Josh Gudwin is a veteran in the music industry, having worked with some of the biggest names in the game including Nico & Vinz, Rita Ora, Carley Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber. Aside from Bieber’s very first album, Gudwin has been a staple contributor to all of Justin’s albums, helping him create some of the most self-directed music of his career. As of recent, Gudwin was a man of many talents for Bieber’s latest number one album Purpos , receiving credits for A&R, Composition, Engineering and Production. Josh mixed a majority of his album including the hit singles “Sorry,” “Love Yourself” and “What Do You Mean,” which broke Spotify’s first week record with 21 million streams and recently debuted atop the Hot 100.
Gudwin prides himself on his strong work ethic and ability to foster meaningful interpersonal relationships; it was those relationships that got him in the studio with Justin. Josh spent two years working with famed vocal producer Kuk Harrell on projects for artists like Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Lionel Richie. It was through his work with Kuk that Josh met Justin Bieber in 2012. Now, Josh handles overall music management for Justin, including engineering, mixing, vocal production and A&R. Gudwin also served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and credits his time in the service for helping him build skills that he still uses daily in the studio.
Josh’s hard work has paid off having credits for a number one album and winning a coveted Pensado Award for “Best Tracking Engineer.” His credits don’t stop with Bieber; Gudwin also produced and mixed Nico & Vinz “Not For Nothing” as well as lending vocal production and engineering for Carley Rae Jepsen’s “Making The Most Of The Night.” As of recent, Gudwin is also responsible for the vocal production and engineering on Rita Ora’s upcoming album release. Having signed a worldwide publishing deal with Kobalt, Josh continues to prove he is a valuable asset for many of your favorite artists in the music industry.