Jonathan Keyes is the co-writer and co-creator of the online viral phenomenon song "Perfect Two". The song has over 500 million collective views on YouTube and social media from unique fan created content. To view some of these videos please click this link: Perfect Two
Keyes is a graduate of UCLA Music School
with a degree in Ethnomusicology. As a musician, he plays 8 instruments including guitar, piano, drums, bass, ukulele, sitar, gamelan, and percussion.
In 2007 Columbia Records / Sony Music hired Jonathan Keyes to be an A&R Talent Manager.
In 2012 Jonathan Keyes signed a worldwide publishing deal with BMG and produced out of the company's NYC offices and John Legend's studio. In 2012, he also discovered, developed and managed Emmy Award winning songwriter Matluck and writer/producer Samuel PK who composes for the Kardashian TV Shows. Keyes also made the key introduction to the CEO of Lava Records, Jason Flom, that directly resulted in the signing and discovery of the singer Lorde. Jonathan Keyes signed a record deal with Republic Records and Lava Records for a music project called "Blind Scuba Divers" in 2014.
Keyes' songwriting and music collaborations with artists and film projects include: Meghan Trainor, Bebe Rexha, Tomb Raider (2018), 22 Jump Street, Life of the Party (2018), Get Hard (Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart), K. Flay, Julian Bunetta, J.R Rotem, Cook Classics, Smith & Thell.
In 2021, Lava Records hired Jonathan Keyes to do A&R.
22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill features 2 songs written by Keyes along side artists such as Tiesto, Diplo, Ludacris, Wiz Khalifa, Duck Sauce, DJ Snake and Lil Jon.
The movie "Get Hard" featuring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart features a song Keyes wrote along side other artists such as John Mayer, Iggy Azalea and Jessie J.
K. Flay and Jonathan Keyes cowrote the song "Run For Your Life" released on Interscope Records and featured as the main song for Tomb Raider (2018).
Auburn and Jonathan Keyes cowrote the song "Perfect Two" which now has over 800 million collective viral views from fan created content on Youtube.
Life of the Party
Keyes cowrote the song "Workin On My Tan" featured in the film "Life Of The Party ".
Havana Brown released "Battle Cry" featuring Bebe Rexha cowritten by Jonathan Keyes released on Island Def Jam Records.
Blind Scuba Divers
Keyes cowrote the songs "Models and Bottles" and "Check My Steezo" featured in the film 22 Jump Street and the song"Jason Bourne" featured in the film Get Hard.
Smith & Thell
Smith & Thell, a swedish pop group, co-wrote 4 songs with Keyes that are pending release.
In 2019 Keyes created the song "Ride or Die" with Hip Hop artist, Yxng Bane.