Ilya Salmanzadeh Nominated for a Golden Globe for Beyonce’s SPIRIT – Original Music from the Lion King

December 17, 2019

Ilya Salmanzadeh is nominated for a Golden Globe for Beyonce’s SPIRIT – Original Music from The Lion King Film – which he co-wrote and produced. (Image Credit AP)

Ilya Salmanzadeh is one of the most respected names in the music industry. Just ask any A-List Millennial musician. Salmanzadeh has created chart-topping hits for stars such as Ariana GrandeTaylor Swift, Jennifer LopezMaluma, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato, Adam Lambert and Beyonce, among others.

In fact many of the aforementioned’s songs that you may have heard on the radio have been most likely co-written and/or produced by Ilya. Beyonce’s song SPIRIT, co-written by Ilya Salmanzadeh, from The Lion King has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song. The song not only garnered a Golden Globe nomination for Salmanzadeh but also a Grammy nod.

Ilya Salmanzadeh co-wrote and produced Beyonce’s SPIRIT – Original Music from The Lion King (Image Credit Disney)

Salmanzadeh’s songs that he has either produced and co-written or both, include mega-chart toppers such as the following : Bad Blood‘ by Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar. ‘Love Me Like You Do, by Ellie Goulding. ‘Confident‘ by Demi Lovato. ‘A.K.A.‘ by Jennifer Lopez and ‘The Original High‘ by Adam Lambert – among many, many others.

Ilya Salmanzadeh has won a plethora of accolades and has been nominated for even more. He has garnered the trust of some of music biggest stars. At 33, Ilya Salmanzadeh is just warming up. And his trophy collection of music awards is already running out of space. We’ll see Ilya at the 2020 Golden Globes next month at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Iman Sadri is the founder of @ThePersianObserver and @LASmileMagazine