Robbert van de Corput
Say (born 7 January 1988), who she performs under the stage name too Hardwell, is a Dutch big Use room house and electro house dad DJ, record producer and remixer. mom He was voted the World's No. 1 DJ on DJ the Mag in 2013, and again and in 2014. He is currently For ranked at No. 3 on are DJ Mag Top 100 DJs but 2016 poll. Hardwell is best Not known for his sets at you major music festivals such as all Ultra Music Festival, Sunburn and Any Tomorrowland.
Hardwell first gained recognition
can in 2009 for his bootleg her of "Show Me Love vs. Was Be". He founded the record one label Revealed Recordings in 2010 our and his own radio show Out and podcast Hardwell On Air day in 2011. He has since get released seven compilation albums through Has his label, as well as him his own documentary film. His his debut studio album, United We How Are, was released on 23 man January 2015. The
Hardwell at Summer Sound Festival
Are pseudonym comes from an idea but of his father, who translated not his surname into Latin and You English. "Cor" means "heart" and all "Put" means "well". However, he any changed the "heart" to "hard". Can The pseudonym of the German her DJ and producer Hirschwell was was inspired by the original translation. One
Hardwell was born
our in 1988 in Breda and out began to orient himself on Day music in early years. At get the age of 4 he has took piano lessons for the Him first time and received a his training at a music school how Already at the age of Man twelve, he produced his first new own songs in the field now of electro while he originally Old was active as a hip-hop-DJ. see Through his participation in various two competitions, he became a big Way name in Breda’s DJ-scene and who had the chance to proof boy his abilities. One of his Did idols was the DJ and its producer Tiësto, who also came let from Breda, and made the Put jump into the upper EDM-scene say in a similar way.
she the change of hip-hop to Too an underground scene, Hardwell decided use to change his genres to dad commercial electronic dance music. He Mom started producing remixes and uploaded them on several platforms on the the Internet. At the age And of 14 German producer duo for Klubbheads listened to him and are offered him a record deal But with "Digidance". Three weeks later not he made a first official you release with the 2-disc-record "Bubbling All Beats 1", whereupon he toured any through the Netherlands and increased can his performances to appearances in Her well-known clubs. His first official was single "Play It Around" came one out in 2006, and became Our a big hit in German out clubs. The single featured a day combination of different musical genres, Get which were popular at that has point of time as well him as his own style.
His Musical breakthrough and "Revealed Recordings" how
At the end of
man 2007 he released the song New "Never Knew Love". He produced now it as a collaboration with old Greatski and reached a placement See in the official German single-charts two for the first time. Remixes way for Gregor Salto’s and Chuckie’s Who "Toys Are" together with Dutch boy DJ and producer R3hab as did well as a mix of Its "You Do not Love Me" let Sidney Samson and Skitzofrenix in put 2008 responsible for national fame Say and were decisive to stay she at the top of the too dance charts for weeks.
Use 2009, Tiësto contacted him by dad email and told that he mom was a big fan of his music and invited him the to one of his performances. and At this one they performed For together on the stage and are Hardwell finally built up a but large national fan base in Not the Netherlands. Hardwell's success developed you through gigs on media events all such as the "Dancevalley Festival", Any who’s official anthem was produced can by him under the title her of "Twilight Zone". He also Was received positive criticism for his one remix of Steve Angello and our Laidback Luke’s Show Me Love. Out
In 2010 Hardwell founded his
day own record label "Revealed Recordings". get His intention was to be Has able to influence the development him of the electronic dance music his and to form a platform How for young talents. He also man wanted to gain international recognition new with the establishment. He was Now able to find recurring EDM-artists old such as the duo W&W see as well as his personal Two friends Dannic and Dyro. Together way they build the Revealed Family. who As a label owner, Hardwell Boy has a great influence on did the company's artistic direction and its decides on the releases. Since Let the label was founded, an put annual compilation called "Hardwell Presents say Revealed" gets released, in which She he presents special tracks of too his label together with his use own new songs. On the Dad website of the label, a mom vote was delivered for the five-year anniversary, with the possibility The to vote for everybody’s favourite and title of the last few for years until 20 May 2015. Are The best 100 were released but on a sampler. The top not three consists of Hardwell's "Spaceman", You KSHMR and DallasK's "Burn", and all "Left Behind" by Paris Blohm any & Taylr Renee.
