Skrillex
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01br4j6.jpg
1988-01-15
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/ae002c5d-aac6-490b-a39a-30aa9e2edf2b
Skrillex

Skrillex Biography (Wikipedia)

Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), known professionally as Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and musician. Growing up in Northeast Los Angeles and in Northern California, Sonny Moore joined the American post-hardcore band From First to Last as the lead singer in 2004, and recorded two studio albums with the band (Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count, 2004, and Heroine, 2006) before leaving to pursue a solo career in 2007. He began his first tour as a solo artist in late 2007. After recruiting a new band lineup, Moore joined the Alternative Press Tour to support bands such as All Time Low and The Rocket Summer, and appeared on the cover of Alternative Press' annual "100 Bands You Need to Know" issue.

After releasing the Gypsyhook EP in 2009, Moore was scheduled to record his debut studio album, Bells, with producer Noah Shain. However, he ceased production of the album and began performing under the name Skrillex, distributing the My Name Is Skrillex EP for free download on his official MySpace page. Subsequently, he released the Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP in late–2010 and More Monsters and Sprites EP in mid–2011, both of which have since become moderate commercial successes. On November 30, 2011, he was nominated for a total of five Grammy Awards at the 54th Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and won three: "Best Dance/Electronica Album", "Best Dance Recording", and "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical". On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that he had been nominated for their Sound of 2012 poll. On December 12, 2011, he was also named MTV's Electronic Dance Music Artist of the Year. Skrillex has won a total of eight Grammy Awards and holds the world record for most Grammys won by an Electronic Dance Music artist. Skrillex has collaborated with Diplo and Boys Noize to form the groups of Jack Ü and Dog Blood respectively. It was announced on Moore's 29th birthday, he reunited with...

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Skrillex Performances & Interviews


Skrillex Tracks

Sort by

Skrillex
Purple Lamborghini (feat. Rick Ross)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p044czjc.jpg
link
Purple Lamborghini (feat. Rick Ross)
Skrillex
Where Are U Now (feat. Justin Bieber)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Where Are U Now (feat. Justin Bieber)
Skrillex
Would You Ever (Habstrakt 1990 VIP)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Would You Ever (Habstrakt 1990 VIP)
Skrillex
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (Yookie Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites (Yookie Remix)
Skrillex
Chicken Soup (Joyryde VIP)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Chicken Soup (Joyryde VIP)
Skrillex
Make It Bun Dem
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bw3p6.jpg
link
Make It Bun Dem
Skrillex
Purple Lamborghini (Slushii Edit)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Purple Lamborghini (Slushii Edit)
Kendrick Lamar
Humble (Skrillex Remix) [Whipped Cream Flip]
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br6j7.jpg
link
Humble (Skrillex Remix) [Whipped Cream Flip]
Kendrick Lamar
Humble (Skrillex Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br6j7.jpg
link
Humble (Skrillex Remix)
Skrillex
Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites
Skrillex
Bangarang (feat. Sirah)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bw16w.jpg
link
Bangarang (feat. Sirah)
Skrillex
Chicken Soup
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Chicken Soup
Skrillex
Where Are Ü Now
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Where Are Ü Now
Skrillex
Would You Ever (Naderi Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Would You Ever (Naderi Remix)
Vindata
Favor (feat. NSTASIA)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05v5cmk.jpg
link
Favor (feat. NSTASIA)

Favor (feat. NSTASIA)

Performer
Featured Artist
NSTASIA
Skrillex
All Is Fair in Love and Brostep (feat. Ragga Twins)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
All Is Fair in Love and Brostep (feat. Ragga Twins)
Dillon Francis
Bun Up The Dance
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02ghnv2.jpg
link
Bun Up The Dance
Skrillex
Cinema (Slushii Edit)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Cinema (Slushii Edit)
Skrillex
VIP's (Gent & Jawns Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
VIP's (Gent & Jawns Remix)
Skrillex
Would You Ever (4B Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Would You Ever (4B Remix)
DJ Sliink
Saint Laurent
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03gmptb.jpg
link
Saint Laurent
Ekali
Babylon (Skrillex & Ronny J Remix) (feat. Denzel Curry)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03bypn8.jpg
link
Babylon (Skrillex & Ronny J Remix) (feat. Denzel Curry)
Skrillex
VIP's (MUST DIE! Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
VIP's (MUST DIE! Remix)
Skrillex
Make It Bun Dem (Benny Page Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4j6.jpg
link
Make It Bun Dem (Benny Page Remix)
RL Grime
Waiting
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02ty5cf.jpg
link
Waiting
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Skrillex


Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2014
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/errnc8/acts/awr2fx
Worthy Farm, Pilton
2014-06-26T03:29:00
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p020pq95.jpg
26
Jun
2014
Glastonbury: 2014

Glastonbury: 2014

12:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
Reading + Leeds: 2013
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezc5d4/acts/ab8wrz
Reading
Leeds
2013-08-23T03:29:00
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p0162ppj.jpg
23
Aug
2013
Reading + Leeds: 2013

Reading + Leeds: 2013

Reading
Creamfields: 2012
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ewc5d4
Daresbury, Cheshire
2012-08-24T03:29:00
24
Aug
2012

Creamfields: 2012

Daresbury, Cheshire
T in the Park: 2012
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ehxzp6
Balado, Kinross-Shire
2012-07-06T03:29:00
6
Jul
2012

T in the Park: 2012

17:00
Balado, Kinross-Shire
Zane Lowe Sessions: Skrillex
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evbp5v
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-11-16T03:29:00
16
Nov
2011

Zane Lowe Sessions: Skrillex

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

Latest Skrillex News

    Are these the 10 most irritating sounds in music?
    Irksome vocal tics and horrific instruments, these are the sounds that can ruin everything
    How Justin Bieber pulled off the comeback of the year
    Move over Adele and tell Mumford the news, Justin has made true Beliebers of us all

Performances & Interviews from Similar Artists

Back to artist