Thursday, December 23, 2010

2010's Top 50 Music Producers List

In the world of music the artist gets most of the adulation, but in the music industry the guy behind the boards, the music producer, is also recognized as a major part of the creative process. Hooked on That has put an extensive list of the Top 50 hottest producers in the game for 2010. See if your favorites are in below.

1. Kanye West
("My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" album)
2. Alex Da Kid
(B.o.B 'Airplanes' w/DJ Frank E, Eminem 'Love The Way You Lie', Diddy 'Coming Home')
3. Jim Jonson
(Kid Cudi 'Erase Me', Usher 'There Goes My Baby', Nelly 'Just A Dream')
4. S1
(Kayne West 'Power' w/Kanye West, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean Andrew Dawson)
5. Stargate
(Wiz Khalifa 'Black & Yellow', Rihanna 'What's My Name', Ne-Yo 'Beautiful Monster')
6. Lex Lugger
(Rick Ross 'B.M.F.' & 'MC Hammer', Fabolous 'Lights Out (I Don't See Nobody)')
7. Prime
(Lloyd Banks 'Beamer, Benz or Bentley')
8. T-Minus
(Ludacris 'How Low', Nicki Minaj 'Moment 4 Life')
9. & 10. Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson & James Poysner
(John Legend & the Roots "Wake Up" album)
11. Kane Beatz
(Trey Songz 'Bottoms' Up', Young Money 'BedRock', Lil Wayne 'Right Above It', Lupe Fiasco 'The Show Goes On')
12. The Smeezingtons
(B.o.B 'Nothing On You', 'Travie McCoy 'Billionaire', Cee-Lo Green 'F*ck You')
13. Bangladesh
(Lil Wayne "6'7")
14. Swizz Beatz
(Nicki Minaj 'Roman's Revenge', Drake 'Fancy')
15. Boi-1da
(Eminem 'Not Affaid', Lloyd Banks 'Where I'm At' w/Eminem)
16. The Cataracs
(Far East Movement 'Like A G6', Snoop Dogg 'Wet', Glasses Malone 'I Get Doe')
17. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
(Rick Ross 'Maybach Music 3', 'Aston Martin Music')
18. Madlib
(all 10 volumes of Madlib's 'Medicine Show' albums)
19. Dr. Dre
20. DJ Frank E
(Chris Brown 'Yeah 3X', Kanye West 'Blame Game' w/Mike Dean & Kanye West')
(Usher 'OMG', The Black Eyed Peas "The Beginning" album)
22. DJ Nasty
(DJ Khaled 'All I Do Is Win')
23. Sean 'The Pen' Garrett
(Usher 'Papers' w/Team S.Dot & Zaytoven)
24. J.R. Rotem
(Jason Derulo 'Whatcha Say', Mann 'Buzzin')
25. Scoop Deville
(Fat Joe 'Ha Ha Slow Down Son')
26. Chuck Harmony
(Chrisette Michele "Let Freedom Reign" album, Ne-Yo 'One In A Million')
27. Claude Kelly
(Fantasia 'Bittersweet')
28. The Runners
(Usher 'Daddy's Home')
29. The Olympicks
(Big Sean 'What U Doin?', Lil Wayne ''Hold Up')
30. DJ Premiere
(Fat Joe 'I'm Gone', "All Year Round Records" releases)
31. Drumma Boy
(Young Jeezy 'Lose My Mind', Waka Flocka Flame 'No Hands')
32. 1500 or Nothin'
(Nipsey Hussle 'Feelin Myself')
33. Polow Da Don
(Usher 'Hot Tottie', Lloyd 'Lay You Down')
34. David Guetta
(Flo Rida 'Club Can't Handle Me', Kelis 'Acapella', Akon 'Angel')
35. Steve Below/Team Double Dose
(Bun B' Trill O.G. produced tracks)
36. & 37. Tricky Stewart & The-Dream
(Ciara 'Ride')
38. Nate 'Danja' Hills
(Diddy-Dirty Money 'Hello, Good Morning', Rick Ross 'No.1')
39. Salaam Remi
(Miguel 'All I Want Is You')
40. Scott Storch
(Big Boi 'Stutterbug')
41. Ski Beatz
(Curren$y 'Pilot Talk I & II' produced tracks)
42. Jahlil Beats
(Chris Brown 'Deuces')
43. Jay Electronica
('Shiney Suit Theory')
44. araabMUZIK
(Jim Jones 'Blow Your Smoke')
45. Elite
(J. Cole 'Who Dat')
46. Mick Shultz
(Jeremih 'Down On Me')
47. The Stereotypes
(Justin Bieber 'Somebody To Love')
48. R. Kelly
(K. Michelle 'Can't Do This', R. Kelly 'Love Letter')
49. Dr. Luke
(B.o.B 'Magic', Katy Perry 'California Gurls', Taio Cruz 'Dynamite' w/Benny Blanco)
50. Noah '40' Shebib
(Drake "Thank Me Later" produced tracks)

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