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Savan Kotecha was born as Savan Harish Kotecha. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Arrow
Arrow Soundtrack
Die Katze
Die Katze Soundtrack
(1988)
Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages Soundtrack
(2012)
About a Boy
About a Boy Soundtrack

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 2015-2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #6.10 (2017) ... (writer: "Confident")
- Episode #6.8 (2017) ... (writer: "Side to Side")
- Episode #5.10 (2016) ... (writer: "Focus")
- Semifinal 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face")
- Episode #4.1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2017 Summer Days: All Together Now (writer: "Confident")
 2017 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tanssipop (2017) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2017 Happy Death Day (writer: "Confident")
 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (writer: "Love Me Like You Do")
 2017 Summer of Sport: Women's Euro 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- England vs. Scotland (2017) ... (writer: "Confident" - uncredited)
 2017 Glastonbury 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 2, Part 2 (2017) ... (writer: "Witness")
 2017 Rough Night (writer: "We Are What")
 2017 Evening Urgant (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vladimir Shakhrin/The Piano Guys (2017) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2017 BBC North West Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1 June 2017: Evening Bulletin (2017) ... (writer: "Problem (Live at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2014)" - uncredited)
 2015-2017 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Makeovers: Crew Better Work (2017) ... (writer: "Cool for the Summer")
- Your Pilot's on Fire (2017) ... (writer: "Greedy")
- Good Morning Bitches (2017) ... (writer: "I Wanna Go")
- Divine Inspiration (2015) ... (writer: "Really Don't Care")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (music - 4 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Jamie Foxx/Niall Horan (2017) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face")
- Chelsea Handler/Mo Rocca/Cheat Codes feat. Demi Lovato (2017) ... (writer: "Cool for the Summer")
- Bob Odenkirk/Lucy Hale/Robert Irwin/Brad Paisley (2017) ... (music: "Can't Feel My Face" - uncredited)
- Anne Hathaway/Tony Hale/Ed Sheeran (2017) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face")
- Ariana Grande/Russell Westbrook (2016) ... (writer: "Side to Side")
 2017 Tu cara no me suena todavía (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (writer: "Love Me Like You Do")
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (writer: "Problem")
 2017 Happy Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.16 (2017) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful", "Confident" - uncredited)
 2013-2017 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Goodbye Tour (2017) ... (writer: "Cool for the Summer" - uncredited)
- Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz (2015) ... (writer: "Problem" - uncredited)
- Truth or Dare (2014) ... (writer: "One More Night")
- It's Back (2013) ... (writer: "Want U Back")
 2017 Formula 1: Ten Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2017 Australian Grand Prix - Practice (2017) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2016 Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour (Documentary) (writer: "Devil Pray")
 2016 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7687 (2016) ... (writer: "One Last Time" - uncredited)
 2016 Nunca es tarde (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 November 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "One More Night")
- Episode dated 13 July 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face")
 2016 Leap! (lyrics: "Confident") / (music: "Confident")
 2016 Trolls (writer: "Hair Up", "They Don't Know", "What U Workin' With")
 2014-2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Week One: Show Two (2016) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
- Launch Show (2016) ... (writer: "Into You" - uncredited)
- The Grand Final: Show Two (2015) ... (writer: "Love Me Like You Do")
- The Grand Final: Show One (2015) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face" - uncredited)
- The Grand Final: Show 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2016 Superstar Duets (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- First Elimination (2016) ... (writer: "One Last Time")
- Round 1: Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Break Free")
 2016 Bad Moms (writer: "Confident")
 2016 Ghostbusters (producer: "Saw It Coming") / (writer: "Saw It Coming")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Jake Vargas vs. Ken Chan (2016) ... (writer: "Break Free")
 2016 Glastonbury 2016 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 3, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "On My Mind")
 2015-2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Chris D'Elia vs. Brent Morin (2016) ... (writer: "Cool for the Summer")
- Alison Brie vs. Will Arnett (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2015-2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #10.13 (2016) ... (writer: "Somebody to You (Live)" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.2 (2016) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.5 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2016 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #2 - Heroes (2016) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2016 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Strike in the Chord (2016) ... (writer: "Confident")
 2012-2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 7 (2016) ... (writer: "Break Free" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Live Show Final, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "Nobody Love")
