Sam Watters
American record producer
Sam Watters
Samuel Joshua "Sam" Watters is an American songwriter, record producer, singer, and record executive. Watters was a member of the multi-platinum selling 1990’s R&B group Color Me Badd and co-authored many of their hits including “I Wanna Sex You Up”, “I Adore Mi Amor”, and “All 4 Love”.
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Color Me Badd? No, color 'em happy! - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
Not too long after, the two decided to band together and form a group with their respective bestfriends, Kevin Thornton and (now ex-member) Sam Watters. The vocal quartet initially called themselves Take One and started learning the harmonies from
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Old-school jam teaches a thing or two - Pueblo Chieftain
Google News - over 5 years
Decked in suave black suits, the trio — Kevin Thornton, Bryan Abrams and Sam Watters — crooned through their biggest hits with sweet smoothness, tossing in nifty synchronized dance steps along the way. With local DJ Roy Rumble providing musical
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In Photos: Bikers Escort Traveling Memorial Out of Plymouth - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Hundreds of bikers lower their heads as Sam Watters of Canton gives a benediction Wednesday at the Compuware Arena parking lot. Hundreds of leather-clad bikers gathered silently Wednesday around Canton resident Sam Watters as he delivered
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In 1967, race riots break out in Detroit - Bend Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
Rhythm-and-blues singer Sam Watters is 41. Country singer Alison Krauss is 40. Rock musician Chad Gracey (Live) is 40. Actor-comedian Marlon Wayans is 39. Country singer Shannon Brown is 38. Actress Kathryn Hahn is 38. Former White House intern Monica
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Celeb birthdays for the week of July 17-23 - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Singer Sam Watters of Color Me Badd is 41. Actress Charisma Carpenter is 41. Singer Dalvin DeGrate of Jodeci is 40. Country singer Alison Krauss is 40. Drummer Chad Gracey of Live is 40. Actor-comedian Marlon Wayans ("The Wayans Brothers") is 39
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Lost LA: Exposition Park's Wee Hoose 'Mang the Heather - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
(June 4, 2011) By Sam Watters, Special to the Los Angeles Times Exposition Park is a petting zoo of LA design. Sports venues and museums represent Beaux-Arts, Art Deco, postwar and post-postwar styles. On the way is a grim postmodern Metro stop
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Realizará Mónica Naranjo una gira por España con nuevo espectáculo - SDP Noticias
Google News - almost 6 years
En 2001 lanzó "Chicas malas", el cual se consideró como uno de sus mejores discos en cuanto a producción y grabación, además de que tuvo la participación de Diane Warren, Gregg Alexander, Sam Watters & Louis Biancaniello y el equipo de producción
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Meet American Idol Alum Tamyra Gray's Daughter Sienna Marie - People Magazine
Google News - almost 6 years
Gray and husband Sam Watters' first child together was definitely Dad's twin. “The only reason you'd know she was mine is if you were at the hospital,” says Gray, 31, with a chuckle. But now, 10 months later, Gray says their daughter is “a good blend
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Lost LA: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella - Los Angeles Times
Google News - almost 6 years
(Huntington Library, Art Collections and, Huntington Library, Art Collections and / May 14, 2011) By Sam Watters, Special to the Los Angeles Times Power, money and love fuel extravaganzas. Railroad millionaire Henry E. Huntington had all three and used
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Business Newsmakers - Hometownlife.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... Nicole Swayne, Megan Tooley, Sam Watters, Susan Zanley, Susie Zaroni, Bonita the pet therapy bunny and Lilly the pet therapy cat. Anyone wishing to join the volunteer program can call Justine Galat, volunteer coordinator, at (888) 983-9050
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CURRENTS | BOOKS; Life Behind the Portico
NYTimes - over 7 years
''Dream House: The White House as an American Home'' (Acanthus Press; $75) is 304 pages of cold comfort for those who think 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is immune to charges of ghastly taste. Ulysses Grant Dietz, the Newark Museum's curator of decorative arts and the president's great-great-grandson, and Sam Watters, an architecture critic, began with
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ANTIQUES
NYTimes - over 7 years
