Top 10 Songs Written, Co-Written or Produced by David Foster

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David Foster is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger, who has won 16 Grammy Awards from a total of 47 nominations, including 3 Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year.


He's been called "The Hit Man" and this list shows why. One of his compilation albums was titled Hit Man Returns (2011).

The Top Ten

1 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

Producer of this song and all songs on The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album.
In 1994 the song won the Grammy for Record of the Year, and the album - the Grammy for Album of the Year. - Metal_Treasure

2 I Have Nothing - Whitney Houston

He co-wrote this song with Linda Thompson. Foster also arranged and produced this song.
It was nominated by the Oscars for Best Original Song. - Metal_Treasure

3 Unforgettable - Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole

Foster was also a technology pioneer with this one. It was the first of the "virtual duets", where a long-deceased star "duets" with a modern star. In this case it was especially poignant, since the late, great Nat "King" Cole was singing with his daughter.

Won the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1992 - Metal_Treasure

4 After the Love Has Gone - Earth, Wind & Fire

It won the 1980 Grammy Award for Best R&B Song. This song was written by David Foster, Jay Graydon, and Bill Champlin for the album I Am.
It also reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks in 1979, behind The Knack's smash hit "My Sharona".
David Foster was also a studio player and arranger for this album, as well as a co-writer of six songs on this album. - Metal_Treasure

5 The Prayer - Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion

From the film Quest for Camelot.
David Foster co-wrote and co-produced this song that won the 1999 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. - Metal_Treasure

6 Glory of Love - Peter Cetera

A song co-written by David Foster and recorded by Cetera shortly after he left the band Chicago.
This song was featured in the 1986 film The Karate Kid Part II. It was nominated by the Oscars for Best Original Song. - Metal_Treasure

7 Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

He produced it as well as the whole album that won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1996 - Metal_Treasure

8 Hard Habit to Break - Chicago

He produced and arranged this song and won the Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement in 1985. - Metal_Treasure

9 Through the Fire - Chaka Khan

He co-wrote and produced it.
It was nominated for Best Rhythm & Blues Song, and Best Instrumental Arrangement, 1986 - Metal_Treasure

10 When I Fall In Love - Celine Dion & Clive Griffin

Award - Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement, 1994 - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Lovers - Jackie Evancho
12 To Believe - Jackie Evancho
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