March 05, 2020

UEFA Has Called Upon One Of The World’s Top DJs To Write The Official Song Of The Euro 2020

Martin Garrix announced during a sold-out show in his home town of Amsterdam. Not to mention that Amsterdam is one of the twelve cites featured in Euro 2020. “It’s an incredible honor to be asked to create the official song for UEFA EURO 2020 and I am so excited to let everyone hear it,” said Garrix. “Next summer’s tournament will take the fans closer to the action than ever before, and I really hope that my song will make everyone in Europe feel like they are part of it.”

Who is This Young International DJ?

Garrix has over 41 million supporters combined throughout his social media platforms. His Soundcloud page additionally has close to 2 million. Which made him recognized as an international talented DJ. UEFA has called upon other chart-topping artists with global appeal to create music for the competition.  DJ David Guetta and Zara Larson collaboration in 2016. Enrique Iglesias performed in 2008, along with Nelly Furtado in 2004. The 23-year old EDM prodigy began his career in 2012, after being discovered by legendary EDM DJ, Tiesto. Since then he has become one of the best in the world, reaching 10 billion streams in three years. Ironically, his inspiration to be a world-renown DJ came after watching Tiesto perform during the opening ceremony at the 2004 Olympic games. The song created for Euro 2020 will be released this spring along with a collaboration with a singer. The artist will perform the song for the first time before the opening match of the tournament, inside of Olimpio Stadium in Rome on June 12. Martin will also produce the official walkout music and music for use in all official broadcasts.  

List Of Awards And Nominations Received By Martin Garrix

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome
2013 Dance Music Awards Best Electro / Progressive Track Martin Garrix Won
DJ of the Year Won
Newcomer of the Year Won
2014 Young Hollywood Awards Breakout Music Artist Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Music: Electronic Dance Music Artist Nominated
Choice Music: Electronic Music Dance Song “Animals” Nominated
The Buma Awards Best International Song Won
MTV Video Music Awards MTV Clubland Award Nominated
NRJ DJ Awards Best Music Won
Best Live Performance Martin Garrix Won
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Dutch Act Nominated
World Music Awards World’s Best Song “Animals” Nominated
World’s Best Video Nominated
Best Male Artist Martin Garrix Nominated
World’s Best Entertainer of the Year Nominated
Best Electronic Dance Music Artist Nominated
Echo Award Best Club / Dance Artist Nominated
2015 YouTube Music Awards 50 artists to watch Won
iHeartRadio Music Awards Dance Song of the Year “Animals” Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Electronic Martin Garrix Won
Best Dutch Act Nominated
DJ Awards Best Electro/Progressive House Nominated
Best International DJ Nominated
2016 International Dance Music Awards Best Electro / Progressive House Track “The Only Way Is Up” Nominated
Best Global DJ Martin Garrix Nominated
MTV Millennial Awards Beat Guru Won
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Electronic Won
Best World Stage Performance Won
NRJ Music Awards Best International DJ Won
Best Live Performance Won
2017 WDM Radio Awards Best DJ Martin Garrix Won
Best Party DJ Nominated
King of Social Media Won
Best Global Track “In the Name of Love” Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite DJ/EDM Artist Martin Garrix Nominated
MTV Millennial Awards Best DJ Won
Worldwide Instagrammer of the Year Nominated
Electronic Music Awards Single of the Year “Scared to Be Lonely” Nominated
BreakTudo Awards Best DJ “There For You” feat Troye Sivan Nominated
DJ Awards Best International DJ Martin Garrix Nominated
Best Big Room House Nominated
2018 WDM Radio Awards Best DJ Martin Garrix Won
Best Party DJ Nominated
King of Social Media Nominated
Best Bass Track “Scared to Be Lonely” Won
International Dance Music Awards Best Male Artist (Mainstream) Martin Garrix Nominated
Best Song “Scared to Be Lonely” Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Electronic Martin Garrix Nominated
2019 International Dance Music Awards Best Male Artist (Pop/Electronic) Martin Garrix Won
 

The UEFA Euro 2020

For the first time in the UEFA EURO 60-year history, the competition will span across the continent, with 12 host cities in all. Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, and St Petersburg will all host matches next summer. “It’s crazy to think that UEFA EURO 2020 will be held across 12 different cities, but it’s the perfect way to celebrate 60 years of this incredible competition. Music is my passion, but I’m also a huge football fan, so it’s extra special for me to be able to create the official song for what will be the biggest EURO in history,” said Martin.

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