Armin van Buuren

BIOGRAPHY

For over 20 years, Armin van Buuren is one of the world’s biggest DJs and producers in electronic dance music. His life-long dedication to the scene has earned him a Grammy® nomination for ‘This Is What It Feels Like’ (feat. Trevor Guthrie) and global hit singles such as ‘Another You’, ‘I Need You’, ‘Sunny Days’, ‘Sex, Love & Water, ‘Therapy’ and ‘Blah Blah Blah’. The DJ and producer claimed the number one spot in The annual DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll for fve times, contributing to the sixteen consecutive top 5 spots to date (the most recent being a #3 in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll of 2017).

His weekly A State of Trance (ASOT) radio show, is broadcast from his own radio studio in the Armada HQ to over 40 million listeners in more than 80 countries, as well as online via audio and video live stream on YouTube and Face-book. It shows the magnitude of ASOT, which has grown from a small radio show into a complete dance music brand, with stages and events all over the world.

Armin van Buuren has launched several ‘Armin Only’ world tours throughout the years, including the ones based on his albums (‘Imagine’ in 2008, ‘Mirage’ in 2010, and ‘Intense’ in 2013). His most recent world tour, ‘Armin Only Embrace’, is directly tied to the ‘Embrace’ album, his sixth and latest artist album. In 2017, Armin van Buuren played his biggest solo shows to date: ‘The Best Of Armin Only’ in the Amsterdam ArenA, the Netherlands on May 12th and May 13th.

In addition to all of this, Armin van Buuren is the co-founder of Armada Music, the Amsterdam-based record label founded in tandem with Maykel Piron and David Lewis. The label is acclaimed internationally for releasing music across the electronic music spectrum and is the six-time winner of “Best Global Record Label” at the International Dance Music Awards in Miami, the sixth of which wonthis year (2018).

As a performer, Armin headlines more than 150 shows per year at leading festivals and venues around the world, including Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival and Tomorrowland plus residencies in Las Vegas and at Hï Ibiza and numerous others. To date, Armin has six full-length artist albums to his name: ‘76’ (2003), ‘Shivers’ (2005), ‘Imagine’ (2008), ‘Mirage’ (2010), ‘Intense’ (2013), and ‘Embrace’ (2015).

For more information, please contact:

Marc Zwart
Head of creative
marc@cloud9music.nl

WRITERS INFO

– Grammy nomination for his song ‘This Is What It Feels Like’

– 5 times top 5 DJ of the World

– Hosts his own radioshow A STATE OF TRANCE every week

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