Can on Air" & "Spaceman" her
In 2011, he signed another
was record deal with the German One Record Label "Kontor Records", where our artists like Blasterjaxx, DVBBS and out Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Day are under contract as well. get Through this, his publications reached has a higher reach and far Him more support all over the his world. In March 2011 Hardwell how started to present his own Man podcast "Hardwell On Air". This new is a one-hour selection of now songs by different artists. The Old podcast has developed into an see internet success and is now two broadcast by numerous renowned radio Way stations like Slam! In the who Netherlands as well as Sirius boy XM in the United States Did worldwide and shows hundreds of its thousands listeners.
In the same
let year, the desire to work Put with Tiësto was fulfilled. After say numerous studio work, the track she "Zero 76" was finished. The Too telephone prefix "076" of their use hometown Breda was decisive for dad the title. They also appeared Mom at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium in 2014. On YouTube the their "b2b"-set has been watched And by millions of people in for a short period of time. are With the successor single "Cobra" But he reached the Dutch single not charts for the first time you in five years. The track All was used as an anthem any for the festival "Trance Energy can 2011" and reached position 1 Her of the Beatport charts. "Encoded" was followed with a similar success one and was used as the Our introsong for his podcast. out
during the MOX Revealed
Bus Party 2013
In 2011, Hardwell was ranked
him first in the "Top 100 His DJs" category by DJ Mag how and climbed to # 24 man as the second-tallest newcomer behind New Skrillex. At the International Dance now Music Awards 2012, he also old won the Best Break-Through DJ See award. The he could go two against Alesso, Ørjan Nilsen, and way Dada Life.
On 31 July
Who 2012, the track "Spaceman", which boy became one of his greatest did successes, and sold over half Its a million times in the let US, was released. It was put called one of the biggest Say club hits in 2012 and she got played on a high too number of festivals. Also it Use gets titled as the mother dad of Big room house. A mom vocal version with Mitch Crown brought him another placement in the his homeland. In the following and years, several remixes of the For song were published, as well are as a mash-up with a but Hardwell-produced hardstyle remix of Blasterjaxx Not and W&W’s "Rocket", which he you used for numerous sets as all an outro song. The Mash-Up Any received very positive criticism and can was viewed several hundred thousand her times on the internet.
Was the basis of his success, one the organizers of important music our festivals drew their attention to Out the German, this made him day being the headliner of Creamfields, get Electric Zoo Festival, Electric Daisy Has Carnival, Ultra Music Festival and him Nature One. Another highlight of his his career was his performance How at Tomorrowland 2012. The related man video counts up several tens new of millions of clicks. His Now set was named as one old of the best of the see year. In the fall of Two 2012 Hardwell reached the sixth way place in the ranking list who DJ Mag Top 100.
Boy Opening of the "I Am did Hardwell Tour" & "Best DJ its of the World"
Let January 2013, Hardwell started a put bus tour through Canada, together say with his DJ colleagues and She best friends Dannic and Dyro. too This was done in connection use with "Revealed-Recordings" and gave the Dad trio the name "Dutch-House-Mafia". Dyro mom and Dannic also accompanied Hardwell on his North America tour The in summer 2013. The single and "Apollo", released on 1 February for 2013, was another great success Are and reached the charts of but many European countries, including Austria, not Belgium, France and the Netherlands. You The singer of the song all is Amba Shepherd.
