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Illenium’s Artistry Honored on Forbes’ 2020 ’30 Under 30′ List

Whether you’re new to EDM or already well-versed in the scene, you’ve probably heard of Illenium‘s incredible music by now. With an undeniably genuine and raw vibe that seems to come straight from the heart and past memories, Illenium’s music is easy to relate to, and makes even the deepest of emotions feel valid and understood. With a beautiful production style, artistic collaborations, and an ever-growing fan base, Illenium continues to rise in the music industry, and this time he’s getting national recognition for his work.


Every year, American magazine and global media company Forbes puts out a list called “30 under 30,” which features and recognizes 30 people under the age of 30 who are making notable and impressionable strides in their category. This year 600 people are being honored for their work, talent, and projected future contributions. Some of the categories include Art & Style, Consumer Technology, Sports, and of course, Music. Those judging this year’s list for music include 21 Savage (musician), Adriana Arce (manager), The Chainsmokers (musicians), and Mickey Shiloh (song-writer). The list for 2020 contains many talented, passionate, and unique innovators who are making considerable contributions to the music industry and are expected to continue to have successful impacts throughout next year.

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Topping charts and shifting culture, Illenium was honored on the list as an electronic musician, and at the ripe age of 28, his possibilities are endless. Sharing this list with other well-deserving candidates such as Jon Bellion, Lauv, Lil Nas X, and Tyler, the Creator, Illenium certainly earned this spotlight on all of his hard work. As he continues to dive deeper and fearlessly pave his own path of heart-breaking sounds, he is definitely an artist to keep your eye on. See the full list for music here!


A bit earlier this year, Illenium released his newest album, Ascend. The work entails a group of tear-jerking, heart-aching, and emotionally catching tracks, and is incredibly beautiful to experience and listen to. Coming up in a few weeks, he will be playing a highly anticipated live set of his new album at our very own Decadence Arizona. Don’t miss the magic this New Years! Get more info, see the full lineup, and purchase tickets here!

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