Emanuel Kiriakou is a producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose hit singles include MKTO's "Classic", Hot Chelle Rae's Double Platinum "Tonight Tonight", Jason Derulo's "It Girl", and Selena Gomez & The Scene's Platinum release "Who Says". Eman has delivered singles across a range of diverse artists, from Whitney Houston ("I Look to You") to Friday Night Boys ("Stupid Love Letter") and Crosby Loggins ("Seriously"). Recent releases include Westlife, Michael Bolton, Charice, Ashley Tisdale, Elliot Yamin, and Nick Lachey's "What's Left of Me", which garnered Eman an ASCAP Pop Award.
Emanuel started playing music at the age of 12 in his father's Greek band and distinguished himself throughout the 90s as a session guitarist, ultimately winning a Clio award for his work. Eman has also recorded and released over 20 instrumental records under the Lifescapes moniker.
Eman's collaborations include David Archuletta, Claude Kelly, Evan Bogart, Priscilla Renea, Inara George Sam Watters, Louis Biancaniello, Carmen Keys, Tricky, Andrea Martin, JR Rotem, Jorgen Elofsson, Neon Hitch, Andre Merritt, Britten, Lil Eddie, Nathan Chapman, Andrew Goldstein, Liz Rose, Darrell Brown, Luke Laird, Hillary Lindsey, Steve McEwan, David Hodges, Jess Cates, Ashley Gorley, Lindy Robbins, Bryan Michael Cox, Craig Wiseman, Chris Tompkins, Cary Barlowe, and Whitney Duncan.