The Grammy-nominated artist has worked with Maren Morris and Keith Urban, among others.
Grammy-nominated singer and producer Busbee, who works extensively with a wide variety of artists ranging from Maren Morris from Pink to Shakira, has died. He was 43.
The news broke early on the morning of September 29th. The real name for Busbee is Michael James Ryan. He is the father of three children, including a newly born baby girl.
Busbee has credits for such recordings as Maren Morris's "My Church" and Keith Urban's 2016 album "Ripcord."
He had a worldwide publishing deal with Warner / Chappell Music and a creative partnership with Red Light Management. his Altadena label was under the umbrella of Warner Records.
A note from Warner Records co-chairman and CEO Aaron Bay-Schuck and co-chairman and COO Tom Corson was circulated on September 29. He states: “Today we lost Busbee, a dear friend, business partner with his company Altadena and one of the best and brightest creative minds in music. the goodness and legacy of the busbee will never be forgotten and our hearts and prayers go out to his family at this very difficult time. ”
Tribunes from across the music industry flooded into social media.
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