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Santiago Cortes

Ibiza, Spain

House, Techno

Animals Muziq Recordings, Carpe Noctem, Dark Clover Records
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Santiago Cortés, a Latino-Swiss musician born in Cartagena/Colombia.


Coming soon his most important releases at Pacha recordings-Ibiza!!

Single "If You Wanna Dance!

  1. 1 in the british dance chart
  2. 5 in the EUROPE Charts
  3. Top 10 @ MTV/ Viva Germany

Santiago Cortes sold over

2 million copies. feat. Edita Abdieski, winner of the German Music Competition X-Factor 2010.

The single was Don`t leave me

  1. 4 in the german pop charts
  2. 4 in the british dance charts

    At the monemt rotation Viva und MTV Television Europe & U.S.A.

    Santiago Cortes has been producing music for TV and film, and doing regular DJ dance music gigs in the USA, South America, Italy, Spain and Asia. But only in 2004 he collaborated with top professional musicians, engineers and producers in Europe and abroad producing his debut album WELCOME TO MY AIRLINE, released in September 2005; e.g. with the lead singer Skip Martin (Grammy winner, New York) from “Kool and the Gang” and with “Tony Martinez and the Cuban Power” (two time Grammy nominee, New York).

It was as well early in 2005 when Santiago’s Nr. 1 hit single and music video DON`T LEAVE ME was accepted for N1 rotation on Viva Switzerland and on Latin-MTV in Miami, and made the EuropTop 40 within one week of airplay. As well his second single SUPERSTAR released in September 2005 made the Swiss Top 40 within one week and underlined the professional attitued of his work. Late in January 2006 his third single SATURDAY was released in combination with a new video-clip and became another benchmark is Europe House Music. And at last his latest production CRAZY which made the radio charts up to number 1 got appreciation from all over the world. His second album FIRST CLASS is another benchmark in national but in international house music too. Therefor he worked with Kim Cooper (Defected Records), Michael Procter, Lynn Lockamy (McFarlane Productions – ancient Robin S.) or Phil Dankner – all well known artists in the genre of house music giving this second album a unique style and great variability in between electro grooves and chill house. In 2007 Santiago Cortes released his third album IN THE MIX, basically reflecting his knowledge as a DJ which run out of stock in Switzerland within four weeks. But nevertheless, as well his studio work got attention again. With a remix of Samantha Fox`s hit TOUCH ME he produced another benchmark in his career, always ambitious to it better and faster than all the others in the industry. In 2008 Santiago Cortes could as well sign the distribution contracts to distribute all the productions released by his label In The Mix Rec. Music via Kontor Records. This opens new markets, new options and new chances for the artist always looking for growth.


Santiago Cortes feat.Edita Abdieski, winner of the German Music Competition X-Factor.

The single Don`t leave me alone was sold


2 million copies.!!

  1. 4 in the german pop charts
  2. 4 in the british dance charts

    Rotation Viva und MTV

Not only mentioned productions made Santiago Cortés to one of the most impressing persons in Swiss music industry but as well his international network which allows him to work on a international niveau, based on an almost endless repertoire of artists. Furthermore, he joined with media and fashion partners such as Radio 105, the leading Swiss youth radio, to produce his own radio show every Friday evening or Astons Nightwear as well as Diva Vodka.

And last but not least, he is the first Swiss musician having his own platform in His club FIRST CLASS is frequently vistied and a must for all house fans in this unique virtual world-Beside his production activities Santiago Cortés still enjoys bookings as a DJ such as Guest-DJ at Club Amnesia Ibiza, Resident-DJ at Amnesia Ibiza World Tour, Guest-DJ at “finest clubs of the world” and at venues all over the world such as Miami, Spain, Geneva, Zuerich, Dubai, Tokyo which allow him to be very close to the development in dance and house music.



Club Amnesia, Ibiza

Chi Club Dubai

Q-Club (Zürich)

La maison blanche, Paris (F)

Liquid Club, Bern

Chlösterli, Gstaad (CH, finest clubs)

Platins Club, Zürich

Diagonal Zürich

Platinum, Geneva (CH, finest clubs)

Red Club Lausanne (CH, finest clubs)

Nikki Beach Miami (Juicy Beach)

Avalon (Hollywood)

Bed Miami

Full Moon, Koh pan Gang Thailand

Club Neo, Tokyo (JAP)


Apartment Club, Dubai (UAE)


90°, Berlin (D)

Club Bangaluu Berlin (D)

Top10 Singen


La maison blanche Paris (F)


Vanilla Club, Lugano

Hollywood Milano

Rio Bo Gallipoli

Echoes Riccione

Soho Liichtnestein

Popaya Beach Romania

and many more…

References Charts Santiago Cortés and his Hit “Don’t leave me” video rotation charts TMF Netherlands rank 5 (May 2006) official Europe single-charts rank 36 (March 2005) official Europe single-charts rank 3 (March 2005) most often played video on viva-swizz video rotation on MTV Germany and MTV Miami Charts Santiago Cortés and his Hit “Superstar” official Europe single-charts rank 21 (04.10.2005 / after week 2) radio rotation charts Radio 105 Rank 1 (16.10.2005) Charts Santiago Cortés and his Hit “Saturday” official Europe single-charts rank 44 official Swiss single-charts rank 3 video rotation on VIVA Switzerland (A-Rotation) Charts Santiago Cortes and his Hit “Crazy” radio rotation charts radio 105 ranks (2009) 1 video rotation on M6 France release in Switzerland, France, Benelux, Poland, Japan

Discographie Update:

Coming up 2011

January: Hit single with video-clip If you Wanna dance

and hit single

Espana featuring

Abigail Bailey.

February: The yellow puppet Flat Eric, Vs. Santiago Cortes.

Hit single Stand by featuring Abigail Bailey.

Santiago Cortes singer Edita Abdieski won the German Music Competition X-Factor and

the single Do not leave me popped up in the German and British pop charts.

2010, Artist Album My Underground World.

Los Timbales de Ibiza. (Interlabel Music)

Santiago Cortes & Mr.Mike Bring your body, Top 10 Charts.

2010, Artist Album Amnesia E.P.

2009, Remix for Juicy music and Robbie Rivera.

Remix for JD Davis. (The voice of David Guetta)

2009, Artist Album Womanizer with hit single Gitano, remixed by Robbie Rivera.

2008, Artist Album Players at Night with hit single * Diva* featuring Kim Cooper.

2007, Artist Album In the Mix with hit single Touch me featuring Samantha Fox, remixed my

John Dahlback!!

2006, Artist Album First class with hit single * Crazy*


2005, Artist Album Welcome to my airline with hit

single Superstar und Saturday.