Saeed Younan

Artist Bookings: Licensing / business affairs

A world class globe-trotting DJ, a recording artist, a sought-after remix producer, and head of his own record label (Younan Music), Saeed Younan has excelled as a true artist in the global dance scene. Without showing complacency, Saeed Younan does not cease to amaze, always looking to astound.

As a DJ, Saeed’s performances are renowned for his technical abilities and precision. He effortlessly weaves and morphs tracks together into a seamless blend of house and techno. Enhancing his music into a warm and sexy vibe, while building momentum by allowing the music to ebb and swell. Always a guaranteed good time watching and listening to Saeed work a room and build a vibe. As DJ MAG puts it "Saeed Younan is one of the few DJ's that really know how to serve it up well". No surprise why Carl Cox chose Saeed as his goto DJ to open for all his US tour dates, including his Las Vegas residency (2014 & 2015). Carl Cox also invited him to play his arena in numerous festivals, including EDC Las Vegas, Ultra Miami, Electric Forest, Escapade Canada, Digital Dreams Canada, and the legendary closing of SPACE Ibiza final chapter (September 2016).

In testimony to his worldwide appeal, Saeed was nominated one of America’s Top 100 DJ’s, entering America’s Best Top 50 DJ Poll six years in a row (DJ Times Magazine U.S.A). Beatport nominate Saeed Younan for best tech-house track (Beatport award). He was also nominated for Best Breakthrough DJ at the 2003 Dance Star Awards. These milestone events gave him the global recognition and provided the opportunity to push his sound further and captivating audiences worldwide. Saeed has headlined at prominent clubs across the globe in exotic locations such as Ibiza, Egypt, Bulgaria, Dubai, Miami, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Madrid, Russia with the list going on and on.

As a producer, Saeed is currently entering the busiest period of his career. Not only is he playing at different destinations on a weekly basis, but he also stepped up his production and remix work. He's had numerous top 10 singles on Beatport, traxsource, and other reputable digital download services; released six mixed albums; and worked with some of the biggest dance labels in the industry.

Born in Iraq but living in Washington DC since the early 80's, Younan grew up listening to a variety of ethnic music. As a result, his musical sound resonates with percolating beats and sonic grooves. His production have been dubbed “timeless” by top DJs and even referred to as a “change of heart for dance music.” His vision is clear, yet simply stated: “I just want people to enjoy my music as much as I enjoy playing it for them.”

Saeed Younan is certainly a busy man with many jobs, but armed with his fierce work ethic and an unlimited passion for music, he welcomes each new challenge. "It's a lot of juggling," he admits, “but I'm used to it, I've done it all my life. I'm excited about the future, about my label and my production work. I wake up every morning and ask, what is going to keep me going? What can I do that nobody else has done yet? What's next?”


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Licensing Inquires - Attn: Gino Olivieri -

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Saeed Younan Beatport Top 10 by Saeed Younan: Tracks on Beatport

New music for the weekend - check out new single on Oto Music "Rockin A Rock"

Saeed Younan - Rockin a Rock

New single featured on Traxsource Techno right now. Available for download on Traxsource.

Free party Flash tmrw night. playing open to close (9-2am) on the rooftop to help raise money for Walter Reed society. Space is limited, but your five dollar donation will guarantee entry.

Released today on #beatport #techno , is my new single "Rockin A Rock" on leading Japanese tech label Oto Music

They know what's up. #theoriginal #theremix

Happy summer solstice! Go out and kiss the sun ;)

Completely living my hip-hop years right now listening to my old vinyls, while I organize new shelving for my collection. Whatcha y'all know about these records, son!?!? You think you know but you have no idea! ;)

Music Mondays. Diggin the crates & inventorying the inside of my mind.

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2011 - Saeed Younan nominated one of America´s best DJs 4th year in a row

2011 - Pioneer uses "Yeah Ha" by Saeed Younan for a world wide promo campaign, to boots sales of the new CDJ2000.

2010 - Saeed Younan Nominated for America's Best DJ by DJ Times Magazine AND Nominated for Beatport Award (Best Tech-house Track)

2009 - 3rd Solo Album 'Spotlight 2' Released on KULT Records AND was voted one of America's top 50 DJs by DJ Times Magazine

2008 - Voted one of America's best DJ and received the number 13 spot in the top 50. (DJ Times Magazine)

2007 - Released 2nd solo mixed album "Spotlight" on my own label, Younan Music.

2004 - Created Younan Music, one of the first all-digital record labels in the U.S.

2004 - Released first solo mixed album "Re-Mixed" on STAR69 Records.

2003 - Nominated for best breakthrough DJ (Dance Star Awards)

2003 - 2nd CD Comp. Saeed & Palash "Addictive Beats"

2002 - 1st. CD compilation Saeed & Palash "Tide Edit"

2001 - DVD/CD Nick Warren in Ibiza. Saeed & Palash in South Beach Miami

2000 - Produced a remix for the artist CELEDA titled 'The Underground' which became the number 1 single on billboard Dance Charts.

1998 - Created Addictive Records, one of the first label to show case the new Tribal/progressive sound

1995 - Produced his first major house single on Strictly Rhythm sub label, Gossip Records

1990 - Started DJing


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SAEED YOUNAN (Official Page)


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Record Label

Intec Digital | Smiley Fingers | Younan Music | Viva Music | Intec Digital | Suara | Toolroom | Kato Music | Spinnin Records | Alleanza & more.

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