Josh Middleton is a 16-year-old, independent, singer, songwriter from South Africa. Born with an ear for music and soulful vocals that will make your heart melt, Josh has been singing since the mere age of 5. Since his debut, he has warmed to listeners around the world and is set to becoming one of South Africa's biggest emerging artists.
Josh originally focused on covering songs on YouTube and in August 2018, he released three “throwback” covers which ended up going viral on the popular social media platform, Instagram. Altogether his covers Call Out My Name / Earned It by The Weeknd, Clown by Emeli Sandé and Supermarket Flowers by Ed Sheeran have honed over 3 Million views on Instagram.
To date, Josh has close to 1 hundred-thousand followers spread across social media.
Since the release of his first single You Know in November 2016, Josh has earned two Number 1 hits on radio stations across South Africa. Josh is regarded as one of the youngest artists to enter the Shazam Top 100 SA, peaking at Number 21 with his single Monster. In October 2018, Josh released his debut album Never Give Up which debuted at Number 3 on the (Pop) iTunes Top Charts.
After the album's success, Josh announced that he’ll be embarking on his first UK and European Tour where he performed to sold-out shows in Liverpool, London, Falmouth, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Southampton.
Josh's next single "stay" releases on 14 June 2019 to all digital platforms internationally and will reflect a brand new sound.