Glen Ballard

Glen Ballard



Six-Time Grammy® Award winner Glen Ballard is one of popular music’s most accomplished producers/songwriters and arrangers.  He has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, and has worked with a diverse array of the finest singers and artists in the business, from Aretha Franklin to Van Halen and Aerosmith. One of Ballard’s biggest successes involved chart-topping, multi platinum album “Jagged Little Pill” (33 million worldwide, four Grammys –including Album of the Year) which Ballard co-wrote and produced for Alanis Morissette, and was named Best Album of the Decade (1990s) by Billboard magazine.  Ballard, a prominent member of the recording industry, has also established himself as a hitmaker in the film world writing the Grammy winning and Oscar nominated “Believe” for Polar Express and the hit song “Ordinary Miracle” for Charlotte’s Web. Most recently, Ballard has found success in musical theater with the debut of Ghost The Musical on the West End in July 2011. Adapted for the stage by the original screenplay author Bruce Rubin, the musical is based on the Academy Award winning film Ghost, which starred Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Ballard wrote the music with writing partner Dave Stewart (Eurythmics). Ghost The Musical is set to hit Broadway in April 2012.