Ever since, he has been touring relentlessly in his home country, where he also runs the famous ‘Defected in the house’ parties, and across Europe, playing sets at clubs and illustrious festivals such as Tomorrowland (BE), Defected Croatia (HR), Parookaville (DE), TomorrowWorld (USA + BRA), Laundry Day (BE), Lakedance (NL), Disney Land Paris (FR), Miami Music Week (USA) and Summerfestival (BE) – where he’s hosting his own SHOMI stage again this year.
In 2015, Summerfestival asks him to deliver the festival’s anthem, ‘Come Along’, which has since racked up an impressive 3+ million views on YouTube. In 2016, DJ Licious decides to expand his SHOMI operations by setting up his own label in association with N.E.W.S. The first release from his SHOMI imprint, DJ Licious’ original version of ‘Calling’ catches the attention of several A-list artists, including Tiësto, The Magician, Avicii, Don Diablo, Oliver Heldens, Sam Feldt and Lost Frequencies. Pete Tong premieres ‘Calling’ on his revered BBC Radio 1 show and it goes on to receive strong support from the station. ‘Calling’ quickly racks up over a million streams on Spotify, storms up the Belgian and iTunes charts and hits #1 on the Spotify Belgium Viral chart.
The story doesn’t end there though! British songstress Yolanda Quartey - who previously lent her voice to Duke Dumont’s hit single ‘Won’t Look Back’ - jumps on the track and ‘I Hear You Calling’ is born. The record gets scooped up by the legendary Postiva record label - home to some of the biggest names in dance today, such as Avicii, Martin Solveig and Jonas Blue - and is now set to become one of the biggest dance anthems of 2017.
Besides his original productions, DJ Licious is also a prolific remixer, delivering official remixes for the likes of Bob Sinclar, Klingande, Kungs, Calum Scott and many others. He showcases a lot of his own music in his own global radio show on Radio FG. Get ready to see DJ Licious at a club or festival near you, as he’s ready to unleash a lot of new music in 2017.