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Mariah Carey, Usher, Ashanti, Aretha Franklin & more

Manuel Seal

Manuel Seal is a GRAMMY winning American Musician, Record Producer, Composer, Singer, Songwriter, Vocal Coach, and Arranger.

He has won a GRAMMY Award and received 13 nominations. In addition, Manuel was honored with the Award for ASCAP's Pop Writer of the Decade as he Co-wrote and Produced number 1 singles for Mariah Carey "We Belong Together" and "Always Be My Baby" as well as Usher's #1 worldwide singles "You Make me Wanna" "My Way" and "Nice & Slow" among many others. Additional credits include artists such as Janet Jackson, TLC, Aretha Franklin, Xscape, Cherish, Tyrese, Alicia Keys, Ashanti, Monica, Lionel Richie, Avant, Gladys Knight, Aaron Hall, George Benson, Mary J Blige, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, El DeBarge, Shanice, Johnny Gill, LSG, Tamia, Gerald Levert, Marc Dorsey and Destiny's Child.


ASCAP Pop Writer of the decade 2000-2010

  • Mariah Carey - “We Belong Together” - #1 pop charts - Grammy Win

  • 13 Grammy Nominations

  • Mariah Carey - "Always Be My Baby" - Daydream - Sold 25 million copies worldwide - #2 pop charts

  • Mariah Carey - E=MC2 album

  • Ushers "My Way" album went 7x Platinum and Manuel wrote 7 of the ten songs, "You Make Me Wanna" #2 pop charts, "My Way" #2 pop charts, "Nice and Slow" #1 pop charts

  • "My Boo" off of Ushers Confessions Album went on to sell more than 10 million copies in America alone

  • Usher's Here I Stand Album

  • Janet Jackson - "20 YO" and "Discipline"

  • Wrote numerous hits for Jagged Edge, Aretha Franklin, Destinys Child, Bebe Winans, LSG, Johnny Gill, George Benson, Tamia, Aaron Hall, Mary J Blige, Monica, Lionel Richie, Ashanti and Gerald Levert