|1、Johnta Austin - This Night (Prod. by Stargate)||Johnta Austin|||||||
|2、Johnta Austi - Bye Bye||Johnta Austin|||||||
|3、Johnta Austin - Still Be Loving You||Johnta Austin|||||||
|4、Johnta Austin - 17 Minutes||Johnta Austin|||||||
|5、Johnta Austin - This Love||Johnta Austin|||||||
|6、Johnta Austin - Love Or Something Like It||Johnta Austin|||||||
|7、Johnta Austin - Heartbreak Heard Around The World(No Tags)||Johnta Austin|||||||
中 文 名 约翰特·奥斯汀
外 文 名 Johnta Austin
国 籍 美国
出 生 地 美国佐治亚州亚特兰大
职 业 音乐人
现效力于So So Def旗下的Johnta Austin，他的身份不仅是作曲家编曲家，音乐制作人，同时也是一名歌手。Johnta Austin曾经为Mariah Carey，Monica，Chris Brown，Marques Houston，Bow Wow，Janet Jackson，Jermaine Dupri，Jessica Simpson等众多大牌制作音乐，更是格莱美奖得主。
Johnta Austin从小在亚特兰大长大，8岁在教堂唱诗班唱歌表演，12岁的时候，因为参加TBS的儿童系列节目引起了RCA records关注，13岁稚龄的Austin便正式与RCA签约。在此期间，随着RCA对他的的青睐下降，1995年他被RCA解雇。
尽管如此，Austin并未放弃他的音乐事业，反而对音乐的兴趣越发浓厚。1998年，Johnta Austin为R&B歌手Tyrese创作的“sweet lady”闯入了Billboard single chart前十的位置。随着“sweet lady”的成功，他开始为更多艺人创作音乐，并获得了一系列的好评。
2002年对Johnta Austin通过制作人Bryan-Michael Cox被介绍给hiphop界的传奇性艺人——16岁便创立自己音乐厂牌So So Def的Jermaine Dupri。JD很欣赏Austin的创作演唱才华，把Johnta Austin签约到了他的旗下。从此Austin成为了JD创作团队下的一员。他们为Mariah Carey，Ciara, Faith Evans and Tyrese等艺人写歌。
到2004年，他又参与创作了Mariah Carey《The Emancipation of Mimi》专辑中的"We Belong Together", "Don't Forget About Us", "It's Like That", "Shake It Off"几首热门歌曲。"We Belong Together"更是占据了Billboard单曲榜14周的榜首位置，并顺势夺得第48届Grammy最佳R&B歌曲奖。随后他为Mary J. Blige创作的单曲"Be Without You" 也获得了第49届Grammy最佳R&B歌曲奖。一路走来，这一切成绩对于Johnta Austin来说实属不易。
Johnta Austin在2006年底发表了他的首张个人专辑《Ocean Drive》。在完成了这一切骄人的成绩时，他只有26岁。
Lil' More Love（2007）EP
Ocean Drive 3（2008）专辑
Close Your Eyes（2011）EP（未发布）
Life and career
Johntá Austin is an American singer-songwriter, arranger and rapper, who is signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings. He is commonly known for collaborating with producers Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri & The Production Team StarGate. Austin was awarded two Grammy Awards for his work on the songs "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey and "Be Without You" by Mary J. Blige.
Austin's first professional credit as a songwriter was the single "Can't Be Wasting My Time" for singer Mona Lisa.
He was signed in the mid-late 1990s to RCA Records before being dropped in favor of R&B singer Tyrese Gibson. However, he ended up writing a few songs for him (including the hit "Sweet Lady") as well as writing for other artists.
In 1998 he-co wrote "Miss You" for Aaliyah's self-titled third studio album (2001), the track remained unreleased. Instead, it was later included on the posthumously released compilation album, ‘I Care 4 U’ (2002). Austin co-wrote "Just Be a Man About it" for The Heat, third studio album for Toni Braxton.
Austin co-wrote Mariah Carey's hit 2005 singles, "We Belong Together", "Don't Forget About Us", "It's Like That", and "Shake It Off" from her album ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’. "We Belong Together" stayed at number one for fourteen non-consecutive weeks, becoming the second longest running number one song in US chart history, behind Carey's 1996 collaboration with Boyz II Men on "One Sweet Day". "We Belong Together" won Grammy's for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. The same year Austin also co-wrote Mary J. Blige's single "Be Without You" from her #1 selling CD ‘The Breakthrough’ and Monica's single "Everytime Tha Beat Drop" from her album ‘The Makings of Me’. He is also featured as a guest artist on Jermaine Dupri's 2005 song, "Gotta Getcha" and has co-written a few songs on Chris Brown's self-titled debut album in 2005, and "Can I Call You" from Marques Houston's debut album MH in 2003.
Austin produced and was featured on the songs "Shortie Like Mine" and "Outta My System," both singles by rapper Bow Wow off his album ‘The Price of Fame’. Both of the songs were successful, "Shortie Like Mine" reaching #9, and "Outta My System" reaching #14 on the Billboard Hot 100. Austin has confirmed on his Twitter that he is working on Love, Sex & Religion again.
Austin also recently worked on albums by Janet Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, and Whitney Houston.
He co-wrote "Still" by Tamia, found on her 2004 release, More, "This Song" By LeToya Luckett, found on her 2006 debut, LeToya, He also co-wrote "My Heart" on Jennifer Hudson's s elf-titled debut album Jennifer Hudson (2008).
In 2007 Austin co-wrote Can't Help but Wait by Trey Songz for his second studio album Trey Day. The song was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards. Austin continuing his work with Trey Songz in 2009 and would go on to Executive Produce and write on his next album Ready. Austin wrote "One Love" with his musical partner Bryan Michael-Cox. Austin also co-wrote "I Need A Girl" which saw radio success reaching #6 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song chart.
In 2010 Austin co-wrote the song "Foolin Around" with Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael-Cox for Ushers the Grammy award winning album Raymond vs Raymond. Also he co-wrote the song "Never Let You Go" for Justin Bieber's debut album My World 2.0. He Executive Produced and sung background vocal on Passion, Pain & Pleasure, fourth studio album of Trey Songz. On June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA at the ASCAP 23rd annual Rhythm & Soul music awards, Austin received the prestigious award of Song of the Decade for "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey, alongside fellow producer Jermaine Dupri and songwriter Manuel Seal.
In 2012, Austin announced the upcoming release of the "Love" EP, part 1 of a three-part release with the subsequent "Sex" and "Religion" EPs to follow. "Love" EP was released on December 12 preceded by the buzz single "What a Feeling" featuring Jermaine Dupri.