EDM titan Martin Garrix exploded onto the scene in 2013 with his big room anthem "Animals," and things have not slowed down even a bit for him since. In fact, he amasses so many streams and listeners that Sony Music has awarded him a plaque for a monumental achievement. 

The young producer and DJ has amassed 10 billion (with a "B") streams in just three years, surpassing even Tiësto, who discovered Martin Garrix (real name Martijn Garritsen) and helped kickstart his career. Tiësto even responded to Garritsen's Instagram post with the award, saying "That's more than there are people on Earth." He's not wrong, and that comparison really helps to put into perspective how massive of a milestone it is. 

Additionally, the award cites Garritsen's 2.5 billion video views, and 35 million downloads worldwide. He's putting up MVP numbers in the world of EDM and beyond, and there's no telling when it might finally slow down.

With constant tour dates, a steady stream of new releases including his latest offering, "Home" (feat. Bonn), and his STMPD RCRDS imprint, Garritsen has plenty to keep him busy. He will undoubtedly continue his epic run of success in electronic dance music. 

Recommended Articles

swedish house mafia

Meatballs and Music: Swedish House Mafia Announce New Collab With IKEA

Many fans believed a teaser shared earlier in the week by the iconic dance music trio referenced an upcoming collab with The Weeknd. Not quite.

Screen Shot 2021-09-16 at 3.08.45 PM

"Thicc Booty McSpin Daddy": Redditors Rally Behind Fake Artist to Disrupt DJ Mag's Top 100 List

The fictitious DJ is the brainchild of one fed up Redditor who hopes his campaign will make waves for the controversial ranking.


Facebook: facebook.com/martin.garrix
Twitter: twitter.com/MartinGarrix
Instagram: instagram.com/martingarrix
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/martingarrix


Martin Garrix Dean Lewis

Martin Garrix and Dean Lewis Release New Track "Used To Love"

The collaboration was released today with a music video.

martin garrix

Martin Garrix Debuts New John Martin Collab During Live Stream

During a recent livestream, Martin Garrix shared snippets of the vocals and instrumental for an unreleased track.

martin garrix

Martin Garrix Announces Year-End Remix EP

Martin Garrix is set to release a remix EP covering each of the songs he dropped in 2019.

Marin Garrix Clinton Kane

Martin Garrix Joins Forces with Rising Star Clinton Kane for "Drown"

"Drown" is the first single from the Dutch superstar in 2020.

Martin Garrix 2020

Martin Garrix Debuts New John Martin Collab During Rooftop Livestream

The EDM superstar debuted the previously-teased track during his rooftop show over the weekend.

A photo of Dutch DJ/producer Martin Garrix (real name Martijn Garritsen) during a performance with fire in the background.

On This Day In EDM History: Martin Garrix Released "Animals"

On June 17th, 2013, Martin Garrix released "Animals" and sparked a movement within dance music.

A photo of Dutch DJ/producer Martin Garrix (real name Martijn Garritsen) during a performance with fire in the background.

Martin Garrix Named #1 on DJ Mag Top 100 DJs for Third Year in a Row

Dutch superstar Martin Garrix dominates the 2018 DJ Mag Top 100 DJs