Dutch disc jockey Martijn Gerard Garritsen known professionally as Martin Garrix has released his new single, “Reboot.”
Garrix gained fame through his solo release, “Animals”, which was released on 16 June 2013. The single became a hit in several countries in Europe, and allowed Garrix to become the youngest person to reach number one on Beat port. The track appears on Dutch DJ Hardwell’s album, Hardwell presents ‘Revealed Volume 4′.
On 30 September, Garrix released a remix of “Project T” by Sander Van Doorn and Belgian-Greek DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike which quickly hit number one on the Beatport charts. He appeared on DJ Magazine’s top 100 DJs list in 2013 as a new entry at number 40.
In November 2013, Garrix signed a deal with American entertainment company Scooter Braun Projects, making Garrix the company’s first EDM client. The deal was split-worldwide management with MusicAllStars Management, sister company of Spinnin’ Records, since Garrix was already signed to Spinnin’ Records.
In December 2013, he released “Wizard” with Jay Hardway which peaked at number 6 in Belgium and number 17 in the Netherlands. In 2014, Garrix collaborated with Dutch duo Firebeatz on “Helicopter” which reached number one on the Beatport Top 100 charts for two weeks. He also produced the Sensation 2014 anthem, “Tremor”, along with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike.
Garrix performed at Ultra Music Festival 2014, where he debuted several new and unreleased tracks, including collaborations with American DJ Dillon Francis, Hardwell, and Dutch DJ Afrojack. In June, he collaborated with Dutch DJ Sander van Doorn and Canadian duo DVBBS on “Gold Skies”. This was his first vocal track which featured the singer Aleesia. He also released the track “Proxy” for free download. Most of these songs were featured on Garrix’s debut EP, Gold Skies, which was released on 8 July 2014.
Martin Garrix was ranked number one on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for three consecutive years—2016, 2017, and 2018. His most known singles are “Animals”, “In the Name of Love” and “Scared to Be Lonely”. He is also known by his pseudonyms “Ytram” and “GRX”.
In February 2020, Garrix released a track called “Drown” with singer Clinton Kane. For the 2020 King’s Day celebrations in April, Garrix played a set from the rooftop of A’Dam tower in Amsterdam in place of the usual in-person festivities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next month, he released the single “Higher Ground”, featuring singer John Martin. On 5 February 2021, Garrix released the single “Pressure”, featuring Swedish singer Tove Lo.
On his 25th Birthday, 14 May 2021, Garrix released a new track called “We Are The People” featuring Bono and the Edge from Irish rock band U2 that served as the official song for UEFA Euro 2020. The trio performed the song as part of the tournament’s virtual opening ceremony at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico, Garrix also performed the song as part of a DJ mix for the competitions closing ceremony during the final at London’s Wembley Stadium.