Chris Gelbuda" is a singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Ottawa, Illinois. He is currently based in Nashville, TN and is a staff writer for Big Yellow Dog Music.
Gelbuda co-wrote and produced “3 A.M.” with Meghan Trainor. He also produced her hit single, “Like I'm Gonna Lose You”, featuring John Legend, which was certified Platinum in the U.S. and has reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 as of December 3, 2015.
Both songs appear on Meghan Trainor’s multi-platinum debut album, "Title.” Other notable cuts include “Can't Blame a Girl for Trying” recorded by rising Disney star, Sabrina Carpenter (Co-written with Meghan Trainor and Al Anderson (NRBQ), and “Wingman,” recorded by country artist, Billy Currington. Gelbuda has scored song placements in various major network television shows including ABC’s Pretty Little Liars and TNT’s Dallas.
Gelbuda is also an experienced multi-instrumentalist. Trained in classical piano from age 6 at The Suzuki School of Music, Gelbuda is also skilled in playing many additional instruments, including; guitar, Hammond B3, Wurlitzer 200a, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, drums, percussion, and bass. He has performed with various bands and musicians, including: Euforquestra, Japanese Cartoon, The Matthew Santos Band,Van Ghost, Everyone Orchestra, James Otto, and Secondhand Smoke: A Tribute to Sublime.