GLEN BALLARD (Music & Lyrics)
Six-time Grammy award winner Glen Ballard is one of popular music’s most accomplished producers/songwriters and arrangers. He has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, and has worked with a diverse array of the finest singers and artists in the business, from Aretha Franklin to Van Halen and Aerosmith to Michael Jackson.
One of Ballard’s biggest successes involved chart-topping, multi-platinum album Jagged Little Pill (33 million worldwide, four Grammys -including Album of the Year) which Ballard co-wrote and produced for Alanis Morissette, and was named Best Album of the Decade (1990s) by Billboard magazine.
Ballard has most recently had success writing hit songs for film, including the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated Believe for Polar Express, Ordinary Miracle for Charlotte’s Web, and A Hero Comes Home for Beowulf. Ballard’s newest chapter of this vast musical legacy is his recent work in musicals.