Christian Karlsson (DJ)
Lars Christian Karlsson (born 14 July 1975), also known by his stage name Bloodshy, is a Swedish record producer, DJ, and remixer known for his work with the musical groups Bloodshy and Avant, Miike Snow, INGRID, and Galantis. He started his international music career as one half of the electro pop duo Bloodshy & Avant with Pontus Winnberg, producing and co-writing tracks for pop stars such as Madonna, BoA, Kylie Minogue, and Katy Perry. Bloodshy & Avant notably co-wrote and produced Britney Spears' single "Toxic", which earned them a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2005. While continuing to work with Bloodshy and Avant, Karlsson also became a member of the indie pop band Miike Snow around 2007. Miike Snow, the group's debut album, was released in 2009, and peaked at number 11 on the Top Electronic Albums chart in the United States. Miike Snow won the 2011 European Border Breakers Award, and their second album Happy to You reached No. 1 on the Belgian Heatseekers Albums Chart and 43 on the Billboard 200.Karlsson is also a member of a band called Galantis together with Linus Eklöw. Their debut self-titled EP Galantis was released on 1 April 2014, and they debuted their live show at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival two weeks later. The duo won Coachella 2014's Best Dance Music Moment from Billboard, beating Calvin Harris and Chromeo with 52% of the vote. Galantis had international success with their single "Runaway (U & I)" in October 2014, which received a nomination for Best Dance Recording at the 58th Grammy Awards. Galantis released their debut album Pharmacy on 8 June 2015, and that year the duo was named Best Breakthrough Artist at the International Dance Music Awards. Karlsson continues to tour with both Galantis and Miike Snow, the latter of which released their third album, iii, in March 2016.