Robbert van de Corput (born 7 January 1988),better known by his stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch progressive and electro house DJ and music producer. After watching parties on MTV as a 13 year old, he was inspired to start DJing. Breaking into the scene in 2009 with his bootleg of "Show Me Love vs. Be", he has produced multiple hit edm singles such as "Encoded" and "Cobra" and also made collaborations and toured with Tiësto. In 2010 he formed his own label Revealed Recordings and was ranked number 24 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ list for 2011, and number 6 in 2012. Alongside other artists like Alesso, deniz koyu and R3hab, Hardwell was named an EDM artist to watch in 2012 by MTV.