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Voted the #4 DJ in the World by DJ Magazines prestigious Top 100 poll for 2006, Christopher Lawrence is recognized worldwide as one of the World’s top DJs and producers. Dubbed “A Superstar DJ” by the USs URB and One Of The Most Popular DJs On The Global Circuit by DJ Magazine, Christopher Lawrence is one of the biggest, most respected and popular names in dance music today. Once an outsider in a world dominated by European and UK DJs, Christopher has risen to the top of the international dance music heap. He is now considered one of the key global players and Americas leading dance music export, playing his tough techno trance sets main stage at the worlds biggest festivals and superclubs.
Over the past few years, Christopher has received numerous awards and accolades. Winner of Best American DJ at the IDMAs, Christopher is also a recent recipient of the “Best DJ” at both the Dancestar US Awards and Los Angeles Music Awards. Christopher has additionally been nominated in Dancestar UK Awards, DJ Awards, International Trance Awards, Global DJ Mix Awards and IDMAs to name a few. Christopher has also graced the covers of countless magazines, newspapers and publications worldwide.
Described as the "Biggest DJ in the USA by the BBCs Radio 1, Christopher clocks up over a quarter of a million frequent flyer miles a year and a list of international events too long to mention. In the past year alone, Christopher has toured China, United Kingdom, Mexico, Ibiza, Australia, Taiwan, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Japan, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Colombia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Greece, Russia, El Salvador, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, Romania, Slovenia, Panama, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Thailand, Guatemala, and Canada. One need look no further than the top international clubs and dance festivals to find Christophers name.
Meanwhile, back in the US, Christopher continues to be one of the countries most sought after DJs, headlining high profile events from San Franciscos Love Fest and Sonys Playstation 2 Tour to Arnold Schwazzenegers Terminator III party. He has played the famed Coachella festival more than any other DJ, and was also the only US DJ invited to headline all three of the inaugural Ministry Of Sound, Cream and Gatecrasher tours of America.
Described as “A Highly Respected Producer” by Mixmag, Christopher won a preliminary Grammy nomination in 2002. With a discography of groundbreaking tracks, Christophers notable releases Attention, Scorcher, Shredder, ‘Renegade’, ‘Rush Hour’, ‘Cruise Control’, Octobers Child and bootleg remixes such as Batman Begins have been hammered by DJs from Paul Van Dyk and Tiesto to Paul Oakenfold.
This past several years have been Christophers biggest to date on both the DJ and production front, following the release of two artist albums. His debut album All Or Nothing and the follow up, Un-Hooked, a retrospective of Christophers work for Hook Recordings, both topped the iTunes dance charts and met with widespread chart and critical acclaim from the worlds toughest critics from Rolling Stone to the Washington Post. Christophers music has soundtracked everything from TV shows such as MTVs Real World, to Matchbox Car DVDs to computer games including Need for Speed 2 bringing an entirely new audience to Christopher.
Always pushing the limits, Christopher gained attention with the release of his new website, which was nominated in the Best Music Website category of both the SXSW and the Webby Awards, which are considered the Academy Awards of web design. Designed by the groundbreaking and award winning 2Advanced, Christophers website became a benchmark in the DJ. Check it out at christopherlawrence.com
In the late nineties, Christopher established himself as one of the US’s biggest selling DJs selling over a quarter of a million mix CDs following a string of record breaking releases including ‘Rise’, ‘Temptation’, United States of Trance and ‘Around The World’. Christopher’s most recent mix Subculture was described by Jive Magazine as The Best Trance Album of the Year!", reiterating the fact that Christopher continues to be one of the World’s most evolving and respected DJs.
After lengthy delays, Christophers label Pharmacy Electronic Music will be officially launched in late 2007.
On the big screen, Christopher has appeared in Midsummernight’s Rave’, as well the documentaries Liquid Vinyl, ‘Intellect’, Put The Needle On The Record, World Party On Tour and American Massive to name a few. A music video for Christophers single, Freefall, shot at Californias Electric Daisy Carnival has also been featured on television around the world.
In the world of international dance culture, there are DJs who are leaders and those who are followers. Christopher Lawrence is a true leader.