In 2006 they created and co-produced the album Rhythms del Mundo, which fused an all-star cast of Cuban musicians including Ibrahim Ferrer and Omara Portuondo of the Buena Vista Social Club with US and UK artists such as U2, Coldplay, Sting, Jack Johnson, Maroon 5, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs and others. Rhythms del Mundo was released in over 61 countries and received multiple sales awards. The project is in aid of Artists Project Earth (APE), which lends support for natural disaster relief and climate change awareness.
The Berman Brothers' musical achievements include the prestigious Grammy Award for the Baha Men's "Who Let the Dogs Out" in 2001. In addition to winning two BMI Awards for Most Performed Songs on American Radio, the Berman Brothers also received a Grammy nomination in 2004 for their published song "Love One Another", recorded and performed by Cher. They are also honored by Billboard magazine in its "Billboard of the Year Issue," among the 20 most successful producers in the US billboard charts.
Their music is featured in major TV and movie commercials by clients including Nissan, Casio, Lufthansa, Honda, and Lexus. The Bermans' movie and soundtrack division landed several songs in top-10 US blockbuster movies including Miss Congeniality featuring Sandra Bullock, Parent Trap featuring Lindsay Lohan and Studio 54 with Mike Myers and Salma Hayek as well as TV series like Sex in the City and The Sopranos.
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