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
  • Musician
  • DJ
  • record producer
Years active2010–present
Labels Spinnin' Records
Musical Freedom
Doorn Records
Wall Recordings
Ultra Music

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]



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


Extended plays



Charted singles

The table below shows a list of singles, years, peak chart positions and albums
YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
BEL (Fl)
BEL (Wa)
(with Nicolas Nox)
2Non-album singles
2011"Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"
(with Nicolas Nox)
2014"Twerk Anthem" [A] [B] 42
(with DVBBS)
[C] [D] We Were Young
2015"Love Somebody"
(with Mr. Polska)
[E] Non-album singles
2016"Get Down"
(with Tiësto)
"—" 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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