Dave Bassett is an American Grammy nominated multi-platinum songwriter and record producer. Originally from Chicago, a Deerfield High School (Illinois) graduate, Bassett relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a musical career after a chance on-stage performance with U2. Bassett is known for his success in diverse musical genres, writing and producing music for an array of artists such as alternative acts Elle King, Fitz and the Tantrums and Walk Off The Earth to rock acts Shinedown, Pop Evil and Halestorm to mainstream names such as Rachel Platten, Josh Groban, Idina Menzel and Daughtry. 2015 was a breakthrough year for Bassett, co-writing and producing hits with Elle King's "Ex's & Oh's" and Rachel Platten's "Fight Song". In 2016, Bassett was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance.