The Shawn Daniels, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter who has written songs for Beyoncé, Whitney Houston and Lady Gaga is dead. He was 41.

Daniels wife April, said in a statement that her husband died in a car accident Tuesday in South Carolina. He received a Grammy Award in 2001 for his composition work on Fate of the Child “Tell My Name.” “

Daniels has co-authored several Grammy-nominated songs, including Tamar Braxton’s “Love and War,” Toni Braxton’s “He Was Not Enough Man” and “The Boy is Mine,” a title with the Brandy and Monica.

He also contributed to Beyoncé’s “Phone” Jennifer Lopez “If You’ve Got My Love” and Michael Jackson’s “You Rock My World”.

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