Joel Little (born 13 February 1983) is a New Zealand musician, producer and a Silver Scroll and Grammy award winning songwriter. He is best known for his work as the lead singer in New Zealand pop punk band Goodnight Nurse, and more recently for his work as a songwriter and producer with New Zealand artists Kids of 88 and Lorde.
Little began his career as singer and guitarist of pop punk band Goodnight Nurse. The band released two studio albums, Always and Never (2006) and Keep Me On Your Side (2008) both of which peaked at number five on the New Zealand top 40 albums chart. Both albums spawned a number of singles and radio hits, and the band had five singles in the New Zealand top-40 from 2004 to 2008.
In 2011, Little set up his own production studio, Golden Age, in Morningside, Auckland, where he now does the majority of his production and writing.
In 2012, Little co-wrote and produced, recorded and mixed The Love Club EP by Lorde. Singles "Royals" and "Tennis Court" both charted at number one in New Zealand in 2013, with the EP achieving gold certification in New Zealand and Platinum certification in Australia. Little worked on the debut Lorde album, Pure Heroine, which was released worldwide on 30 September 2013.
In early September 2013, Little and cowriter Yelich-O'Connor were shortlisted for "Royals" in the 2013 Silver Scroll Award, which honours outstanding achievement in songwriting of original New Zealand pop music. They went on to win this award, at a ceremony on 16 October. He also won a Grammy award on 26 January 2014, alongside Lorde, winning Song of the Year for "Royals".
He produced Auckland-based pop duo Broods' single, "Bridges", and EP, Broods, and will produce their forthcoming album.