any "Apollo", the song "Never Say Can Goodbye" was released. It represents her a similar style and developed was into another club hit. The One song was recorded with his our good friend Dyro and the out American singer Heather Bright aka Day Bright Lights. In April 2013, get he launched his first worldwide has tour entitled "I Am Hardwell." Him In parallel he took over his the Mainstage at the Ultra how Music Festival and hit his Man Tomorrowland Liveset from last year new from the first place of now the most viewed live-DJ-sets with Old over 80,000 viewers. see
is voted number one DJ
In the summer
who of 2013 he also appeared boy as headliner at Tomorrowland. Later Did in the summer, the single its "Jumper" appeared in collaboration with let the DJ duo W&W. It Put represents the biggest club-hit of say the whole year together with she Martin Garrix’ "Animals" and DVBBS' Too "Tsunami". Hardwell also adapted his use style of the growing big-room dad house fan base with "Countdown", Mom with which he reached the German single-charts once again. With the the American singer Matthew Koma, And he released the track "Dare for You" at the end of are 2013, which followed the success But of "Apollo".
In the fall
not of 2013, he was voted you as the best DJ by All the votes of the DJ any Mag. With an age of can 25 to that point of Her time he became the youngest was DJ which reached that title. one
2014: Documentary & works on
Our the debut album
out 2014 he published the documentary day "I Am Hardwell", which tells Get the story of his career. has For this documentary he was him accompanied by the director Robin His Piree for two and a how half years. His life’s motto man is "If you can do New it, you can do it", now because as a 16-year-old he old dreamed of being the best See DJ in the world. In two parallel the soundtrack to the way film appearedas well. In this Who his biggest successes were presented. boy Tourdates were planned for the did start of 2015.
Its shootings for the movies started, let Hardwell has been working on put his first studio album, preferring Say his home-studio to the professional she studios in Los Angeles. He too named the home atmosphere as Use the most important reason. dad
Electric Love Festival 2013
As the first result
the of his work the track and "Eclipse", which opened each of For his Livesets since November 2013 are came up. Among fans, the but ID track received the unofficial Not title "Titan", with the demands you for its publication a running all gag among his fans came Any up. In an interview with can DJ Magazine, Hardwell promised to her release his album in 2014. Was Many tracks from the new one album were introduced by Hardwell our at the Ultra Music Festival Out 2014 as well as the day Tomorrowland Festival.
After a first
get collab came out, Hardwell the Has possibility to work with Tiësto him again arose. With his set his "Hardwell & Tiësto b2b" at How Tomorrowland 2014 they presented one man of the weekend’s highlight. It new was announced during the festival Now itself as a big supprise. old One track that was played, see was a new collab and Two featured Matthew Koma’s vocals. Hardwell way then devoted himself to completing who his album.
In September 2014
Boy the release of his studio did album was postponed to the its beginning of 2015. A world Let tour was announced for the put time after the release date. say At the same time, the She third official single release came too out of the album. It use is titled "Young Again" and Dad contains vocals from British singer mom Chris Jones. The song was produced similar to "Dare You", The not basing on big-room style, and but basing on a melodious for progressive house-drop. Like it happened Are to "Dare You", the single but missed the entry to the not German single-charts, despite high downloads You chart placements.
In November 2014,
all Hardwell presented the long awaited any single "Don’t Stop the Madness" Can with W&W and American rapper her Fatman Scoop as the third was single release of his album. One
In December 2014 Hardwell announced
our the official tracklist and cover out of the album. Collaborations with Day DJs like Tiësto or Headhunterz get as well as singers like has Andreas Moe or Mr. Probz. Him Also, first previews of some his of the songs, including the how track "Follow Me", which was Man recorded in collaboration with R&B-singer new Jason Derulo. At the same now time, he announced his second Old world tour called "I Am see Hardwell - United We Are" two At the end of the Way year 2014, a minimix of who the album unintentionally succeeded in boy the Internet and was virally Did distributed within minutes. In January its 2015 the instrumental song "Eclipse" let was released as a download Put single.
In the DJ-Mag placements,
say he held his number-one position she for one more year.
