Joshua Raphaël Dominique van der Burgh (born May 19th, 1996) better known by his stage name Josh Charm, is a Dutch electronic musician, DJ, record producer, remixer & songwriter. Currently studying at the electronic music department of the Conservatorium Amsterdam. He gained recognition after his debut single ‘Praying’ on Spinnin’ Deep January 25th.
At the age of 14 he started creating his own beats using Ableton Live and had his first DJ performance by 16 years old at a club in his hometown. After a few years of developing his sound he began to send out his music to blogs, forums, labels, and attended several conferences such as Amsterdam Dance event, Miami Winter Conference and Dancefair. To further evolve his music production skills, he studied at one of the top pop academies in Sweden, Musikmakarna. At Musikmakarna he gained experience in writing pop music, showcasing his works to grammy nominated Swedish songwriter, record producer and singer Max Martin aswel as other icons in the music industry.
Spinnin’ Records showed interest in his music and together they released his debut single “Praying” on the 25 of January. Oliver Heldens, Martin Garrix and Fedde Le Grand quickly picked it up, showing their support by playing the single globally, in their radio shows.
With more releases on the way and international demand for his DJ sets, this upcoming artist is definitely one to watch as 2020 looks out to be a busy year for Josh Charm.