For over 40 years, Desmond Child has written some of the biggest hits
for the biggest names in music

 
 
 
 

Over 80 Top 40 singles selling over 500 million albums worldwide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Daddy Yankee And Maluma Named Songwriter/Artist And Songwriter Of The Year At 27th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards

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Daddy Yankee And Maluma Named Songwriter/Artist And Songwriter Of The Year At 27th Annual ASCAP Latin Music Awards; Latin Rockstar Draco Rosa Honored With ASCAP Vanguard Award; Milly Quezada Receives ASCAP Latin Heritage Award "I Like It" Named Latin Song…

Nashville Music Row hits home run in Sarasota

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by: Kayleigh Omang Black Tie reporter When Nashville songwriter Desmond Child started to sing one of his top hits, the audience couldn't help but sing along to "Living in a Prayer." Orioles fans, players and Nashville songwriters crowded a tent…

Desmond Child in Lincoln Center’s “American Songbook” Series

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Original Article by Steven Pisano Feast Of Music He may not be a household name, but few songwriters have enjoyed the enormous success that Desmond Child has had over the last 40-plus years. Child has had a hand in writing several dozen…

Bon Jovi Songwriter Desmond Child’s Showcase: 5 Things We Learned

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From the real inspiration for “Gina” in “Livin’ on a Prayer” to hit-writing secrets, the songwriter opened up at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook concert ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY KORY GROW ROLLING STONE Songwriter Desmond Child gave a New York City audience…

The Songwriter Strikes Back: Desmond Child, No Longer Living on a Prayer, Shows Off the Rock Star Who Lurks Beneath the Surface

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Original Article Showbiz 411 Roger Friedman If you don’t know Desmond Child’s name, you should. He’s written a lot of the songs you love over the last 30 years. Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Ricky Martin? They owe a lot of their…

Nashville’s City Winery Presents the 5th Annual ‘The First And The Worst’

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Original Article: Broadway World Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated songwriter Desmond Child, The Last Songwriter and Real Country featured artist Jamie Floyd and four-week #1 smash "Speechless" co-writer Laura Veltz will take the stage at Nashville's City Winery on March 26, 2019 to perform the very first…

Songwriter Desmond Child Talks Kiss Hit That Launched His Career, Reveals Personal Inspiration For Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer”

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Original Article: Brave Words Desmond Child, with songwriting credits including Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer” and “You Give Love A Bad Name”, Alice Cooper's "Poison", KISS' "I Was Made For Lovin' You", as well as Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like…

Desmond Child | The Story Behind Many Songs | Top 2000: The Untold Stories

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This is a masterclass songwriting by Desmond Child. He wrote on many songs like 'I Was Made for Lovin' You' by Kiss, Bon Jovi's ' Livin' on a Prayer' and 'You Give Love a Bad Name', Aerosmith's 'Dude (Looks Like…