Mark Ronson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st July 2015

Tweet: "Holy f**k. 3 VMA noms. Thanks to my brother @BrunoMars for such a great video/performance/choreography & cameronduddy 4 co directing." Superproducer Mark Ronson celebrates Uptown Funk landing a trio of nods for the MTV Video Music Awards.

16th June 2015

Quote: "We were originally meant to play on Saturday, but you just can't be on at the same time as Kanye, so I was like, 'Please move us!'" Mark Ronson asked for his set at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival to be moved from Saturday to Friday to avoid a clash with rapper Kanye West's headlining slot. The festival runs from 25 to 28 June (15).

15th April 2015

Fact: Producers Mark Ronson, Dave Stewart, SCOTT HENDRICKS and RYAN TEDDER are joining U.S. singing competition THE VOICE to advise the remaining contestants on the show. Ronson will assist Christina Aguilera, while Tedder will join Pharrell Williams' team, Hendricks will support Blake Shelton's group and Stewart will help Adam Levine's proteges. The episode featuring the producers will air on U.S. network NBC on Monday (20Apr15).

30th January 2015

Quote: "I think someone got in and messed with my Wikipedia page. I was just reading that out loud and I thought it was so funny. I was like, 'I'm just gonna leave it'." Mark Ronson dismisses Internet rumours suggesting he wrote the theme to kids show ThunderCats.

29th January 2015

Quote: "If you can't get in the Vip (area), you're not supposed to be in there. I try not to go to clubs with Vip areas too much anyway; I don't like those kind of places. But, yeah, it happens more often than not, it's true." Superproducer Mark Ronson is often turned away at the velvet rope in clubs.

27th January 2015

Quote: "We were supposed to go in (to the studio) during the October of that year and we'd been talking about it for a while. She seemed pretty ready to write. We'd tried to go in a couple of times before but it didn't have that magic you need or there was too much pressure, or whatever. Yeah, we were going to go in, but, you know..." Mark Ronson was planning to return to the studio with his muse and collaborator Amy Winehouse when she died in July, 2011.

2nd September 2013

Quote: "He phoned to ask me to do it but it was the same weekend as my own wedding and I was completely spaced because I had my own marriage on my mind. Then on my honeymoon 10 days later, I was like, 'I forgot to call Paul MCCartney back!' Which just sounds like a pretty ridiculous sentence." Mark Ronson nearly missed his chance to Dj at Sir Paul McCartney's nuptials in 2011 because he was too busy with his own wedding to Josephine De La Baume.

9th May 2013

Tweet: "my 17" power book just died on me. it's okay, it had a nice life and travelled all over the internet". Superproducer Mark Ronson is in need of a new Apple laptop.

14th September 2012

Tweet: "happy birthday to @Nas as well. so uncanny that him, amy and my dad all have the same birthday." Superproducer Mark Ronson muses on the birthday coincidence. Rapper Nas turned 39 on Friday (14Sep12), the same day his tragic Cherry Wine collaborator Amy Winehouse, who worked extensively with Ronson, would have turned 29.

15th July 2012

Tweet: "customer support just informed me the Rosetta Stone (language discs) set i bought online is Bogus. that's what you get for trying to further your education." Superproducer Mark Ronson has fallen victim to an internet scam as he tries to improve his linguistic skills.

18th October 2011

Tweet: "The Stone Roses reuniting is a bigger deal than (Led) Zeppelin. Strictly for the fact of how improbable it seemed until today." Superproducer Mark Ronson can't believe the veteran British rockers are gearing up for a comeback next year (12). The band announced two reunion gigs in its hometown of Manchester, England next year (12).

1st August 2011

Fact: Mark Ronson paid tribute to his late pal Amy Winehouse during his set at Britain's Camp Bestival festival this weekend (29-31Jul11). He performed their collaboration Valerie and told the crowd, "We played that in the name of Amy who no doubt is singing along with us tonight. If you like the music of Amy Winehouse, this is for her right now."

29th July 2011

Tweet: "Last night was really wonderful, i'd like to thank dave mccabe, zalon, ade, charlie waller & so many of you for helping us pay homage to amy." Mark Ronson thanks the stars who turned out to sing a string of Amy Winehouse tracks at his tribute gig for the star at Greenwich Summer Sessions in London on Wednesday night (27Jul11).

