After studying Audio Engineering at Alchemea London, Nick Sheldon began his career at Sarm Studios in 2008, gaining production/engineering credits and experience on many records, most notably Jamiroquai’s Rock Dust Light Star album, Take That, Robbie Williams, Madonna, Shakira, Coldplay and many more.
After working as Label Manager for Calvin Harris’ Fly Eye label amongst others at Three Six Zero group to learn the business side of things, Nick began work on his solo career as ‘Sheldon’ which has risen in success over the past 8 years. With notable achievements, such as becoming a resident at Ministry of Sound from 2012 to 2016, Top 10 charting records on Beatport, a compilation album for Ministry of Sound gaining top 40 iTunes success worldwide, ongoing Radio 1 support and touring the globe as a DJ, supporting Calvin Harris, Avicii, Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia to name a few.
Nick has built his career as one of the UK’s top producer/writers, most notably gaining Radio 1’s hottest record in the world together with Disciples (of Calvin Harris ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ fame). After starting work with many different writers in 2019, credits to arrive in late 2020 include, Kelly Rowland, Galantis, Don Diablo, Becky Hill, Disciples, Chris Malinchak, Kelli-Leigh, Wanyi, Medusa, Embody, Camen Cox, Karen Harding, Skunk Anancie, Tensnake, Tiggi Hawke, Jem Cooke, Leftwing & Kody feat Leo Stanard, Lova, Caitlyn Scarlett, Gary Barlow, Grammy winning Victoria Horn and many more. Plus a new project with Grammy winning Paul Harris named Pan!ck which has just signed to Ultra Records US.
With a fresh publishing deal with Ultra Records this year in 2020, managed by Nathan Duvall from Disciples, writing trips to LA, Stockholm and Berlin planned, deals on the cards from Majors for his solo Blackhill project, the future looks bright for this experienced and charismatic talent.
Be sure to join us as Nick takes us through the do’s and dont’s of writing a mainstream pop song!