|Name Lee McCutcheon||Role Composer|
Lee McCutcheon (born 17 February 1977 in Surrey) is a British record producer and songwriter.
Lee has collaborated with artists and songwriters including Camille Purcell, Paul Barry, Maegan Cottone, Bonnie Mckee, Tiffany Vartanyan, Tanya Lacey, Nina Nesbitt, Nick Jonas, Vanessa White and The Vamps.
Lee began his career in music at 16 years old as a programmer, sound engineer and music editor at Skratch Studios in Surrey where he worked with a range of artists including Boyzone, Tom Jones and José Carreras.
In 2003 Lee re-located to Los Angeles for 12 months to work on the music for Season 2 of American Idol. Lee went on to record and mix "Bridge Over Troubled Water" on the double A side single of Runner Up Clay Aiken, which won the Billboard Award for the Best-Selling single of 2003, selling 948,000 copies and entering at number 1 on the Billboard hot 100 chart.
In 2013 Lee earned a grammy nomination for producing the Soundtrack Album from the Motion Picture of Les Misérables. The album sold over 2 million copies world wide, reaching number 1 on the Billboard Album Chart. The album also became the first Cast Recording to take the Official UK number 1 album position in 16 years, the last being the soundtrack from the motion picture Evita, on which Lee was a Music Editor and programmer.