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Louis John Biancaniello

Class of 1974

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Louis John Biancaniello is a songwriter, record producer, and musician who often works with his partner Sam Watters. The pair have written and produced hits for Jessica Simpson "I Wanna Love You Forever", for Alexia "You need love", the #1 single "I Believe", performed by Fantasia Barrino, the #1 singles "I'm Outta Love" and "One Day In You Life" performed by Anastacia. Recently the two have had chart success with Fantasia's #1 Billboard R&B hit "When I See You", Natasha Bedingfield's top 10 "Love Like This", Jordin Sparks top 10 "Battlefield" and Kelly Clarkson's "All I Ever Wanted". Recent releases also include tracks on new Multi Platinum Artist Leona Lewis and Westlife's 3X Platinum "Back Home". They are also known for their work with Keri Hilson, Celine Dion, Marc Anthony, Lara Fabian, 98 Degrees, Color Me Badd, Elliott Yamin and Tamyra Gray.

Louis' skills were developed working alongside producer Narada Michael Walden with whom he produced hits for Shanice "I Love Your Smile", Whitney Houston "I'm Every Woman" from the Grammy winning album The Bodyguard, "All The Man I Need", Tevin Campbell "Tell Me What You Want Me To Do", Elton John "True Love", Lisa Fischer "How Can I Ease The Pain", Al Jarreau the Grammy winning "Heaven and Earth", and various other tracks from artist such as Mariah Carey, The O'Jay's, Aretha Franklin, Barbra Streisand, Taylor Dayne, and Al Green.

On December 6, 2007, Biancaniello was nominated for 2 50th Annual Grammy Awards, Best R&B Song for his songwriting credits on "When I See U" and Best Contemporary R&B Album of the year for his production credits on "Fantasia". In April 2008 "Take a Bow" and "Yesterday" were released on Leona Lewis's debut album titled "Spirit".

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In addition to Louis' busy solo career he's teamed up with fellow producers/songwriters, Sam Watters, Rico Love, and Wayne Wilkins known as The Runaways. Together they wrote and produced "Love Like This" by Natasha Bedingfield featuring Sean Kingston on Natasha Bedingfield's Pockets Full of Sunshine album), which quickly climbed the charts, reaching number ten on the Pop 100 charts, number ten on the Top 40 Mainstream charts, and number one on the Hot Dance Club Play charts. in 2008 they released Keri Hilson's first single, "Energy" off of her debut album In A Perfect World... which is currently climbing the charts. The single is being re-released in the UK for 2009. The Runaways produced and wrote the 2009 hit "Battlefield" for Jordin Sparks. Biancaniello co-produced Lemar's second single, "Weight of the World", from his fourth album The Reason with Jim Jonsin. Biancaniello and Watters produced four and wrote and produced three songs including the title cut on Kelly Clarkson's 2009 "All I Ever Wanted" Album. Louis and Sam wrote and produced the new 1st single "Forever Is Over" with James Bourne for UK Girl Group sensation The Saturdays (#2 in U.K.). They also wrote and produced 2 songs on the upcoming debut CD "Overcome," by X Factor winner Alexandra Burke, including the title track, and "Rain On Me" on Cheryl Cole's upcoming CD. They're currently in the studio with the record-breaking Irish boyband "Westlife." They've written and produced 2 songs and produced a third on their upcoming disc. In 2009 Louis and Sam also co-wrote and produced 9 songs on Universal Republic's new artist Kate Earl.

