Martin Jensen (DJ)

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Martin Jensen
Martin Jensen @ Lollapalooza 2017.jpg
Martin Jensen playing live at Lollapalooza 2017
Background information
Birth nameMartin Jensen
Born (1991-09-29) 29 September 1991 (age 27)
Silkeborg, Midtjylland, Denmark
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • record producer
Years active2014–present
Labels
Associated actsBjørnskov
Websitedjmartinjensen.com

Martin Jensen (born 29 September 1991) is a Danish DJ and record producer best known for the 2016 single "Solo Dance". His videos feature sounds sampled from viral videos and made into tropical house mixes. He has over 10 years of experience of being club DJ, in Sunny Beach.[1] In October 2016, he was ranked 82 out of the 100 best DJs in the world by DJ Magazine.

Early life[edit]

Martin was born in Silkeborg, Denmark in 1991. He trained as a contractor and machine mechanic. He worked as a seller at the machine trader Sorring Maskinhandel, which was founded by his father, Jørgen Jensen, in 1990. He started DJing at an early age, but became widely known in 2014.

Career[edit]

His first single is called "", which is a remix of a Cristiano Ronaldo celebration at the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or, gained him a lot of popularity in many Latin countries.[2] His breakthrough came with the single "Miracles" in 2015, featuring Danish singer Bjørnskov, with more than 20 million streams on Spotify.[3] In 2016, he released the single "All I Wanna Do" which also became a success, with more than 60 million streams at Spotify.[4] His latest single "Solo Dance" from 2016, also became a success, and has so far made it into top 44 of Spotify's Global Top 50, with over 1,200,000 daily streams.[5] In 2017, Jensen released the song "Wait" featuring New York-based duo Loote.[6] In 2018, he released the singles "Pull up" and "16 Steps" (with Olivia Holt). 20 October 2018 saw the release of his first EP titled World.[7] The EP consists of the songs "Rio", "Djoba" (with DOLF), "Pharaoh", "Osaki" and "Valhalla" (with Faustix), which were released over five days starting 15 October.[7]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
DEN
[8]
AUS
[9]
AUT
[10]
FRA
[11]
GER
[12]
NLD
[13]
NOR
[14]
SWE
[15]
SWI
[16]
UK
[17]
"" 2015 55 Non-album singles
"Night After Night"
"Miracles" 26
"All I Wanna Do" 2016 11 49 10 24
"Solo Dance" 7 40 14 51 14 20 7 7 17 7
"Middle of the Night"
(with The Vamps)
2017 44 Night & Day (Night Edition)
"Wait"
(featuring Loote)
32
[24]
88
[25]
45
[26]
Non-album singles
"Pull Up"[27] 2018
"16 Steps"
(with Olivia Holt)
"Rio"[28]
"Djoba"[29]
(with Dolf)
"Osaki"[30]
"Valhalla"[31]
(with Faustix)
"Rio"[32]
"16 Steps"[33]
(with Olivia Holt and Yxng Bane)
"Somebody I'm Not"[34]
(featuring Bjørnskov)
[A]
"Nobody"
(with James Arthur)
2019 73
[36]
87 52
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.

Notes

  1. ^ "Somebody I'm Not" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 11 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[35]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larsen, Claus Halse. "18 millioner afspilninger på Spotify: Kender du Martin Jensen? (Danish)". Danmarks Radio.
  2. ^ Nygaard, Kristian Dam. "Ukendt dansk dj har én million fans på Facebook: Sådan gjorde han (Danish)". Metroxpress.
  3. ^ "Spotify".
  4. ^ "Spotify".
  5. ^ "Spotify".
  6. ^ "Virala DJ star Martin Jensen releases the song "Wait" feat Loote ... - Sony Music Entertainment Sweden". Mynewsdesk (in Swedish). Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  7. ^ a b News, BWW News. "Martin Jensen Celebrates South America With RIO". Broadway World Music. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  8. ^ "danishcharts.com – Discography Martin Jensen". Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Martin Jensen Discography – austriancharts.at". Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Discographie Martin Jensen – lescharts.com". Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  12. ^ "germancharts.com – Discographie Martin Jensen". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Discografie Martin Jensen – dutchcharts.nl". Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "norwegiancharts.com – Discography Martin Jensen". Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "swedishcharts.com – Discography Martin Jensen". Hung Medien.
  16. ^ "Discographie Martin Jensen – hitparade.ch". Hung Medien.
  17. ^ "Official Charts Company". Hung Medien.
  18. ^ "ifpi.dk – Musikselskaber 2017".
  19. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certified-awards/search.aspx
  20. ^ Musikindustrie, Bundesverband. "BVMI – Datenbank". www.musikindustrie.de.
  21. ^ "FIMI – Certificazioni – FIMI". www.fimi.it.
  22. ^ http://www.sverigetopplistan.se (Click "search all records" and view 6 April 2018. Then click "visa" on "Solo Dance")
  23. ^ "Les Certifications – SNEP" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  24. ^ "Track Top-40 Uge 34, 2017". Hitlisten. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  25. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 34, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  26. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  27. ^ "Pull Up – Single by Martin Jensen on iTunes". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  28. ^ "Rio - Single by Martin Jensen on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  29. ^ "Djoba - Single by Martin Jensen & DOLF on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  30. ^ "Osaki - Single by Martin Jensen on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  31. ^ "Valhalla - Single by Martin Jensen on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  32. ^ "Rio - Single by Martin Jensen on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  33. ^ "16 Steps - Single by Martin Jensen, Olivia Holt & Yxng Bane". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  34. ^ "Somebody I'm Not (feat. Bjørnskov) - Single by Martin Jensen". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  35. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 2, 11 januari 2019". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  36. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 9 March 2019.