Brandon Beal Live Smukfest Copenhagen 2014
|Born||16 December 1983|
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, producer|
|Labels||Universal Music & Then We Take The World|
|Associated acts||Beal & Ras (duo with Hedegaard)|
Kato, Lukas Graham, Hedegaard, Christopher
Brandon Beal (born 16 December 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, & producer. He is best known for his single "Twerk It Like Miley" which went viral through the app Dubsmash, and has charted at number 1 in 14 different countries including Denmark, Indonesia, and Malaysia. He gained his first musical recognition through his independent album Comfortable released in 2006, (a collaboration with Danish/American producer Multiman). Brandon Beal has worked with artists like Snoop Dogg, Flo Rida, Juelz Santana, Kato, Lukas Graham and Christopher.
In February 2011, Beal and Rasmus Hedegaard, also known as Beal & Ras toured Denmark with Kato, Ida Corr, and (Danish band). Their first single "Money" stayed on the Danish Dance charts for 14 weeks peaking at #13 They released their second single "I Like It" feat. Troo.L.S on August 18, 2011.
Beal was featured on "My House 2.0" on Kato's latest album Discolized 2.0. The song peaked at #40 on Hitlisten without being an official single. He is also featured on Kato's single "Never Let U Go" that also features Snoop Dogg. The single debuted at #2 on Hitlisten in its first week of release.
He also worked alongside Danish singer and band Lukas Graham on their album, which was #1 on the album charts for 11 weeks, and to date has gone 3x platinum. On October 22, 2012, Lukas Graham released the single "Better Than Yourself" which was also co-written by Brandon. This song debuted at #1 on Hitlisten, and is his biggest selling single to date.
In 2014, he released the song "Twerk It Like Miley" produced by Hedegaard and featuring Danish singer Christopher. The single reached number one on Tracklisten, the official Danish Singles Chart and later received a Danish Music Award for "Club Hit of the Year".
In 2016, Beal released the single "Golden" featuring vocals by Lukas Graham. It reached number 1 on Hitlisen, the official Danish Singles Chart becoming his third number 1 in Denmark after "Twerk It Like Miley" and "CPH Girls".
|2014||"Single for the Night"||45
|"Twerk It Like Miley"
|"Side Bitch Issues"||—||—||21||—||Gold|
(featuring Lukas Graham)
(with Olivia Holt)
|2011||"My House 2.0"
(Kato featuring Brandon Beal & Negash Ali)
|2012||"Never Let U Go"
(Kato featuring Snoop Dogg & Brandon Beal)
Behind Closed Doors
(Christopher featuring Brandon jr)
|1||Christopher album||2x Platinum|
|2015||"Smile & Wave"
(Hedegaard featuring Brandon Beal)
(De Fam featuring Brandon Beal)
(Lågsus P3 featuring Brandon Beal)
Awards and nominations
|2016||Zulu Awards||New Artist of the Year||Brandon Beal||Nominated|
|Danish Deejay Awards||Peoples Choice Award||"Smile And Wave||Won|
|Hit of the Year||"Golden"||Nominated|
|2015||Danish Deejay Awards||Danish Deejay Favorite||"Twerk It Like Miley"||Won|
|Danish Urban Release of the Year||"Twerk It Like Miley"||Won|
|Dancechart.dk Award||"Twerk It Like Miley"||Won|
|Danish Music Awards||Hit of the Year||"CPH Girls"||Nominated|
|2014||Danish Music Awards||Pop Release of the Year||"Told You So"||Nominated|
|Writer of the Year||"Told You So"||Nominated|
|Album Release of the Year||"Told You So"||Nominated|
|Hit of the Year||"Twerk It Like Miley"||Nominated|
|Producer of the Year||"Happy Home"||Won|
|Clubhit of the Year||"Twerk It Like Miley"||Won|
|2013||Danish Music Awards||Hit of the Year||"Better Than Yourself (Criminal Mind pt. 2)||Nominated|
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