News: DJ Skee Powers Up Billboard's 30 Under 30 List
Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010 10:45PM
West Coast producer DJ Skee has earned a spot in Billboard Magazine's sixth annual "Power Players: 30 Under 30" list of 2010.
Skee ranked as one of this year's only featured deejays.
Today, Scott "DJ Skee" Keeney, 26, was featured in Billboard Magazine's influential "Power Players: 30 Under 30" list for 2010. The list highlights young industry executives that are driving the music industry forward today with their artistic and business vision. World famous, DJ Skee, has quickly become a music industry influencer and currently DJs for KIIS-FM Los Angeles and has four Sirius XM Radio shows. In addition, DJ Skee runs a multimedia music/marketing/production company, Skee.TV, which has created distinct marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. (DJ Booth)
Following the news, Skee released a statement sharing his reaction.
"It's a honor to be recognized by Billboard Magazine in this year's 30 Under 30 list," said DJ Skee. "This year has been a big year for Skee.TV and we look forward to continuing the momentum with creative events, videos, new business partnerships and innovative marketing initiatives." (Statement)
Skee has had a successful run in the music industry with nationwide business campaigns.
DJ Skee started off his career as a DJ when he was a teenager in Minneapolis and moved to Los Angeles at the behest of Loud Records/SRC founder Steve Rifkind. Since then, DJ Skee has quickly become the voice for his generation with his work on the biggest radio station in the country, the top viewed channel online on YouTube, and collaborations with hottest artists in the world. DJ Skee has been to tapped by top artists, industry executives and brands to oversee and consult on innovative marketing campaigns -- including DJ Hero, BET Awards, Michael Jackson's "This Is It" Premiere, the Michael Jackson Motown MegaMix for Universal Motown, EA Sports' NBA 2010 Launch Party and TransWorld Motorcross Awards in Las Vegas. (Baller Status)
Serving as this year's sixth annual celebration, nominees were selected in early June.
Individuals in all aspects of the music industry are eligible if they were born after Aug. 21, 1980. (Our report will be published in the issue dated Aug 21, 2010). Individuals who make their living primarily as artists and/or songwriters are not eligible unless they own their recordings or songs and act in a business or executive capacity to market them. Billboard editors will choose among the nominees by considering achievements in the past 12 months, the numeric measurement of those achievements, and the nominee's leadership within the broader industry, as described in his or her nomination. (Billboard Biz)
Check out some recent DJ Skee footage below: