A DJ, producer, songwriter and classically trained musician, Greek artist Xenia Ghali has shaken up the dance music scene with her recent, stellar emergence.
After debut single ‘Broken’ featuring Katt Rockell, released on Pitbull’s Mr. 305 Records, and her second single ‘Get Dirty’, a collaboration with Grammy winning rapper Wyclef Jean, Xenia followed up in style with her biggest track yet in the summer of 2016, ‘Under These Lights’, which reached #1 in the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart and cemented Xenia’s name as someone to watch. Xenia’s latest offering ‘Places’, the follow up to ‘Under These Lights’, continues in the same vein, looking set to be Xenia’s biggest yet, already placing at #10 in the Dance Club Songs chart and solidifying her position as a star in the making. With vocals from Raquel Castro, and Teen Wolf Star Ryan Kelley co-starring in the music video, Xenia is making all the right moves, exemplified by her recent performance of ‘Places’ alongside Raquel on Fox 5 New York’s #1 New York morning show ‘Good Day New York’.
With a distinctive style, in both a musical and aesthetic sense, Xenia Ghali has turned heads and gained a legion of loyal followers with her passionate stage presence, her venue filling DJ sets, and her house-influenced studio offerings. Owner of the independent label Funky Sheep Records, Xenia walks the line between mainstream success and underground credibility, producing high-energy club tracks such as 2015’s powerhouse ‘Prophecy’ and ‘Renaissance’ alongside her major label releases.
Both an enigmatic and dynamic figure, Xenia Ghali’s DJ sets are defined by their combining of soulful house and pulsating beats, bringing together shimmering synth melodies and vintage groove laden rhythms for a unique brand of modern electronic dance music. Additionally, her remixes of established artists such as the aforementioned Pitbull (‘Fun’ feat Chris Brown) and Mr Vega (‘My Jam’ feat Pitbull) have demonstrated a keen ear for reinterpretation and undoubtedly bear her distinctive signature.
Having performed at events such as Greece’s ‘MADwalk’ fashion and music event, DJed on Greece’s version of The X Factor, composed the soundtrack for internationally renowned designer Michael Costello’s Fashion show video, appeared in issues of People Magazine, Runway and Madame Figaro and on leading publications such as Billboard and The Huffington Post, it is clear that her reputation is steadily building across the planet, something reflected in her association with global brands Adidas and G-Star Raw in her native Greece.
Her DJ sets are electric, her style impeccable, and her talent behind the decks undeniable – Xenia Ghali is set to reach much further in 2017. With her music punching weight in charts and playlists around the world, as well as recent performances at festivals such as Color Day, DreamWorld, Lake Party and River Party, and standout sets in New York, Miami, Chicago and Athens. Xenia Ghali is making made sizeable waves in the dance music community, as well as the music industry at large, it is only a matter of time before her career enters the stratosphere.