January 15, 1972 (age 45)
Songwriter, record producer
His production career began in 1990 and continues today. Mac has worked with acts such as Shakira, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Westlife, Susan Boyle, Kelly Clarkson, Lily Allen, Emelie Sandé, Jason Derulo, and Leona Lewis.
His most successful collaborations include Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You", Clean Bandit's "Symphony", Little Mix's "Love Me Like You", Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" and Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed A Dream".
Mac received the ASCAP Songwriter of The Year 2013 award for works including co-writing The Wanted single, "Glad You Came".The composition was also named ASCAP Song of the Year, honouring Mac, Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett. Mac had previously won the ASCAP Song of The Year 2012 award for producing and co-writing "You Make Me Feel..." recorded by Cobra Starship that has sold over two million downloads. Mac has been nominated twice for a Brit Award (Best Single category). First in 2011 for The Wanted song "All Time Low", and in 2012 with fellow songwriters Wayne Hector and Ed Drewett for Glad You Came by The Wanted. In 2010, Mac's song "Beat Again" (performed by JLS) won a Brit Award for Best Single and a MOBO Award.
- "Gotta Be You" — writing, producing
- "Strip That Down" - writing, producing
- @SteveMacProd — Twitter