Fedde le Grand (Utrecht, 7 September 1977) is a Dutch house DJ and producer best known for his 2006 track "Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit".
Fedde Le Grand is considered to be one of the most defining figures in the fast evolving genre of House music. His influence is felt continually throughout the electronic landscape; Fedde’s beats, grooves, melodies and rhythms surround us all and have done for many years. He belongs for nearly a decade as one of the top 30 most influential DJ's according to the prestigious DJ Mag Top 100, has been credited countless awards and remixed the biggest artists around - from Coldplay, Madonna, will.i.am, Robbie Williams, Everything But The Girl, Fatboy Slim, to more. Recent additions of Shakira ft. Rihanna's Can't Remember To Forget You and Mariah Carey's You're Mine see this list just grow and grow.
When it comes to solo records ‘Put Your Hands Up For Detroit’ brought him to global attention of course, but tracks like 'The Creeps', ‘Let Me Think About It’, '3 Minutes To Explain', ‘Back & Forth’, ‘Control Room’, 'Metrum', 'So Much Love', and 'Sparks (Turn Off Your Mind)', confirm him as a versatile powerhouse in the global Dance music industry. More recently adding 'Long Way From Home', 'Rockin' N' Rollin', 'No Good', 'Where We Belong' and his current smash single 'Don't Give Up' to his already impressive musical resumé.
Hundreds of thousands have witnessed him at the world’s biggest festivals and most legendary dance floors: Coachella, Exit Festival, Global Gathering, Electric Zoo, Mysteryland, Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival, Ministry of Sound, Ultra, Sensation and many more, while millions tune in to his Dark Light Sessions radio show each week. A touchstone, an inspiration and a true pioneer of sound, he is simply Fedde Le Grand.