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With five Grammy nominations along with a bright, distinctive sound, Axwell (true name Axel Hedfors) is an associate from the EDM supergroup Swedish House Mafia along with a solo DJ/manufacturer who launched his name within the gay club scene in European countries. He in addition has been an associate from the Mambana cooperation (with Isabel Fructuoso), with whom he was agreed upon to Soulfuric Recordings and released several singles. He initial strike the Billboard dance graph strike in 2003 using the one “Burning up” (a cooperation with Robbie Rivera and Suzan Brittan), while 2004 noticed the discharge of “Have the Vibe,” popular that would surface area once again in 2005 as “Have the Vibe (‘Til the Morning hours Shows up)” with vocalist Tara MacDonald adding brand-new vocals. The entire year 2005 also noticed the release from the dance strike “View the Sunrise” with Steve Edwards on vocals, combined with the development from the DJ’s very own label, Axtone. In 2006, he’d form the task Supermode with fellow manufacturer Steve Angello, whilst in 2007 the set was became a member of by DJ Sebastian Ingrosso for the DJ occur Ibiza beneath the name Swedish Home Mafia. 2 yrs afterwards the trio agreed upon a major-label documenting agreement with EMI and produced their commercial creation debut with the summertime 2010 anthem “One,” also called “One (Your Name)” (the last mentioned version highlighted Pharrell Williams from the Neptunes on vocals). The tune was a high Ten strike in britain, Sweden, holland, and Belgium, and arrived in the group’s debut record, 2010’s Until One. 2 yrs afterwards the group associates announced these were splitting up and time for their single careers, although just following a farewell tour as well as the release of the second recording, 2012’s AS YET. That same yr, Axwell’s remix of Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl’s “IN MY OWN Mind” flipped the track right into a smash strike and gained Axwell a Grammy nomination for greatest remix. He adopted it in 2013 using the single strike “Center from the Universe,” alongside another cooperation with Ingrosso, the solitary “Roar.” Both DJs officially created the duo Axwell & Ingrosso in 2014, carrying out at celebrations and liberating singles such as for example “Something New” and “Can’t Keep Us Down.” 2015 solitary “Sun Is Glowing” was an enormous success, hitting number 1 within the Swedish singles graph and eventually becoming qualified quadruple platinum. The duo released follow-up solitary “THIS TIME AROUND” that November, with all proceeds donated to charity. In early 2016, Axwell released “Barricade,” his first single solitary in 3 years.

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Full Name Axwell
Profession Disc jockey, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Music Producer, Remixer
Nationality Swedish
Spouse Golnar-Gloria Haghpasand
Awards DJ Award for Track of the Season, DJ Award for Best Newcomer, DJ Award for Best House
Music Groups Axwell / Ingrosso, Swedish House Mafia
Music Songs Sun Is Shining, Barricade, Belong, Leave the World Behind, Center of the Universe, I Found U, Watch the Sunrise, Feel the Vibe, The World Behind, We Come, We Rave, We Love, Roar, Nothing but Love, Get Dumb, Heart Is King, Open Your Heart, Waiting For So Long, I Am, I Love You, Thinking About You, Submariner, What a Wonderful, Lead Guitar, Something New, What a Wonderful World, Robbie Rivera & Axwell, Wait a Minute, Feel the Vibe ), Calling / I Found U, Together, It's True, Nothing but Love for You, More Than You Know
Albums One Night Stand: The Live Album, Until Now, Until One, Mixmag Terrace, Ministry of Sound: Clubbers Guide to 2010
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording, DJ Award for Best Electro House, Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical, Grammis Award for Composer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World's Best Electronic Dance Music Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist

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