Brian Friedman was born in Highland Park, Illinois, United States on May 28, 1977. He is an American dancer and choreographer. He choreographed many popular artists like Britney Spears, Cher, Beyoncé Knowles, and Mariah Carey – as well as for music videos, concert tours, and television and film productions.
Brian choreographed, directed, and performed for many music videos, such as Aphex Twin “Windowlicker”, Britney Spears “Toxic”, “Me Against the Music”, “Boys”, “I’m a Slave 4 U”, and her “The Dream Within a Dream Tour” and Onyx Hotel Tour Tours. His other work includes “My Love Is Like…Wo” by Mýa, “The One” by Prince, and *NSYNC’s “Pop”. He served as the choreographer for various television shows including Will & Grace, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, and the Billboard Music Awards. He rose to stardom with his choreography work for films such as Charlie’s Angels and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, among others. In 2011, he again choreographed for Britney Spears’ music videos, and performances for her #1 Singles “Hold It Against Me” and “Till The World Ends”. Friedman’s work got nominated for several awards and honours including 4 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 Music Video Production Awards, and 5 American Choreography Awards.
Some of his notable works include:
Me Against the Music
I’m a Slave 4 U
In 2015, Friedman and his partner, Daniel Brown announced their wedding plans during an interview with Attitude magazine for its Love & Marriage commemorative special issue. He is a patron of the Urdang Academy. Friedman featured as a judge and choreographer on the shows like So You Think You Can Dance?, The X Factor UK and USA and Dancing with the Stars. He became the producer and creative director for America’s Got Talent and served as creative director for The X Factor USA. Friedman participated in the 2015 series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, and finished in 11th place.