Ali Zuckowski – Songwriter & Producer




The composer, songwriter and producer was born in Hamburg in 1974. Now based in Berlin, he is the creative mind behind numerous hits, amongst others for Udo Lindenberg, Sarah Connor, Adel Tawil, Ina Müller, Sasha and Blue.

In 2014 he co-wrote the winning song for the Eurovision Songcontest 2014 "Rise Like A Phoenix" for Conchita Wurst.

After his success in 2014, it continued with the cowritten & coproduced summer chart hit "El Mismo Sol" by Alvaro Soler in 2015. The song has reached 4x Platinum in Italy, Platinum in Spain & Switzerland and Gold in the Netherlands & Belgium.

Ali Zuckowski

Discography Singles

SINGLES Songtitle Artist Best Chart position Sales/Airplay Country Year of release Notes Awards
Beautiful Patrick Nuo #7 Sales Austria 2005    
Coming Home Sasha #10 Sales Germany 2006    
Lucky Day Sasha #2 Airplay Germany 2007    
Hide And Seek Sasha #8 Sales Germany 2007    
Drück die 1 Annett Louisan #38 Sales Germany 2008    
Hurt Lovers Blue #7 Sales Germany 2012 Title song of the movie "Schlussmacher"  
Rise Like A Phoenix Conchita Wurst #1 Sales/Airplay Austria 2014 Eurovision Song Contest Winner-Song 2014 Platin Award
El Mismo Sol Alvaro Soler #1 Sales/Airplay Italy 2015 #1 in Switzerland, Top ten in 7 Countries, Gold in 4 Countries... 5x Platin Award
Durch die schweren Zeiten Udo Lindenberg #26 Sales/Airplay Germany 2016    
Sofia Alvaro Soler #1 Sales/Airplay Italy 2016 #1 and Gold or Platinum in more than 10 Countries 7x Platin Award
80 Millionen Max Giesinger #2 Sales/Airplay Germany 2016   Platin Award
Ist da jemand Adel Tawil #5 Airplay Germany 2017    
Yo Contigo, Tú Conmigo Morat y Alvaro Soler #4 iTunes Spain 2017 Titletrack of the South Amercan vrsion of the Movie Dispicable Me 3  


More Singles: Welcome to my little Island (Patrick Nuo), Watching Over You (Patrick Nuo), Du bist mein Sommer (Roger Cicero), Ja, ich will (Ina Müller), Hopscotch (Emmelie de Forest), Irgendwas mit L (Max Giesinger), Kalifornien (Max Giesinger), Nie wieder Liebeslieder (Die Prinzen), Slowly (Sasha), There She Goes (Sasha), Goodbye (Sasha), Kartenhaus (Adel Tawil), Wenn Du liebst (Adel Tawil), Alles leuchtet (Joy Denalane)