A replica of a mildewed 14th- century scroll has been unfurled and displayed at a library in New York. An eagle clutching arrows and ribbons, on a tattered flag made around 1803, has just been restored and framed for viewing at a Philadelphia museum. Near Boston a museum exhibition decodes cryptic symbols like compasses and columns embossed on
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CRITICS' CHOICE
NYTimes - about 9 years
WYCLEF JEAN ''Carnival Vol. II: Memoirs of an Immigrant'' (Columbia) In the years since the disintegration of his hip-hop trio, the Fugees, Wyclef Jean has released a smattering of solo albums, created a handful of collaborative hits and found various ways to strengthen his ties to Haiti, the country he left when he was young. (Its president, René
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING -- ADDENDA; Magazines Revise Their Mastheads
NYTimes - over 18 years
Several magazines have made top executive changes. Reader's Digest Association Inc. named Bernadette Harrison Haley, 44, vice president and publisher of the United States edition of The Reader's Digest. Ms. Haley, who will be based in New York, succeeds Dick Porter, 40, who left to become publisher of TV Guide, which the News Corporation is selling
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Advocate Editor Departs After 4 Years at the Helm
NYTimes - over 20 years
Jeff Yarbrough, who served for four years as editor in chief of The Advocate, has left the gay news magazine. Word in the industry has it that Mr. Yarbrough was discharged, but Mr. Yarbrough said he had resigned. ''I really feel like I've been there and I've done that, and I really want to move on to something more diverse and something more
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Advertising; For gay consumers, sales pitches are getting more personal.
NYTimes - over 22 years
THE fledgling trend of mainstream marketers aiming sales pitches at gay and lesbian consumers is evolving to more specialized levels. Most advertisers, to be sure, still shun even elemental efforts in this realm because of a stigma about homosexuality. But some that have made their initial forays into the market in the last half-dozen years are
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The Pop Life
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Back in New York Harry Belafonte is an optimist. Though America is mired in recession, the country's civil rights agenda has faltered and its cities are in turmoil, the 67-year-old singer and human rights advocate says he finds hope in the patterns of history. "It's not the first time we've entered a dark age," he said in a telephone interview in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sam Watters
    FORTIES
  • 2013
    Age 42
    Her debut is scheduled for early 2013.
    More Details Hide Details -2008 Grammy nomination for Best R&B Song for Fantasia’s “When I See U” -1992 Grammy nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance – Duo or Group for Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up” -1992 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist for Color Me Badd -1991 American Music Award for Favorite Single – Soul/R&B for Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up” -1991 Soul Train Music Award for Best RB/Urban Contemporary Single - Group, Band or Duo for Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up” -1991 Soul Train Music Award for Best RB/Urban Contemporary Song of the Year for Color Me Badd’s “I Wanna Sex You Up” -1991 American Music Awards nomination for Favorite New Artist - Pop / Rock for Color Me Badd -1991 American Music Awards nomination for Favorite New Artist - Soul / Rhythm & Blues for Color Me Badd
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 38
    Watters followed the success he had overseas with The Saturdays with the multi-million selling Irish pop group Westlife in November 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Westlife’s album “Where We Are” contained two titles co-produced and co-written by Watters. The album went on to go double platinum in the United Kingdom triple platinum in Ireland, and Gold in New Zealand and Sweden. In 2010, Watters met the artist Matthew Koma at a songwriting camp in Vancouver. Watters and Biancaniello began working with Matthew Koma, and eventually signed him to their production company, London Police. Matthew Koma has enjoyed early success with guest vocals on “Spectrum” by Zedd featuring Matthew Koma, and “Years” by Alesso featuring Matthew Koma, both of which reached No. 1 on Beatport. Koma opened for LMFAO on their international tour, and is now opening for Owl City on his international tour. The Watters and Biancaniello-produced song “Parachute” is due this winter as Koma’s official first single. In 2011, Watters and Biancaniello signed their 2nd artist, Marley Munroe. In January, 2012, they signed her to Epic Records through their London Police imprint.
  • 2007
    Age 36
    The Watters and Biancaniello duo also worked on U.K. pop star Leona Lewis' 2007 debut album, Spirit, which sold seven million units worldwide.
