Six-Time Grammy Award winner Glen Ballard is one of popular music’s most accomplished producers and songwriters, whose records have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. Ballard’s production company AUGURY is currently developing original, music-driven content for television, film and stage.
During his diverse career, Ballard has worked with the biggest names in music from Barbra Streisand and Aerosmith, to Dave Matthews and Katy Perry. He produced and co-wrote Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” (33 million worldwide, four Grammys, and named Best Album of the Decade by Billboard Magazine), wrote and arranged “Man in the Mirror” for Michael Jackson, and co-wrote and produced the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated song “Believe” (Josh Groban) for the feature film The Polar Express. He has written and produced songs for Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Shakira, Idina Menzel, George Benson, George Straight, Wilson Phillips, Van Halen, Chaka Khan, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau, Andrea Bocelli and many others. His production credits include producing and arranging records for Annie Lennox, No Doubt and POD to name a few.
His work in film includes composing original songs for Charlotte’s Web, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol, The Croods, The Mummy Returns and Valentine’s Day. Ballard also wrote the lyrics and music for GHOST the Musical, which was based on the Academy Award winning film Ghost starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. After a successful run on the West End and Broadway,”Ghost the Musical” is currently touring worldwide.