13th June 2011

Tweet: "Thank you everyone, I got my bag back." Superproducer Mark Ronson is relieved after issuing a desperate plea to help him recover his DJ bag containing his music collection, after it went missing last week (ends12Jun11).

26th April 2011

Quote: "I stopped bleaching it as my hair was going to start falling out. Everyone was making fun of it." Superproducer Mark Ronson is ditching the bottle after enduring plenty of teasing for his blonde makeover.

25th April 2011

Quote: "Mark Ronson (you) did get your invite right? In the Dail Fail (Daily Mail, British newspaper) it says I've snubbed you from my wedding list." Lily Allen reaches out to producer Mark Ronson on to clear up tabloid reports suggesting she snubbed him from her upcoming nuptials.

22nd February 2011

Tweet: "I think i'm not getting asked to dj the royal wedding. totally cool. just putting it out there that i am available to DJ the royal stag-do." Mark Ronson offers his services to Prince William, who will wed fiancee Kate Middleton in April (11).

9th February 2011

Quote: "I have no chance unless some strange thing happens where Tinie (Tempah) and Plan B split the vote. Maybe then they'll have to have a recount like the 2004 presidential election in America. Maybe they'll be disqualified." Superproducer Mark Ronson is preparing to lose the Best British Male Solo trophy to one of his peers at next week's Brit Awards (15Feb11) - unless there's a voting error.

7th November 2010

Quote: "It's a really beautiful song called Lovely Way. I don't know if it's made the album but I hope he would dig it if he was here." Superproducer Mark Ronson is hoping the track he recorded with late star Michael Jackson is on the singer's upcoming posthumous album.

6th November 2010

Quote: "I feel like I won a contest, like, out of 10 million Duran Duran fans to go and make Duran Duran sound like everybody else wants them to sound, without regressing. Making it sound like classic Duran Duran but for 2011." Top DJ/producer Mark Ronson on working on Duran's Duran's new album.

28th September 2010

Quote: "You learn to adjust... You're in New York and everyone's making fun of you because you've got a funny accent so you quickly try to make yourself sound as American as possible. Then you come back to England and get teased because you sound American, so you adjust your accent accordingly." Anglo-American superproducer Mark Ronson is constantly changing his accent.

24th September 2010

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson has had a love tattoo inked on his right arm - it bears the first name of his girlfriend JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME.

23rd September 2010

Quote: "I guess I work with some personalities they think are f**ked up, but I can't imagine anyone trying to sing a vocal on acid or coke." Superproducer Mark Ronson is adamant the stars he works with don't use drugs during his recording sessions.

13th September 2010

Quote: "I might have been the person for whom that term was invented, but to me it conjures the image of an it-girl at a party with two iPods." Mark Ronson doesn't like the term 'celebrity DJ'.

30th August 2010

Quote: "We did talk about it. It's weird when you are friends with a musician. You don't want to impose and being a friend doesn't mean you can take liberties with their time. But if the time is right, I'd love to work with him." Fun Lovin' Criminals star Huey Morgan is eyeing a collaboration with Mark Ronson.

12th July 2010

Quote: "Things seemed to go by so fast. I'll try not to do it this tour." Producer Mark Ronson is cutting down on his alcohol intake after admitting he downed a bottle of whisky every night on his last trek.

5th July 2010

Fact: A British music station which had been set for closure has been saved following high-profile protests from stars including David Bowie, Lily Allen and Mark Ronson. BBC 6 Music will now stay open after the corporation's chairman rejected proposals to close the station to save money.

24th June 2010

Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, record producer Mark Ronson and shoe designer Christian Louboutin were among the stars who turned out at London's Claridge's hotel on Wednesday (23Jun10) for the grand unveiling of a line of custom suites decorated by fashion icon Diane Von Furstenberg.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "We were leaving the studio at 12.30am and I was ready to go out and get wasted and I was like 'What are you doing?' GaGa said, 'I'm just going back to the hotel because I'm designing these perspex boxes that are going to go on my dress'... it was probably what talking to Madonna in 1982 would have felt like. I think she deserves every bit of the success that she's had." Superproducer Mark Ronson praises Lady GaGa's strong work ethic.

