Won Album of the Year at the Grammys for co-producing Taylor Swift's 1989
Won Producer of the Year at the Grammys
Co-wrote Kelly Clarkson's hit song "Since U Been Gone"
Started Maratone Studios
Wrote Britney Spears' breakout song "...Baby One More Time"
Began writing songs for the Backstreet Boys
Joined Cheiron Studios as a songwriter
Martin is number three on the list of songwriters with the most number one singles; in front of him are Paul McCartney (1) and John Lennon (2).
Prior to becoming a pop songwriter, Martin was the frontman of the Swedish metal band It's Alive.
Martin dropped out of high school to become a full-time musician.