Hailing from Seattle Washington, Kyle Townsend is a prolific producer and composer whose distinguished work has led to 2 Grammy Award nominations. He has established himself as a world class producer, having helmed the board for an illustrious roster of music’s elite, including iconic artists Celine Dion and Mary J. Blige, as well as Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson and longtime collaborator– legendary songwriter Diane Warren.
Kyle is a diverse musician and heavyweight talent who has built a career that stretches beyond his work with chart topping recording artists including Ariana Grande and Fifth Harmony. He has amassed an impressive resume that includes some of most recognizable entertainment brands in television, film, and sports- including all four major American sports leagues (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB.) Kyle co-produced the theme song for the 20th Season of ABC’s “The View, and his music has been used in over 100 additional network and cable television shows and events. Further still, he had the honor to co-produce music for The White House to support the global “Let Girls Learn” education initiative promoted by First Lady Michelle Obama.
His music can be heard in 7 feature films, most notably producing the title track for the film “Silver Linings Playbook” which earned a Grammy Award nomination. The film itself went on to earn a record-tying 8 Oscar nominations. Kyle would be involved with Hollywood’s biggest night once again when he produced music for the 87th Academy Awards Live Ceremony in 2015, and later that year he would score music for Lady Gaga’s video public service announcement for “Till It Happens To You”—which went on to become the first song in history to be nominated for an Oscar, Emmy and Grammy Award (winning the Emmy.) He resides and works in Los Angeles California.