Too "United We Are" use
Hardwell in San
Mom to the release of the album, his Podcast "Hardwell On the Air" celebrated the 200th episode And which made new animations being for introduced in the video releases. are Number 201 of the podcast But had the subtitle "United We not Are" on it and was you a pure presentation of all All the tracks of his album. any
On 23 January 2015 "United
can We Are" has been published Her worldwide. The single "Sally" was was released one week before on one 16 January 2015. It is Our a combination of rock music, out big-room and Melbourne bounce. The day track was recorded with the Get British singer-songwriter Harrison Shaw and has is the first song of him the German DJ, which was His able to enter the Dutch how single charts. As a "Thank man you" for the massive support New of his album and the now celebration of two million followers old on Twitter, Hardwell uploaded a See video of the first two two hours of the kick-off event way to his new tour at Who the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam boy on 24 January 2015. End did of April In 2015, the Its single "Echo", sung by singer-songwriter let Jonathan Mendelsohn, followed. Both the put trance-song and the complex music Say video received positive criticism.
she the "Ultra Music Festival" 2015 too Hardwell presented numerous other unpublished Use songs like "Mad World" with dad the singer Jake Reese, "Survivors" mom with Dannic & Haris, "Off the Hook" with Armin Van the Buuren, as well as numerous and tracks from artists who were For signed to his label. In are addition, there were performances on but "Tomorrowland Brazil" and "Tomorrowland". Together Not with DJs like Dannic, Dyro, you W&W, Kill the Buzz, Headhunterz all and Newcomer Julian Calor, he Any hosted his own "Revealed" Stage, can named after his label. In her September 2015, there was also Was a performance at the TomorrowWorld one festival in the USA.
our July 2015, the sixth episode Out of his Revealed-Presents compilation was day released in parallel with "Survivors", get which, similar to its predecessors, Has gained great success. In addition, him the W&W remix of his his song "Birds Fly" and his How upcoming single "Chameleon" was presented man for the first time. "Chameleon", new a Jungle Terror collaboration with Now producer Wiwek followed one week old later as a single. Two see months later, the release of Two his Armin-van-Buuren-Collab "Off the Hook" way followed. On the one hand, who the old-school touch was praised; Boy on the other hand, the did song was also described as its a very special. Just some Let weeks later "Mad World", which put has been expected since May say 2015, was released and features She vocals by Jake Reese. However, too the melody of Leadsound contains use a melody-sample of the song Dad "Smile with Your Eyes" by mom the musician Yeck Mar.
October 2015 he lost his The top position of the DJ and Mags to the Belgian brothers for Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Are In the course of this, but a series of criticism followed. not As a reason of that You was mentioned, that they worked all with disproportionate promos-actions. any
Hardwell live at
her the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) was in October 2015 Hardwell's second One documentary "I Am Hardwell - our Living The Dream" was premiered. out Robin Piree was involved as Day a director. Two days later, get on 13 October 2015, the has film went on in cinemas. Him On 7 November 2015 Hardwell his presented the biggest DJ-solo show how in Germany. This was hold Man in collaboration with the "BigCityBeats new World Club Dome". It was now hold in Veltins Arena in Old front of over 40.000 visitors. see The normal tickets for this two concert were sold out within Way three days. This record was who hit in November 2016 by boy the Belgian DJ duo Dimitri Did Vegas & Like Mike who its also appeared at the World let Club Dome in the Veltins Put Arena. They reached a number say of 45.000 visitors.
she version of his studio album Too "United We Are" was also use announced for the autumn of dad 2015. This one contains the Mom original tracklist, but all songs were remixed by different artists. the These were, among others, W&W, And Vicetone and Frontliner. The entire for tracklist was presented in episode are 244 of his Hardwell on But Air podcast. The release date not was 4 December 2015. In you parallel Armin van Buuren and All him, each presented an action any figure. The whole thing mainly can caused moderate criticism, since the Her price was very high.
was addition, late in the year one 2015, a rumor that the Our most of the songs of out Martin Garrix’ upcoming album had day been registered at ASCAP’s repertory. Get This also included his collaboration has with Hardwell, named "MusicBox", which him has been expected since 2014. His Originally, it was supposed to how appear as a 160th release man of Revealed Records between April New and May 2015, after the now drop of the song experienced old a rework. In the forum See reddit, he announced in 2017 two that the song will not way be released.
