Deorro

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Deorro
Deorro live.jpg
Background information
Birth name Erick Orrosquieta
Also known as TON!C
Born (1991-08-30) August 30, 1991 (age 31)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Origin West Covina, California, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • DJ
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • CDJ
  • Ableton Live
Years active 2005–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website deorro.com

Erick Orrosquieta (born August 30, 1991), commonly known by his stage name Deorro, is a Mexican American DJ signed to Ultra Records. He formerly used the name TON!C.

Music career

2005–12: Early beginnings

Deorro began his DJ career by playing at local gigs when he was 14. He was born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents. By the time Deorro turned 17, he was already producing his own tracks.[1] In 2012, he was asked by DJ Chuckie to remix his track "Make Some Noise". Deorro's remix landed in the top 50 on Beatport. He has since remixed tracks from multiple international famed DJs such as Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, and Gareth Emery, among others.

2013–present: Breakthrough

In 2013, he released the track "Yee" on Hardwell's label, Revealed Recordings, which charted in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, and Switzerland. On 18 March 2014 he released the single "Freak" with Steve Aoki and Diplo. On 24 March 2014 he released the single "Flashlight" with R3hab. He released the single "Five Hours" in April 2014.[2] The track charted in Austria, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. On 17 May 2014, Deorro announced on his Twitter page he was going to take a break from DJing in order to have a bigger focus in making music and expanding his record label, PandaFunk.[3] In August 2014 he released the single "Rambo" with J-Trick. On 18 October 2014, Deorro received the award for highest new entry on the 'DJmag top 100 DJs 2014' contest, he hit spot 19. He also played a half-hour set at the 'DJmag top 100 DJs' event, which took place during ADE in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In December 2014 he released the single "Perdoname". In March 2015 he released a third version of "Five Hours" with Chris Brown titled "Five More Hours", the song has charted in Ireland, Netherlands and Sweden.

Singles

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As lead artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
AUT
[4]
BEL
[5]
DEN
[6]
FRA
[7]
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
NOR
[10]
POL
[11]
SWE
[12]
SWI
[13]
"Yee" 2013 33 58 74 62 37 65 Non-album singles
"Freak"
(with Steve Aoki and Diplo featuring Steve Bays)
2014 118
"Flashlight"
(with R3hab)
104
"Five Hours" 37 7 8 68 17 17 45 60
"Rambo"
(with J-Trick)
199
"Perdóname"
(featuring DyCy and Adrian Delgado)
1
"Five More Hours"
(with Chris Brown)
2015 15 13 10 31 23 34 10 7 22
"Bailar"
(featuring Elvis Crespo)
2016 9
[17]
71
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References

  1. Paramount Artists: Deorro paramountartists.com
  2. iTunes - Music - Five Hours - Single by Deorro
  3. "Deorro Says He Will Quit DJing". Retrieved May 1, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Deorro". Belgium (Flanders) Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". French Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Deorro". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. Peak positions for singles on the Polish Airplay Chart:
  12. Hung, Steffen. "Discography Deorro". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Deorro". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. "Canadian digital download certifications – Deorro – Five Hours". Music Canada.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  15. "Canadian digital download certifications – Deorro – Five Hours/five More Hours (Ft. Chris Brown)". Music Canada.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. "BPI Certification – 17 July 2015". BPI. Retrieved July 23, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  17. http://www.snepmusique.com/tops-semaine/top-singles-telecharges/

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