14th April 2010

Quote: "There'll be something to hear quite soon. That's all I can say. There's something good coming." Producer Mark Ronson is promising big things from his recent studio time with Amy Winehouse.

10th December 2009

Quote: "What's my voice like? It's like a cat being raped by a gorilla." Grammy-winning producer Mark Ronson on why he never sings lead vocals on his records.

10th December 2009

Quote: "He really knew about his old-school hip-hop and he was all about 50 Cent and Kaye West's Gold Digger.That was the tune of the night." Grammy-winner Mark Ronson discovered Tom Cruise's love of rap when he DJed at the Hollywood star's wedding to Katie Holmes.

28th August 2009

Fact: Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Mark Ronson have been given the task of remixing tracks on cult rock act Kings Of Leon's hit Only By the Night album. The group hopes to re-release the album with a dance flavour. Linkin Park and Lykke Li have also signed on to give the band's songs a disco makeover.

7th August 2009

Fact: Mark Ronson is designing an exclusive shoe line for Gucci to appear in the label's new 'pop-up' store. The shop will travel to different cities across the globe for a few weeks at each destination. The music producer will create a unisex sneaker to be included in the range.

12th July 2009

Fact: Mark Ronson is set to take to the stage with Duran Duran during the band's headlining gig at London's Lovebox Weekender festival on 18 Jul (09). The superproducer has been working on the group's latest record.

13th June 2009

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson is working with John Lennon's son SEAN on his new band. The beatmaker is producing and playing bass for GHOST OF A SABRE TOOTHED TIGER.

13th June 2009

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson is working with John Lennon's son SEAN on his new band. The beatmaker is producing and playing bass for GHOST OF A SABRE TOOTHED TIGER.

2nd June 2009

Quote: "I'm sort of worried that Barack Obama follows 777,054 people. I didn't even go to work today and still can't keep up with my 33." Superproducer Mark Ronson struggles with the demands of social networking site Twitter.

2nd June 2009

Quote: "I'm sort of worried that Barack Obama follows 777,054 people. I didn't even go to work today and still can't keep up with my 33." Superproducer Mark Ronson struggles with the demands of social networking site Twitter.

1st June 2009

Fact: Producer Mark Ronson's next album will contain original tracks rather than his trademark jazzed-up cover versions of famous songs.

3rd April 2009

Fact: Lindsay Lohan showed off her singing talents on Thursday (02Apr09) night when she joined British pop star Lily Allen on stage at her concert in Los Angeles for a cover of Britney Spears' hit single WOMANIZER. Lohan has become good friends with the SMILE hitmaker through her girlfriend, Dj Samantha Ronson and her producer brother Mark Ronson, who contributed to Allen's 2006 album, ALRIGHT, STILL.

30th January 2009

Quote: "I'd love to work with my girlfriend's band The Like. I love their stuff." Superproducer Mark Ronson is eyeing a collaboration with current lover TENNESSEE THOMAS.

30th January 2009

Quote: "Sorry there aren't many songs off my old album. I just think they're really juvenile." Lily Allen refused to play more than three songs from her debut LP ALRIGHT, STILL at her comeback concert in London on Wednesday (28Jan09) night. Stars in the audience included Kate Moss and Mark Ronson.

19th January 2009

Quote: "It felt really tainted as well because we were in the studio that he'd been working with AMY (WINEHOUSE) in, and I was kind of in her bed, and it was all very weird." Lily Allen found it hard to work with her former producer Mark Ronson after he lent a hand to the BACK TO BLACK hitmaker.

19th December 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson has created a list of his top 100 acts of all time, including THE Beatles, Radiohead and GUNS N' ROSES. Ronson had mentions for recent collaborators THE Kaiser Chiefs and Lily Allen but left his Grammy Award-winning pal Amy Winehouse off the list.

15th December 2008

Fact: Lily Allen has recorded a version of Britney Spears' hit single WOMANIZER. The track was showcased by her producer friend Mark Ronson on his weekly New York show on Friday (12Dec08).

