Tony Junior

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Tony Junior
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Tony Junior during a performance in Emmen (2019)
Background information
Birth nameTony Claessens
Also known asToni Peroni Junior
Born (1989-10-21) 21 October 1989 (age 31)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • DJ
  • record producer
Instruments
Years active2010–present
Labels Spinnin' Records
Musical Freedom
Doorn Records
Wall Recordings
Ultra Music
Website www.tonyjunior.nl

Tony Claessens (born 21 October 1989), better known by his stage name Tony Junior, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Utrecht. He has released a number of charting singles and is best known for his collaborations with DVBBS, Nervo and Tiësto. [1]

Contents

Biography

Tony Claessens was born as the son of Toni Peroni, a musician and drummer of Het Goede Doel. His mother is actress and model Linda Dubbeldeman. Junior started out as a drummer. [2] When the band broke up, he moved from rock to house. [3]

In 2010, his first release was the single "Loesje", in collaboration with Nicolas Nox, which reached number 2 on the Dutch Single Top 100 chart. [4] It is a reworking of a song "Wie is Loesje?", which was released for the first time in 1939 by Wim Poppink and the Dutch jazz and dance orchestra The Ramblers. Thereafter, the duo released a remake of "Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" which reached number 55 of the Top 100.

The most success he had in collaboration with Tiësto, together they released "Get Down" in 2015. [5] [6]

He has appeared with his father in the reality series Toni & Tony: Zo Vader, Zo Zoon, which was shown on RTL 5 in 2015. [7]

Awards and nominations

YearAwardNominated workCategoryResult
2015 DJ Mag Tony Junior Top 101-150 DJs [8] No. 119

Discography

Extended plays

2016
2017

Singles

Charted singles

The table below shows a list of singles, years, peak chart positions and albums
YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
NLD
[9]
BEL (Fl)
[10]
BEL (Wa)
[11]
FRA
[12]
2010"Loesje"
(with Nicolas Nox)
2Non-album singles
2011"Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"
(with Nicolas Nox)
55
2014"Twerk Anthem" [A] [B] 42
"Immortal"
(with DVBBS)
[C] [D] We Were Young
2015"Love Somebody"
(with Mr. Polska)
[E] Non-album singles
2016"Get Down"
(with Tiësto)
[F]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Non-charted singles

  • 2010: Loesje (with Nicolas Nox) [Rodeo Media]
  • 2010: Pornstar (with Nicolas Nox) [Dos Palomas Negras]
  • 2011: Appeletroen [Sneakerz Muzik]
  • 2011: Fitta [Confidence (Spinnin')]
  • 2012: Anigav [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2012: Feelin' Kinda Strange [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2012: Bukkake [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2013: Pawg [Tiger Records]
  • 2013: Nobody Beats The Fucking Drum [Tiger Records]
  • 2013: Twerk Anthem [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2013: Blow Up The Speakers (Boom) (with DJ Ghost) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2014: Total Destruction (with Starkillers) [Dim Mak Records]
  • 2014: Immortal (with Dvbbs) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2014: Plur Warriors (with Baggi Begovic) [Doorn (Spinnin')]
  • 2014: Break The House (with Borgeous) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2014: Jump Around (with Marnik) [Doorn (Spinnin')]
  • 2015: Suckerpunch [Dim Mak Records]
  • 2015: The EDM Circus
  • 2015: Love Somebody (with Mr. Polska) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2015: Lightning Strikes (with Steve Aoki and Nervo) [Ultra]
  • 2015: Cobra (with Dropgun) [Doorn (Spinnin')]
  • 2015: King Kong (with Kura) [Wall Recordings]
  • 2015: Police (with Jetfire featuring Rivero) [Doorn (Spinnin')]
  • 2016: Get Down (with Tiësto) [Musical Freedom]
  • 2016: Make You Go (with Riggi & Piros) [Doorn (Spinnin')]
  • 2016: Facedbased [Musical Freedom]
  • 2016: Walk Away (with Kura featuring Jimmy Clash) [Musical Freedom]
  • 2017: Voodoo (with Pegboard Nerds) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2017: Rock N Roll (featuring Omaaj and Melody Noel) [Spinnin' Records]
  • 2018: Unite (with Boombastix featuring Hoox) [Free Download/Musical Freedom]
  • 2018: S4ym (with Reggio) [Spinnin' Premium]
  • 2018: Don't Be Long [Source] [13]
  • 2018: Better Part of Me (with Niels Geusebroek) [Spinnin' Records] [14]
  • 2018: Kangaskhan (with Dimatik) [Smash the House] [15]
  • 2019: Speakah Wreckah (with Swacq) [Smash the House] [16]
  • 2019: Pipperdepap (with Sjaak featuring D1e Ene and Stepherd) [Armada Music] [17]
  • 2019: Technoprime (with John Christian) [Maxximize Records] [18]
  • 2020: The Lights (with Danimal) [Smash The House] [19]
  • 2020: Blow Up (with Tommy Jayden) [Maxximize Records] [20]
  • 2020: Odin (with Apaztron) [Revealed Recordings] [21]
  • 2020: Jingle Bells Rock (with Blasterjaxx) [Smash The House] [22]
  • 2020: Live Your Life (with Steff da Campo) [Spinnin' Records] [23]

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Notes

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  16. "Speakah Wreckah - Single by Tony Junior on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
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  18. "Technoprime - Single by Tony Junior & John Christian on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
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