RedOne is a Moroccan and Swedish producer, writer based in Los Angeles. RedOne produced the entire Kat Deluna album 9 Lives for Epic, including the smash first single "Whine Up" featuring Elephant Man. RedOne is best known for his work on the Official Single of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ "Hips Don't Lie" performed by two time Grammy Winner and eight Latin Grammy winner Colombian songstress Shakira and Grammy Award winning Haitian superstar Wyclef Jean. Since then, RedOne has been in the studio non stop and became one of the most sought after record producer in the US. Recent notable productions include New Kids on the Block, Akon, Brandy, Enrique Iglesias, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Lady GaGa, Cheetah Girls, Menudo, Varsity, Robyn, Tami Chynn, Heidi Montag as well as the Billboard Latin Award winning Mexican band RBD, featuring the hit single "Wanna Play."
Pop legend Michael Jackson has hired RedOne and Akon to mastermind his new album. The trio began working together at the Palms recording studio in Las Vegas Wednesday., April 23, 2008.He is also a producer and songwriter on NKOTB's summer 2008 album and has announced that he is working with superstars Toni Braxton, Shakira and Enrique Iglesias on their upcoming albums. He is also rumored to be producing Kat Deluna's entire sophomore LP due out in summer 2008. He is also working with aspiring singer Heidi Montag.
In addition to the production credits above, RedOne has written and produced for Christina Milian, 3LW, and the A*Teens. He has worked alongside writers and producers such as Akon, Frankie Storm, Sean Garrett, The Writing Camp, the Clutch, Lady Gaga and Desmond Child, Bilal Hajji among Others.
He won both a Swedish Grammy and Scandinavian Song of the Year award for "Step Up," working with frequent co-writer Bilal Hajji.