Legal name: Nadir Khayat
Nadir Khayat (Arabic: نادر الخياط), known professionally as RedOne, (born 9 April 1972) is a Moroccan-Swedish record producer, songwriter, and music executive.
As a producer and songwriter, he has worked with many high profile recording artists, most notably Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Mariah Carey, Paulina Rubio, Mylène Farmer, Inna, Alexandra Burke, Ayumi Hamasaki, Austin Mahone, One Direction, Marc Anthony, Isac Elliott, Emilie Esther, The Band Perry, Prince Royce, Rod Stewart, among many others. His production discography boasts many Billboard and international hits, which he produced and co-wrote. RedOne has established his own record label named 2101 Records as a joint venture with Universal Music Group. RedOne has been nominated for six Grammy awards, winning three. He was also awarded The Grammis Award for Producer of the Year, which is the Swedish equivalent to Grammy Awards. In 2009, he was the number one producer on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, ranking number three as songwriter and BMI Songwriter of the Year. Commonly, he produces pop, dance, eurodance, house genres.