Peter Alan (Pete) WATERMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-01-15
Education Frederick Bird Secdy Modern Coventry
Publications N/A
Recreations steam railways, model railways
Clubs N/A
Style Pete Waterman, Esq, OBE
Career record producer; former disc jockey at local pubs and Mecca dancehall, former Arts and Repertoire man for various record cos; formed Loose Ends Productions with Peter Collins working with artists incl Musical Youth and Nick Kershaw until 1983, fndr ptnr Stock Aitken Waterman (with Mike Stock and Matt Aitken) 1984-93; has won numerous Silver, Gold and Platinum Discs since 1985 for writing and/or producing artists incl: Princess, Hazell Dean, Dead or Alive, Bananarama, Mel and Kim, Sinitta, Rick Astley, Kylie Minogue, Brother Beyond, Jason Donovan, Donna Summer, Sonia, Big Fun, Cliff Richard, Westlife, Steps; involved with charity work incl SAW Goes to the Albert (Royal Marsden Hosp) and records: Let it Be (Ferry Aid), The Harder I Try (Young Variety Club of GB), Help (Comic Relief), Lets All Chant, I Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet and Use It Up and Wear It Out (Help a London Child), Ferry 'Cross the Mersey (Mersey Aid), Do They Know It's Christmas? (Ethiopia Famine Appeal), You've Got a Friend (Childline), Especially For You (Children In Need), Thank Abba for the Music (Brits School); judge: Pop Idol (ITV) 2001 and 2003, Popstars: The Rivals (ITV) 2002; ldr of consortium that purchased the first passenger part of BR to be privatised 1993; Hon DBA Coventry Univ 2001, Hon DMus Univ of Liverpool 2004; >ir< BPI Best British Producers 1988; Music Week Top Producers for: Singles (1st) and Albums (3rd) 1987, Singles (1st) and Albums (1st) 1988 and 1989; Ivor Novello awards (UK): Songwriters of the Year 1987, 1988 and 1989, Writers of Most Performed Works 1987, 1988 and 1989; BMI awards (USA) Writers of Most Performed Works 1987, 1988 and 1989, Jasrac awards (Japan) and Cash awards (Hong Kong) Writers of Most Performed Foreign Works 1989, Music Week Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Music Industry 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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