Justin David Blau born January 9, 1991, better known by his stage name 3LAU (pronounced “Blau”), is an American DJ and electronic dance music producer. Raised in New York and Las Vegas by parents who emphasized the importance of charitable work, 3LAU left Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied finance, and the promise of a career in business to pursue his dream of making music. He went on to release a string of well-received original tracks, including “How You Love Me,” “Is It Love,” “Fire,” “On My Mind,” and “Hot Water,” as well as remixes for Rihanna, Katy Perry, Shawn Mendes, and Ariana Grande – all of which have racked up millions of streams. Recent collaborations include world-famous gamer Ninja and HYO of Girls’ Generation. 3LAU also built his reputation as a must see live performer, appearing at such major festivals as Electric Zoo, EDC Vegas, Lollapalooza, and Life Is Beautiful, and tours extensively internationally.
On February 16, 2018, 3LAU released his debut album Ultraviolet on label “BLUME” featuring singles “Touch,” “On My Own”, “Walk Away” and “Star Crossed”. The album features collaborations with Carly Paige, Nevve, Emma Hewitt, Max Schneider, Said the Sky, and Neonheart. The album hit No. 1 on iTunes’ Electronic Chart, as did lead single “Touch.”
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Without further ado, 3LAU’s top 5 tracks of all time:
5. 3LAU & Justin Caruso ft. Iselin – Better With You
4. 3LAU – On My Mind ft. Yeah Boy (Starring Gronk)
3. 3LAU – Touch (feat. Carly Paige)
2. 3LAU feat. Yeah Boy – Is It Love
1. 3LAU – How You Love Me ft. Bright Lights
BONUS: 3LAU – Tokyo feat. XIRA