Martijn Gerard Garritsen, professionally known as Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Amstelveen. His most known singles are “Animals,” “In the Name of Love,” and “Scared to be Lonely.” He was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for three consecutive years (2016, 2017, and 2018).
He has performed at music festivals such as Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, and Creamfields. In 2014 he headlined the 1st edition of Ultra South Africa making this his first major festival. In the same year he became the youngest DJ to headline 2014 Ultra Music Festival at the age of 17. He was a resident DJ at Spain’s Hï Ibiza (2017) and Ushuaïa Ibiza (2016 and 2018). He founded the label Stmpd Rcrds in 2016, months after leaving Spinnin’ Records and before signing with Sony Music.
Garrix gained fame through his solo release, “Animals,” which was released on 16 June 2013. The single became a hit in several countries in Europe, and allowed Garrix to become the youngest person to reach number one on Beatport. The track appears on Dutch DJ Hardwell‘s album, Hardwell presents ‘Revealed Volume 4’. On 30 September, Garrix released a remix of “Project T” by Sander Van Doorn and Belgian-Greek DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike which quickly hit number one on the Beatport charts. He appeared on DJ Magazine’s top 100 DJs list in 2013 as a new entry at number 40.
In October 2018, Garrix was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s annual Top 100 DJs list, winning for a third time in a row. His first win in 2016 made him the youngest DJ to top the poll. The awarding ceremony was held onstage at the Amsterdam ArenA during the 2018 Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) where Garrix headlined.
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Without further ado, Martin Garrix top 5 tracks of all time:
5. Martin Garrix, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike – Tremor
4. Martin Garrix feat. Bonn – No Sleep (DubVision Remix)
3. Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa – Scared To Be Lonely
2. Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha – In The Name Of Love
1. Martin Garrix – Animals
BONUS: Martin Garrix & MOTi – Virus (How About Now)