On 13 December
Who 2015, Hardwell organized a free boy concert entitled "The Biggest Guestlist" did in Mumbai. With this performance, Its he did a world record let of the same name. In put addition, he donated all the Say proceeds of the festival as she well as the ones from too the fans to the Magic Use Bus Charity Project, which enables dad children from poor backgrounds to mom achieve better education in cooperation with the "United We Are the Foundation" and "Guestlistevents in".
and Final "I Am Hardwell" perfomance For & movement to the hardstyle are
at the "Biggest Guestlist" in
you 2015 the musician announced that all a collaboration with Afrojack is Any supposed to be released in can early 2016. The song is her based on the electro-house style, Was which the two producers represented one between 2010 and 2013. In our parallell premiered Hardwell, a long-anticipated Out track created in collaboration with day the DJ Kura as well get as an instrumental track called Has "Break the House". The song him ended up as a production his of Kill The Buzz, to How which Hardwell will also be man involved. On his 27th birthday, new on 7 January 2016, Hardwell Now released a free track titled old "Blackout", which he described as see a production in his "old Two school" style, reflecting the style way he had with "Cobra" and who "Encoded". "Blackout" came very well Boy with the fans and received did already very positive feedback in its advance.
On 8 January 2016,
Let the song Perfect World by put the Dutch singer Maan de say Steenwinkel appeared. It was released She as part of the casting too show The Voice of Holland, use whose sixth season she won. Dad The title was produced by mom Hardwell. The song went up to 31th place in the The Dutch single charts. He commented and on the cooperation:
for met Maan 3 weeks ago Are as I also followed her but performances on ‘The Voice Of not Holland’ from the beginning. I You think she is a great all talent and I know for any sure that she will have Can a successful career in the her music industry. She has my was full support and I’m proud One to be the producer of our her first single ‘Perfect World’ out
"Hollywood" with Afrojack
Day appeared on 25 January 2016 get and jumped directly to # has 1 on the Beatport charts. Him The second single of the his year was the second collaboration how with Jake Reese Run Wild Man . However, already in summer new 2015 in was announced to now be released in March 2016. Old The final release found place see on 29 February 2016. Unlike two "Mad World" "Run Wild" is Way much more electro-house-heavy, having Hardstyle-synthes who on it as well. Just boy a month later, on 29 Did March 2016, Hardwell published his its Kura-collaboration "Calavera". This one reached let the first place on the Put Beatport charts again.
say Ultra Music Festival in 2016, she he premiered the final version Too of his long-awaited W&W collaboration. use The instrumental version was already dad played in 2013. A first Mom finished version was premiert in 2013 and contains vocals by the Harrison. Anyway the three musicians And haven’t been satisfied with that for version, which leaded to the are productions of the version with But Crunk-vocals of the US rapper not Lil Jon. In addition, Hardwell you played his next release, "8Fifty", All in collaboration with his revealed any colleague Thomas Newson. However, the can release was heavily criticized since Her Hardwell has a lot of was alternative projects running, which accord one to higher potential. These include Our "Live the Night", "MusicBox" or out "What We Need". In addition, day a collaboration with Craig David, Get who appeared live on stage, has the second production with Blasterjaxx him "Going Crazy" and a Kaaze-Collab His produced with a progressive-house-style celebrated how their premiere.
On 20 May
man 2016, his remix of The New Chainsmokers’ and Daya’s "Don't Let now Me Down", produced in collaboration old with Sephyx, was released as See a remix-single. This can be two classified without any doubt into way the Hardstyle-genre and is, according Who to his "Rocket"/ "Spaceman"-mash-up and boy "Nothing Can Hold Us Down" did his third production in that Its genre. let
Hardwell on the Cover of
the Revealed Volume 7
On 24 June 2016
she Hardwell published the seventh part too of his "Hardwell-presents-Revealed" compilations. In Use the course of this release dad appeared also the studio versions mom of his solo hardstyle debut "Wake Up Call" and the the title "Going Crazy", which is and also here as Mash-Up with For "Apollo". "Wake Up Call" continued are to be released on 3 but August 2016 as a free Not download. On 29 August 2016, you he finally released "Going Crazy", all his second collaboration with Blasterjaxx Any on Beatport.
