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Grammy-Winning Songwriter LaShawn Daniels Dies in Car Crash

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    Grammy-Winning Songwriter LaShawn Daniels Dies in Car Crash
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    This Jan. 26, 2014 file photo shows songwriter LaShawn Daniels, right, and his wife April Daniels at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. LaShawn Daniels, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter who penned songs for Beyoncé, Whitney Houston and Lady Gaga died, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in a fatal car accident in South Carolina. He was 41. He earned a Grammy in 2001 for his songwriting work on Destiny Child’s “Say My Name.”

    LaShawn Daniels, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter who penned songs for Beyoncé, Whitney Houston and Lady Gaga has died. He was 41.

    Daniels' wife April said in a statement that her husband died in a car accident Tuesday in South Carolina. He earned a Grammy in 2001 for his songwriting work on Destiny Child's "Say My Name."

    Daniels co-wrote several Grammy-nominated songs including Tamar Braxton's "Love and War," Toni Braxton's "He Wasn't Man Enough" and "The Boy is Mine," a track featuring Brandy and Monica.

    He also contributed on Lady Gaga and Beyoncé's collaboration "Telephone," Jennifer Lopez's "If You Had My Love" and Michael Jackson's "You Rock My World."

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    His wife, April Daniels, called her husband a "man of extraordinary faith and a pillar in our family."