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


And many more...

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Berklee Abu Dhabi

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Ava Max – Kings & Queens

“Kings & Queens” Written by Ava Max & Desmond Child


Desmond Child – “Desmond Child Live” – FOX 17 Rock & Review

Mega Hitmaker Desmond Child Stops By Nashville’s Channel 5

Desmond Child Talks About Album Release on Despierta America

Desmond Child Talks With Spotify’s Behind The Vinyl

Desmond Child discusses the history behind writing such hits such as “Livin’ On A Prayer” with Bon Jovi and “Angel” with Aerosmith and so much more!

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Desmond Child gives a Master Class in songwriting.

Writer/producer/performer Desmond Child gives a master class in songwriting, as well as reciting his history from Miami Beach to Hollywood. Hear how the man wrote “You Give Love A Bad Name” with Bon Jovi and “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” with Aerosmith and so much more!

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Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig Interviews Desmond Child!

LISTEN UP! I recently sat down with author and psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig to talk about my album DESMOND CHILD: LIVE, songwriting, and my upcoming memoir. You don’t want to miss this intimate conversation – I certainly felt like I was in a therapy session!

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Talking Songwriting, From The Beatles To Today With Desmond Child!

How do you write a hit song? The Beatles learned quickly, but Desmond Child has written so many monster hits with the biggest acts, like Bon Jovi (“Livin’ On A Prayer”, “Bad Medicine,”) Aerosmith (“Dude Looks Like A Lady,” “Crazy,”) and Joan Jett (“I Hate Myself For Loving You”).From Barbara Streisand to Meatloaf, this is a magical ride through Desmond’s journey from a poor kid in Miami to top of the rock-pop world!

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Desmond Child talks about Fab Four while interviewed on  Sirius XM’s “The Beatles Channel” Fab Fourum

The Fab Fourum: A live weekly call-in roundtable show hosted by Dennis Elsas and Bill Flanagan with guests including authors, musicians and fans.

Desmond Child reveals the inside stories of smash hits while interviewed by Dave Kinchen on Rock Of Nations

Legendary hitmaker to the stars #DesmondChild talks exclusively with Dave Kinchen about his upcoming album #DesmondChildLive (release Oct. 25th), along with writing smash hits with #BonJovi; #KISS, #Aerosmith and many more. Enjoy!

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Ava Max “Kings & Queens” Written With Desmond Child Hits No. 1

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Interview: Desmond Child talks working with Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf, Ricky Martin and his upcoming autobiography

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Original Article: Entertainment Focus Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated songwriter/producer Desmond Child is one of the music industry’s most revered and prolific hitmakers. With a career that spans over five decades, Desmond has been credited on more than 80 Billboard Top 40…

Coronavirus: Thousands in Chicago plan to sing Bon Jovi ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ from windows

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Original Article Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press Where there is "Prayer," there is hope. A group of Chicagoans will sing the Bon Jovi hit "Livin’ on a Prayer" from their balconies, windows and rooftops 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21 as…

Ava Max Announces New Single “Kings & Queens” written with Desmond Child

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Ava Max fired up her social media accounts yesterday (March 7) to announce “Kings & Queens” as the lead single from her much-anticipated debut album. The 26-year-old had been teasing the release with a series of royalty-related pics for the last…

XSROCK – Desmond Child Talks About Writing Hits With KISS, Bon Jovi and More

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Original Article  If you bought any records from KISS, Bon Jovi, or Aerosmith and read the songwriting credits the name Desmond Child always popped up. Desmond Child has been the man behind the scenes writing hit songs such as Aerosmith…

Elevated Luxury Life Interviews Desmond Child

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Original Article You may not know the name Desmond Child, but you know the songs: Waking Up in Vegas, Dude (Looks Like a Lady), You Give Love a Bad Name, Livin’ on a Prayer, I Hate Myself for Loving You.…

Desmond Helps With Kaufman Music Center’s SMS Program In NY

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Special Music School is NYC's only K-12 public school that teaches music as a core subject. A unique public/private partnership between Kaufman Music Center and the New York City Department of Education, SMS teaches music as a core subject, offering…

Desmond Child Celebrates Rosie O’Donnell’s RTKids Gala

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I had the joy and honor of celebrating American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)’s own CEO Elizabeth Matthews and Ben Stiller at RTKids’ annual gala, hosted by the incomparable & hilarious Rosie O’Donnell. I had a blast! Photos…