- Live Show Final, Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Really Don't Care" (uncredited), "Cool for the Summer")
- Live Show Final, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" (uncredited), "One More Night", "If I Had You" (uncredited))
 2016 Volki i ovtsy. Beeezumnoe prevrashchenie (writer: "On My Mind")
 2013-2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: The Live Final (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 3 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Auditions 5 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2012-2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Problem")
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Auditions 4 (2013) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
- Live Final Results (2012) ... (writer: "Kiss You" - uncredited)
- Auditions 5 (2012) ... (writer: "I Got You", "One Thing" - uncredited)
 2012-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Tracy Morgan/Demi Lovato (2015) ... (writer: "Cool for the Summer", "Confident" - uncredited)
- Amy Schumer/The Weeknd (2015) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face" - uncredited)
- Chris Pratt/Ariana Grande (2014) ... (writer: "Break Free", "Love Me Harder" - uncredited)
- Paul Rudd/One Direction (2013) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
- Josh Hutcherson/HAIM (2013) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2014-2015 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #3.13 (2015) ... (writer: "Break Free")
- Episode #2.27 (2014) ... (writer: "Beauty and a Beat")
- Episode #2.18 (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
- Episode #2.14 (2014) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2015 Ferdinando Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Nicole Bahls e Sanderson (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Bicha Bichérrima (2015) ... (writer: "Break Free" - uncredited)
 2015 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Cool for the Summer")
 2015 Casualty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forsaking All Others: Part Two (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Can't Feel My Face")
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- MMMBop by Hanson (2015) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2015 Tom Felton Meets the Superfans (TV Movie) (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2015 Che tempo che fa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 March 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Devil Pray")
 2011-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Child Star (2015) ... (writer: "Break Free" - uncredited)
- Homecoming (2015) ... (writer: "Problem" - uncredited)
- Loser Like Me (2015) ... (writer: "Loser Like Me" - uncredited)
- New Directions (2014) ... (writer: "Loser Like Me" - uncredited)
- Thanksgiving (2012) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young" - uncredited)
 2015 Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pretty Isn't the Point (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang (Solo Version)" - uncredited)
 2015 The DUFF (writer: "Somebody To You")
 2015 Fifty Shades of Grey (writer: "Love Me Like You Do")
 2015 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meet Our New Blockheads (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2013-2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Love Me Harder", "Bang Bang", "Break Free")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Break Free")
- "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
- "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang", "Problem", "Love Me Harder", "Break Free")
- "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea Ft. Charli XCX (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
 2014 Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015 (TV Movie) (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "First Love")
 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie) (writer: "Love Me Harder", "Bang Bang", "Problem", "Break Free")
 2014 Revenge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Atonement (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 Open Air Outreach (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Straight Pride Crashes Gay Pride (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 American Music Awards 2014 (TV Special) (writer: "Problem", "Break Free", "Love Me Harder", "Bang Bang")
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (2014) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young")
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
 2010-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Plugged/Unplugged Night (Semifinals) (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
- Dynamic Duos Night (2014) ... (writer: "Really Don't Care")
- Switch-up (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Week 1: Premiere (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
- The Finals Award Show (2014) ... (writer: "Problem")
 2014 Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 November 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2014 The Concert for Valor (TV Special) (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2014 Stalker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Haunting (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Viewers' Choice Night (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang", "Problem" - uncredited)
- Episode #12.2 (2012) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2014 One Direction: The Inside Story (Documentary) (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young")
 2014 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Wedding (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2012-2014 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 8 September 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "All About You")
