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Nicky Romero


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Nick Rotteveel -- better known as the progressive house DJ, Nicky Romero -- was born in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands in 1989. Early experience as a drummer in a marching band helped develop his gift for rhythm and by his teens he was playing a mixture of R&B and house tracks to appreciative Dutch audiences. In 2008, he began to issue club-oriented instrumentals on small labels such as the fledgling Once Records, before going on to sign tracks to larger labels like Toolroom and Spinnin'. David Guetta soon took notice and emailed Romero out of the blue with a request for him to remix a track that he was working on. The pair finally met up during a Guetta DJ set in Ibiza and struck up a close friendship which eventually led to the award-winning Frenchman tutoring Romero in the art of merging pop aesthetics with club music. There was an increase in press attention when Romero's remix of Guetta's Kelly Rowland collaboration, "When Love Takes Over," began to circulate in 2009. Further support from fellow Dutch DJs such as Hardwell and Fedde Le Grand led to much more remix work in 2010, including a Romero revamp of Kylie Minogue's "All the Lovers." 2011 saw him expand into the European festival circuit, while early the following year he landed another prestigious remix assignment when he worked on Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'." That summer a main stage appearance in Belgium at the Tomorrowland festival further cemented his reputation, as he was asked to produce a track for Rihanna's November 2012 album Unapologetic. Further mainstream success ensued when he collaborated with Swedish DJ Avicii on the Noonie Bao-fronted track, "I Could Be the One." Hundreds of thousands of copies of the single were sold worldwide and by February 2013 it had reached the number one spot in the U.K. singles chart. ~ James Wilkinson
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Stations Featuring
Nicky Romero

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Albums by
Nicky Romero

Top Songs by
Nicky Romero

  1.   Song
  2.   Toulouse
  3.   Feet On the Ground featuring Anouk
  4.   Generation 303
  5.   Ducktale (Mell Tierra Remix)
  6.   Sparks (Turn Off Your Mind) featuring Fedde Le Grand
  7.   Still the Same Man
  8.   Feet On The Ground by Anouk
  9.   Like Home
  10.   Solar
  11.   My Friend
  12.   Lighthouse
  13.   It's Me Bitches
  14.   Symphonica
  15.   Switched
  16.   Q.w.e.r.t.y.
  17.   Woods of Idaho
  18.   Se7en
  19.   Play 'N Stop
  20.   Keyword
  21.   presents Miami 2015
  22.   Mary Go Wild
  23.   When Love Calls by Basto
  24.   Pixelized
  25.   Assigned
  26.   Still The Same Man featuring John Christian
  27.   Growl
  28.   Sparks by Fedde Le Grand
  29.   Camorra
  30.   Signature
  31.   Funktion One (Original Mix)
  32.   Get High
  33.   Kevlar
  34.   WTF!? by Zroq
  35.   Konichiwa Bitches!
  36.   Synphonica

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