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Martin Garrix
   
Number of songs: 3 | Total weeks on charts: 605
Appearing in a total number of: 28 charts | Total period running: 603 days
Biography

Martijn Garritsen (born 14 May 1996), commonly known by his stage name Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ/producer signed to Spinnin' Records. He is best known for the track "Animals", which was a Top 10 hit in more than 10 countries; the song has also peaked at number 1 in Belgium and the United Kingdom, and number 3 in Ireland. His single "Wizard", produced with Jay Hardway, was also successful in numerous countries in 2014. Debuting at #40 of DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs, he is currently ranked #4. 

Garrix's passion for music started at the age of 4 through learning to play guitar. By the age of 8 (in 2004) he had expressed interest in becoming a DJ after seeing DJ Tiesto playing at the Olympic games in Athens. Garritsen took particular inspiration from the track "Traffic", prompting him to download specialist software and enabling him to start composing. Garritsen recently finished the Herman Brood Academy, a production school in Utrecht. Martin Garrix uses multiple aliases, however GRX is one of them. He also ghost writes tracks for other artists, despite this, only one in fifty of his tracks make it out to the public. 

Garritsen had his beginnings with the song "BFAM", a co-release with Julian Jordan. In 2012, he won the SLAM! FM DJ Talent of the Year Award. Also in 2012, his remix of "Your Body" was released on Christina Aguilera's deluxe version of her album Lotus. The song is written by Max Martin, Shellback and Savan Kotecha. His track "Just Some Loops", a collaboration with TV Noise appeared on the compilation album Loop Masters Essential, Volume 2. 

In 2013, he co-released "Torrent" with Sidney Samson on Tiësto's Musical Freedom label. Garrix gained considerable fame through his own solo release "Animals" released on 16 June 2013 on Dutch record label Spinnin Records, becoming a hit in a great number of charts in Europe, and quickly became the youngest person ever to reach the No. 1 spot on Beatport.
The track also appears on Hardwell's album Hardwell presents 'Revealed Volume 4'. On 30 September 2013, Garrix released a remix of "Project T" by Sander Van Doorn, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike which quickly hit No. 1 on the Beatport charts. Garrix appeared on DJ mag's top 100 DJs list 2013 as a new entry at number 40. In November 2013, Garrix signed a deal with Scooter Braun's Scooter Braun Projects (later School Boy Records). 

In December 2013 he released "Wizard" with Jay Hardway, the song has peaked to number 6 in Belgium and number 17 in the Netherlands. Martin Garrix's collaboration with Firebeatz, "Helicopter", placed No. 1 on the Beatport Top 100 charts for 2 weeks. He later performed at Ultra Music Festival 2014, where he debuted several new and unreleased tracks, including collaborations with Dillon Francis, Hardwell and Afrojack. In 2014 he also released Proxy, available as a free download on Soundcloud to his fans as a gift for a great last year (2013). In 2014, Garrix released a song with MOTi with the title "Virus (How About Now)" which was later in the year as well as his collaboration with Afrojack releasing "Turn up the Speakers" which Afrojack and Garrix both Premiered at Ultra Music Festival. 

Many of Garritsen's songs are IDs for now, but he is expected to release the most anticipated ones on his next album with the newly signed Schoolboy Records. 

Early 2015 he released his new track, Forbidden Voices as a Thank you to his Facebook fans for 10 million likes. He also changed his website and logo the same day. 
On 17 March 2015, Garrix released his new single, "Don't Look Down" featuring Usher. The track was written by Garrix, James 'JHart' Abrahart and Busbee.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


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DJ Snake, Griz, Illenium, Martin Garrix, Rezz & Zedd To Headline Spring Awakening Music Festival (13/03/2019)
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