Eurovision 2020: DJ Afrojack confirmed as interval act in Rotterdam
Earlier today DJ Afrojack was confirmed as one more interval act, along with a specially created ESC orchestra and choir.
He’ll be joined on stage by a specially created ESC orchestra and choir
— Eurovision Song Contest (@Eurovision) March 9, 2020
Who is DJ Afrojack
Nick van de Wall (born 9 September 1987), professionally known as Afrojack, is a Dutch DJ, record producer, and remixer from Spijkenisse. In 2007, he founded the record label Wall Recordings; his debut album “Forget the World” was released in 2014. Afrojack regularly features as one of the ten best artists in the Top 100 DJs published by DJ Mag. He is also the CEO of LDH Europe.
He received international success with the song “Take Over Control” featuring Eva Simons, which charted in 10 different countries. He released the Lost & Found EP on 22 December 2010. In 2011, he was featured on Pitbull’s number 1 hit single “Give Me Everything” along with Ne-Yo and Nayer. He also contributed to the single “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé. In January 2012 Afrojack received a European Border Breakers Award. Afrojack’s newest single “The Spark” featuring Spree Wilson has so far hit number 3 in Australia and New Zealand, and top 10 in over 7 more countries. In 2013, Afrojack was the 7th highest-earning DJ in the world, according to Forbes magazine.
In 2011, Afrojack co-produced music with many artists including David Guetta, Mike Brown and Madonna. In 2012, he was a headliner at a number of electronic dance music festivals, including Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, and Coachella to name a few.
On 17 March 2015, Afrojack was featured in David Guetta’s single “Hey Mama” in which he co-produced with Guetta. The song featured him along with Nicki Minaj, and Bebe Rexha. On 27 July 2017, he released a new EP titled NLW EP under his new alias NLW. In 2016, one of his songs, “Braver”, was featured on the game Final Fantasy XV. He appeared in the 2016 Grammy-nominated documentary film about American DJ and producer Steve Aoki, titled I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.
On 28 April 2017, he released a new single “Another Life” collaborating with fellow DJ David Guetta featuring Ester Dean. On 7 September 2017, he released the single “No Tomorrow” featuring Belly, O.T. Genasis, and Ricky Breaker. On 14 February 2018, he released his track “Bed of Roses” featuring Stanaj, which was played as an ID during his set at Ultra Music Festival 2017 in Miami. In July 2018, at Tomorrowland in Boom, Belgium, he debuted many of his new tracks suck as “Bassride”, “Step Back”, which are all included in his Press Play EP, releasing on 31 August 2018.