Discography LP

ALBUM Titles Artist Best Chart position Country Date of release Notes Awards
Welcome Patrick Nuo #13 Germany 2003 Co-write: Welcome To My Little Island, Rainbow Love, To be Continued  
Open Water Sasha #7 Germany 2006 Co-write: Automatic, Slowly, Paralyzed, Miracle Mile, How Do You Know, Goodbye  
Greatest Hits Sasha #6 Germany 2006 Co-write: Slowly, Goodbye, Hide & Seek
Co-write/Co-production: Coming Home, Lucky Day
Platinum Award
Teilzeithippie Annett Louisan #2 Germany 2008 Co-write: Ich brauch Stoff, Drück die 1 Platinum Award
Good News On A Bad Day Sasha #3 Germany 2009 Co-write: There She Goes, Growing Egos, 15 Minutes Older, Lipstick On The Mirror, High & Low, Read M Mind, Everybody’s Fool, Wide Awake  
Das wär dein Lied gewesen Ina Müller #2 Germany 2011 Co-write: Die Nummer, Ja, ich will, Fast drüber weg, Gleichberechtigung, Gar nichts gepeilt, Brittpop, Handtaschen, Podcarsten Platinum Award
Giraffenaffen Roger Cicero #11 Germany 2012 Co-write: Wir sind da  
Lieber so Yvonne Catterfeld #8 Germany 2013 Co-write: Ganz großes Kino  
Mit den Gezeiten Santiano #1 Germany 2013 Co-write: Seemann, Have A Drink On Me, Gestrandet 3x Platinum Award
Lieder Adel Tawil #4 Germany 2013 Co-write: Wenn Du liebst, Kartenhaus, Herzschrittmacher Platinum Award
Roulette Blue #13/#14 UK/Ger 2013 Co-write/Co-production: Hurt Lovers  
Ich hör auf mein Herz Christina Stürmer #1/#4 Austria/Ger 2013 Co-write: Auf und davon  
Oonagh Oonagh #3 Germany 2014 Co-write: Hörtst Du den Wind, Eldamar, Undomiel, In den Gärten von Valinor Gold Award
Was immer auch kommt Roger Cicero #3/#4 Austria/Ger 2014 Co-write: Was immer auch kommt, Du bist mein Sommer, Hollywood, Knapp daneben  
The One Sasha #18 Germany 2014 Co-write: Sleeping With The Lights On, Me And My Gorilla, Can’t Quit Loving You, A Girl Like You, Skyline, Silver Linings  
Conchita Conchita Wurst #1/#5 Austria/Ger 2015 Co-write: Rise Like A Phoenix  
Von Liebe, Tod und Freiheit Santiano #1 Germany 2015 Co-write: Land Of Green Platinum Award
Muttersprache Sarah Connor #1 Ger/Switzerland 2015 Co-write/Co-production: Wenn Du da bist, Das Leben ist schön 4x Platinum Award
Stärker als die Zeit Udo Lindenberg #1 Germany 2016 Co-write: Durch die schweren Zeiten 2x Platinum Award
Ich bin die Ina Müller #4 Germany 2016 Co-Write: Zimmer 410, Kommando heulen Gold Award
Guten Morgen Freiheit Yvonne Catterfeld #4 Germany 2017 Co-Write: Alles leuchtet, Schlaflos, Ellie Lou, Ich bereue nichts  
Gleisdreieck Joy Denalane #8 Germany 2017 Co-Write: Scheinriesen  
So schön anders Adel Tawil #1 Germany 2017 Co-Write: Ist da jemand, Sensation, Endgegener  

Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term “personal data” comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.

Data recording on our website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the “controller”)?

The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact information is available under section “Information Required by Law” on this website.

How do we record your data?

We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be information you enter into our contact form.

Our IT systems automatically record other data when you visit our website. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access our website.

What are the purposes we use your data for?

A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section “Information Required by Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues. You also have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.

Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For details, please consult the Data Protection Declaration under section “Right to Restriction of Data Processing.”

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.

We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third party access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)

The data processing controller on this website is:

Ali Zuckowski
c/o Studio Mitte Video GmbH
Saarbrücker Straße 19
10405 Berlin

Telephone: +49 (0) 30 823 40 15

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an informal notification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data based on grounds arising from your unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based on these provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based, please consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer process your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defence of legal entitlements (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).

If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct advertising, you have the right to at any time object to the processing of your affected personal data for the purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified, blocked or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.

Rejection of unsolicited e-mails

We herewith object to the use of contact information published in conjunction with the mandatory information to be provided in section “Information Required by Law” to send us promotional and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAM messages.

3. Recording of data on our website

Server log files

The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

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Google Web Fonts

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To do this, the browser you use will have to establish a connection with Google’s servers. As a result, Google will learn that your IP address was used to access our website. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on our interest in presenting our online content in a uniform and appealing way. According to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.

If your browser should not support Web Fonts, a standard font installed on your computer will be used.

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