Released 5 Years Ago: Alan Walker – Faded

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Released 5 Years Ago: Alan Walker – Faded

British-Norwegian producer Alan Walker was a mere 18-year-old when his track ‘Faded’ became a massive hit. In 2012, inspired by EDM producers such as K-391 and Ahrix and film composer Hans Zimmer, he began creating his own music on his laptop. Working in the genre of “drumstep,” a slowed-down drum & bass, he uploaded the instrumental track ‘Fade’. The track was a huge success, garnering 65 million hits. In 2015 he signed to Sony Music and released ‘Faded’, a reworked version of ‘Fade’, which topped worldwide charts, including Sweden, Germany, France, Italy, and Norway.

DJ/Producer Alan Walker has taken the world by storm since his debut single ‘Faded’ in 2015. The young producer has an extensive following, with his YouTube being the world’s 10th biggest music channel and his Spotify account being one of the most followed accounts. Now boasting more than 50 billion audio and video streams, Alan Walker is considered one of the major superstars within the electronic music scene.

His successful singles and collaborations include; SiaSteve AokiAviciiColdplayBruno MarsA$AP RockyAva MaxKygoMiley CyrusHans Zimmer, and more. Alan has entertained on major stages across the globe, including Coachella, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Lollapalooza, Creamfields, EDC Las Vegas, Electric Zoo, and more. Finally, Alan Walker launched the Walker Excavations to the public which is a virtual museum and online game where fans can further explore the World of Walker.

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