J.W. CUDDa couture pop singer/songwriter and actor based in Los Angeleshas been diligently working across the spectrum of music, art, and film to develop a home in todays entertainment society.
CUDD has wrote and recorded with top-notch songwriters/producers such as Stacy Barthe (Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Rihanna), Victoria Shaw (Garth Brooks, Lady Antebellum, Sara Evans), Gary Burr (Leann Rimes, Kelly Clarkson, Ringo Starr), Tony Stampley (Billy Currington and Hank Jr.), Drew Lane (Miley Cyrus, High School Musical, Kelly Rowland), and more. CUDDs vocal and stylistic influences include: Clay Walker, Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney, Elvis, Katy Perry, Rascal Flatts, and Nat King Cole.
In 2015, CUDD launched a self-created campaign called, Open Your Heart, targeted toward young adults. The campaign includes the release of his song, Open Your Heart, in which, J.W. CUDD donated 100% net proceeds to the American Heart Association. The music video consisted of over fifty actors (Bella Thorne, Grace Victoria Cox, Micah Hauptman, & more) supporting the American Heart Association's efforts to provide Americans with the knowledge, resources, education, and research our future needs. Spot dates in Los Angeles & Las Vegas followed the release.
Currently, CUDD has been promoting his latest feature film, LISTEN. The high school drama encompasses a story of mental health following a group of conflicted youths that are united by self-destruction, tragedy and redemption. The film is currently screening around the United States and Canada.