August 20, 2014 – NEW YORK, NY — Not one, but two of TIËSTO’s 2014 singles, “Wasted” [featuring Matthew Koma] and “Red Lights”, have just gone Gold as certified by the RIAA for digital sales in excess of 500,000. These are his first Gold plaques in the States, and these dance floor anthems are also available on his critically acclaimed fifth full-length album, A Town Called Paradise [Casablanca Records/ Republic Records/ Musical Freedom]—out now.
To mark this milestone, the award-winning electronic dance music icon will host The Gold Party as part of his CLUBLIFE residency at Hakkasan Nightclub in Las Vegas on Friday September 12, 2014. That night, he will also personally debut the video for his new single”Light Years Away” [featuring DBX].
Additionally, Casablanca Records has just launched a special contest via its Facebook page. Fans who “like” the page will have a chance to win a personalized gold plaque commemorating the singles achieving gold status. Enter here!
This month, TIËSTO also graces the cover of the latest issue of DJ Times. You can check it out here! You can catch him live at Budweiser’s Made In America Festival and Global Citizen Festival to cap off the summer.
Leading up to The Gold Party, TIËSTO will premiere remixes of “Light Years Away” by in-demand fellow EDM producers MoTi, Oliver Heldens, and Flic Flac. Be on the lookout for them soon!
TIËSTO is one of the most recognizable forces in the genre. He’s received the adoration of millions worldwide, garnered Grammy Award nominations, opened the 2004 Olympic Games, been named “The Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mixmag and the “#1” DJ by Rolling Stone, partnered with Guess and AKG for his own brands, headlined festivals worldwide including Ultra Music Festival, and Electric Daisy Carnival, and launched the “Club Life” channel on SiriusXM.