- Chris Braide
"Ivor Novello winner Chris Braide has achieved considerable success as a songwriter at home and in the US. He is one of few British songwriters of late to reach multi million record sales in the United States. In a 2005 article for GQ magazine, Braide was among the most successful and influential men in the music business under 40 years of age. Currently writing and producing for Cheryl Cole, JLS, Westlife and Diana Vickers.
He has written and produced songs on the platinum selling album's by James Morrison (Songs for You, Truths for Me) & Will Young (Let It Go). The Saturdays album title track "Chasing Lights", was written and produced by Chris, as was the UK #3 single "Don't Call This Love" by Leon Jackson.
He co-wrote "This Is the Night" and "Invisible" recorded by American Idol's Clay Aiken. "This Is The Night" entered the Billboard Hot 100 in June 2003, debuting at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. It was the biggest single of 2003, selling over one million copies.
Aiken's breakthrough follow up single "Invisible" became one of the most played songs on US radio the following year and earned Braide two ASCAP awards."