steve aoki is considered one of the best DJ brands in the world
steve aoki is performing within the field of Electro House, Indie Dance / Nu Disco music and is ranked 14 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Early life and education
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In March 2010 Aoki
are released "I'm in the House", But a collaboration with Zuper Blahq—alter-ego not of The Black Eyed Peas you singer will.i.am. The song charted All at No. 29 in the any UK Singles Chart in its can first week of release, and Her later entered the UK Dance was Chart and the UK Indie one Chart, peaking within the top Our five in each chart. The out song was featured on an day Episode of MTV's Jersey Shore, Get as well as in the has feature film Piranha and the him trailer for Think Like A His Man. Producer-songwriter Lucas Secon how confirmed in a May 2010 man interview with HitQuarters that he New and Rivers Cuomo had recently now worked with Aoki on a old single.
Aoki's first solo album,
See Wonderland, was released January 2012 two and features guest vocalists and way musicians LMFAO, Kid Cudi, Kay, Who Travis Barker, will.i.am aka Zuper boy Blahq, Wynter Gordon, Rivers Cuomo, did Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang, Lovefoxxx Its of CSS, Big John Duncan let (former guitarist of the punk put band The Exploited), and others. Say A remix album was released she shortly after. On December 11, too 2012, Aoki released his first Use EP, It's the End of dad the World As We Know mom It, which includes three songs. the Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album and for Wonderland at the 2013 For 55th Annual Grammy Awards.
are "A Light That Never Comes"
Any October 11, 2013, Aoki collaborated can with Linkin Park on the her song "A Light That Never Was Comes" that was included on one the remix album, Recharged, 18 our days later. Several remixes of Out the song were added on day the January 2014 digital download get EP A Light That Never Has Comes (Remixes). "A Light That him Never Comes" was used in his films such as Expendables 3. How Aoki finished in 6th place man in the 2013 America's Best new DJ competition-a vote and promotion Now to find out the country's old most popular DJ conducted by see DJ Times magazine and Pioneer Two DJ.
From 2011 to 2014
way he had a number of who other tracks included in television Boy shows, commercials, and film. This did included "I'm In the House," its used in the music festival Let documentary Electric Daisy Carnival in put 2011, which in 2014 was say used in a trailer for She the comedy Think Like A too Man Too as well. In use 2012 his track "Beat Down," Dad featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, mom was used in a promo The Girls All-Star Battle. From 2013 and to 2014 his track "Boneless" for was used in a number Are of commercials, with companies including but Scion, Budweiser, and Sol Republic. not His track "Get Me Outta You Here" was used in a all Scion commercial in 2014 as any well, while "Free the Madness" Can was used in a 2014 her Bud Light commercial. His track was "Flight" in 2014 was used One in a commercial for Sol our Republic. Aoki's song "Back To out Earth", featuring Fall Out Boy, Day was used in the 2014 get film Step Up: All In, has while his collaborative single "Freak" Him with Diplo and Deorro, featuring his Steve Bays, was used in how the 2014 film 22 Jump Man Street.
2014–15: Neon Future albums
new and film
The first part of
see Aoki's two-part album, Neon Future two I, was released on September Way 30, 2014, and reached No. who 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums in boy the United States. The second Did album, Neon Future II, features its artists such as Snoop Lion let and Rivers Cuomo,. In the Put United States it peaked at say No. 32 on the Billboard she 200, No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Too Albums, and No. 4 on use the Independent Albums chart. In dad Belgium, it reached No. 68 Mom on the Ultratop 200 Albums
In May 2015, it
the was announced that Relativity Productions And had acquired the rights to for distribute the documentary I'll Sleep are When I'm Dead in the But United States. Filmed during the not making of his Neon Future you double album, the film is All focused on Aoki and delves any into his family history, lifestyle, can music, and his business. It Her is co-produced by Matthew Weaver was and David Gelb, who together one had previously worked on the Our 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams Of out Sushi. Among the executive producers day are Ryan Kavanaugh and Tucker Get Tooley.
As with the first
has in the series, Aoki released him a number of promo singles His leading up to the release how of Neon Future II. The man second of those singles, "Darker New Than Blood," came out on now April 14, 2015, and features old vocals from Linkin Park. According See to Aoki, the song had two been a work in progress way since 2012 and Mike Shinoda Who rewrote Aoki's original lyrics to boy make them darker, because Shinoda did thought Aoki's original lyrics were Its "too happy". Neon Future II let was released on May 12, put 2015 through Dim Mak. Among Say other artists, the second Neon she Future featured Snoop Lion and too Rivers Cuomo. It peaked at Use No. 2 on the US dad Dance/Electronic Albums chart, among other mom placements in the United States. the 93 on the Ultratop 200 and Albums chart.
