BEN ONONO

Grammy and Ivor Novello award nominee Ben Onono was born in Cardiff but raised in Nigeria. A piano scholar at the Royal Academy of Music in London, he established himself as a songwriter with the hugely successful dance track It Just Won’t Do with DJ Tim Deluxe in 2002. The record was nominated for a coveted Ivor Novello.  Since then, Ben has written, played and sung for artists as diverse as David Guetta, Fatboy Slim and Natalie Imbruglia.  His entire debut album was used for the BBC series The Long Way Down starring Ewan McGregor;  his single Rainbow of Love for Bob Sinclar was chosen for a Europe-wide Alfa Romeo campaign;  subsequently he was nominated for a Grammy award for his work on Sinclar’s Made In Jamaica album.  Most recently, Ben scored the upcoming film adaptation of the Laurence Olivier- award-winning play Gone Too Far.