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Alan Walker hits 1 Billion plays on Youtube with 'Faded'

Alan Walker, 19-year old Norwegian producer has just passed the 1 billion plays mark on Youtube with his single 'Faded'. The major hit song was first released in 2015 through Mer Musikk.

Walker now joins the ranks of huge names like Eminem, Rihanna, Major Lazer, Wiz Khalifa, Justin Bieber, Adele and David Guetta for having reached the major milestone. On their Twitter page, Youtube themselves posted a short video to celebrate his success.

Alan Walker is relatively new name on the scene, first emerging in 2014, and gaining mainstream popularity with single 'Faded' a year later. In his short career, 19-year old has released eight singles, with other most notable being 'Sing me to Sleep' and 'Alone', both hitting #1 in Norway. In 2016 he played at X Games Oslo, at the first edition of the festival held in Norway. Walker regularly plays all over the world, and some ot the tour dates can be find below.

Mar 29 - World Dance Music Radio Awards - Mexico City, Mexico

Apr 07 - Uniun Nightclub - Toronto, Canada

Apr 08 - Euphoria Festival - Austin, TX

Apr 09 - Shepard’s Beach - Clearwater, FL

Apr 12 - Pacifico Sunset Paradise - Mazatlan, Mexico

Apr 14 - Northern Lights Festival - Edmonton, Canada

Apr 15 - Seasons Festival - Vancouver, Canada

Apr 22 - Life In Color - Asuncion, Paraguay

Jun 10 - Spring Awakening Music Festival - Chicago, IL

Jul 06 - Exit Festival - Novi Sad, Serbia

Jul 14 - AirBeat One Festival - Neustadt Glewe, Germany