Dance Battle Ft. Lindsey Stirling
Lindsey Stirling (born September 21, 1986) is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her YouTube channel, Lindseystomp, which she introduced in 2007.
Stirling has been named in Forbes magazine’s, 30 Under 30 In Music: The Class Of 2015. Forbes notes her quarter-finalist position on America’s Got Talent season five in 2010, a #2 position on the Billboard 200 for her second album Shatter Me in 2014, and her 5.8 million subscribers on YouTube.
Stirling’s debut album, eponymously titled, Lindsey Stirling (2012), was a commercial success in Europe, selling 200,000 copies in Germany, winning a platinum certification; three additional certifications were given by Austria, Switzerland and Poland. The debut album was nominated for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards for Top Dance/Electronic Albums.
Stirling performs a variety of music styles, from classical to pop and hip-hop to electronic dance music. Aside from original work, her discography contains covers of songs by other musicians and various soundtracks. Her music video, “Crystallize” finished as the eighth-most watched video of 2012, and her cover version of “Radioactive” with Pentatonix won Response of the Year in the firstYouTube Music Awards in 2013. Stirling achieved one million singles sold worldwide by August of 2014. As of January 2015, her Lindseystomp YouTube channel exceeded 6 million subscribers and over 880 million total views