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Martin Garrix        

Dutch DJ; Best Known for his Track "Animals"

Martijn Garritsen, known by his stage name Martin Garrix, is a Dutch DJ 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 to No. 1 in Belgium and the United Kingdom.

He had his beginnings with "BFAM," a co-release with Julian Jordan another artist signed to Spinnin' Records label in "BFAM." In 2012, he won the Nightlife Award during SLAM! FM DJ Talent of the Year Award. Also in 2012, his remix of "Your Body" appeared as "Your Body (Martin Garrix Remix)" on Christina Aguilera's Deluxe version of the 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 Tiƫsto's Musical Freedom label. Garrix gained considerable fame through his own solo release "Animals" released on June 16, 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 September 30th, 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.

Garrix has performed at major festivals including Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland and Creamfields.

In 2016, he founded his own record label, Stmpd Records. In October 2018, he released a book about his life, titled "MARTIN GARRIX LIFE = CRAZY".


Martin Garrix Rides 'Animals' Up Dance Charts | Billboard
Martin Garrix continues his momentum across multiple dance charts, despite a lack of remixes for his breakthrough smash, "Animals."
17. Martin Garrix: 21 Under 21 (2013) | Billboard
Martin Garrix takes the No. 17 spot on 21 Under 21, Billboard's 2013 list of music's hottest minors.

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