Billboard. Archived from the original on April 30, 2019. Retrieved May 8, 2019.

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