Last night, at the prestigious Buma Awards show in Studio 21 in Hilversum (NL), Armin van Buuren was awarded with no less than 3 Buma Awards! The prizes follow up on Arminâs âGouden Harpâ award in 2010, the highest distinction a Dutch artist can get.
The Buma Awards Nationaal was handed to him for the staggering success of single âThis Is What It Feels Likeâ, based on national sales and airplay. âThis Is What It Feels Likeâ, the Grammy-nominated first single of his âIntenseâ album, is Arminâs collaboration with Benno de Goeij and John Ewbank. Armin also received the Buma Award 2013 Filmmuziek is the prize heâll share with Martijn Schimmer, Matthijs Kieboom and Benno de Goeij, for the music he produced on Dutch movie âVerliefd op Ibizaâ.
On winning that award, Armin said the following:âI think itâs a great honour that I was asked to provide music for the movie â it was a really nice challenge. Iâm very thankful that now, together with the composers and writers, Iâve been rewarded for that.â
A third prize, the Buma Awards International was awarded to Armin for the international success he had with âThis Is What It Feels Likeâ.