Morten Breum

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Morten Breum (born 26 May 1982 in Aarhus), better known by his stage name MORTEN, is a Danish DJ and producer, currently living in Los Angeles, USA.

He started as a teaching assistant in Amaliegården, Beder. In 2008, he became known for remixing "Højere vildere (skru op for den bitch)", that was a collaboration of Rune RK and Morten Breum featuring the Danish duo Nik & Jay. This single collected a number of awards to this year's distribution of Danish Deejay Awards. In 2009, he released his album Drop! followed by Nightclub Session in 2010.

He gained fame through the single "Domestic" that featured Nik & Jay. The single reached #3 in the Danish Singles Chart and was certified gold.[1] His single "Fest" again featuring Nik & Jay reached #2 with "Every Time (You Look at Me)" featuring Sisse Marie became his biggest hit topping the Danish Singles Chart.[2]

He has become a well sought-after Danish DJ[3] act with club hits like "On It!", "Højere vildere" (with Rune RK), "Heads Up" and "Hamra". He is signed with Timeless Music Management.[4]



  • 2009: Drop!
  • 2010: Nightclub Session


Year Single Peak
Certification Album
2008 "Højere vildere (Skru op for den bitch)"
(Rune RK og Morten Breum featuring Nik & Jay)
Non-album single
2010 "Heads Up!" Drop!
(featuring Nik & Jay)
"I Like It"
(featuring Camille Jones)
"On It!"
"Moist" 34
"Every Time (You Look at Me)"
(featuring Sisse Marie)
1 Non-album singles
2011 "Famous"
(featuring Joachim S)
"Never Surrender"
(featuring Jay Colin)
"6 AM" 15
2012 "Ingen anden drøm"
(Pegboard Nerds vs. Morten Breum)
"Larva (Far Away)" 12
2013 "Look Closer"
(featuring Paul Aiden)
2014 "Perfect Dive"
2015 "Himalaya"
(with Karma Fields featuring Juliette Lewis)
Stickup / Stickup (Modestep Remix)
2016 "Beautiful Heartbeat"
(featuring Frida Sundemo)
Non-album singles
"Body Down (Inspector Gadget)"
(with Steve Aoki)
(featuring Mr. Vegas)
Non-album singles
(with TWOLOUD)
"Sharpest Weapon"
(with tyDi featuring Cameron Walker)
2017 "Coffee Can Money"
(with Borgeous featuring Runaground)
(with Riggi & Piros)
"Hold Up"
(with Borgeous)
"Keep Me From You"
(featuring ODA)
"China White"
"Ride Around"
(featuring Conor Darvid)
2018 "Family"
(featuring Dave East)
"Baíle de Favela"
2019 "Never Be Alone"
(with David Guetta featuring Aloe Blacc)
(with Nik & Jay)
"Make It to Heaven"
(with David Guetta and Raye)[9]
2020 "Polar"[10]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

As featured artist

Year Single Peak
2011 "Banger til min banger"
(Joey Moe featuring Morten Breum)
36 Fuldmåne
(album by Joe Moey)

Free downloads[edit]

  • MORTEN - "Ballet Only" (2014)
  • MORTEN - "Liquids" (2014)
  • MORTEN - "Wreck" (2014)



  1. ^ IFPI: Gold and platinum in January 2010
  2. ^ "Every Time (You Look at Me)" page
  3. ^ Europopped: Future Sound of Denmark - Morten Breum Archived 2011-10-11 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Timeless Entertainment Morten Breum page Archived 2011-08-23 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ a b " - Discography Morten Breum". Hitlisten. Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 July 2011.
  6. ^ "Guld & platin Januar 2010". IFPI Danmark. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 19 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Track Top-40". Hitlisten. IFPI Danmark & Nielsen Music Control. 17 December 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2011.
  8. ^ "Track Top-40 Uge 34, 2019". Hitlisten. Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Make It to Heaven (with Raye) – Single by David Guetta & Morten on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 22 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Polar - Single by Morten on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  11. ^ Powell, Karlie (22 August 2019). "David Guetta reveals Avicii tribute remix 'Heaven' with Morten out tomorrow". Your EDM. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019. Retrieved 4 September 2019.

External links[edit]

  • [Official website]