The Recording Academy has announced today electronic music producer deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’) will perform on the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards telecast this Sunday, February 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. He will join Foo Fighters, David Guetta, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne for a special performance, marking the first-time ever electronic music will be spotlighted on the show. The producer and performer is nominated for three GRAMMY Awards including Best Dance/Electronica Album for his critically acclaimed LP 4×4=12 (Ultra Music), Best Dance Recording for “Raise Your Weapon” with Greta Svabo Bech and Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for his stellar remix of the Foo Fighters’ “Rope.”
In addition, deadmau5’s MEOWINGTONS HAX 2K11 TORONTO DVD is released today, February 7 on Ultra Music. FUSE, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, will air the world premiere of MEOWINGTONS HAX 2K11 TORONTO, the same day as the DVD release. deadmau5 fans can tune-in tonight, Tuesday, February 7 at 8:30pm ET to see the show air exclusively on FUSE.
The Canadian, platinum-selling, independent artist made history on November 5, 2011, when he became the first Canadian artist as well as the first electronic artist to have a headlining concert at Toronto’s Rogers Centre, marking the last stop of his record-breaking Meowingtons Hax North American tour. The amazing state-of-the-art live Rogers Centre show captured for MEOWINGTONS HAX 2K11 TORONTO brings the viewer mind-blowing visuals and live performance of some of his biggest hits and previously unreleased tracks. A sample can be viewed here:
Following his GRAMMY performance the night of Sunday, February 12, deadmau5 will join Rihanna, Calvin Harris and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles for the Three Six Zero Group and Roc Nation charity concert. All proceeds from this once-in-a-lifetime event will benefit the Children’s Orthopaedic Center and The Mark Taper–Johnny Mercer Artists Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Tickets, priced at $250 and $1,000, may be purchased online here, by calling Ticketmaster at 800-653-8000 or at the House Of Blues box office located at 8430 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA.
Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’), is one of the world’s most respected electronic producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his singles “Sofi Needs A Ladder,” “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” and “I Remember,” he has also released three critically acclaimed albums: 4×4=12, For Lack Of A Better Name and Random Album Title. The Grammy®-nominated artist is ranked #4 in the world by DJ Mag followers and was recently voted Artist of the Year by the Beatport Community. His ability to push the boundaries of his talent grows at an equal rate to his fan base, which counts over 4.5 million on his Facebook page. deadmau5’s current offerings include “aural psynapse,” a remix package for “Raise Your Weapon,” the new deadmau5 Touch Remix app and the Meowingtons Hax 2k11 Toronto DVD. His Juno Award-winning track “Sofi Needs A Ladder” was recently featured in The Hangover 2 and in the final season premiere of HBO’s hit series “Entourage.” A major touring act, he has headlined Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Ultra Music Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival, as well as sold-out, multiple consecutive nights at legendary venues like Roseland Ballroom in NYC and the Palladium in Los Angeles. He recently performed at the SPIKE TV Video Game Awards and is currently nominated for three Juno Awards for “Artist Of The Year,” “Juno Fan Choice Award” and “Dance Recording of The Year.” Look for more exciting things for deadmau5 in 2012.