A Close Encounter With encounters
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Duncan Laurence

A close encounter with Duncan Laurence who came out of the blue and turned into a European phenomenon right away after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Arcade’.

Chuckie (ADE Special)

A close encounter with CHUCKIE , during Amsterdam Dance Event 2018. Famous for his mixing skills andsaucy, eclectic blend of Hip-Hop, Latin and Dutch House. He’s a talent spotter, songwriter and founder of the legendary Dirty Dutch movement, who worked with Michael Jackson, Rihanna and P. Diddy.

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a close encounter with ade special edition

HAEVN

A close encounter with songwriter Marijn van der Meer and film composer Jorrit Kleijnen from HAEVN. The duo quickly gained a huge audience after some major brands used ‘Finding out More’ and ‘Where the Heart is’ in international campaigns, and ‘Fortitude’ featured in the Netflix series Riverdale and The Royals.

R3HAB (ADE Special)

A close encounter with R3HAB, during Amsterdam Dance Event 2017. R3HAB is the world’s second highest streaming artist from The Netherlands on Spotify (#144 of the world) with 1,1 billion views on YouTube, #21 in DJ Mag in 2016, and producer of remixes for the world’s biggest stars like Bruno Mars, Calvin Harris, Rihanna and Taylor Swift.

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JP Cooper

A close encounter with singer songwriter JP Cooper. The musician with the soulful voice – known for his worldwide hits September Song and Perfect Strangers – will share insights in his creative process, and perform unique, stripped down versions of songs from his upcoming debut album.

Kovacs

A close encounter with singer and songwriter Kovacs – well known for songs such as My Love and Diggin’ – during which Sharon will give a unique inside look in the creative process leading up to the release of her upcoming sophomore album.

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ADE Special 2016

A close encounter with DJ/producer Joris Voorn, singer songwriter Son Mieux and DJ/producer Jengi Beats during Amsterdam Dance Event 2016.

Xavier Rudd

A close encounter with the Australian singer songwriter Xavier Rudd – known for his hit Follow The Sun.

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ADE Special 2015

We kicked off with a very special first edition during Amsterdam Dance Event 2015, which was centered around dance tracks and – instead of just one – a number of songwriters and artists.