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Mark Ronson


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Superstar DJ and producer Mark Ronson has earned both praise and popular success for his throwback, soul- and funk-influenced work with such diverse artists as Ghostface Killah, Amy Winehouse, Boy George, and Bruno Mars. The stepson of guitarist Mick Jones of Foreigner, Ronson spent the first eight years of his life growing up in England. Having played guitar and drums from an early age, it wasn't until moving to New York City with his mother that he discovered DJ culture. At age 16, and already a fan of such popular hip-hop artists as Run-D.M.C. and the Beastie Boys, Ronson began listening to the various hip-hop mixtapes released by DJs. Inspired, Ronson confiscated his father's record collection and tried his hand at mixing. It was the first step in a career highlighted by work on a Grammy-winning album by Winehouse, as well as his own global smash hit "Uptown Funk." As a young DJ with diverse tastes, the teenaged Ronson caught the ears and eyes of various socialites and New York celebrities, including fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, who featured Ronson, along with other sons and daughters of celebrities, in a 1997 fashion campaign. A year later, hip-hop mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs hired Ronson to DJ his fabled 29th birthday bash. These and other high-profile gigs boosted Ronson's "hip quotient" and helped promote his more serious-minded music career. Fusing his eclectic turntable skills with his knowledge of musical instruments and songwriting, Ronson eventually embarked on his first solo project. Featuring such diverse guest artists as dancehall rapper Sean Paul, hip-hop artist Mos Def, Jack White of the White Stripes, and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, Ronson's debut album, Here Comes the Fuzz, appeared on Elektra in 2003. It was most successful in the U.K., where it was certified silver by the BPI. Ronson kept busy producing tracks for a number of artists, including Amy Winehouse, whose 2006 album Back to Black earned critical praise, in part for Ronson's Motown-influenced production. The album won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. His own sophomore effort, a collection of cover songs called Version, dropped in 2007. Released on his boutique label Allido through a deal with Columbia, it went double platinum in the U.K. Between solo releases, Ronson continued to produce for other artists, including Adele ("Cold Shoulder"). In 2010, he began performing under the moniker Mark Ronson & the Business Intl and released his third studio album, Record Collection, another star-filled recording with previously unthinkable pairings, including Simon LeBon and Wiley on the title track. Taking time out in 2011 to marry French actress and singer Joséphine de la Baume, Ronson returned to the studio in 2013 to start work on his fourth album, Uptown Special. Featuring collaborations with the likes of Bruno Mars, Mystikal, Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, and Simian Mobile Disco's James Ford, Uptown Special also featured lyrics written by novelist Michael Chabon. Released in 2015, Uptown Special was Ronson's first number one on the U.K. album chart and entered the Top Ten on the Billboard 200 chart in the U.S. "Uptown Funk," fronted by Mars, topped the U.K. and U.S. pop charts, as well as those of several other territories. ~ Matt Collar & Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Mark Ronson

    Party Hits

    Party Hits
    2 songs

    Pop Remixes

    Pop Remixes
    1 song

    Dance Pop

    Dance Pop
    1 song

    LGBT Pride

    LGBT Pride
    1 song

    Lite Hits

    1 song

    Adult Alternative

    1 song

    Adult Rock

    1 song

    Office Friendly Jams

    1 song

    Hot Summer Hits

    1 song

    Coffeehouse Corner

    1 song

    R&B and Soul Mix

    1 song

    Top Indie

    2 songs

    Indie Party

    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    2 songs

Albums by
Mark Ronson

Top Songs by
Mark Ronson

  1.   Song
  2.   Uptown Funk
  3.   Valerie
  4.   Stop Me by Daniel Merriweather
  5.   The Bike Song featuring Kyle Falconer
  6.   Toxic
  7.   Daffodils
  8.   Oh My God
  9.   Just
  10.   Somebody to Love Me by Mark Ronson and the Business Intl
  11.   Bang Bang Bang
  12.   Feel Right by Mystikal
  13.   Lose It (In the End) featuring Alex Greenwald
  14.   I Can't Lose
  15.   Record Collection by Simon LeBon
  16.   In Case of Fire
  17.   God Put a Smile Upon Your Face
  18.   Ooh Wee
  19.   Hey Boy
  20.   L.S.F.
  21.   Leaving Los Feliz
  22.   Selector
  23.   Pretty Green
  24.   The Only One I Know
  25.   Intro
  26.   Heavy and Rolling
  27.   Uptown's First Finale
  28.   No One Knows
  29.   Pistol Of Fire by D. Smith
  30.   Inversion
  31.   Outversion
  32.   Diversion
  33.   Bout to Get Ugly
  34.   International Affair
  35.   High
  36.   Bluegrass Stain'd
  37.   Crack in the Pearl, Pt. 2
  38.   Crack in the Pearl
  39.   Summer Breaking
  40.   You Gave Me Nothing
  41.   The Night Last Night featuring Alex Greenwald
  42.   The Colour of Crumar by Mark Ronson and the Business Intl
  43.   Glass Mountain Trust
  44.   Circuit Breaker by Mark Ronson and the Business Intl
  45.   Just
  46.   Stop Me Medley: Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before/You K
  47.   Apply Some Pressure
  48.   I Suck
  49.   Diduntdidunt
  50.   On the Run
  51.   Here Comes the Fuzz
  52.   She's Got Me
  53.   Tomorrow
  54.   Rashi (Outro)
  55.   Just
  56.   Amy
  57.   Learn Your Lessons
  58.   Missing Words
  59.   Introducing the Business by Mark Ronson and the Business Intl
  60.   You're All That I Need To Get By
  61.   Amy

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