Skrillex is an American electronic music producer of electrohouse and dubstep, and former singer of the band From First to Last. In just a bit over a year, he has become a media star and one of the most popular names in the Dubsep genre. In 2011 and 2012 was in the Together party at Amnesia, and this season has already confirmed 3 dates throughout the summer at the same party.
At his short age, he has already collaborated with Korn and Knife Party and remixed artists such as Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas or Benny Benassi. He has recently set up his own label, Owsla, with the publication of three promotional videos on Youtube.
In the 2012 Grammys, Skrillex was nominated in five categories, obtaining three awards, ‘Best Remixed Recording, non-classical’ for Cinema, ‘Best Dance Recording’ for Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites and ‘Best Dance/Electronica Album’.
He was at the 19th position in the ranking of the DJMag top 100 in 2011 and 10th in 2012. In Ibiza, he was nominated for ‘Dubstep / Drum & Bass’ at DJ Awards 2013 but finally Knife Party won the prize. Skrillex was named ‘Best track Dubstep / Drum & Bass Track’ for Holdin ‘On (Skrillex & Nero Remix) – Monsta at the International Dance Music Awards last March in Miami.
Ranking 2013 of DJMag top 100: 11º