Josh Fountain has become one of the most in-demand producers in music down under.
As BENEE’s producer and main writing collaborator, and powered by the worldwide lockdown jam “Supalonely” (a platinum seller in the US and in many other countries around the globe), Josh and Stella Bennett have racked up over 1 billion BENEE Spotify streams
Their second hit “Glitter”, co-written with Djeisan Suskov, picked up the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll award in 2020.
In March 2022, APRA awarded Josh and Stella a prestigious 1,000,000,000 LIST award for surpassing 1 BILLION streams of Supalonely.
Josh himself has taken home the Tui Award for NZProducer of the Year in both 2019 and 2020.
His recent projects include writing and producing Ladyhawke’s “Think About You” and 3 other tracks from her recently released album “Time Flies”; co-producing Beckah Amani’s new single “Lebeka Leka” and producing Muroki’s “Find Me”.
In 2020, Josh produced the breakthrough single “Summer Party” for Universal Music China artist, Sunnee. With 21 million followers on Weibo, Sunnee’s debut album was the 8th biggest selling album in China in 2020.
He has also worked with rising artists including SHAED, Maia Wright, Gracey, Ruel and Kian.
After taking over Joel Little’s Auckland recording studio, Golden Age, Josh steadily developed a reputation for creating everything from tasteful electronic r’n’b flavoured pop to inventive hip-hop beats and more, working with New Zealand artists including TEEKS, Paige, Foley, Matthew Young, Abby Wolfe, Randa and MAALA.
Josh also records and performs in his sun-drenched studio rat side project LEISURE.
He is published by Universal Music.