Mark Ronson
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1975-09-04
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Mark Ronson

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-American musician, DJ, songwriter, and record producer. Ronson is best known for his collaborations with artists such as Amy Winehouse, Lady Gaga, Adele, Lily Allen, Miley Cyrus, Queens of the Stone Age, and Bruno Mars. He has received seven Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year for Winehouse's album Back to Black and two for Record of the Year singles "Rehab" and "Uptown Funk". He received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Grammy Award for co-writing the song "Shallow" for the film A Star is Born (2018).

Ronson was born in London and raised in New York City. His stepfather is Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones, which contributed to a childhood surrounded by music. While attending New York University, Ronson became a popular DJ in the hip hop scene. His debut album Here Comes the Fuzz failed to make an impact on the charts. In 2006, he received acclaim for producing albums for Lily Allen, Christina Aguilera, and Amy Winehouse. In 2007, Ronson released his second album, Version. The album reached number two in the UK and included three top 10 singles and earned him the Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist. He subsequently released his third studio album, Record Collection, peaking at number two in the UK.

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Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)
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Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (feat. Miley Cyrus)
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Nothing Breaks Like A Heart (feat. Miley Cyrus)
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Late Night Feelings (feat. Lykke Li)
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Late Night Feelings (feat. Lykke Li)
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Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)
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Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars)
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Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah & Nate Dogg)
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Upcoming BBC Events

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2019
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Stewart Park, Middlesbrough
2019-05-24T09:31:43
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May
2019
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2019

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2019

Stewart Park, Middlesbrough

Upcoming Events

8
Jun
2019
Mark Ronson, Disclosure, Migos, Nas, Khalid, Cardi B, Pusha T, George Ezra, Earl Sweatshirt, Chase & Status, Eric Prydz, Kaytranada, Lauv, Solange, Mura Masa, The Streets, Jungle, NAO, Stefflon Don, Skream, MK, Loyle Carner, Dave, Blossoms, Black Coffee, Maribou State, Jacob Banks, LÉON, Mr Eazi, CamelPhat, Maceo Plex, Crazy P, George Fitzgerald, AJ Tracey, Bicep, Kölsch, Little Simz, Yaeji, Jamie Jones, Fisher, Kero Kero Bonito, Daniel Avery, Andy C, Ricardo Villalobos, Cautious Clay, Adam Beyer, Fredo, jpegmafia, Icarus, Patrick Topping, Gilles Peterson, Marco Carola, Sonny Fodera, Alan Fitzpatrick, Octavian, Col3trane, Destruction, My Nu Leng, The Martinez Brothers, Prok & Fitch, Peggy Gou, Mall Grab, Paul Woolford, Yousef, Joseph Capriati, David Rodigan, One, Solardo, MorMor, Cristoph, Krystal Klear, Kabaka Pyramid, Hunee, Danny Howard, Amelie Lens, Artwork, Hammer, Richy Ahmed, Annie Mac, Easy Life, Honey Dijon, Helena Hauff, Suspect, Denis Sulta, Marie Davidson, Mella Dee, Ben UFO, Ilario Alicante, Children of Zeus, Call Super, Luigi Madonna, SASASAS, Feel My Bicep, North Base, mason maynard, Randall, RIMON, Enzo Siragusa, De La Swing, Now Wave DJs, Archie Hamilton, Themba, PROSPA, Just Banco, Channel, Pirate Copy, Joey Daniel, Brockie, Rich Reason, Krysko, Will Tramp, Kettama, Jamz Supernova, Mason Collective, Understate, Greg Lord, Cromby, Seani B, Soundsystem, Koze, James Organ, Josh Baker, Nicola Bear, Zutekh Djs, Pete Zorba, Andy Manning, Olli Ryder & Luke Welsh, Slow Thai, Nightlapse, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Tiffany Calver, Cuttin Headz, Solumun, Area 10, Sally C, Drum Code, Xyng Bane and GINABREEZE
Heaton Park, Manchester, UK
9
Jun
2019
Mark Ronson, Cardi B, Solange, Migos, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Christine and the Queens, Eric Prydz, Nas, Blossoms, Mura Masa, Drumcode and Loyle Carner
Heaton Park, Manchester, UK

Past BBC Events

Ibiza: 2018
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Ibiza
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2018

Ibiza: 2018

Ibiza
T in the Park: 2015
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Strathallan Castle
2015-07-10T09:31:43
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10
Jul
2015
T in the Park: 2015

T in the Park: 2015

Strathallan Castle
Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T09:31:43
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26
Jun
2015
Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton
BBC Introducing Masterclass: Masterclass 2011
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Abbey Road Studios
2011-02-03T09:31:43
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Feb
2011

BBC Introducing Masterclass: Masterclass 2011

Abbey Road Studios
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-07-17T09:31:43
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17
Jul
2010
Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

Live Lounge: Mark Ronson

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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