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If you love listening to the latest chart hits and you never miss your favourite radio podcast then you are sure to keep up with the latest DJ news in magazines like Vibe or Clash or on sites like us here at DJ Semtex.com As you probably already know, the DJ awards – which was jointly created by José Pascual and Lenny Ibizarre – recognises all the big names in the music industry. It’s the Oscar’s of the music world.
Whether you listen to music on your iPod, or you tend to login to online radio stations while you’re playing PartyPoker or checking Facebook, then you are sure to be interested in reading about a couple of great DJs and their outstanding work and contribution to the music industry.
David Guetta is not only a well known DJ, but he also writes and produces music. He’s written chart hits for high profile artists like Kelly Roland, LMFAO and Fergie. He has sold over three million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. In 2012, Guetta reached the number one spot in the DJ Mag 100 popularity poll. He has won umpteen awards including Best International DJ and best Ibiza Night at the DJ Awards, as well as the World’s Best Selling DJ at the World Music Awards.
Deadmau5 (Joel Thomas Zimmerman)
This electro-progressive house band, fronted by the DJ known as Deadmou5, have only been around since 2005 but have made a huge name for themselves. Deadmou5 has worked alongside top name DJs and producers such as Pendulum, Skrillex and MC Flipside. In 2009 Deadmous5 won the award for Best Electro House and Best Progressive House Artist, as well as being named Producer of 2007 by DJ magazine. Plus, their 4×4=12 work reached number two in the US Dance charts.