Matt Cusson is an award-winning singer/songwriter who continues to wow audiences all over the world. In addition to recent tours with Christina Aguilera, India.Arie, and Dave Koz, Matt has worked with many of the world’s biggest artists: playing piano, singing, writing, producing, and arranging with Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Anderson Paak, The Roots, CeeLo Green, Megan Hilty, Boyz II Men, mentor Brian McKnight, and many others. A Berklee College of Music alum, Matt's 2009 debut album received rave reviews and won several songwriting and performance awards including a Billboard Songwriting Award and the John Lennon Songwriting Contest’s most prestigious award, the Maxell Song of The Year, for his jazzy “One of Those Nights”. Matt also won the 2017 John Lennon Songwriting Best R&B Song Award for his soulful ballad “Leaving L.A.” Matt’s 2012 Christmas EP, It’s Christmas Time, is one of the most played each holiday season on Sirius XM. Some of Matt's TV performances include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Saturday Night Live, Steve Harvey, Live with Kelly and Michael, Live with Regis and Kelly, Rachael Ray Show, and Matt was often the one-man house band on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live. Matt is also the musical director for Broadway, film, and singing star Megan Hilty, and recently filmed her PBS Special, Live from Lincoln Center.
Matt has been touring the world on his own and with many other artists for 15 years, and is fresh off one of the biggest years of his career. In 2019, Matt toured with Christina Aguilera, singing the acclaimed duet “Say Something” with her. Matt also toured with India.Arie, opening with the inaugural winner of The Voice, Javier Colon, and singing in a trio with India and Javier during the shows. He also released two singles with nine-time Grammy Award Nominee, Dave Koz, and is currently producing and being featured on a song on Dave’s upcoming project. Matt saw his song “Calling it a Night” used by NASA for their annual Moon Phase video, and he wrote, produced, and performed “The Moon and More” with Javier Colon for NASA’s LRO project. To cap the year off, Matt’s arrangement of Irving Berlin’s, “Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)” was performed by none other than the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Matt’s celebrated second album Only Human, and all of the music he releases, can be found everywhere you buy and stream your favorite music. Look out for Matt’s new music, including his new singles “Don’t Let Go” and “First Me”, and be sure to stay in touch on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook at @mattcusson.
“You can tell right away when Matt starts playing that he is the real thing.” – James Taylor
“Matt has an incredible gift.” – Brian McKnight
"Matt Cusson is honestly one of the most talented musicians I've ever met. When I heard him live for the first time, I was blown away not only by how well he sang and played, but how easy he makes it seem. I became an instant fan. There are a lot of artists out there, but few even come close to the amount of talent he has. He combines Jazz, R&B, Pop like nobody I know. He's so good he makes you want to go home and practice your scales. If you haven't had a chance to hear Matt, you're missing out on a world-class artist." - Javier Colon, Universal
Records and winner of NBC’s “The Voice”