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Alan Walker
« on: September 19, 2016, 05:09:21 AM »
Alan Olav Walker is a British-Norwegian record producer who was born in Northampton, England. He is best known for the electronic dance music single "Faded", which has reached number 1 in multiple ... Wikipedia
Born: August 24, 1997 (age 19), Northampton, United Kingdom
Nationality: Norwegian
Albums: Charpentier: Messe De Minuit Pour Noel / Poulenc: Motets
Genres: Electro house, Progressive house, Electronic dance music
Record labels: NoCopyrightSounds, DM Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment Sweden AB



Born in Northampton, Walker moved to Bergen, Norway, with his Norwegian mother and English father at the age of two. Growing up in the digital era, Walker found an early interest in computers which later turned into a fascination for programming and graphic design. He initially had no music history, however he later taught himself by browsing YouTube videos based on music production.[1] In 2012 he started making music on his laptop and his songs soon caught the attention of record labels.
Walker's song "Fade" gained attention after its release on YouTube via the label NoCopyrightSounds. The tracks "Spectre" and "Force" followed in 2015. Walker signed with MER Musikk under Sony Music Sweden and his next single, "Faded", was a remastered vocal version of "Fade". It was released 25 November 2015 and featured uncredited female vocalist Iselin Solheim.[2] The song topped the Norwegian VG-lista singles chart and the Swedish Sverigetopplistan charts and was a hit in Finland, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States, many parts of European countries and some Asian countries.[3]

Information from: Wikipedia.com, ytimg.com.