Voted the #7 DJ in the world by DJ Magazine's prestigious 'Top 100' poll for 2004 and a recent winner of the "Best DJ" award at the Dancestar US Awards, Christopher Lawrence is recognized worldwide as one of the World's top DJs and producers. Dubbed "A Superstar DJ" by the US's URB and "One Of The Most Popular DJs On The Global Circuit" by DJ Magazine, Christopher Lawrence is one of the biggest, most respected and popular names in dance music today.
Inducted into Cream's "Superstar DJ" hall of fame, Christopher's production skills, coupled with his ability to take international dancefloors by storm with his tough progressive and sleek techno trance sets, place him in high demand worldwide. A headliner at the world's biggest clubs and events, Christopher was the only US DJ invited to headline all three of the inaugural Ministry Of Sound, Cream and Gatecrasher tours of America. No stranger to the press, Christopher has graced the covers of countless magazines around the globe from the US's Remix, Mixer, Jive and XLR8R to Britain's Wax.
Described as an "All Round International Jetsetting Superstar" by M8, Christopher clocks up up over 250,000 frequent flyer miles a year and a list of international events too long to mention. Christopher cites recent favorites as Englands' Global Gathering and Creamfields, Malaysia's official Grand Prix party, Belgium's Antwerp is Burning, Australia's 'Two Tribes', Netherland's Extrema, Hong Kong's HITEC, Tokyo's Ageha and Cream Ibiza. No stranger to jetlag, Christopher has toured Europe, China, United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Japan, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama and Canada in the past year alone.
Meanwhile, back in the US, Christopher continues to be one of the countries most in demand DJs. Voted #5 in BPM Magazine's influential 'America's Favorite DJ' poll for 2004, he regularly headlines high profile events from Arnold Schwazzeneger's 'Terminator III' party to Sony's 'Playstation 2 Tour', along with clubbing highlights at New York's Avalon and Los Angeles Gods Kitchen to California's famed Coachella festival to name but a few.
In the studio, Christopher has been described as "A Highly Respected Producer" by Mixmag, winning a preliminary Grammy nomination in 2002. With a discography of groundbreaking tracks, Christopher's notable releases 'Shredder', 'Navigator', 'Interceptor', 'Renegade', 'Rush Hour', 'Cruise Control' and 'October's Child' have been played by DJs from Paul Oakenfold and Paul van Dyk to Tiesto.
Christopher's widely anticipated debut artist album 'All Or Nothing', released in Summer 2004 met with widespread chart and critical acclaim with URB magazine saying "America's favorite trance DJ kicks some dance-floor ass. 4 out of 5 stars!" while the Washington Post described it as "dynamic and forceful". 'All or Nothing' has already been picked up by MTV's 'Real World', with tracks being licensed by International Arts, the worlds largest video gaming company. Vinyl and remixes are due early 2005.
Also, keep your eyes open for forthcoming singles including Freefall, which is accompanied by a music video. In what must be the ultimate trans-Atlantic trance team up, Christopher will also be collaborating with John OO Fleming, with their first single 'Attention' due out in late 2004.
Christopher's second artist album 'Un:Hooked' is also due for release in late 2004.
Christopher also gained attention with the release of his new website in 2004. Designed by the award winning 2Advanced, Christopher's website currently receives more traffic than any other DJ's in the world, other than Tiesto. Check it out at http://www.christopherlawrence.com
In the late nineties, Christopher established himself as one of the US's biggest selling DJs selling over a quarter of a million mix CDs following a string of record breaking releases including 'Rise', 'Temptation', 'Christopher Lawrence Presents Hook Recordings', 'Empire' And 'Around The World'. In 2001, Christopher continued to smash sales records when his mix 'United States Of Trance' debuted and remained in the Top Ten US Dance Charts alongside Moby, Chemical Bros And Fatboy Slim. Christopher's most recent mix 'Exposure IV' has been described by Remix as "The U.S. Trance Master's peak-of-career mix" - reiterating the fact that Christopher continues to be one of the World's most evolving and respected DJs.
On the big screen, Christopher will make his debut in 'Midsumernight's Rave', as well as appearing in the documentaries 'Intellect', 'Put The Needle On The Record', 'World Party On Tour' and 'American Massive' in 2004.
In the world of international dance culture, there are DJs who are leaders and those who are followers. Christopher Lawrence is a true leader.