Axwell
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Axwell

Sweden Sweden
Just call Axwell the king of progressive house music. In his native country Sweden, his name is practically synonymous with the genre, but Axwell's popularity knows no bounds. He was an early bloomer who taught himself how to play the drums as a child before developing the computer skills necessary to craft independent compositions. He solidified his place as a progressive house pioneer during his tenure in dance trio Swedish House Mafia, and he continued to work with former member Sebastian Ingrosso after the group parted ways. Axwell has worked with countless industry luminaries. He co-produced and co-wrote Cyndi Lauper's "Rain on Me" and remixed Adele's "Hometown Glory." His efforts have earned him four Grammy Award nominations, including two for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical and two for Best Dance Recording. The winner of five Beatport Music Awards, including three for Best House Artist, Axwell continues to tour with Ingr...