Showtek are the globally-celebrated Dutch production duo composed of brothers Wouter and Sjoerd Janssen. They have dominated the international music industry with their melody-powered hooks, beat-heavy songs, memorable anthems, and high-energy performances. Initially, Showtek launched their career in electronic music as hardstyle DJ/Producers with undeniable success. Today, Showtek is recognized as undisputed leaders within the electronic dance music genre, boasting platinum-selling, chart-topping singles heard around the world.
In 2011, the twosome began collaborating as producers/songwriters with dance music icons Tiësto and Hardwell, which resulted in the fire-hot tracks ‘Chasing Summers (Miami)’, ‘Maximal Crazy’, ‘How We Do’ and ‘Hell Yeah!’. In 2012 they exploded onto the global dance scene with the release of ‘Cannonball’, which resulted in a new worldwide following and countless fans across the world. By the end of 2013, they released their single ‘Booyah’, a track encompassing Showtek‘s true sound which resulted in a top 5 spot in the UK charts and their first worldwide major hit.
Showtek followed up the nonstop musical momentum in 2014 with ‘Bad’, a collaboration with dance pioneer David Guetta going 10 times platinum globally. The track counts 1 billion streams total and over 850,000 copies sold globally to date, becoming a #10 hit in the worldwide overall iTunes Chart. Today we look back on Showtek‘s hit ‘Booyah’ which was released on the 19th of August 2013.