Lashawn Daniels, who helped write countless hits for artists like Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, died on Tuesday.He was 41 years old.
His wife, April Daniels, shared the news in a statement posted on social media on Wednesday.
“It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, family member and friend, Lashawn Daniels who was the victim of a fatal car accident in South Carolina,” her statement read.
Some of the songs written by him include-
- It’s Not Right But It’s Okay – Whitney Houston
- The Boy Is Mine – Brandy and Monica
- You Rock My World – Michael Jackson
- Telephone – Lady Gaga
- Say My Name – Destiny’s Child
He won the Grammy Award for best R&B song in 2000 for his part in writing Say My Name, and was nominated a further seven times. Other collaborators and fans paid tribute.