How EDM Took Over the Music Scene

Over the last few years the EDM scene has taken over music. EDM is now part of mainstream culture and people all over the world are enjoying the charm of this once underground music.


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DJs like Skrillex, David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Calvin Harris have been in the spotlight the last couple of years thanks to the rise of EDM. Electronic Dance Music has been around for several years, but only has it recently become a huge mainstream hit.

Since the rise of EDM, that means even more crazy festivals have also emerged. There are a number of popular EDM festivals that take place across the world and each year they just get better.

Each EDM festival grows more successful each year like the Electronic Daisy Carnival, Hard, Electric Zoo and Tomorrowland. Tickets usually are a couple hundred dollars, but that doesn’t stop hundreds of thousands of fans from attending each year.

Other festivals are also jumping on the EDM train and featuring some of the top EDM acts like Justice, Swedish House Mafia and Skrillex. Coachella Valley Music Festival, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza pair top artists like Radiohead and Snoop Dogg with the top EDM DJs.

EDM has also influenced pop music and a lot of pop stars have songs produced by the hottest EDM DJs. David Guetta has collaborated with artists like Fergie, Nicki Minaj and even Beyonce. Pop songs mixed with the beats of EDM have become more popular and has attracted a new set of fans to the electronic music scene. With the popularity of EDM still growing, I don’t think it is going anywhere.