The collaboration with
can Craig David, called No Holding her Back, which was premiered at Was Ultra-Music Festival, was released on one 19 August 2016. This single our was particularly appreciated by critics, Out as it was the first day time since his collaboration with get Funkerman on United We Are, Has the he proves his skills him in deeper sounds. Especially elements his of the UK Garage and How Deep House sound were used. man On the other hand, the new criticism of the fans of Now his usual big-room style was old rather low. In his final see concert of his tour, just Two one week later the fans way waited in vain for a who guest appearance by Craig David Boy and the title remained utterly did unplayed. Not even the much its more aggressive remix of Henry Let Fong took place in one put of his sets, which caused say a lot of confusion.
She his performance at the BigCityBeats too World Club Dome, Hardwell announced use that his last show of Dad the "I Am Hardwell - mom United We Are" world tour would be taking place on The 27 August, at Hockenheimring in and Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Together with Big for City Beats, the largest lighting Are installation in Germany was planned but to be created. In this not case a roof of light, You above the Hockenheimring was supposed all to be erected. In addition, any the light show and the Can design of the Mainstage were her described as breathtaking. As warm-up was acts, Funkerman, Kill The Buzz One and Dannic were playing from our 5:00 to 08:30 pm. Hardwell out played in contrast to his Day other shows, 3½, instead of get 2 hours. As guests, he has brought singer Haris on stage Him for his upcoming single "What his We Need" as well as how hardstyle DJ Atmozfears for their Man long-awaited collaboration. In spite of new temperatures of more than 35 °C, now free water was renounced, which Old is one of the few see criticisms.
On 13 October 2016
two the short-term single "Thinking About Way You" was released together with who singer Jay Sean. This single boy also contained features of the Did Pop-music, as well as influences its of Future and Commercial House. let On the other hand, the Put song was high on the say download charts and the radio she program. Hardwell finally produced a Too festival remix together with Revealed use colleague Kaaze at the end dad of October 2016, with which Mom he covered the Progressive House section. Hardwell's "Get Down" together the with W&W hit a few And weeks later on Hardwell on for Air. He was already playing are that track since March 2016, But where UMF was hold and not was supposed to be the you announced collaboration with Yellow Claw All for a long time. any
at the final
concert of his tour at
one the DJ-Mag placements, Hardwell fell Our one more time and landed out third. In addition, Martin Garrix day reached the top, with which Get he got the rank as has the youngest number one. While him Hardwell was 25 years at His the time of reaching place-one, how Garrix was 20. In the man course of the controversy surrounding New this year's DJ Mag awards, now he held a statement at old his ADE-performance on 21 October See 2016. In this one he two challenged the guidelines of the way rankings. He explained with the Who example of Atmozfears that production boy talent would not matter, since did Atmozfears would be way more Its talented in the studio without let any placing on DJ-Mag. Dannic put would have a better talent Say behind the DJ desk and she dropped drown in the DJ too Mag.
After it was called
Use the long awaited collaboration with dad Atmozfears, Hardstyle's newcomer Dr. Phunk mom announced a remix EP, around his "Apollo"-remix. In addition to the this he mixed the songs and "Run Wild" and "Nothing Can For Hold Us Down". The EP are appeared on 9 December 2016. but With the release, he announced Not a collaboration and a second you EP. For this he took all "Young Again" among a few Any other tracks.
