On Sunday June 2nd, in the capital of the Irish Republic, superstar DJ Ferry Corsten pulled off his third spectacular eight-hour-epic LIVE Corsten’s Countdown special edition, entitled #CCsummer. Drawing a staggering online audience, the subject trended in countries such as Netherlands, UK, Indonesia, Honduras, Brazil, Chile , Argentina, Mexico, Mauritius, Scotland, and the U.S.A. It’s request-driven playlist included music from some of electronic dance music’s biggest names such as Tiësto, Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz, and of course Ferry Corsten among others. Through its purpose-built, cutting-edge website, listeners drove the first Summer Special’s playlist, with the broadcast coming to be dubbed ‘the most interactive radio show ever’.
The show also featured a gripping live performance from Christian Burns of his, Ferry’s and Chicane’s current radio-smash single ‘One Thousand Suns’ and his track with Armin van Buuren ‘This light between us.’ Beautiful” the number 2 track of the countdown was sung along to on social media and trended in countries such as Indonesia, Japan, USA, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, France, South Africa, India, Russia, UK, NL, and Germany.
Collectively, through over 20 plus radio partners around the globe and through streaming via the Corsten’s Countdown Summer Special portal and the official Ferry Corsten smart phone App, the show pushed social media into overdrive.
"It’s amazing to see how my fans have stayed and enjoyed my 8 hour special. Although this is my first Corsten’s Countdown summer special, I’m happy to see how the listeners have grown immensely since my first Corsten’s Countdown special last year. Thank you for being a part of the show!", Ferry says.