Martin Garrix

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It's easy to get lost in the numbers behind Martin Garrix's meteoric rise. From his adolescent years to the onset of young adulthood, the Dutch superstar has already set precedents and scored landmarks at every corner of the music industry. Picked up by Spinnin' Records and subsequently backed by Scooter Braun, Martin has become one of electronic dance music's youngest superstars, amassing a chart-topping, high-streaming musical legacy along the way. They young producer has made both Billboard's prestigious '21 under 21' as well as Forbes' "30 under 30" list, he won a MTV European Music Award for Best Electronic Act, is holding the #3 position in the DJ Mag Top 100 and has hooked up with superstars like Usher and Ed Sheeran. And not only the music scene is impressed by the talent Martin Garrix posses, world renowned brands like 7UP and Tag Heuer are lining up to collaborate with him and that while Martin Garrix's story has only just begun. Behind his humble attitude and encouraging smile is an artist wise beyond his years; setting a precedent for young and aspiring musicians across the globe. Martin has come a long way since DJing his parents' parties, wandering music festivals as a fan and unofficially remixing Christina Aguilera. The young savant shows through hard work and talent. Garrix's living testimony demonstrates that up and coming artists can realize their dream of topping global charts, scoring multi-platinum sales, and headlining festival main stages across the globe. By the time 2013 came knocking, the bar had been set notably high, but the whirlwind success of Martin's breakout year was just around the corner. Hitting number one in the UK charts and reaching the double platinum status in the US, "Animals" has to date garnered more than 100 million streams on Spotify and over half a billion views on Youtube. Having subsequently linked up with such heavyweights as Tiësto, Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Dillon Francis, Sander Van Doorn and DVBBS, this who's who of collaborators set a spotlight on Martin's avant-garde studio prowess. Playing soundtracks to such prestigious festivals as Coachella, the main stage at Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Amsterdam Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival and with residencies at nightclubs like Omnia Las Vegas and Ushuaia Ibiza, Garrix's sound has become ubiquitous around the world. Martin's ambitions are ramping up for 2016. The year has just begun and Martin Garrix already had some major high lights. He began the year with a new free track; the long awaited 'Bouncy Bob', he accomplished a personal triumph by reaching the top of the Kilimanjaro, showing everybody he can do anything he sets his mind to. Not to mention he announced to launch his own record label and his first full length studio album is in the works. With loads of fresh new tracks on its way and a full agenda with every major festival worth attending on it, this young adult wiz kid shows that he's at the forefront of todays electronic music scene.