Mark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is an English musician, DJ, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Although his debut album Here Comes the Fuzz failed to make an impact on the charts, his second album Versionreached number two in the UK and included three top 10 singles. This success won him a Brit Award for Best British Male Solo Artist in 2008. His third studio album,Record Collection, was released on 27 September 2010, peaking at number two in the UK.
In 2014, Ronson achieved his first UK and US number one single with "Uptown Funk," which featured vocals from Bruno Mars. The song earned Ronson the 2015 Brit Award for British Single of the Year, and the 2016 Grammy Award for Record of the Year andGrammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. His fourth studio album,Uptown Special, was released in January 2015, and became his first UK number one album.