Imagine the world through Audien's eyes for a moment. In one week, you get nominated for a Grammy in Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical category for his remix of Bastiille’s “Pompeii", signed to Astralwerks, the label that helped Swedish House Mafia, Porter Robinson, Duke Dumont and The Chemical Brothers cross over, sell out your first headline tour and sign a residency at Marquee in Las Vegas. That's a lot to take in! And yes, we agree... cheers are in order.

Seeing this small town guy rise from relative obscurity to dominating the big leagues is yet another testament to the value of honing one's craft with unparalleled dedication.

Oh, did we forget to mention that Audien's releasing his own headphones in collaboration with 808 Audio this January? Well, he is!

Big ups, Audien. We look forward to hearing more about your astronomical rise to EDM royalty.