2nd December 2008

Fact: Elton John is to hit the studio with super-producer Mark Ronson for his next album. Ronson is the man behind Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse's album successes.

7th November 2008

Quote: "It felt like the whole world had won the Super Bowl. People were going apes**t. I got completely tanked. People were climbing on cranes. I'm pretty sure I might have climbed atop a crane." Superproducer Mark Ronson joined in the celebrations after Barack Obama won the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday (04Oct08).

23rd October 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson has teamed up with British rapper Wiley to record a track about the U.K.'s current credit crisis - and the video stars Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

15th October 2008

Fact: The grand opening of celebrity-owned Hollywood restaurant Shin was a star-studded affair on Tuesday night (14Oct08) with guests including Kirsten Dunst, Bijou Phillips, singers Adam Levine and, and rocker Joel Madden. The Korean BBQ eatery is part-owned by Mark Ronson, Gerard Butler and The Strokes' Julian Casablancas.

9th September 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson celebrated his 33rd birthday with a fancy dress party in London on September 4 (08) - with all guests dressed as their favourite album cover. The star came as singer/songwriter Patrick Wolf, while his girlfriend Daisy Lowe dressed as Kate Bush.

3rd September 2008

Quote: “Why? Am I supposed to be DJing at a wedding?” Producer Mark Ronson dodges questions about a possible engagement to model girlfriend Daisy Lowe.

3rd September 2008

Quote: “Why? Am I supposed to be DJing at a wedding?” Producer Mark Ronson dodges questions about a possible engagement to model girlfriend Daisy Lowe.

3rd September 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson and Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty are set to team up to celebrate 30 years of fashion label Diesel. They will both perform at the celebratory gig in London next month (Oct08).

23rd August 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson plans to hold a fancy dress party for his 33rd birthday on September 4 (08) - with all guests dressed as their favourite album cover.

21st August 2008

Quote: "I had this tacky 'celebrity deejay' title, so no one took me seriously as a producer. They thought I washed PUFFY's champagne glasses." Grammy-winning producer Mark Ronson insists it took a long time for him to gain any credibility.

4th July 2008

Fact: When superproducer Mark Ronson teamed up with Duran Duran for the Smirnoff Experience in Paris, France on Wednesday (02Jul08) his backstage demands consisted mainly of cheese.

21st June 2008

Quote: "We pour whiskey in them and drink out of them all night." Superstar producer Mark Ronson finds a novel use for his Grammy awards.

21st April 2008

Fact: Bosses at British singer Lily Allen's record label refused to pay for her to fly to New York to record her debut album ALL RIGHT, STILL, so superproducer Mark Ronson bought her a ticket with his air miles - and put her up at budget hotel Holiday Inn.

27th February 2008

Quote: "I didn't get a Brit Award. Can I have some of yours please?" Lily Allen is jealous of pal Mark Ronson's win at this year's (08) Brit Awards.

15th February 2008

Quote: "I think Lily Allen is the greatest melody writer of her generation." Music producer Mark Ronson sings LILY ALLEN's praises.

15th February 2008

Quote: "I remember coming down at seven in the morning and my dad was playing chess with Daryl Hall. I remember Robin Williams tucking me into bed one night." Music producer Mark Ronson was introduced to celebrities from a young age.

16th January 2008

Quote: "Mika will win. He is just too good." Super producer Mark Ronson already predicts he will lose the Best British Male gong at this year's (08) Brit Awards to Grace Kelly star MIKA.

31st October 2007

Quote: "I played the Top Gun guitar theme over HOLLABACK GIRL. Tom Cruise was giving me the thumbs-up." DJ/producer Mark Ronson on performing at Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' Italian wedding last year (06).

11th April 2007

Fact: DJ/producer Mark Ronson's advertising for his new album VERSION banned from the London Underground railway. Tube bosses thought the design, which imitates a torn flyer, would encourage graffiti and vandalism.

17th February 2007

Quote: "Sean Lennon used to be my best friend. He lived just down the road from me. We'd go and visit Michael Jackson together all the time." Producer Mark Ronson, who has worked with Kanye West, Robbie Williams and Amy Winehouse, had an interesting childhood.

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