Antonina Armato

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Antonina Armato is an American songwriter, record producer, music producer and businesswoman. She is the co-founder and member of Rock Mafia, a record production/songwriting team, who write and produce for pop and rock artists. She has written or produced over 25 Top Ten singles. Antonina Armato's songs are represented by Downtown Music Publishing. Antonina is credited for writing and producing many pop and rock artists beginning in the early 2000s such as Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Aura Dione, No Doubt, Daughtry, Wyclef Jean, Green Day, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, Flo Rida, Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato, David Archuleta, Miranda Cosgrove, Victoria Justice, Hoku, Vanessa Hudgens, Tokio Hotel. Rock Mafia have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and over 10 million albums alone in 2007.

One of her first major hit compositions was "I Still Believe," which first became a #13 pop hit for Brenda K. Starr after being featured on her 1987 self-titled album. The tune was later covered by Mariah Carey, who took the song all the way to #1 on the charts. Armato was inspired to write the song after a breakup with her boyfriend at the time.

She has also written songs with the Jonas Brothers, Hope 7, 78violet, Scott Cutler, and Richard Feldman, and wrote the Top 40 radio hit "Come Back To Me" for singer Vanessa Hudgens. She also wrote and produced the top 5 single, "Love You Like a Love Song" for Selena Gomez and "I'm on a Roll" by Stefano Langone. She co-wrote and produced Miley Cyrus's Top 10 singles "See You Again" and "7 Things" and her single "Fly on the Wall". She co-wrote the song, "Potential Breakup Song", with 78violet, which Time and CNN named one of the Top Songs of 2007.

She co-wrote "Bet On It" from High School Musical 2, and "Right Here" from the album Meet Miley Cyrus. Armato produced and wrote Sick Puppies' newly released Top 5 Rock album Tri Polar. The first single "You're Going Down" reached Top Ten.

Armato has worked with Adam Lambert and the Beach Girl5 (known as BG5). Rock Mafia wrote and produced Miley Cyrus first single, "Can't Be Tamed" which went top 10 on Billboard and #1 on iTunes. She wrote and produced six additional tracks on Cyrus's album Breakout. She produced Bonnie McKee's debut album Trouble along with Rob Cavallo.

Armato co-wrote and produced the platinum song "Naturally" from Kiss & Tell, Selena Gomez & the Scene's debut album. Rock Mafia also wrote "Love You Like a Love Song" by Selena Gomez & The Scene, which went Top 5, and sold over 8 Million world wide. "Stars Dance", and "Love Will Remember". Currently working with Flo Rida, No Doubt, Selena, Aloe Blacc, Daughtry and Beyonce.

Most recently, Armato wrote and produced Selena Gomez's single, 'The Heart Wants What It Wants' and Zedd's single, 'Beautiful Now'.

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