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Paul Oakenfold: an Electronic Music icon

Paul Oakenfold

For the past 30-plus years, Paul Oakenfold has remained in the vanguard of the global electronic music community. With more than 110 million streams collectively, over 5 million albums sold worldwide and three GRAMMY nominations, Oakenfold is one of the industry’s most successful artists—ever and he’s been voted the world’s best DJ twice by DJ Mag, named the most influential DJ of all time by the London Evening Standard and recognized as the world’s most successful DJ by Guinness World Records

Oakenfold continues to push the envelope via his game-changing performances and projects. He’s known for performing at exotic locales, like the Great Wall of China, in 2003, and from within a 1000-year-old rainforest in Ushuaia, Argentina, the latter of which is recognized as the southernmost city in the world; iconic venues, including the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and world-class festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury, where he became the first DJ to play the mainstage at both events. 

A prolific recording artist, Oakenfold’s lauded discography includes three full-length studio albums, multiple live and compilation albums, countless singles, remixes and rave classics, and more than 20 DJ mix albums. He counts two GRAMMY nominations for his solo work—twice nominated for Best Electronic/Dance Album for Creamfields (2005) and A Lively Mind (2007)—with an additional third nomination (Best Dance Recording, 2010) for his production work on Madonna’s international hit “Celebration.” 

Oakenfold has also written and produced for every superstar artist of the past four decades. His extensive list of collaborators includes everyone from Cher and The Happy Mondays to U2 and Madonna. Oakenfold also counts 100+ groundbreaking remixes for 100+ artists, including The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, U2, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and Elvis Presley, among many others.

During every major development in the history of electronic music, Paul Oakenfold has played a pivotal role. A boundary-pushing artist, Oakenfold is the forefather of modern dance music culture and its most prominent figure. His creative touch is omnipresent, his influence on the sound and scene is ever-lasting and his global impact on the industry is immeasurable. 

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