Narada Michael Walden’s career spans over 3 decades and the drummer/singer/songwriter/producer has won gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. Here are some of the talented musicians he has worked with.
1- Michelle Gayle
Michelle Patricia Gayle is a British singer, songwriter, actress and author. She is a soul and R&B singer and she has made it 7 times to the top 40 singles in the UK Singles Chart. She started music as part of a rap duo named R-MOR-FUS. In 1993, she was signed as a solo artist on RCA Records. Her biggest selling single to this date is “Sweetness” which reached the 4th place of the UK Singles Chart and sol more than 300000 copies. This single was produced by Narada Michael Walden along with four other tracks; “Happy Just To Be With You”, “Freedom”, “Baby Don’t Go” and “All Night Long”.
2- Vickie Natale
Vickie Natale is an American pop, R&B, jazz and blues singer born in Brooklyn, New York. She was crowned the CBS’s Star Search Grand Champion in 2004 and the video of her win has more than 10M views online. Shortly after her win, she was signed to a deal with Sony Records and released 5 songs. In 2005 she released an album Never Gonna Stop. The album includes the song “Forbidden love” co-written and produced by the legendary Narada Michael Walden.
Nico Molaschi is one of the most recent artists Narada Michael Walden has worked with. Molaschi is a Swiss singer songwriter. Back in 2016, he released a self-produced album Say All featuring the iconic single “One Man Down”. Today, teaming up with Narada, he comes back strong to deliver to us his latest single “High On Your Love”. Nico’s powerful yet extremely smooth voice combined with the impeccable quality of the production of the track will definitely resonate in the music scene.
Latoya Renee London is an American R&B and Soul singer born in 1978 in San Francisco. She reached the 4th place of the 3rd season of television series American Idol. Following her success on the show, she released her debut album in 2005 titled “Love & Life” landing at number 82 on Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and at number 27 on Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It is on this first album that she teamed up with Narada Michael Walden who produced the three singles “Every Part of Me”, “Learn to Breathe” and “State Of My Heart” which reached number 40 on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart.
Luba, born Lubomyra Kowalchyk in 1958 in Montreal is a Canadian singer/songwriter and recording artist. She has been active on the music scene since the 80’s. She has 9 top 40 hit singles on the Canadian charts. She has released 5 full lengths albums and 2 EP’s. In May 1986, Luba released a hit single “How Many (rivers to cross)” produced by Narada Michael Walden, which reached number 14 of the Canadian charts.