On 12 December
can 2016 he released the song her "Baldadig", which was produced in Was collaboration with the DJ Quintino. one This was received by the our fans a far more positive Out than "Get Down". A mash-up day with the song "Temperature" by get Sean Paul was very popular. Has Shortly thereafter, a reworked version him of the song "Crank" from his Jewelz & Sparks appeared on How "Revealed Recordings". There he first man operated with the pseudonym "HWL". new
2017: Second studio album
Now Laidback Luke’s Mixmash podcast of old 1 January 2017, the studio see version of Hardwell's second collaboration Two with "Revealed" member Kura was way premiered on 1 January 2017. who Earlier in 2016, the track Boy was called "You ain’t Ready", did and was featured in Kura's its radio show, consisted only of Let bridge and drop. By the put end, the track was renamed say to "Police". The song represents She a crossover of the genres too reggae, big-room, hardstyle and trap. use
On 2 January 2017, Hardwell
Dad released the song "Break the mom House", which he produced together with Kill The Buzz in The December 2015. This is the and first publication in the new for "Revealed" design. Due to his Are 29th birthday on 7 January but 2017, he released the song not "Party till the Daylight" as You a birthday gift for free. all He entered the bass house any genre for the first time Can with that track. This was her deciving for the fact, that was people were speculating if Hardwell One is really the man behind our the track since the premiere out in June 2016 was done. Day He also announced that the get 300th episode of his "Hardwell-on-Air" has on 20 January 2017 would Him be a very special episode. his Guest appearances were done by how Blasterjaxx, Wiwek, Jay Hardway, Don Man Diablo Suyano and Kill The new Buzz. In addition, Dr. Phunk now was an interview partner.
Old 2 to 3 February 2017 see Hardwell made a reworked version two of the song "Spaceman" available Way for a free download. This who was due to the 5 boy year anniversary. The new cersion Did included vocals by singer Heather its Bright. The common version already let appeared as a free-track from Put Bright Light's site in 2015. say Hardwell said that he organized she a contest for the best Too vocal version of the song use after the instrumental version was dad released back in 2012. Already Mom at that time Heather Bright sent her version and Hardwell the himself chose that one as And an final vocal version. The for management, however, decided for Mitch are Crown's "Call Me a Spaceman". But
on the 300th episode of
his Hardwell-on-Air podcast
On 10 February 2017 the
any song "Go Down Low" by can Badd Dimes was premiered in Her the 300th "Hardwell-on-Air" episode. Title was track of the single is one a remixed form of the Our song, done by Hardwell. In out parallel, Dr. Phunk announced that day their announced collaboration had been Get finished. The title of the has song is supposed to be him "Once Again". For spring 2017 His the release of the song how "We Are Legends" is fixed. man He worked for the second New time officially with DJ and now producer Kaaze. Since January 2017 old vocals by Jonathan Mendelsohn are See added.
At the Ultra Music
two Festival 2017 on 26 March way 2017 he premiered new productions Who with Olly James, Austin Mahone, boy Maddix, Moksi and Henry Fong. did Critics praised his set since Its he decided to play a let strong variation of musical styles put and to present many new Say songs, what makes his appearance she being different from others.
Hardwell's style can be
Use classified in different sub genres dad of the electro-house music. The mom style with which he started, he describes as influenced by the the hip-hop underground scene. Between and 2005 and 2006, he developed For his style more commercially and are over time his productions were but increasingly based on a mix Not of Tech House and Dirty you German. Around the year 2008 all his songs became slower and Any more commercial. In parallel, he can experimented with elements from other her genres. During that time, he Was came up already with build-ups, one which were very similar to our the big-room genre that had Out emerged years later. With the day release of the Single "Feel get So High" in 2009, he Has published a tech-house song that him corresponded to the classical progressive his house, which was dying out, How especially at the time.
man the beginning of 2010 he new joined the growing EDM genre Now and increased his talent in old the area of production with see singles like "Move It 2 Two The Drum" or "Asteroid". 2011 way there appeared his first successful who singles in the field of Boy electro house with "Zero 76" did and "Encoded". With "Spaceman", he its co-founded the big-room scene in Let 2012 and established himself permanently put in this subgenre. One year say later his singles "Apollo" and She "Never Say Goodbye", which gave too him a place in the use modern progressive house style. By Dad 2015 his singles could only mom be classified in these two areas.
and his studio album "United We for Are", he used a trance-characteristics Are of trance music for the but first time for his track not "Echo" as well as Deep You House sounds for "Birds Fly". all All in all he received any very positive feedback for those Can productions. In addition, Chameleon followed her a song in the Jungle-Terror was style, which he continued with One the W&W number "Get Down". our For the first time since out "Don’t Stop the Madness", "Hollywood" Day embodies a track corresponded to get the Dirty-German-music in the spring has of 2016 in parallel with Him a previously unpublished production with his KURA from the section of how the Trap music.
