Mixmag, a top UK dance magazine announced TiÃ«sto as the Number One DJ of the year 2008. The voting was unanimous: “No other DJ came close to matching the TiÃ«sto juggernaut”, according to Mixmag.
TiÃ«sto is excited about topping off this fantastic year with this acknowledgement and says, “I am honored that Mixmag chose me as the number one DJ of 2008. I had an amazing year and would like to thank Mixmag and their readers for their support!”
2008 saw the release of a double DVD of his live concert at the famous Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark, which concluded his “Elements of Life” world tour. He also released the mix compilation “In Search of Sunrise 7 – Asia”; the theme for his world tour. He played massive crowds in Asia, Australia, Latin America, Europe and North America, where he headlined Bonnaroo Festival. He also was the first ever DJ to sell out the 20,000-capacity O2 Arena in London on 8/8/08.
Currently, TiÃ«sto is touring America and he will play New Year’s Eve in New York, with a special five hour set at the Roseland Ballroom. This year, the podcast of his radio show, “TiÃ«sto’s Club Life” has reached over 250,000 downloads a week.
TiÃ«sto recently stated that he will go on touring in 2009 and that he is currently working on a new record, productions and special remixes.