Desmond Child (LSHOF Co-Founder and Chairman)

Desmond Child, Emmy Award nominee and Grammy Award winner, is one of music’s most accomplished hitmakers having written and/or produced over 70 Top 40 singles with 300 million albums sold worldwide in a career that has spanned over 4 decades. Child’s collaborations include: Bon Jovi – “Livin’ On A Prayer” & “You Give Love A Bad Name”, Aerosmith – “Dude Looks Like A Lady” & “Angel”, Ricky Martin – “Livin’ La Vida Loca” & “La Copa De La Vida”, Katy Perry – “Waking Up In Vegas,” KISS – “I Was Made For Lovin’ You”, Cher – “Just Like Jesse James”, Alice Cooper – “Poison”, Carrie Underwood “Inside Your Heaven,” Garth Brooks & Tricia Yearwood – “Where Your Road Leads”, Kelly Clarkson – “Before Your Love”, and also Faith Hill’s “Theme Song for NBC Sunday Night Football”. In 2008, Desmond Child was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

Rudy Peréz (LSHOF Co-Founder and President)

Rudy Peréz, International Songwriter, Producer. During the last 30 years, he has composed over 1,000 songs with over 300 of them having been #1 or top ten hits. He has written and produced tracks for artists including Beyonce, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, IL Divo, Michael Bolton, Luis Miguel, Jose Feliciano, Marc Anthony, Jon Secada, Cyndi Lauper, Roberto Carlos, Los Temerarios, Juan Gabriel, Alejandro Fernandez, Marco Antonio Solis, Luis Fonsi and Natalie Cole among many others. He is the first Latin record producer to win the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Producer of the Year for four consecutive years. Perez has also been awarded ASCAP’s Songwriter of The Year 5 times. In 2010 Billboard Magazine named Rudy “Producer of The Decade” for having more # 1 and Top Ten Hits chart from 2000 to 2010, more than any other Latin Producer in their history. Perez has received over 400 gold and platinum album awards, and his works have been nominated for 19 Grammy Awards, with five wins.