(Songwriter / Rock / Americana) Grammy nominee Ben O’Neill has performed in over a dozen countries with some of the worlds best known and most respected artists including Jill Scott, John Legend, Kanye West, Common, Christina Aguilera, Kid Cudi, Musiq Soulchild and Tye Tribbett. He has appeared on Good Morning America, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ellen, Carson Daly, and VH1 Soul, and over the course of 15 years has performed in front of literally hundreds of thousands of music lovers. A talented songwriter, he has co-written tunes with avant-soul singer Bilal and gospel star Tye Tribbett. He has appeared on record with ASCAP award winner Jason Nelson, Grammy winners Musiq Soulchild and Tye Tribbett, Vivian Green, Trey Songz, and Jordin Sparks, as well as noted musicians Jonathan Dubose Jr, Adam Blackstone, Christian McBride, and Chris Dave.
Ben’s success as a sideman has only enhanced his personal creative pursuits. His debut album, “Ghosts and Green Shoots”, is a collection of daringly melodic and artfully adventurous pop music that pulls from rock, country, hip-hop, and avant-garde influences.
His current video project, Songwriter Sessions, is a monthly, year-long exploration of American song, with live-in-studio covers of new and old classics. An EP of catchy, authentic tunes, featuring a live band with Americana overtones is forthcoming.