Armin van Buuren is a Dutch trance music producer and DJ. He is known for mostly playing progressive trance and uplifting trance. He has won a number of accolades, including DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs fan poll a record of 5 times, including an unprecedented four consecutive years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and again in 2012. He is currently the #1 DJ atop DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJ poll. Since 2001, van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show called A State of Trance, which has 20 million weekly listeners in 26 countries. This radio show propelled him to superstardom and garnered an intense following of trance fans around the world. His 2008 studio album, Imagine, entered the Dutch album chart at No. 1, a first for a dance music artist in Dutch music history.
Van Buuren has been touring the world with his A State of Trance radioshow which has over 600 episodes and counting.