Max MartinDr. LukeMike PosnerTerrius "The-Dream" Nash
R&B singer Christina Milian and labelmate, rapper Ludacris also have writer credits.
MalayOm'Mas KeithFrank OceanThe-Dream
Ocean writes the majority of his songs, although Om'Mas Keith and Malay acted as producers on the track. The-Dream was not actively involved, although numerous editorials cite him as a defining influence on the track.
Also Kuk Harrel and Tricky Stewart, who often work with The-Dream.
Beyonce Knowles"Tricky" StewartThe-DreamAll of the above.
Knowles had some help penning her iconic 2008 single from the Dream team, Nash, Harrell and Stewart.
The track included numerous guest vocals, including Rihanna, Elton John, and The-Dream.
Britney SpearsMadonnaThe-DreamAll of the above.
Credits include Spears, Madonna, the "Dream" team, and Gary O'Brien.
Ocean also co-wrote, and director Romain Gavras directed the music video.
The-Dream"Tricky" StewartPharrell WilliamsDwight Errington Myers
The-Dream does not have a writer credit, but did help with production.
"Kuk" HarrellThe-DreamNe-YoDr. Luke
This was an early success for The-Dream and his partner "Tricky" Stewart. Although not the most popular song in Carey's canon, it did hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Dwayne CarterMatthew SamuelsThe-DreamShawn Carter
Matthew Samuels (better known as Boi-1da) has produced for many artists, including Kanye West and Eminem. The-Dream wasn't on Drake's breakout hit but he was featured on another track from his debut Thank Me Later called "Shut It Down."
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The-Dream has been involved in a lot more hits than you might think... and maybe you've never even heard his solo stuff. His new album IV Play is out, and you can listen to whole thing right now below.