Martin Garrix reveals main goal of performing in front of crowds

Martin Garrix is undoubtedly one of the electronic music scene’s biggest powerhouses. At such a young age, the Dutch superstar has already accomplished an immense amount of awards, from receiving a platinum certification to topping the music charts with several of his brilliant releases.

Aside from his incredible work inside the studio, Garrix is renowned for his always electrifying performances around the globe. Throughout his illustrious career, the 20-year-old talent has played at some of the world’s most prominent clubs and has headlined numerous festivals including Ultra Music Festival and Tomorrowland.

Even at the peak of his journey, Garrix still remains humble and appreciates his passionate fans for helping him achieve his dream as a musician. While hanging out during the first day of the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, which featured performances from the likes of Drake and Twenty One Pilots, Garrix had a quick chat with Billboard.

During the interview, the Dutchman said that prior to performing, he likes to see how the crowd is and responds to the DJ acts before him. He said that he loves feeding off the energy of the crowd and unveiled that his main goal is to simply see people smile, which truly shows his inspiring character. Garrix then added that despite making mistakes on stage, he uses them as a learning experience to do better in the future.

Check out the full interview here at Billboard.