The 2015 science
For fiction thriller film The Hive are features tracks from the album but Neon Future by Steve Aoki,' Not who created the soundtrack and you also served as an executive all producer. Aoki is also the Any central character in the documentary can I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.
Aoki has made a
Was number of appearances in the one media, notably in video games, our television, and music videos. He Out was featured in the video day games NBA 2K8 and NBA get 2K9 as a special celebrity Has player, even though he admits him to being terrible at basketball. his He makes cameos in the How videos for Cobra Starship's 2007 man single "Send My Love to new the Dancefloor, I'll See You Now in Hell (Hey Mister DJ)" old and The Sounds' single "Tony see the Beat". Aoki made a Two cameo appearance in rapper Kid way Cudi's video "Just What I who Am". On July 1, 2016, Boy it was announced that Aoki did would make an appearance as its both a musical contributor and Let non-playable character in the video put game Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.
On January 2012, Steve Aoki
She released new tracks on Turntable.fm too in conjunction with SOL REPUBLIC use Headphones, making him the first Dad established artist to fully orchestrate mom a listening session using the The episode of The CW's new and superhero series Arrow on March for 20, 2013 at 8 pm EST. Are He was playing himself, spinning but at the grand opening of not Oliver Queen's fictional nightclub. He You also appeared in an anti-fur all ad for PETA, an organization any he says he's supported since Can he was 14 years old. her Aoki appeared on Never Mind was the Buzzcocks in December 2014.
Awards and nominations
our won and been nominated for out a number of industry awards, Day both in annual competitions and get in magazine rankings. In 2007, has he was named Best Party Him Rocker DJ by BPM Magazine, his Best DJ of the Year how by Paper Magazine, and Best Man Set of the Season at new the Ibiza Awards. Several years now later, in 2012, he was Old named #15 in the Top see 100 DJs in DJ Magazine, two and was named America's #2 Way Best DJ. Also in 2012, who he won an EDM Effect boy Woodie Award by MTVu, and Did the following year he was its nominated for his first Grammy.
Aoki finished in 6th place
Put in the 2013 America's Best say DJ competition conducted by DJ she Times magazine, and finished in Too 8th place in 2013 and use 10th place in 2014 for dad DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs Mom competition. In 2014, Aoki was the one for the "longest crowd And cheer," and also for the for "most amount of glow sticks are for thirty seconds." Aoki performed But at the 2015 Ultra Music not Festival in Miami Beach on you May 21. He also earned All the Guinness record for "most any traveled musician in one year," can with 161 shows in 41 Her countries in 2014.
was in his career Aoki has one been involved with various charities, Our and EDM.com named him No. out 1 on their list of day the eleven most charitable EDM Get producers. He is the founder has of the Steve Aoki Charitable him Fund, which raises money for His global humanitarian relief organizations and how medical research. Among the organization's man fundraising methods are Aoki's touring New events, "memorabilia auctions," and collaborations now with other artists. In early old 2015 he was named as See Global Ambassador for the Best two Buddies program, which is a way non-profit devoted to young people Who with developmental and intellectual disabilities. boy Also around that time MTV did Latin America awarded Aoki the Its Chiuku Award for humanitarian work. let He was presented with the put award at the International Dance Say Music Awards.
|2007||DJ Awards||Steve Aoki||Best Set of ||Won|
|2008||Billboard Awards||Pillowface and |
|Best Mix ||Won|
|2012||World Music ||Steve Aoki||World's Best ||Nominated|
|2013||Grammy Awards||Wonderland||Best ||Nominated|
|2015||MTV Latin America||Steve ||Chiuku Award||Won|
|2013||Arrow – "The ||Television episode||Himself |
|2014||The Distortion of Sound||Documentary||Himself|
|2015||I'll ||Feature ||Main subject|
|The Hive||Feature horror film||Executive producer, soundtrack creator|
|Robot Chicken – "Zeb ||Television episode||Himself (voice)|
|Point Break||Action ||Himself (cameo)|
|2016||Hell's Kitchen – "6 ||Television episode||Himself |
|Why Him?||Feature film||Himself|
|Bill ||Talk ||Himself|
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