Rick Nowels

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Rick Nowels
Birth name Richard Wright Nowels, Jr.
Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Occupation(s) Record producer
Songwriter
Musician
Instruments Guitars, keyboards, bass
Years active 1980s–present
Associated acts Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, Lana Del Rey, Adele, Madonna, Marina and the Diamonds, Nelly Furtado, Cee-Lo Green, John Legend
Website ricknowels.com

Richard Wright Nowels, Jr., better known as Rick Nowels, is an American songwriter and record producer.[1] He is a multi-instrumentalist and has written with, or had his songs recorded by a number of artists including Lana Del Rey, Adele, Edyta Górniak, Marina and the Diamonds, Lykke Li, Jamie xx, Brandon Flowers, Madonna, Cee-Lo Green, Sia, Dido, New Radicals,[2] Rod Stewart, Nelly Furtado, John Legend and Andre 3000, Tiesto, Santana, Tupac Shakur, Fleetwood Mac, Izabella Scorupco, Belinda Carlisle, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell and Stevie Nicks.[3]

Nowels co-wrote the title track for Celine Dion's album Falling into You which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1997.[4] Additionally, Nowels co-wrote the track "White Flag" for Dido which won the 2004 Ivor Novello Award for International Hit of the Year.[citation needed]

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