Diplo Recalls His Top Moments of 2015: Working With Madonna, Justin Bieber & More

Diplo, Billboard 2014.
Ramona Rosales

Diplo photographed by Ramona Rosales on August 14, 2014 at Bootsy Bellows in West Hollywood, California.

Diplo has had a monumental year.

The multi-faceted artist and businessman née Wes Pentz was showered with a bevy of milestones in 2015; from working with pop superstars Justin Bieber and Madonna, to breaking Spotify's record for most streams of all-time with his Major Lazer project's "Lean On" and becoming the most Shazammed artist of 2015, he has undoubtedly covered his bases. Oh, and let’s not forget his three Grammy nominations, including producer of the year.

Diplo Named as Most Shazamed Artist of 2015

Between three musical projects -- Diplo, Jack Ü and Major Lazer -- and his Mad Decent record label propelling forward at full speed, fans may wonder how the producer/DJ is able to juggle everything.

Major Lazer & DJ Snake's 'Lean On' Becomes Spotify's Most-Streamed Song of All Time

In honor of his accomplishments over the last 12 months, Diplo has taken the time to reflect and thank those who have helped him get to where he is today.

Our first tour of the year. We got to do so many things like visit Machu Picchu and take some time to enjoy ourselves....

Posted by Diplo on Sunday, December 27, 2015


The LA Clippers have been my defacto team for the past 5 years since i lived in LA. I'm gonna ride for them. A last...

Posted by Diplo on Sunday, December 27, 2015


Las Vegas became the home for our Major Lazer shows in the USA as we didnt do any proper touring. I feel like 5 years...

Posted by Diplo on Monday, December 28, 2015


Justin, Sonny, and I started this idea about a year ago and had no idea how transformative a song it would be for all...

Posted by Diplo on Monday, December 28, 2015


2015 burning man was still my favorite festival of the year. Everyone is there to celebrate creativity...

Posted by Diplo on Tuesday, December 29, 2015


To see the impact of Major Lazer especially in Europe motivates me to work harder. I think our project means the most to places and cities in Europe that have a global feeling. Our music is global, its still honest, and its for everyone. We did this with the fans independently and thats what makes it sweeter. This year was all about u the fans.

Posted by Diplo on Tuesday, December 29, 2015


Together we had one of the biggest songs of the year around the world. When we met it was all spontaneous and thats what...

Posted by Diplo on Wednesday, December 30, 2015


When I first got a chance to work with Madonna I didn't expect much to come from it. Maybe because she is one of the...

Posted by Diplo on Wednesday, December 30, 2015


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