    More Details Hide Details The duo co-wrote and co-produced two songs, "Yesterday" and "Take a Bow" and produced a third, "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face". Watters and Biancaniello wrote three songs for Kelly Clarkson's March 2009 studio album All I Ever Wanted: "Whyyawannabringmedown," "The Day We Fell Apart" and the title track, "All I Ever Wanted", and produced a fourth, entitled "I Want You." The album sold over 900,000 copies in the US, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s 200 album chart, and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album. In May 2009 former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks released the single “Battlefield”. Watters co-wrote and co-produced the song that reached the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100. Outside of the US, it reached number five in Canada and reached the top ten in Australia, Ireland and New Zealand, and the top twenty in the United Kingdom. With this song Watters assisted the platinum singer in achieving her third top 10 Billboard Hot 100 single.
  • 2001
    Age 30
    In 2001 he composed too a song called "sacrrificio" for the Spanish singer "" Monica Naranjo Mónica Naranjo.
    More Details Hide Details Watters and Biancaniello produced and co-wrote with Anastacia another single for the artist, “One Day In Your Life”, released in March 2002. The single went top 10 in 8 other countries’ singles charts. Also released in March 2002 was Celine Dion’s multi-platinum album “A New Day Has Come”. Watters and Biancaniello co-wrote the song “I Surrender” on the album that debuted at No. 1 in over 20 countries. The album went on to sell 12 million copies worldwide. In June 2004 Watters and Biancaniello co-wrote with Watters’ wife and fellow American Idol contestant Tamyra Gray, “I Believe” released by American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia. The song debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single went platinum and won Billboard’s Top Selling Single of the Year and Top Selling R&B/Hip-Hop Single of the Year for 2004 and Billboard’s American Urban Radio Networks Top Selling R&B/Hip-Hop Single of the Year for 2005.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Age 28
    Released in February 1999 the partners produced and co-wrote with Anastacia her debut single "I'm Outta Love,” from her album Not That Kind which went on to platinum and multiplatinum status in 10 countries.
    More Details Hide Details The single was a hit internationally going Top 5 in 10 countries.
  • 1996
    Age 25
    Watters met record producer and songwriter Louis Biancaniello in 1996 while working on Color Me Badd’s third album Now and Forever.
    More Details Hide Details Watters and Biancaniello soon became production partners and have been writing songs and producing together ever since. The partners wrote and produced Jessica Simpson’s hit "I Wanna Love You Forever," released in September 1999. The platinum single was Simpson’s first top ten hit which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1990
    Age 19
    Bell introduced them to his management team and the group were soon signed to Giant Records in 1990.
    More Details Hide Details Watters and Color Me Badd sold 8.8 million records over their career and had 9 Top 20 Hits on the Billboard Hot 100 including three number ones with “I Wanna Sex You Up” (No. 1 Billboard R&B, No. 2 Billboard Hot 100)“, I Adore Mi Amor” and “All 4 Love”. Color Me Badd disbanded in 1998 and Watters went on to pursue a career in production and songwriting.
    Samuel Joshua "Sam" Watters is an American songwriter, record producer, singer, and record executive. Watters was a member of the multi-platinum selling 1990’s R&B group Color Me Badd and co-authored many of their hits including “I Adore Mi Amor”, and “All 4 Love”.
    More Details Hide Details Watters has also written and produced songs for Grammy winning and nominated artists such as American Idol winners Fantasia, Kelly Clarkson and Jordin Sparks, and other superstars such as Whitney Houston, Leona Lewis, and Anastacia. Watters is a member of the production/songwriting team The Runaways including fellow hitmakers Rico Love, Wayne Wilkins, Ryan Tedder, and Louis Biancaniello. Watters has formed his own record label, London Police, along with production partner Louis Biancaniello, and develops new artists. Watters is managed by Darren Gilmore of Watchdog Management. Watters formed what later would be known as the R&B singing group Color Me Badd in high school along with fellow members Mark Calderon, Kevin Thornton, and Bryan Abrams. After forming, the group was soon discovered by Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang fame.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born on July 23, 1970.
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