Starting his career with NoCopyrightSounds-an ever-growing independent label with an impressive YouTube subscriber base of 12 million-plus fans,up to now the British – Norwegian DJ Alan Walker has had his own YouTube channel with more than 8.1 million followers.
Alan Walker is known worldwide through the song “Fade” released by NoCopyrightSounds in 2014 at just 18 years old, according to Billboard. This song quickly attracted tens of millions of online listeners,caught attention by Sony Music Sweden and then transformed into the 2015 international hit “Faded.
Later on Alan Walker continued to release many other hits such as: Tired, Sing Me to Sleep, Alone …that fascinated electronic music fans around the world.
Dj Alan Walker has taught himself how to make music by watching YouTube videos. At the age of 15 he started to put his own music on Soundcloud. In 2014 the song “Fade” was picked up and listened to millions of times. He gets a record deal and releases the song officially in 2015 but now as “Faded”. The song is a huge success worldwide.
Alan Walker, who can almost always be seen wearing a hoodie and mouth towel, has in the meantime scored many hits in a few years.
Here are 5 best songs by Alan Walker voted by Billboard:
With Routine, Alan Walker and Spanish producer David Whistle gave his fans, especially gamers, a colorful late 2016 gift.
“This song is for you, gamers” is the caption under the video Routine on YouTube. Until now this video has achieved more than 19.8 million views.
4. Sing Me To Sleep
Considered as the “sequel” of Faded, the song “Sing Me to Sleep” released in 2016 satisfies fans’ wishes.
With this song, Alan created gentle melodies like a lullaby on a lively and charismatic background, combined with the soft vocals like a daytime dream. This song currently has more than 303 million views on YouTube.
As the latest single, released in May this year by Alan Walker combined with Irish singer and songwriter Gavin James,”Tired” brings together all the elements that promise to make a hit this summer.
“Tired” even fascinated and caused DJ Kygo – a fellow countryman with Alan, to produce a remix of the song.
It’s hard to hold back your emotions and excitement as you listen to the melody of this song. With the vocals of Swedish electro-pop star Noonie Bao, “Alone” once held 5th place on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart. The music video of this song has more than 392 million views on YouTube.
Alna Walker’s biggest hit song, nothing but “Faded”. In 2014 the song “Fade” was picked up and listened to millions of times. He gets a record deal and releases the song officially in 2015 but now as “Faded”. The song is a huge success worldwide which holds high rankings on many Billboard charts such as Billboard Hot 100 and Dance Club Songs.
This song has acquired more than 690 million streams on Spotify while the track’s viral Youtube video boasts more than 1,2 billion views.