Josh Good secures winning spot at Amsterdam dance camp
Platinum-selling songwriter heads to PRS for Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing songwriting camp
Joshua Grimmett, better known as artist Josh Good, is the voice and one of the writers behind this year’s global hit Meduza ft GOODBOYS, Piece of Your Heart, a track that has gained Multi-Platinum and Gold certifications across 25 countries, more than one million sales in the UK, reached Number 1 on Global Radio’s Big Top 40 and Number 2 in the Official UK Chart. He is the latest talent to secure a place on PRS for Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing’s annual Dance Music Songwriting Camp, taking place 14-15 October in Amsterdam, in the lead up to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).
Returning for its third consecutive year, PRS for Music and Sony/ATV’s Dance Music Songwriting Camp, continues to attract the highest calibre talent from across Europe. Previous attendees include Kelli-Leigh, One Bit, and DJ S.K.T.
Hundreds of competition entries were judged on the ability to create music of extremely high quality that integrates vocal-driven electronic/dance music, alongside the ability to demonstrate excellent collaborative abilities and technical competence in a studio environment.
I can’t wait to be in Amsterdam working with PRS and the talented team of writers and producers, I’m so grateful and humbled to have been chosen as the winner of the songwriter competition and look forward to making some hits!
Once the feedback was in from all the judges, it was unanimous that Josh was top choice and we’re delighted to have him onboard this year along with all the other attendees. We see quality music emerge from every session and lasting professional relationships form beyond every camp. Excited to see what happens this year.
According to IFPI’s latest Music Consumer Insight Report, Dance/Electronic/House music was the third most popular genre listened to globally in 2018, following Pop and Rock respectively.
Representing the rights of over 140,000 songwriters, composers, producers and music publishers in the UK and across the world, PRS for Music actively engages with its members in a variety of ways to help them further their careers and expand their creativity. Songwriting camps not only serve as a platform for new hits to be written but encourage new creative relationships to continue and develop into the future. PRS for Music has previously also supported and hosted songwriting camps at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios in conjunction with the Country Music Association and more recently, the first ever Grime and Rap songwriting camp at Tileyard Studios with Notting Hill Music.
About PRS for Music
PRS for Music represents the rights of over 155,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and around the world. On behalf of its members, it works to grow and protect the value of their rights and ensure that creators are paid transparently and efficiently whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2020, 22.4 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music, with £699m paid out in royalties to its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.
PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music.