He’s the 17-year-old superstar EDM DJ that’s come out of nowhere. Here are 15 reasons why you need to have Martin Garrix on your radar.
1) Martin Garrix is living the high life.
2) His real name is Martijn Garritsen.
3) Only 17-years-old, he was born and brought up in The Netherlands.
4) At 16-years-old he made waves with his Remix of Christina Aguilera’s ‘Your Body’.
5) He is best known for the track “Animals”, which was a Top 10 hit in more than 10 countries.
6) And peaked at number 1 in the UK. Picture: Facebook
7) He is the youngest person ever to reach the #1 spot on online music store Beatport. Picture: Facebook
8) And the youngest DJ ever to play the world’s largest nightclub Privilege in Ibiza.
9) To top it off, he ranked at no. 40 on DJ Mag’s top 100 DJ’s in 2013.
10)He says that “On Saturday night I could be playing in Ibiza, and by Monday I’m back in school”.
11) The video for his track ‘Wizard’ has had over 3.6 million views on YouTube and counting…
12) Martin Garrix has racked up over a whopping 1.2 million Facebook fans.
13) And once he got hit on the head by the number 1 DJ in the world