Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), better known by his stage name Skrillex, is an American brostep musician and producer.
In 2012, Skrillex ranked second in the top 10 highest paid DJs in the world according to Forbes, and surpassed such stars as David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, etc. with $ 15 million in revenue.
In addition, Sonny Moore has another project - Dog Blood, a band consisting of Sonny Moore and Boys Noise.
Skrillex was nominated for five Grammy Awards in 2011, including the Best New Artist category. At the 54th Grammy Awards, he was awarded in three nominations: Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites - Best Dance / Electronic Album; Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites - Best Dance Recording; "Benny Benassi - Cinema (Skrillex Remix)" - Best Remix. At the 55th Grammy Awards, he was nominated and awarded in three categories: Bangarang for Best Dance Recording; Bangarang EP for Best Electronic Album; Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix) for Best Remix.