Netherlands - House, Progressive House, Electro House
Tiesto is a Dutch DJ and music producer. His big breakthrough came in 2000 with the remix of Delerium's "Silence". His debut album "In My Memory" was released in 2001. The album was a great success, not just in Europe but in the US as well.
In 2002 he was voted best DJ in the world for the first time by the readers of the British magazine "DJ Mag". In 2003 and 2004 he defended the first place. In 2003 he was with Tiesto In Concert the first DJ who played alone in a stadium (Gelredome in Arnhem, Netherlands) in front of 25.000 spectators.
In 2004, he accompanied the athletes' march into the stadium at the Olympic Summer Games in Athens. He also hosted Tiesto In Concert 2, where he put on a massive show in front of 70,000 fans. Also in 2004, Queen Beatrix honoured him for his services to the Dutch dance scene by awarding him the Order of Oranien-Nassau at the rank of officer. In 2010, he launched his own label Musical Freedom, after his musical style developed from trance to electro house. He is one of the highest earning DJs in the world with an annual income of 22 million dollars. In 2014 he remixed the ballad "All of Me" by US R&B singer John Legend.
Tiësto is also a kind of mentor fto many musicians. During their ascent he particullarly supported Martin Garrix, Hardwell, Dzeko & Torres and MOTi.
On March 30, 2018 Tiestos first EP was released, consisting of a new recording of the song I Like It Loud by Marc Acardipane and The Ultimate MC, which was created together with John Christian, Dawnbreaker with Matisse & Sadko, Coming Home with Mesto and Break the House Down with MOTi.
On May 18, 2018 he released the song Jackie Chan together with the Canadian producer Dzeko. The US rapper Post Malone and the Canadian singer Preme contributed the vocals. The remix developed into a commercial success that reached a top 10 ranking in more than 10 countries and received several record awards.