- Live Decider 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Want U Back")
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Scream")
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Break Free", "Bang Bang", "One More Night")
 2014 Teen Choice Awards 2014 (TV Special) (writer: "Really Don't Care")
 2011-2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 10 Perform + Eliminations (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Finale: Winner Announced (2011) ... (writer: "I Got You")
- Top 16 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "I Got You")
 2014 The Voice Kids (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2014) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young" - uncredited)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2014) ... (writer: "Somebody to You" - uncredited)
 2014 Sukitte iinayo. (writer: "Happily")
 2014 Nothing Much to Do (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dear Benedick (2014) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2014 2014 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Problem", "First Love")
 2014 Fantástico (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 May 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Really Don't Care" - uncredited)
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2013 I Am Britney Jean (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Go")
 2013 Justin Bieber's Believe (Documentary) (writer: "Beauty and a Beat")
 2013 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 October 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Live While We're Young" - uncredited)
 2013 Coletivation MTV (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Demi Lovato (2013) ... (writer: "Really Don't Care")
 2013 Newsround (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 02/09/2013: 16:20 (2013) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2013 One Direction: This Is Us (Documentary) (writer: "Up All Night" (live), "One Thing", "One Thing" (live), "What Makes You Beautiful", "Kiss You", "Kiss You" (live), "Live While We're Young" (live) (uncredited), "Heart Attack" (Live), "Live While We're Young", "Last First Kiss" (live), "Change My Mind" (live), "Back For You" (live), "What Makes You Beautiful" (live))
 2013 Lovestruck: The Musical (TV Movie) (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
 2013 Big Brother's Bit on the Side (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 January 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2012 Arrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Legacies (2012) ... (writer: "One More Night")
 2012 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ask Filthy Frank #4 (Killing Babies and Power Rangers) (2012) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.11 (2012) ... (writer: "Want U Back")
- Episode #21.10 (2012) ... (writer: "Your Body", "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.203 (2012) ... (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.90 (2011) ... (writer: "If I Had You" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.58 (2010) ... (writer: "If I Had You")
 2012 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "One Thing" - uncredited)
 2012 Sarah G Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Undercover Love")
 2012 Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (writer: "What Makes You Beautiful")
 2012 Justin Bieber: Beauty and a Beat (Video short) (writer: "Beauty and a Beat")
 2011 Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Up N' Down", "If U Seek Amy", "I Wanna Go")
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Loser Like Me")
 2011 Idool 2011 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 1 (2011) ... (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 4. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.8 (2010) ... (writer: "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love")
 2010 Radio 1's Big Weekend (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Radio 1's Big Weekend: The Best Bits (2010) ... (writer: "The Club Is Alive")
- Rihanna Live @ R1BW (2010) ... (writer: "The Club Is Alive")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.20 (2010) ... (writer: "If U Seek Amy")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.108 (2010) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
- Episode #1.99 (2010) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
- Episode #1.83 (2010) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
- Episode #1.80 (2010) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round 5 Results (2010) ... (writer: "I Got You")
- Round 2 Results (2010) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
 2009 The Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 December 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Broken Heels")
- Episode dated 3 November 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "The Silence")
 2009 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.59 (2009) ... (writer: "I Got You" - uncredited)
 2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year (writer: "My Shoes")
 2008 iCarly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- iSaw Him First (2008) ... (writer: "Stay My Baby")
 2008 The Disney Channel Games (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (writer: "My Shoes")
 2008 Radio Disney Jams 10: Bonus DVD (Video documentary short) (writer: "Say OK")
 2007 High School Musical: The Concert - Extreme Access Pass (Video) (writer: "Say Ok")
 2006 Astérix et les Vikings (writer: "Let Your Heart Decide")
 2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "Inside Your Heaven")
 2005 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hope Against Hope (2005) ... (writer: "Ride It (Hex Hector 12" Remix)")
 2005 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bo Bice vs. Carrie Underwood (2005) ... (writer: "Inside Your Heaven")
 1988 Die Katze (writer: "Stand By Me")
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