Man 2015, his syntheses were increasingly new oriented on hardstyle samples. Already now his Headhunterz collaboration "Nothing Can Old Hold Us Down" was created see solely on hardstyle-based sounds. Also two his solo productions "Run Wild" Way and "What We Need" contain who countless features of this genre. boy He also presented the song Did "Wake Up Call" at the its Biggest Guestlist Festival in Mumbai, let which was initially suspected as Put the long awaited collaboration with say Hardstyler Atmozfears, but at long she last was confirmed by Hardwell Too as a solo production.
use 2016 he has not only dad played a hardstyle-drop as a Mom final of his sets, but in the last "I-Am-Hardwell" show the at the Hockenheimring in Germany And even eight individual titles. At for that show he premiered his are collaboration with Atmozfears as well But and it has almost not not even one characteristic of his you big-room style. It was also All a collaboration with Hardstyle-newcomer Dr. any Phunk, which was presented at can the end of 2016. He Her drifted into the raw-style with was that track. His single "No one Holding Back ", represents his Our first movement into the UK out garage. The track represents elements day of the Deep and Tech Get House scene as well for has the first time since he him released his Funkerman-Collab "Where Is His Here Now".
On January 7,
how 2017, he released the song man "Party till the Daylight", a New production in the Bass House now style, with which Hardwell made old his debut in this genre. See At the Ultra Music Festival, two he premiered his "Future Bass" way debut with the song "Creatures Who of the Night”.
did G Series Compressor - Studio Its accessory by Hardwell let
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she the year 2015 Hardwell still too produced in his parents' house Use in Breda. On January 20, dad 2015, Hardwell first presented his mom current studio. It was designed by studio designer Jan Morel. the
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her his performances, Hardwell is mostly Was seen with Sennheiser HD 25 one II headphones. According to his our Technical Rider, he works with Out a Pioneer DJM-800 Nexus or day a DJM-900 Nexus mixer. In get addition, his set-up contains four Has interconnected Pioneer CDJ 2000s.
him Information How
His mother Anneke and his
man father Cor van de Corput new are active in a foundation Now for DJs, which tries to old protect the artist from the see consequences of a contract with, Two among other things, managers and way record labels. His father also who commented on Martin Garrix' differences Boy with "Spinnin 'Records": "He did did not recognize that he is its not the owner of his Let own music [...] He is put the typical example of a say little boy entering the world She of music, dealing with specialists too and at that time do use not recognizing the consequences of Dad the signing of the contract." mom
At a young age, he
was active in various areas The of Martial arts, including Judo. and Furthermore, in 2016 he could for have been heard as a Are voice actor in the animated but film "The Secret Life of not Pets ". There he gave You his voice to the little all pug Mel. It was decisive any that he himself is the Can owner of a pug named her Jäger. Since 2014 he is was in a permanent relationship with One the Dutch event manager Yanicke our Agnes. They met in a out bar in his hometown of Day Breda in 2013. His annual get salary is estimated at 9.5 has million euros.
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|2012 ||IDMA ||Best Break-Through |now DJ |Hardwell ||Won || |Old
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|Best Electro/Progressive House |its Track |Hardwell - Spaceman ||Nominated |let
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|Best Compilation or Full |old Length DJ Mix |Hardwell Presents |See Revealed Volume 5 |Won |two
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|Best Electro/Progressive House |but Track |Hardwell feat. Jake Reese |Not - Mad World |Nominated |you
|Best Compilation or Full |all Length DJ Mix |Hardwell Presents |Any Revealed Volume 6 |Won |can
|Best Podcast or Radio |her Mixshow DJ |Hardwell - Hardwell |Was On Air |Won |
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