born on 30/3/1979 in Atlanta, GA, United States
Links www.allmusic.com (English)
|Birth name||Garrett Hamler|
|Born||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Genre(s)||Hip hop, Contemporary R&B|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, record producer, rapper, singer|
|Instrument(s)||Vocals, keyboards, sampler|
|Label(s)||Interscope / Bet I Penned It Music|
|Swizz Beatz, Polow Da Don, Ludacris|
Garrett Hamler, better known by his stage name Sean Garrett is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Garrett is responsible for a series of chart-topping compositions, most notably Usher's "Yeah!", Ciara's breakout track "Goodies" Teairra Mari's debut single "Make Her Feel Good" and Chris Brown's debut single "Run It!". He is in a production duo with Swizz Beatz, and together they produced several Beyoncé Knowles singles: "Diva", "Ring the Alarm", "Get Me Bodied", "Upgrade U" and "Check on It". He also writes often over productions by Polow da Don. Garrett is currently working on a new album by Whitney Houston.
Garrett has also recently embarked on a career as a performer, writing and co-producing his own single "Grippin'".  His debut album Turbo 919 was released June 24, 2008, on his own record label, "Bet I Penned It Music".
Garrett's catch-phrase, which is featured in multiple songs he has produced, is "Smash on the radio, bet I penned it." Also, Sean Garrett has become good friends with Ludacris. Ludacris has collaborated on Garrett's debut single of Turbo 919, "Grippin'". In return, Garrett was featured on Ludacris's first single "What Them Girls Like", alongside Chris Brown, off Theater of the Mind. He recently reunited with Ciara and is currently working on her third studio album "Fantasy Ride" due out early 2009. He has also written and produced a song called "I Did It for Love", in which he is featured and appearing on the video, with Korean popstar BoA for her first eponymous English album.
- Main article: Sean Garrett discography
- 2008: Turbo 919
|U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap|
|2008||"Grippin'" (feat. Ludacris)||-||40||-||Turbo 919|
|"6 in the Morning (Remix)" (feat. Rick Ross)||-||-||-|
|U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap||Hot Dance Club Play|
|2008||"What Them Girls Like" (Ludacris feat. Chris Brown and Sean Garrett)||33||17||8||-||Theater of the Mind|
|"Away" (Enrique Iglesias feat. Sean Garrett)||-||-||-||1||Greatest Hits|
|2009||"I Did It for Love" (BoA feat. Sean Garrett)||-||-||-||19||BoA|
|"Break Up" (Mario feat. Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett)||14||2||TBR||TBR||D.N.A. (album)|
- "" denotes releases that did not chart.
- 2007: "Wall to Wall" (Chris Brown feat. Sean Garrett)
- 2007: "Whatever U Like" (Nicole Scherzinger feat. T.I. & Sean Garrett)
- 2008: "Stupid" (Raven-Symoné feat. Sean Garrett)
- 2008: "What Are You Gonna Do?" (Raven-Symoné feat. Sean Garrett)
- 2008: "Street Light" (Plies feat. Sean Garrett)
- 2008: "Rock You" (Jesse McCartney feat. Sean Garrett)
- Soul Train Awards
- 2009, Best Collaboration "Break Up" (nominated)
- Artist Chart History. Billboard. Accessed September 23 2007.