Unveiling the Future of Deep House
Oliver Heldens, the young Dutch sensation, is a true trailblazer in the realm of deep house music. With a unique and distinctive sound, he has carved his path as a superstar, boasting No. 1 hits and over 3 billion streams. He represents the forefront of a new generation of house music stars.
The Perfectionist Producer
Oliver Heldens is not just prolific and successful; he's an unwavering perfectionist. His commitment to his craft is unparalleled, as he continually explores new sounds and directions. His dedication to innovation gave rise to his remarkable HI-LO side project, which melds his intricate and forward-thinking production aesthetic with future and melodic techno music.
A Journey of Mind-Boggling Success
Heldens' career has been an electrifying whirlwind of success. His breakthrough moment came in 2012 when Tiësto discovered his single "Gecko" shortly after he signed to Spinnin’ Records at the young age of 17. The track eventually soared to the #1 spot on the UK Official Chart, earning Double Platinum sales. His follow-up singles, like "Koala (Last All Night)" and "The Right Song" with Tiësto, have amassed over 9 figures in streams and even earned Gold certification. Over the past decade, Oliver has performed at over 1,000 shows worldwide, including headlining major festivals such as Coachella, Tomorrowland, and EDC, captivating over 2.5 million fans annually.
The Renowned House DJ
In addition to his production prowess, Oliver Heldens is a favorite house DJ around the world. He consistently ranks among the top 10 in the DJ Mag Top 100. He embraces collaborations, releasing tracks with artists like Kylie Minogue, Nile Rodgers, and House Gospel Choir. Moreover, he's known for his official remixes of pop stars and cultural icons, such as Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, and Katy Perry, among others.
The Mastermind Behind Heldeep Records
Heldens also takes pride in his role as the curator and head of Heldeep Records, a label he established in 2014. Initially created as a platform for emerging producers, it has evolved into a leading label for tastemaker club and house records. In recent years, Heldeep has expanded to include two additional imprints: OH2 Records (2020) for more commercial, streaming-focused productions, and HILOMATIK (2023), dedicated to HI-LO's output and cutting-edge techno from various artists. This extended family of labels showcases talents like ALOK, Chocolate Puma, and Space 92, and hosts stages at renowned festivals worldwide.
The Heldeep Radio Show
Oliver Heldens hosts the highly popular Hexagon radio show, co-hosted by a character named Hex. It is currently syndicated across 95 radio stations in 75 countries, reaching 115 million listeners weekly.
A Philanthropic Heart
In June 2021, Heldens collaborated with the non-profit organization Justdiggit to launch the #STREAMTOREGREEN initiative. The project commenced with the release of "Too Much To Ask" featuring Ty Dolla $ign, with all streaming income supporting environmental efforts. He introduced the initiative at the United Nations Virtual Launch Gala, standing alongside world leaders, activists, and celebrities.
Beyond Music: A Creative Visionary
Oliver Heldens' innovative spirit extends beyond music. He keeps his fans engaged through his creative endeavors, whether it's his social media antics, viral dance crazes, or even launching his own Deep Water vitamin drink. His world is never short of exciting moments.
In the world of deep house, Oliver Heldens is a beacon of innovation, pushing the boundaries, and continuously evolving. His music, collaborations, and pioneering projects ensure his place at the forefront of the global music scene.