Sidney Samson

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Sidney Samson
Sidney Samson 2013.jpg
Background information
Born (1981-10-02) 2 October 1981 (age 32)
Genres Electro house
Dutch house
Occupations Disc jockey
Instruments Keyboard, turntable, computer
Years active 2007–present
Labels Spinnin' Records & Ultra Records
Website http://www.sidneysamson.com/

Sidney Samson (born 2 October 1981) is a Dutch DJ and dance musician. Samson started DJing at the age of 13, focusing on hip hop music before working seriously on house music from 1999.[1][2] He is a resident DJ at The Matrixx, a major Dutch nightclub and released "Bring That Beat Back" and "It’s All Funked Up" on the digidance and Spinnin' Records labels respectively.[2][3] After collaborating with Gregor Salto, he formed his own record label, Samsobeats, in 2007.

Samson managed to get his debut single "Riverside" to #1 on the Dutch Top 40,[4] #9 on the Australian ARIA Charts,[5] #1 on the Irish Singles Chart, and #2 on the UK Singles Chart.[6]

He released his second single "Shut Up and Let It Go" (featuring Lady Bee) in February 2010.[2]

In 2011 Sidney Samson collaborated with the UK singer/songwriter Tara McDonald releasing "Set Me On Fire" through Spinnin Records, followed by "Dynamite" which was released through his own label Rock the Houze with Spinnin Records remixed by Nicky Romero.

Samson frequently collaborates with top industry influencers and has worked on hit tracks, including “Get Outta My Way” by Kylie Minogue, “Getting Over You” by David Guetta, “Commander” by Kelly Rowland, “Hello” by Martin Solveig and “Hip Hop” by Dead Prezz’s “Hip Hop”. After touring with LMFAO last summer, Sidney is back in the studio, working hard to put out new tracks for his fans. His recent hits include “Change Your Life” with Far East Movement and Flo Rida, and “Better than Yesterday” with will.i.am. He is also playing at shows around the US, including his huge residency at The Wynn clubs in Las Vegas.[citation needed]

On July 14, 2014 Sidney Samson married Eva Simons, a Dutch Dance singer. The two have been engaged for about six months and have also collaborated on a track called "Celebrate the Rain".

Singles[edit]

Samson performing with Martin Garrix in 2013.

As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak Chart Positions Album
DAN
[7]
UK
[8]
IRE
[9]
AUS
[10]
BEL
[11]
RUS
[12]
2009 "Riverside" 40 10 13 Non-album singles
"Riverside (Let's Go)" (featuring Wizard Sleeve) 2 2 250
2010 "Shut Up and Let It Go" (featuring Lady Bee)
"The World Is Yours"
"Fill U Up" (featuring Sicerow)
"Wake Up Call" (featuring Steve Aoki)
"Duplex"
"Let's Go" (featuring Lady Bee and Bizzey) 48
"Quacky" (with Afrojack) 32
2011 "Tomahawk"
"Thanks I Get It"
"Surrender" (featuring Mc Ambush)
"The Street Is Ours"
"Mutate" (featuring Lil Jon) 130
2012 "Get Low"
"Better Than Yesterday" (featuring will.i.am) 95 8
"Dutchland"
"Torrent" (with Martin Garrix)
"Revenge Of The Acid" (with Killfake)

As featured artist[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
AUS GER
2012 "Change Your Life"
(Far East Movement featuring Flo Rida and Sidney Samson)
60 91 Dirty Bass
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Remixes[edit]

  1. Laidback Luke & Steve Aoki feat. Lil Jon - "Turbulence"
  2. Katy Perry - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
  3. Rihanna - "S&M"
  4. David Guetta & Chris Willis feat. Fergie & LMFAO - "Gettin' Over You"
  5. 3OH!3 - "Double Vision"
  6. Kylie Minogue - "Get Outta My Way"
  7. Silvio Ecomo & DJ Chuckie - "Moombah"
  8. Kelly Rowland feat. David Guetta - "Commander"
  9. Flo Rida feat. David Guetta - "Club Can't Handle Me"
  10. Martin Solveig feat. Dragonette - "Hello"
  11. Ian Carey - "Let Loose"
  12. Roger Sanchez & Far East Movement - "2gether"
  13. Tony Cha Cha - "Solar"
  14. Ellie - "Superstar"
  15. Lil Jon feat. LMFAO - "Outta Your Mind"
  16. Pitbull feat. T-Pain - "Hey Baby"
  17. Her Majesty & The Wolves - "Stars in Your Eyes"
  18. David Guetta feat. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj - "Where Them Girls At"
  19. Innerpartysystem - "Not Getting Any Better"
  20. Lady Gaga feat. Beyoncé - "Telephone"
  21. Kizzo feat. BloodLine - "This Time"
  22. Chrizzo & Maxim feat. Amanda Wilson - "Runaway"
  23. David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj - "Turn Me On"
  24. Lady Gaga - "Marry the Night"
  25. Lil Jon & LMFAO - "Drink"
  26. Far East Movement feat. Rye Rye - "Jello"
  27. Benny Benassi feat. Kelis, apl.de.ap & Jean-Baptiste - "Spaceship"
  28. Jennifer Lopez - "Papi"
  29. DJ Die & Interface feat. William Cartwright - "Bright Lights"
  30. will.i.am feat. Jennifer Lopez & Mick Jagger - "T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)"
  31. Enrique Iglesias feat. Pitbull & The WAV.s - "I Like How It Feels"
  32. Far East Movement - "Dirty Bass"
  33. will.i.am feat. Eva Simons - This Is Love

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sidney Samson". Last.fm. 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ a b c Granger, Scott (19 February 2010). "Scott Granger: My money's on Young Money to strike it rich with single Bedrock". Scotsman. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "About Sidney Samson". Sidneysamson.hyves.net. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  4. ^ "Top 40 | Hitlijst | Radio 538 - 102 FM". Radio538.nl. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  5. ^ "ARIA Charts - Week Commencing: 8th June 2009". Australian Recording Industry Association. Ariacharts.com.au. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  6. ^ "UK Singles Top 75 - Music Charts". Acharts.us. 2010-01-10. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  7. ^ "danishcharts.com - Sidney Samson". danishcharts.com. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Chart Stats - Sidney Samson". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 19 November 2011.  Search for Sidney Samson.
  10. ^ "australian-charts.com - Discography Sidney Samson". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "ultratop.be - Sidney Samson". ultratop.be. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  12. ^ "tophit.ru - Sidney Samson". tophit.ru.