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"Glad to be Alive" by Teddy Pendergrass (1990)
"Emotionally Yours" by O Jays (1991)
"How Can I Ease the Pain" by Lisa Fischer (1991)
"Save Me" by Lisa Fischer (1991)
"So Intense" by Lisa Fischer (1991)
"Everyday People" by Aretha Franklin (1991)
"Never in My Life" by Cherelle (1991)
"Still in Love With You" by Cherelle (1991)
"Nothings Ever Gonna Stop" by Cherelle (1991)
"Tell Me What You Want Me to Do" by Tevin Campbell (1991)
"Look What We'd Have" by Tevin Campbell (1991)
"I Love Your Smile" by Shanice (1991)
"I'm Cryin" by Shanice (1991)
"Silent Prayer" by Shanice (1991)
"Forever in Your Love" by Shanice (1991)
"I Hate to be Lonely" by Shanice (1991)
"Stop Cheatin' on Me" by Shanice (1991)
"Peace in the World" by Shanice (1991)
"Lovin' You" by Shanice (1991)
"You Ain't All That" by Shanice (1991)
"You Were the One" by Shanice (191)
"Superfine Lovin'" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"What You Do to Me" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"Blue Angel" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"It's Not Hard to Love You" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"Love of My Life" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"If I Break" by Al Jarreau (1992)
"I'm Every Woman" by Whitney Houston (1992)
"If You Were Mine" by Taylor Dayne (1993)
"Perspective" by Lisa Keith (1993)
"Days Like These" by Lisa Keith (1993)
"Brown Eyed Girl" by Tevin Campbell (1993)
"Don't Say Goodbye Girl" by Tevin Campbell (1993)
"True Love" by Elton John (1993)
"Still Lovin' You" by New Kids on the Block (1994)
"Merry Christmas" by Stephanie Mills (1995)
"Baby You Caught My Eye" by Lenny Williams (1995)
"I Will Survive" by Diana Ross (1995)
"Only Love Can Conquer All" by Diana Ross (1995)
"The Earth, The Sun, & The Rain" by Color Me Badd (1996)
"The Last to Know" by Color Me Badd (1996)
"Forever More" by Puff Johnson (1996)
"God Sent You" by Puff Johnson (1996)
"Emotionally Yours" by The O Jays (1996)
"I'll Never Get Over You" by Patti Austin (1996)
"I Musta Been Dreamin" by Patti Austin (1996)
"I Offer You Love" by Patti Austin (1996)
"Maybe" by Patti Austin (1996)
"Why You Wanna Be Like That" by Patti Austin (1996)
"Don't Go Away" by Patti Austin (1996)
"How Many Times" by Aretha Franklin (1998)
"It's Gonna Be Alright" by Color Me Badd (1998)
"Your Touch" by Color Me Badd (1998)
"Remember When" by Color Me Badd (1998)
"Love Is Stronger Than Pride" by Color Me Badd (1998)
"I Will Be There" by Patti Austin (1998)
"I'll Never Love This Way Again" by Patti Austin (1998)
"If We're Not in Love" by Patti Austin (1998)
"In and Out of Love" by Patti Austin (1998)
"Totally Unacceptable" by Patti Austin (1998)
"I Wanna Love You Forever" by Jessica Simpson (1999)
"Where You Are" by Jessica Simpson (1999)
"Till I Get Over You" by Lara Fabian (2000)
"Cowboys and Kisses" by Anastacia (2001)
"Made for Lovin' You" by Anastacia (2001)
"I'm Outta Love" by Anastacia (2001)
"I Ask of You" by Anastacia (2001)
"For Your Love" by Jessica Simpson (2001)
"Sacrificio" by Monica Naranjo (2002)
"I Surrender" by Celine Dion (2002)
"One Day in Your Life" by Anastacia (2002)
"You'll Never Be Alone" by Anastacia (2002)
"Don'tcha Wanna" by Anastacia (2002)
"Don't Stop (Doin' It)" by Anastacia (2002)
"There You Were" by H & Claire (2002)
"Nothing at All" by H & Claire (2002)
"I Surrender" by Mary Griffin (2002)
"Anytime" by Kelly Clarkson (2003)
"I Believe" by Fantasia (2004)
"Ha Ha" by Tamyra (2004)
"God Bless the Dreamer" by Tamyra (2004)
"Raindrops Will Fall" by Tamyra (2004)
"Faces" by Tamyra (2004)
"Look into Your Heart" by Whitney Houston (2005)
"What About Love" by Monica Naranjo (2006)
"If You Were Mine" by Jessica Simpson (2006)
"Lover in Me" by Jessica Simpson (2006)
"A Public Affair" by Jessica Simpson (2006)
"When I See You" by Fantasia (2006)
"Free" by Elliot Yamin (2007)
"Any Which Way" by Kimberly Locke (2007)
"When I'm With You" by Westlife (2007)
"Break Anotha" by Blake Lewis (2007)
"End of the World" by Blake Lewis (2007)
"Love Like This" by Natasha Bedingfield (2008)
"Take a Bow" by Leona Lewis (2008)
"Yesterday" by Leona Lewis (2008)
"Energy" by Keri Hilson (2008)
"Weight of the World" by [Lemar] (2008)
"All I Ever Wanted" by Kelly Clarkson (2009)
"Whyyawannabringmedown" by Kelly Clarkson (2009)
"The Day We Fell Apart" by Kelly Clarkson (2009)
"I Want You" by Kelly Clarkson (2009)
"Battlefield" by Jordin Sparks 2009
"Forever is Over" by The Saturdays (2009)
"All Night Long" by Alexandra Burke (2009)
"Overcome" by Alexandra Burke (2009)
"Impossible" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Learning To Fly" by Kate Earl (2009)
"When You're Ready" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Everlasting" by Kate Earl (2009)
"All I Want" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Nobody" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Can't Treat Me That Way" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Only in Dreams" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Jump" by Kate Earl (2009)
"Rain On Me" by Cheryl Cole (2009)
"How To Break A Heart" by Westlife (2009)
"Sound Of A Broken Heart" by Westlife (2009)
"D is for Dangerous" by Allison Iraheta (2009)

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