Tim Mitchell is a Grammy-winning music record producer, songwriter, and guitarist from Detroit. He attended Interlochen Arts Academy for high school, majoring in composition, and received a scholarship to attend the University Of Miami as a performance major.

 

He has helped create and produce multiplatinum hits for a broad range of artists, including Bob Seger, Shakira, Gloria Estefan, Mandy Moore, Jon Secada, Paulina Rubio, Alejandra Guzman, Gloria Treve; HA-Ash; Roberto Carlos, and many more.

 

Mitchell produced Shakira's MTV Unplugged Album which went on to win a Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards and was nominated in multiple categories for Latin Grammy (Album Of The Year / Best Pop Album) as well. The album is considered to have paved the way for Shakira's successful English crossover.

 

Immediately following, He co-wrote and produced songs on Shakira's Laundry Service album, including the smash hit, Whenever Wherever (Suerte- Spanish version) which gained a record-breaking chart success worldwide and went on to win BMI's song of the year.

 

Along with Shakira, Tim produced and arranged the music for the World cup finals in 2006, 2010, and 2014.

 

In 2021 one of Shakira's latest hits  "Girl Like Me" released in 2021 is also a co-write with Tim Mitchell and the black-eyed peas. 

 

Tim was the Musical Director and bandleader of International Emmy Nominated show from  HBO's A Tiny Audience, seasons 2 and 3.