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Duke Dumont, whose real name is Adam George Dyment, is a British DJ, record producer, and songwriter known for his successful career in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene. He was born on August 27, 1982, in Rayners Lane, London, England.

Duke Dumont gained significant recognition with the release of his international hit single “Need U (100%)” featuring AME in 2013. The song reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and earned him a nomination for Best Dance Recording at the Grammy Awards in 2014.

Following the success of “Need U (100%),” Duke Dumont continued to produce chart-topping tracks and collaborated with various artists. Some of his notable singles include “I Got U” featuring Jax Jones, “Ocean Drive,” “The Giver (Reprise),” and “Won’t Look Back.” These songs showcased his ability to blend house, deep house, and dance-pop elements into infectious and catchy tunes.

Duke Dumont has also received critical acclaim for his remix work. He has remixed tracks for artists like HAIM, AlunaGeorge, and Lily Allen, adding his own touch and bringing new life to the original songs. His music often incorporates soulful vocal hooks, infectious melodies, and driving basslines, creating an uplifting and energetic atmosphere on the dance floor. Duke Dumont’s production style reflects his influences from various genres, including house, disco, funk, and R&B.

Apart from his successful releases, Duke Dumont is known for his captivating live performances. He has performed at renowned festivals and clubs around the world, showcasing his DJ skills and entertaining audiences with his dynamic stage presence. Overall, Duke Dumont is a talented DJ and producer who has made a significant impact on the EDM scene. With his catchy and infectious tracks, he has garnered a loyal fan base and continues to contribute to the evolving landscape of electronic dance music.

 

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