Grammy-winning EDM artist Skrillex to tour India

Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Six-time Grammy award-winning American electronic music producer, DJ, singer and songwriter Skrillex is all set to embark on a tour of India for Vh1 Supersonic later this year.

The musician will tour Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Delhi from October 8-11.

“We continue to bring the world’s greatest music legends that music aficionados in India have been waiting to experience. This time too devout dance music fans of Vh1 Supersonic in India are in for another unforgettable experience of a life time with Grammy award winner Skrillex,” Jaideep Singh, senior vice president and business head, Live Viacom18, said in a statement.

“We are sure that such pulsating experiences curated for Vh1 Supersonic will continue to captivate and mesmerise music lovers and ignite the collective passion for dance music in India,” he added.

Last year’s edition of Vh1 Supersonic featured names like The Chainsmokers, Major Lazer, Steve Aoki and Pretty Lights.

Skrillex, whose real name is Sonny John Moore, has worked with renowned artists like Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5 and The Chemical Brothers. He is also a part of the American DJ duo Jack Ü with DJ and music producer Diplo.

In 2011, he was nominated for five Grammy Awards at the 54th Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and won three: “Best Dance/Electronica Album”, “Best Dance Recording”, and “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical”.

Later that year, he was also named MTV’s Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Year.

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