Famous German Pop Artists Who Make Electronic Dance Music

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We all know Germany is famous for its electronic dance music. But who are the famous German pop artists who make this genre so popular? In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most famous German pop artists who make electronic dance music.


Andreas Tanis

Andreas Tanis is a DJ, producer and songwriter from Germany. He is best known for his work in the electronic dance music genre. Tanis has released multiple albums and singles, and has produced remixes for other artists. He is also a member of the duo ATB, which he formed with fellow DJ and producer Dirk Wilden.

“9 PM (Till I Come)”

ATB is a German DJ and record producer of electronic dance music. He is best known for his hit single “9 PM (Till I Come)”, which topped the charts in several countries in 1998 and 1999. ATB has released eight studio albums, four of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA.

Blank & Jones

German electronic duo Blank & Jones consists of Piet Blank and Jörn-Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen. They have been making music together since 1994 and have released twelve albums. The duo is known for their progressive trance and chill-out music.

Piet Blank

Piet Blank is a famous German pop artist who makes electronic dance music. He is best known for his work with the group Blank & Jones, which he formed with Jörn-Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen in 1998. The group has released nine studio albums and has had numerous hits in Europe, including the singles “Perfect Silence” and “The Nightfly”.

Jürgen von Knoblauch

Jürgen von Knoblauch, better known by his stage name Blank & Jones, is a German electronic music duo, formed in 1998 in Cologne. The duo consists of Piet Blank (born 1961), a former member of the German rock band Odds & Ends, and DJ Jaspa Jones (born 1968). They have released thirteen albums and numerous singles and remixes. Their most successful single, “Sound of My Dreams”, peaked at number one in Germany in 2003.

Blank & Jones’ musical style ranges from synthpop to trance to chill-out, although they are principally known for their work in the chill-out genre. They have remixed artists such as Moby, Annie Lennox, Tiësto, Depeche Mode, Lana Del Rey and Duran Duran.

Paul van Dyk

Paul van Dyk is a world-renowned DJ, producer, and songwriter. He has been involved in the electronic dance music scene since the early 1990s and has released eight studio albums. His style of music can be described as trance and he is known for his energetic live performances.

Matthias Paul

Matthias Paul, better known by his stage name Paul van Dyk (German pronunciation: [faʊ̯l fan ˈdʏk]), is a German DJ, record producer and musician who was born on 16 December 1971 in Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany. He was one of the first ever DJs to trance music and helped bring the genre to mainstream audiences. In 2005, he was voted the world’s number one DJ by DJ Magazine. He has won five International Dance Music Awards and four Grammy Awards.

“For an Angel”

Paul van Dyk is a German DJ, record producer and musician. He is one of the world’s leading trance artists and his song “For an Angel” was voted the all-time greatest trance anthem in a poll by listeners of British radio station BBC Radio 1.


H.P. Baxxter

H.P. Baxxter is a German singer, songwriter, and television personality. He is best known as the frontman of the electronic dance music band Scooter. Baxxter has also released several solo singles, such as “Voodoo Love” and “Freedom”.

“Hyper Hyper”

Scooter is a German electronic dance music band founded in Hamburg in 1993. The band members are Composer and producer H.P. Baxxter, and singers Jay Frog and Rick J. Jordan. They are best known for their hit singles “Hyper Hyper” and “Move Your Ass!”, which were both number one hits in Germany. Scooter has sold over 30 million records worldwide and have had numerous gold and platinum albums and singles.

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