Toby Gad News Printable PDF (updated 11.1.11)


TOBY'S HIT SINGLES
FERGIE - Big Girls Don't Cry
21 weeks at #1 US, #1 in 10 countries, #11 song of the decade, #89 most played Billboard song of all time.
BEYONCE - If I Were a Boy
#1 in 9 countries, Platinum, #68th best selling single of the decade
COLBIE CAILLAT - I Do
#1 on iTunes Pop Chart, #1 iTunes Singles
SELENA GOMEZ - Year Without Rain
Top Ten in 2 countries, #1 US iTunes, Gold in the US
DEMI LOVATO - Skyscraper
#1 on US iTunes
NICOLE SCHERZINGER - Don't Hold Your Breath
#1 on iTunes UK, #1 UK Billboard
JLS - Love You More
#1 in the UK, in both radio and billboard
THE VERONICAS - Untouched
Top ten in 6 countries, certified Platinum, 1.7 million downloads

TOBY'S HIT ALBUM SONGS
ALICIA KEYS - Love is my Disease
400,000 copies in first week, 3x Platinum in the US
FERGIE - The Dutchess
3.2 million copies, 3x multi platinum
BEYONCE - I Am Sasha Fierce
double platinum in the US
COLBIE CAILLAT - All Of You
#1 Single and Album on iTunes
DEMI LOVATO - Unbroken
#1 on iTunes
DEMI LOVATO - Everything You're Not
#1 Billboard 200, 24 weeks on the chart
MILEY CYRUS - Hanna Montana 2
3.2 million copies, 3x multi platinum


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JAMES MORRISON
#1 in the UK

Tob wrote three songs on James' #1 album, The Awakening, which debuted at #1 on the UK charts.


Click to watch James perform the song "Slave to the Music"


JESSIE J
#1 in the UK, #11 Billboard

Jessie J's Debut Album went Double Platinum in the UK, featuring several songs by Toby, including WHO U R and L.O.V.E. Love.




DEMI LOVATO
#1 on iTunes, Teen Choice Award "Song of the Summer"
Within hours of its release, Demi Lovato's song "Skyscraper" reached #1 on the iTunes sales chart, it sold over 170,000 digital copies the first week of it's release.
Click to watch Demi perform at the 2011 Do Something Awards



 

COLBIE CAILLAT
#1 single/album on iTunes
Following up her grammy nominated album, Toby and Colbie collaborated on 3 songs for her new album. "I Do" debuted at at top of the iTunes pop and single charts, and the album debuted at the top of the iTunes album charts.

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CHRISTINA GRIMMIE
#2 on iTunes

After serving over 120 million views on YouTube, Christina Grimmie released her debut EP "Find Me" on June 14th, 2011. WIthin hours of release it was the #2 album on iTunes, featuring her song "Ugly" written with Toby Gad!



NICOLE SCHERZINGER
#1 on Billboard & iTunes UK
Former Pussycat Doll's frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger's single "Don't Hold Your Breath" became #1 on the UK iTunes chart within 24 hours of its release, and #1 on the UK Billboard its first week!

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SIMPLE PLAN
Album Release!
Canada's favorite rockers, Simple Plan, have released their fourth studio album, Get Your Heart On, featuring the track "This Song Saved My Life", co written with Toby.

The album debuted at #2 in Canada, #3 in Japana, and the top 10 in Australia, France, Germany, and Mexico.



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JORDAN JANSEN
Aussie Sensation!
After nearly 15 million YouTube views, countless interviews and performances, 13 year old Jordan Jansen is official signed to Kite Records!


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CHELSEA WILLIAMS
Interscope Records
After being discovered by Toby, singing on the Santa Monica boardwallk, Chelsea Williams has been signed to a recording deal with Kite Records and Interscope.


SELENA GOMEZ
Exciting Chart Success!
Following up her first two singles Naturally (#1), and Round and round (#2), A Year Without Rain debuted at #1 on the dance charts, #1 on the iTunes music video chart, #4 on the Billboard 200, #12 on the iTunes chart,#1 on Billboard's Dance chart, and #13 on Billboard's Hot Digital Tracks chart. Click for video.



Reba McEntire releases "If I Were a Boy"

After having sold over 54 million albums, Reba McEntire, the second best selling female country artist of all time, released her 29th album "All The Women I Am." The album features a new rendition Toby's Grammy winning song "If I Were a Boy" as the lead single.

Watch the video here.


JLS and Toby give to charity
Toby produced and co-wrote the single "Love You More" whichand debuted at #1 on the iTunes charts,

All of the proceeds go to the Children in Need charity.

Watch the video here.


"Big Girls Don't Cry"
- Two time ASCAP song of the year
- Billboard Top 100 of all time
- Grammy Nominated

. After nearly two decades of tracking songs distinctively by sales or plays Billboard recognized "Big Girls Don't Cry", as one of the Top 100 Songs of All-Time! #1 for 20 consecutive weeks.

Big Girls was a worldwide hit, reaching #1 in Canada, Brazil, Denmark, New Zealand, Australia, Austria, and Ireland.


beyonce BEYONCE
Music World Ent./
Columbia Records

"I Am… Sasha Fierce" Wins Grammy for Best Contemporary R&B Album! "Toby produced and co-wrote Beyonce's first single, "If I Were A Boy" from Grammy Award winning, 3x Platinum, #1 Billboard charted album "I Am - Sasha Fierce." "If I Were A Boy" has sold 1.8 Million singles, becoming a worldwide smash hit reaching #1 in 9 countries, top 10 in 24 countries and #3 in the Billboard Hot 100.

watch her duet with George Michael

alicia keys ALICIA KEYS
J Records
Her current album which has sold 4+million copies worldwide so far, contains a song written and produced by Toby, "Love Is My Disease"

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SUSAN JUSTICE
Kite/Warner
Singer/songwriter Susan Justice has signed to Toby's & DAS's new label KITE RECORDS NYC and CAPITOL RECORDS through Kara Dio Guardi and Dan McCaroll. Susan's upcoming album was entirely written by her and Toby.

Available on iTunes

"Big Girls Don't Cry" recognized by Billboard #13 Song of Decade!
"Big Girls Don't Cry", written by Toby Gad and Fergie, has been recognized by Billboard Magazine as the #13 Top Hot 100 Songs of the Decade, found in Billboard's Year/Decade ending edition published December 2009.

3 SONGS IN TOP 10!
Toby Gad has contributed songs to three albums that appear in the Top 10 of Billboard's Top R&B Hip Hop Album chart. Toby's songs can be found on the latest releases for Beyonce ("If I Were A Boy"), Alicia Keys ("Love Is My Disease") and Robin Thicke ("Mona Lisa"). Billboard's Top R&B Hip Hop Album chart.