Warner/Chappell Music Norway-signed Mats Lie Skåre aka Slipmats is a songwriter with a strong track record on the Japanese market.
This week, Slipmats shot to No#1 with Exile Atsushi’s ‘Love Ballade’ (Rhythm Zone) – an outing that has shipped more than 80 000 units in its first week on the market.
Skåre is no stranger to success on the Japanese market – March 2014 saw him racking up another No#1 on the album charts with Koda Kumi´s ´Bon Voyage´ (Avex Trax).
Over the last five years, Slipmats has written chart-topping tracks for such acts as Jennifer Hudson, Eric Saade, Maria Mena, Exile Atsushi and Kana Nishino.
One of his biggest successec came in 2011 with Slipmats reaching No#2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with Jennifer Hudson and the hit single ‘I Got This’.