deadmau5 Scores GRAMMY Nomination for “Best Dance/Electronic Album” (@deadmau5)

deadmau51Canadasdeadmau5is rounding out 2014 in a big way. The esteemed electronic music producer and performer has been nominated for aGRAMMY Award in the Best Dance/Electronic Albumfor his mau5trap/Astralwerks releasewhile(1<2). In addition, his 2012 album4×4=12has just been certified gold by the RIAA for over 500,000 in sales and his retrospective double album5 years of mau5is out now just in time for the holidays, making it an essential gift for anydeadmau5fan.

while(1<2)–a double-album highlighted by tracksSeeya featuring Colleen DAgostino,AvaritiaandInfra Turbo Pigcart Raceralongside remixes ofNine Inch Nails SurvivalismandHow To Destroy Angels Ice Age–made an impressive debut upon its release in June. It hit#9 on theBillboardTop 200,#1 on the Dance/Electronic Albums chartand#4 on the Digital Albums chart. At iTunes it peaked at#1 on Danceand#4 on Overallcharts respectively and returned again to the#1slot on the Dance chart following hisiTunes Festivalperformance in September.

This yearsGRAMMY nominationmarksdeadmau5s sixth overall. His other nominations are forBest Dance/Electronic Albumfor>album title goes here<(2013)and4×4=12(2012);Best Dance RecordingforRaise Your Weapon (2012);andBest Remixed Recording (Non-Classical) forFoo Fighters Rope (deadmau5 Mix, 2012)andMorgan Page The Longest Road (deadmau5 Remix, 2009).deadmau5also performed at the54th Annual GRAMMY Awardsas part of its first ever telecast performance highlighting electronic music.

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