HardFacts: Hardwell’s Journey To Becoming 2013’s Number One DJ


| October 15, 2013 - 7:00 pm

The road to success is not an easy one, but as the saying goes: you can either go hard or you can go home. Signed to his first label at the age of 14, Dutch DJ/producer Hardwell (aka Robbert van de Corput) knows a thing or two about tough times but we have a feeling 2013 will finally be his year. It has been leaked (allegedly) that the top three contenders for DJ Mag’s Number One DJ this year has come down to Hardwell, Armin Van Buuren and Avicii.

Safe to say the A names are out – though Armin and Avicii both did drop successful albums this year, it wasn’t enough to get them to the number one spot. That just leaves one option… VIBE gives you the #HardFacts on why Dutch producer Hardwell deserves the title, listing out his many accomplishments from this year. If you need further convincing, then check out our first part of #HardFacts that include where he got his name and his kung fu past.

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