23 Facts About Bryan-Michael Cox


Bryan-Michael Paul Cox was born on December 1,1977 and is an American record producer and songwriter who is notable for his work with artists such as Usher, Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, and Toni Braxton.


From Texas, Bryan-Michael Cox relocated to Atlanta to pursue his professional music career and soon established a close working relationship with his frequent production partner Jermaine Dupri.


Bryan-Michael Cox attained a Guinness World Records for the longest consecutive period of chart success by spending over 5 consecutive years there, breaking the record that was previously held by The Beatles.


In 2009, Bryan-Michael Cox was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame for his contribution to music.


In high school, Bryan-Michael Cox met Beyonce when he was a senior and she was a freshman.


Bryan-Michael Cox began his career as an intern at Noontime Records in Atlanta, Georgia.


Bryan-Michael Cox was discovered by his manager Chris Hicks, who was a partner in Noontime.


Bryan-Michael Cox contributed to Lil Bow Wow's debut album, Beware of Dog, writing the single "Puppy Love" and the Big Momma's House soundtrack.


Bryan-Michael Cox wrote and co-produced the second single "Just Be a Man About It" from Toni Braxton's third studio album, The Heat.


Bryan-Michael Cox worked with Usher, contributing to Confessions, co-writing and co-producing Billboard Hot 100 number-one songs "Burn" and "Confessions Part II".


Bryan-Michael Cox worked with Mariah Carey again on 2005's The Emancipation of Mimi with hits "Shake It Off" and "Don't Forget About Us".


Bryan-Michael Cox wrote the fourth single from Chris Brown's self-titled debut album "Say Goodbye".


Bryan-Michael Cox co-wrote "Be Without You" the lead single from Mary J Blige seventh studio album The Breakthrough.


Bryan-Michael Cox co-wrote "Shortie Like Mine" the first single for Bow Wow's fifth studio album, The Price of Fame, in 2006.


Bryan-Michael Cox co-wrote "Last Time" for Trey Songz's second studio album Trey Day.


Bryan-Michael Cox produced and co-wrote "Circles", the third single from Marques Houston's Veteran album.


Bryan-Michael Cox added songwriting and production on Usher's Grammy award-winning album Raymond vs Raymond.


Bryan-Michael Cox worked on Love and War for Tamar Braxton in 2013.


Bryan-Michael Cox worked with Johtna Austin co-writing for R Kelly's thirteenth studio album The Buffet, and on Views for Drake.


Bryan-Michael Cox co-wrote on Free TC for Ty $ Dolla Sign in 2016.


Bryan-Michael Cox went on to co-produce alongside his musical mentor Jermaine Dupri.


Bryan-Michael Cox has had 35 number-one hits, 12 Grammy Award nominations, including nine wins, 20 top-ten hits, and eclipsing the record previously held by the Beatles for Billboard's most consecutive number-one hits.


Bryan-Michael Cox has been awarded the Billboard Songwriter of the Year Award and the SESAC Songwriter of the Year Award six consecutive years.