Deorro

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Deorro
Deorro live.jpg
Background information
Birth nameErick Orrosquieta
Also known asTON!C
Born (1991-08-30) August 30, 1991 (age 27)
Los Angeles, California, United States
OriginWest Covina, California, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)DJ
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • Turntables
  • Ableton Live
Years active2005–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitedeorro.com

Erick Orrosquieta (born August 30, 1991), commonly known by his stage name Deorro, is an American DJ signed to Ultra Records. He formerly used the name TON!C.

Career[edit]

2005–12: Early beginnings[edit]

Deorro began his DJ career by playing at local gigs when he was 14. He was born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents. By the time Deorro turned 17, he was already producing his own tracks.[2] In 2012, he was asked by DJ Chuckie to remix his track "Make Some Noise". Deorro's remix landed in the top 50 on Beatport. He has since remixed tracks from multiple international famed DJs such as Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, and Gareth Emery, among others.

2013–present: Breakthrough[edit]

In 2013, he released the track "Yee" on Hardwell's label, Revealed Recordings, which charted in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, and Switzerland. On 18 March 2014 he released the single "Freak" with Steve Aoki and Diplo. On 24 March 2014 he released the single "Flashlight" with R3hab. He released the single "Five Hours" in April 2014.[3] The track charted in Austria, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland. On 17 May 2014, Deorro announced on his Twitter page he was going to take a break from DJing in order to have a bigger focus in making music and expanding his record label, Panda Funk.[4] He guest-starred on the MTV Series Teen Wolf as the DJ. In August 2014 he released the single "Rambo" with J-Trick. On 18 October 2014, Deorro received the award for highest new entry on the 'DJmag top 100 DJs 2014' contest, he hit spot 19. He also played a half-hour set at the 'DJmag top 100 DJs' event, which took place during ADE in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In December 2014, he released the single "Perdoname". In March 2015, he released a third version of "Five Hours" with Chris Brown, titled "Five More Hours". The song has charted in Ireland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. On 31 March 2017, Deorro released his debut album, Good Evening, which features 26 tracks, including his new single "Rise and Shine".

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details
Good Evening[5]
  • Released: March 31, 2017
  • Label: Ultra Records
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

Deorro

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
AUT
[6]
BEL
[7]
DEN
[8]
FRA
[9]
GER
[10]
NLD
[11]
NOR
[12]
POL
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
US
[16]
"Yee" 2013 33 58 74 62 37 65 Non-album singles
"Freak"
(with Steve Aoki and Diplo featuring Steve Bays)
2014 118
"Flashlight"
(with R3hab)
104
"Five Hours" 37 7 8 68 17 17 45 60
"Rambo"
(with J-Trick)
199
"Perdóname"
(with DyCy and Adrian Delgado)
1
"Five More Hours"
(with Chris Brown)
2015 15 13 10 31 23 34 10 7 22 Good Evening
"Bailar"
(featuring Elvis Crespo)
2016 11 14 7 43 3 53 75 48 37
"Goin Up"
(with DyCy)
3 Non-album singles
"Tell Me Lies"
(featuring Lesley Roy)
2017
"Rise and Shine"
"Feeling Pretty Good"
"Burn Out"
"Andele"
"Existence" 2018
"Offspring"
"Shakalaka"[23]
(with Steve Aoki, MAKJ and Max Styler)
"Dracarys"[24]
(with Dirty Audio)
"Knockout"[25]
(with MAKJ and Quintino)
"Titan"[26]
(with D3FAI)
"DFTF"[27]
(with Vikström)
"Focus"[28]
(featuring Lena Leon)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Outcome Ref
2016 NRJ Music Awards Best International DJ Deorro Nominated [29]
Best Single Dance/Electro "Bailar" Nominated
2017 WDM Radio Awards Best Dancefloor Track Nominated [30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deorro feat. Erin McCarley - I Can Be Somebody". Ultra Music. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  2. ^ Paramount Artists: Deorro Archived April 29, 2014, at the Wayback Machine paramountartists.com
  3. ^ iTunes - Music - Five Hours - Single by Deorro Archived March 30, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Deorro Says He Will Quit DJing". Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "Good Evening by Deorro". March 31, 2017. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "Discographie Deorro". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Discografie Deorro". Belgium (Flanders) Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Discographie Deorro". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Discographie Deorro". French Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Discographie Deorro". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Discografie Deorro". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Discographie Deorro". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  13. ^ Peak positions for singles on the Polish Airplay Chart:
  14. ^ "Discography Deorro". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Discographie Deorro". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  16. ^ "Deorro Chart History". Billboard. Billboard.
  17. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Deorro – Five Hours". Music Canada.
  18. ^ "ultratop.be - ULTRATOP BELGIAN CHARTS". Ultratop.be. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  19. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Deorro – Five Hours/five More Hours (Ft. Chris Brown)". Music Canada.
  20. ^ "Certified Awards" (enter "Imagine Dragons" into the "Keywords" box, then select "Search"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  21. ^ "IFPI". Ifpi.no. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  22. ^ "ZPAV :: Bestsellery i wyróżnienia - Wyróżnienia - Platynowe płyty CD - Archiwum". Bestsellery.zpav.pl. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  23. ^ Bein, Kat (June 15, 2018). "Steve Aoki, Deorro, MakJ & Max Styler Mix Boom With Mariachi on 'Shakalaka': Listen". Billboard. Archived from the original on June 15, 2018. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  24. ^ Serrano, Omar (June 28, 2018). "Deorro & Dirty Audio Unexpectedly Collide On "Dracarys"". Run The Trap. Archived from the original on July 1, 2018. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  25. ^ "Knockout - Single by Deorro, MAKJ & Quintino on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  26. ^ Stone, Katie (August 10, 2018). "Deorro & D3fai Promise That You Will Remember the "Titan"". EDM.com. Archived from the original on August 12, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  27. ^ "Dftf - Single by Deorro & Vikström on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  28. ^ "Focus (feat. Lena Leon) - Single by Deorro on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  29. ^ "Palmares NRJ DJ AWARDS 2016 - Meilleurs DJs". NRJ.fr (in French). Retrieved 2016-11-14.
  30. ^ "Nominados a los WDM Radio Awards". LOS40. Archived from the original on March 7, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017.

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