Mark Ronson
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1975-09-04
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Mark Ronson Biography (BBC)

A man with a bulging address book, Mark Ronson is best known for his ability to introduce a note of old-school funk to a song. Born in London and raised the stepson of Foreigner’s guitarist Mick Jones, he moved to New York at the age of eight, and became immersed in hip hop and DJ culture, playing eclectic sets and making high profile contacts. So when he was invited to make his first record Here Comes the Fuzz in 2003, it was second nature to call on heavy friends like Mos Def, Sean Paul and Jack White to lend a hand.

Soon after, he started producing other people’s records. A sampler of his notable hits includes Locked Out of Heaven by Bruno Mars, Everyday by A$AP Rocky, Littlest Things by Lily Allen, Cold Shoulder from Adele’s debut album 19 and half of Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black, specifically the title track and her breakthrough single Rehab.

In 2007, he released his second album Version, a collection of funked-up indie covers, with Amy Winehouse’s take on The Zutons’ Valerie and Lily Allen’s Oh My God (originally by Kaiser Chiefs) both becoming British hit singles. In the same year, he appeared at Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Preston, both as a live act and on the DJ decks. He even took up a one-off team captain post on BBC Two’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

His next album, Record Collection (from 2010), was a tribute to 80s electro and early hip hop, with another sterling round of guest appearances, including Q-Tip from A Tribe Called Quest and Kyle Falconer from The View (on the singles Bang Bang Bang and The Bike Song).

After some time working on the soundtrack to the Russell Brand movie Arthur and production work on Paul McCartney’s album New, Mark came back to the funk with a vengeance, creating first the global hit Uptown Funk with Bruno Mars (a UK and US No.1 in 2015), and the album Uptown Special.

His unforgettable appearance at the 2015 Glastonbury festival was a riot of special guests - Mary J Blige, Boy George, George Clinton - and (of course) heavy duty funk.

Mark Ronson Biography (Wikipedia)

Mark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is an English musician, DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer. Although his debut album Here Comes the Fuzz failed to make an impact on the charts, his second album Version reached number two in the UK and included three top 10 singles. This earned him a Brit Award for Best British Male Solo Artist in 2008. His third studio album, Record Collection, was released on 27 September 2010, peaking at number two in the UK.

In 2014, Ronson achieved his first UK and US number one single with "Uptown Funk," which featured vocals from Bruno Mars. The song earned Ronson the 2015 Brit Award for British Single of the Year, and the 2016 Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. His fourth studio album, Uptown Special, was released in January 2015, and became his first UK number one album and also peaked at number 5 in the US.

Ronson produced "Cold Shoulder" on Adele's first album, 19. He received acclaim for producing Amy Winehouse's album Back to Black, for which he won the Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, Best Pop Vocal Album and Record of the Year for the single "Rehab". He has won Record of the Year twice, in 2008 as a producer and in 2016 as a performing artist. One of the most successful musicians in contemporary British popular culture, Ronson appeared on Debrett's 2017 list of the most influential people in Britain.

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Mark Ronson Performances & Interviews


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Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)
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Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)
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Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) (feat. Kasabian)
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L.S.F. (Lost Souls Forever) (feat. Kasabian)
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Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before (feat. Daniel Merriweather)
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Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before (feat. Daniel Merriweather)
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No One Knows  (feat. Domino Kirke)
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No One Knows  (feat. Domino Kirke)
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Stop Me (feat. Daniel Merriweather)
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Stop Me (feat. Daniel Merriweather)
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Oh My God (feat. Lily Allen)
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Oh My God (feat. Lily Allen)
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Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah & Nate Dogg)
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Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah & Nate Dogg)
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Upcoming Events

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Jul
2017
Mark Ronson
Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster, UK
27
Jul
2017
Mark Ronson, Kate Nash, Madness, Skream, Leftfield, All Saints, Brian Wilson, Right Said Fred, Reverend and The Makers, T'pau, Becky Hill, Shadow Child, Eats Everything, Dub Pistols, Liquid, DJ Yoda, The Christians, The Skints, Altern 8, Louisa Johnson, Shades of Rhythm, Holly Johnson, Skinny Lister, 2 Bad Mice, The Blockheads, Raghu Dixit, The Cuban Brothers, Norman Jay MBE, Louis Berry, Anne Marie, Bootleg Beatles, Bez, Rob da Bank, Mexrrissey, Billy "daniel" Bunter, Raindance, Los Pacaminos, Clint Boon, The Smiths Ltd, DJ FAYDZ, Greco Roman Soundsystem, Sara Cox, Laura Oakes, Indian Queens, Elvana, Disney Rascal, Big Fish Little Fish, The Shellac Collective, Venum Sound, Rachel Wallace, DJ Dapper Dan, Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Jim8track, Dr DJ, Lady Jane Bongo, Circus Raj and Funky Little Choir
Lulworth Castle, Bournemouth, UK
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Aug
2017
Mark Ronson, Pet Shop Boys, The Libertines, Maxïmo Park, Twin Atlantic, MNEK, JP Cooper, Calum Scott and The Sherlocks
Unknown venue, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Past BBC Events

T in the Park: 2015
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Strathallan Castle
2015-07-10T19:26:34
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Jul
2015
T in the Park: 2015

T in the Park: 2015

17:00
Strathallan Castle
Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T19:26:34
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26
Jun
2015
Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

07:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
BBC Introducing Masterclass: Masterclass 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/egxj3d
Abbey Road Studios
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-02-03T19:26:34
3
Feb
2011

BBC Introducing Masterclass: Masterclass 2011

Abbey Road Studios
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-07-17T19:26:34
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17
Jul
2010
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson
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BBC Yalding House
2008-12-15T19:26:34
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15
Dec
2008
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

BBC Yalding House

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