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http://www.A3Network.com Armin van Buuren 'Pawnshop'. Miami USA. Armin van Buuren is one of the most popular DJ’s around: voted number one twice by DJ Mag, 30 million listeners to his radioshow and worldwide gigs. His ‘76’, ‘Shivers’ and ‘Imagine’ artist albums are award-winning, his Armada Music label is a big success and the amount of fans is still growing fast. Armin van Buuren has been named number one in the prestigious DJ Top 100 poll twice in a row, in 2007 and 2008– voted for by over 350,000 people across the world, as an indication of his prolific output over the more than 10 years he’s been dj’ing and producing. Being the official World’s Most Popular DJ is just one of his many achievements, but the driving force behind his success is an overriding passion for dance music.
Even a basic list of recent successes reads like a lifetime of work: he was awarded with the prestigious Buma Cultuur Pop Award in 2008. This was followed by being voted as the Best Trance Artist in the Beatport Music Awards judged on the musician’s artistic achievements, national and international success. Next to that, Armin was awarded for Best European DJ at the 2009 IDMA Awards, along with 3 other Awards. It is evident that Armin van Buuren has become one of the decade’s most influential trance acts.