DJ Tiësto (born 17 January, 1969, Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands), also known as Tiësto, is a Dutch electronic dance music producer and DJ. In 1997, he founded the label Black Hole Recordings
with Arny Bink
. In 1998, Tijs met producer Dennis Waakop Reijers
and this led to a long and successful collaboration. Tiësto's fame rose in the 2000's as his music was exposed to mainstream audiences. He was named "the Greatest DJ of All Time" by Mixmag
magazine in a poll voted by the fans.