Dan Kanter was Justin's musical director and guitarist. Dan often played the guitar along with Justin during acoustic performances. In 2010 he played on his iconic black-white guitar. Dan Kanter met Justin in a hotel in Toronto. He got fired in January 2016 and won't be touring with him on the Purpose Tour.
- Dan thew guitar picks away every concert to someone in the audience.
- Fans written and performed a song for Dan called Dan Kanter Song.
- 2012: Be Alright (writer and producer)
- 2013: Boyfriend (Acoustic) (producer)
- 2013: Be Alright (Acoustic) (writer and producer)
- 2013: I Would (writer)
- 2014: Raise The Bar (writer)
- 2014: Bella's Sister (Ship To Shore) (writer)
- 2014: Hurry Up And Wait (writer)
- 2014: Guarded (writer)
- 2018: Hard 2 Face Reality (co-writer and co-producer)