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Anthony Paul Jefferies[1] (born July 1, 1985) known professionally as Nineteen85, is a Canadian record producer and songwriter from Toronto.[2] Nineteen85 also holds the distinction of winning an ASCAP Music Award back-to-back in 2014 and 2015.

Nineteen85
Birth nameAnthony Paul Jefferies
Also known asNineteen85
Born (1985-07-01) July 1, 1985 (age 34)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)Record producer, songwriter
InstrumentsKeyboard, drum machine, sampler, guitar
Years active2008–present
Associated acts

He is best known for producing records for Drake, notably some of his most successful singles, "One Dance", "Hotline Bling" and "Hold On, We're Going Home". [3] In 2014 he was named by Complex magazine as one of 15 new producers to watch for.[4] In 2015, he founded the R&B duo Dvsn with singer Daniel Daley. He has been nominated for three Grammys, including for "Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)".[5][6]

Contents

Production discographyEdit

Singles producedEdit

List of singles as either producer or co-producer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
AUS
IRL
NZ
UK
US
US
R&B
/HH

"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2013 4 8 7 9 4 4 1 Nothing Was the Same
"Hazelton Trump"
(OB O'Brien)
2014 Digital download
"0 to 100 / The Catch Up"
(Drake)
2014 61 27 68 35 8 Digital download
"Truffle Butter"
(Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne)
2015 43 18 188 14 4 The Pinkprint
"My Love"
(Majid Jordan featuring Drake)
Majid Jordan
"Hotline Bling"
(Drake)
3 2 8 14 3 2 1
  • MC: Platinum
  • ARIA: 2× Platinum
  • BPI: Platinum
  • RIAA: 5× Platinum
  • RMNZ: Gold
Views
"One Dance"
(Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla)
2016 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • MC: Diamond
  • ARIA: 6x Platinum
  • BPI: 3x Platinum
  • RIAA: 7x Platinum
  • RMNZ: 2x Platinum
"Too Good"
(Drake featuring Rihanna)
9 3 7 4 3 14 3
"For Free"
(DJ Khaled featuring Drake)
71 70 25 13 4 Major Key
"OTW"
(Khalid featuring 6lack and Ty Dolla Sign)
2018 30 27 57 11 60 57 35
  • ARIA: Gold
  • RMNZ: Gold
Digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other songsEdit

2011Edit

DonnisSouthern LightsEdit

  • 08. "Everybody"

Shaun Boothe – Waiting RoomEdit

  • 02. "Do It For You" (featuring Kim Davis)
  • 03. "Let Me Go (Remix)" (featuring CyHi The Prynce)
  • 04. "One Side"
  • 07. "Poor Boy (Remix)" (featuring Kardinal Offishall)
  • 08. "1 2 3" (featuring STS)
  • 09. "The Arena" (featuring Nadia Stone)
  • 12. "Safe To Say"

2013Edit

Juicy JStay TrippyEdit

  • 18. "Having Sex" (featuring Trina and 2 Chainz) (produced by Supa Dups, co-produced by Nineteen85)

DrakeNothing Was the SameEdit

  • 12. "Too Much" (produced with Sampha)

Tiara ThomasDear Sallie MaeEdit

  • 03. "Tell Me Something"

R. KellyBlack PantiesEdit

  • 09. "My Story" (featuring 2 Chainz) (produced with R. Kelly)

2014Edit

P. Reign – Dear AmericaEdit

  • 01. "DnF" (featuring Drake & Future)

Jennifer HudsonJHUDEdit

Jessie WareTough LoveEdit

  • 11. "Desire"

2016Edit

Majid JordanMajid JordanEdit

  • 11. "King City" (produced with Majid Jordan)

dvsnSept. 5thEdit

  • 01. "With Me"
  • 02. "Too Deep"
  • 03. "Try / Effortless" (co-produced by Noël Cadastre and Stephen Kozmeniuk)
  • 04. "Do It Well"
  • 05. "In + Out"
  • 06. "Sept. 5th"
  • 07. "Hallucinations" (produced with Stephen Kozmeniuk)
  • 08. "Another One"
  • 09. "Angela"
  • 10. "The Line"

Drake – ViewsEdit

  • 05. "Hype" (produced with Boi-1da, co-produced by The Beat Bully, add. production by Cubeatz)
  • 08. "With You" (featuring PartyNextDoor) (produced by Murda Beatz, add. production by Nineteen85 & Cardiak)
  • 09. "Faithful" (featuring Pimp C and dvsn) (produced by 40, co-produced by Boi-1da & Nineteen85)
  • 14. "Childs Play" (produced by 40, add. production by Majid Jordan, Metro Boomin & Nineteen85)

PartyNextDoorPartyNextDoor 3Edit

  • 04. "Not Nice" (co-produced by 40 & Supa Dups)

James Vincent McMorrowWe MoveEdit

  • 01. "Rising Water" (produced with James Vincent McMorrow, co-written by James Vincent McMorrow and Paul Jeffries)
  • 03. "Last Story" (produced with James Vincent McMorrow)
  • 06. "Get Low"
  • 09. "Surreal" (co-produced by James Vincent McMorrow and Ross Dowling)

2017Edit

BleachersGone NowEdit

  • 07. "Let's Get Married" (produced with Jack Antonoff)

DrakeMore LifeEdit

  • 05. "Get It Together" (featuring Black Coffee and Jorja Smith) (add. production by 40)
  • 06. "Madiba Riddim" (produced with Frank Dukes, add. production by Charlie Handsome)

dvsn - Morning AfterEdit

  • 1. “Run Away”
  • 2. “Nuh Time / Tek Time”
  • 3. “Keep Calm”
  • 4. "Think About Me"
  • 5. “Don’t Choose”
  • 6. “Mood”
  • 7. “P.O.V.”
  • 8. “You Do”
  • 9. “Morning After”
  • 10. “Can’t Wait”
  • 11. “Claim”
  • 12. “Body Smile”
  • 13. “Conversations in a Diner”

2018Edit

Travis Scott - AstroworldEdit

  • 17. "Coffee Bean"

Mariah Carey - CautionEdit

Future (rapper) - Future Hndrxx Presents: The WizrdEdit

  • 20. "Tricks on Me"

Awards and nominationsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2017 "Hotline Bling" (as songwriter) Best Rap Song Won [7]
[8]
Nineteen85 Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
Views (as producer) Album of the Year Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/magazine-feature/7654161/nineteen85-drake-songs-grammy-producer-nominee
  2. ^ Nostro, Lauren (25 September 2013). "Who's Who in OVO". Complex. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  3. ^ Leight, Elias (30 March 2015). "Nicki Minaj, Drake & Kid Ink: The Evolving Relationship Between Hip-Hop & House". Billboard. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ Jenkins, Craig (26 August 2014). "15 Producers to watch in 2014". Complex. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  5. ^ "SOCAN members Drake, Arcade Fire, deadmau5 nominated for 2015 Grammys". SOCAN. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.grammy.com/nominees?genre=25
  7. ^ "FINAL NOMINATIONS LIST" (PDF). The Grammys. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  8. ^ "59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 31 March 2017.