Dallas Austin is a Grammy Award-winning music producer, film producer and founder of Rowdy Records.
Born in Columbus, Georgia, Austin began playing guitar and keyboards at the age of 7. He developed his craft over the years and has produced more than 60 hit singles that debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 list, with more than 20 songs spending several weeks on the Top 10 list. Some of the most notable artists he’s worked with are Boyz II Men, TLC, and Madonna.
During Black Music Month, Austin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 13, 2019, in New York City. He also was honored by House of Rémy Martin — a French cognac brand that has been around since 1724 — with a dinner at Komodo Restaurant in the heart of Miami. Surrounded by family and friends, Austin was recognized for his creative and iconic contributions to the music industry and received a Rémy Martin XO toast by fellow Georgia native and Grammy winner CeeLo Green.
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