born in in Atlanta, GA, United States


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Crystal Nicole Johnson, better known by her stage name Cristyle or sometimes credited as Cri$tyle is an American Grammy Award winning songwriter signed with So So Def/EMI Music.[1]


Johnson was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and wrote her first song at the age of ten. She got her start in singing at different talent shows and open mics in Atlanta.[2]

Cristyle has written songs for Girlicious, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, Teyana Taylor, Tiffany Evans, Chilli, Natasha Bedingfield, Wonder Girls, and often co-writes. She has co-written several songs with Mariah Carey amongst other artists. Recently she wrote songs featured on the projects of Brandy, Ciara, Jennifer Hudson, and Beyoncé.[2][3][4]

Production and writing discography

Johnson has a list of songs that she has written or co-written on her Myspace page.[5]

Artist Title Album Year
Jennifer Lopez "Gotta Be There" Brave 2007
Keke Palmer "Hood Anthem" So Uncool 2007
Janet Jackson "So Much Betta"
"The 1" (ft. Missy Elliott)
"What's Ur Name"
Discipline 2008
Mariah Carey "Touch My Body"
"Cruise Control" (ft. Damian Marley)
"I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time"
Side Effects (ft. Young Jeezy)
E=MC² 2008
Chilli "Dumb Dumb Dumb" Bi-Polar 2008
Natasha Bedingfield "Angel" Pocketful of Sunshine 2008
Tiffany Evans "I'm Grown" Tiffany Evans 2008
Teyana Taylor "Google Me" From a Planet Called Harlem 2008
Brandy "The Definition"
"Shattered Heart"
Human 2008
Beyoncé "Scared of Lonely" I Am Sasha Fierce 2008
Pussycat Dolls "Elevator" Doll Domination 2008
"Painted Windows" 2009
LeToya Luckett "Lazy" Lady Love 2009
Mariah Carey "Angels Cry" Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel 2009
Monica "Love All Over Me" Still Standing 2010
Sugababes "Give It To Me Now" Sweet 7 2010
Rihanna "Only Girl (In the World)" Loud 2010
Jessica Mauboy "No One Like You" Get 'Em Girls 2010
Jesse McCartney "Mrs. Mistake" Have It All 2010
David Guetta "Night Of Your Life"
"I'm a Machine"
Nothing but the Beat 2011
Wonder Girls "The DJ Is Mine (feat. School Gyrls)" TBA 2012

Johnson has also sung a number of demos and is accredited to other works in progress. (listed below).[6]

  • "Bread Crumbs"[7]
  • "Can't Stop"[8]
  • "Friend Like Me"[9]
  • "Good One Now"[10]
  • "Scared of Lonely" (Demo for Beyoncé)[11][12]
  • "Hard to Breathe"(Demo for Pussycat Dolls)[13]
  • "I Don't Wanna Love Ya"[14]
  • "I Just Love Ya"[15]
  • "In The Morning"[16]
  • "The Definition"
  • "Only Girl (In The World)" (Demo of Rihanna's song)


  1. IntroducingCri$tyle!
  2. 2.0 2.1 EarStyle (2008). EarStyle Interview With Cri$tyle. EarStyle. Retrieved on 2008-04-21.
  3. The Urban Network
  4. Leona Lewis Debuts Today + Meet Mariah Carey & Chilli's Songwriter Cri$tyle
  5. Cri$tyle's Official Myspace Page

External links

  • Official MySpace
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