December 6, 2022

Major Lazer, Biography, Lean On, Songs, Tour.

Major Lazer Biography

Major Lazer is an American electronic dance music trio. It includes record producer Diplo and DJ Jillionaire and DJ Walshy Fire. The various genres such as EDM, Dancehall, Reggae, Moombahton. The various genres such as EDM, Dancehall, Reggae, Moombahton.
They are known for their hit single Lean On in collaboration with DJ Snake.

Major Lazer Career

The group was originally made of Diplo and Switch. Their first album was Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do. It was released in June 16th, 2009 on Downtown Records. It was recorded in Jamaica with artists such as Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Ward 21 Busy Signal, Mr. Vegas and T.O.K contributing to it. It had some production from Afro Jack and Crookers. In the album, its first single was Hold The Line video directed by Erick Wareheim was nominated for MTV Video Award for the Break Through Video category. June 2009 the group was featured on The Fader.
The group live shows were done by hype man before he left to go to pursue religion in 2012. The duo began to work with Snoop Dog to produce some tracks and along the way came his alter ego Snoop Lion. Switch then left due to creative differences as explained by Diplo and was later replaced by DJ/Producers Jillionaire and Walshy Fire and also Boaz van de Beatz an artist from Mad Decent. September 2012 the group announced its upcoming album Free the Universe that would be released on Mad Decent on 12 March 2013.
They also produced Rita Oras Debut Album Ora.
8th February 2015 during a Grammy Award Ceremony Diplo revealed details of Major Lazers third album and its incorporation with artists such as Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding, and PushaT.with its title being Peace is The Mission. Its first single was with French Producer DJ Snake and Danish artist MO. The song became number 4 on Billboard s 100 and no. 2 on UK charts. The second single was titled Powerful featuring English singer Ellie Goulding and Jamaican artist Tarrus Riley. The album was released and was number 12 on Billboard 200.
Walshy Fire announced that the group’s fourth album titled music is the weapon was to be released in 2016.
July 22nd, 2016 a track titled Cold Water featuring MO and Justin Bieber was released by Major Lazer. It was number 2 on Billboard 100. The group album was needed a few club songs to be complete.

Major Lazer Lean On

 

Major Lazer Songs

  • Lean On

Peace Is The Mission · 2015

  • Cold Water
  • Cold Water · 2016
  • Light It Up

Essentials · 2018

  • Bubble Butt

Free the Universe · 2013

  • Sua Cara

Essentials · 2018

  • Know No Better

Essentials · 2018

  • Run Up

Essentials · 2018

  • Powerful

Delirium · 2015

  • Watch Out for This

Free the Universe · 2013

  • Blow That Smoke

Essentials · 2018

  • Particula

Give Me Future · 2017

  • Get Free

Free the Universe · 2013

  • Be Together

Essentials · 2018

  • Let Me Live

Let Me Live · 2018

  • All My Love
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack · 2014
  • Come on to Me

Essentials · 2018

  • Pon de Floor

Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do · 2009

  • Original Don

Essentials · 2018

Major Lazer Tour

Sat, MAR 30

SLS South Beach

Miami Beach, FL

Sat, MAY 11

EDC Japan (May 11-12)

Yokohama-shi, Japan

Sat, MAY 25

Encore Beach Club Night Swim

Las Vegas, NV

Sat, JUN 01

Governor’s Ball NYC

New York City, NY

Thu, JUN 06

NorthSide (June 6-8th)

Aarhus, Denmark

Sat, JUN 08

Parklife Festival (June 8-9)

Manchester, United Kingdom

Mon, JUN 10

Pink Pop Festival

Landgraaf, Netherlands

Wed, AUG 21

New Horizons Festival (Aug 21-25)

Nürburg, German

Sat, AUG 24

Rock En Seine

Paris, France

Major  Lazer Awards

Year Awards Category Nominee/Work Outcome
2016 NRJ Music Awards Best Live Performance Major Lazer Nominated
Best Single Dance/Electro “Light It Up” Nominated
Best Collaboration of the Year Major Lazer Won
Billboard Music Awards Top Dance/Electronic Song Lean On Won
American Music Awards Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music Major Lazer Nominated
2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Dance Artist of the Year Nominated
Dance Song of the Year “Cold Water” Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite DJ/EDM Artist Major Lazer Nominated
Billboard Music Awards Top Dance/Electronic Artist Major Lazer Nominated
Top Dance/Electronic Song “Cold Water” Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Electronic/Dance Artist Major Lazer Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Best Dance Video “Cold Water” Nominated
Electronic Music Awards Single of the Year Won
Remix of the Year “Shape of You” (Major Lazer Remix) Nominated
2018 Latin Grammy Awards Best Urban Fusion/Performance “Sua Cara” Nominated