Singer/Songwriter/Producer Josh Cumbee was born in California and it all started when Josh enrolled in the music business program at USC, where a career on the creative side of music seemed all but impossible up until landing his first TV placement as a composer, and shortly after was taken under the wing of songwriting legend Toby Gad, who mentored Josh and began collaborating with him on projects.
As a songwriter & producer, Josh’s credits list has expanded to include names such as Madonna, Adam Lambert, Kygo, Chris Brown, Mat Kearney, Lindsey Stirling, Take That, Janet Jackson, and many more. In addition to multiple international Gold & Platinum record award recognitions for his work, Josh’s accolades include Grammy & Latin Grammy nominations (Best Reggae Album for Sean Paul, and Album of the Year for Natalia Jimenez), #1 songs in Korea, China, Netherlands, Italy, and a World Dance Music Radio Award nomination as an artist alongside the legendary Armin Van Buuren and recognition from key industry societies such as BUMA NL.
Josh’s success in Asia as a writer/producer has been astronomical, with multiple #1 songs in Korea and China under his belt, Josh has collaborated with k-pop superstars BoA, NCT, Hyoyeon, Yuri & Taeyeon (#1) from Girls’ Generation, along with c-pop icons Chris Lee, Roy Wang and Cai Xu Kun. The aforementioned stack up to tens of millions of album sales & stream-sale equivalents worldwide.
As an artist and performer, Josh’s debut song ‘Sunny Days’, a collaboration with electronic mega star Armin van Buuren, went to #1 on radio in NL, charted in dozens of countries and has ammased 150Mil+Streams worldwide. Armin invited Josh to tour with him, culminaing in a perfornace for 70k+ people at Untold Music Festival. Josh has performed on TV for over 1m+ audience for Holland’s RTL Late Night, as well as millions of americans, singing the national anthem live for the LA Dodgers!