Dom Dolla

Dominic Matheson (born 1992),[2] better known by his stage name Dom Dolla, is an Australian house music producer.[3] He has been nominated twice for the ARIA Award for Best Dance Release; in 2017 for "Be Randy", with Torren Foot[4] and in 2019, for the song "Take It".[5] He eventually won the award at the 2020 ARIA Music Awards for the song "San Frandisco".[6]

Dom Dolla
Birth nameDominic Matheson
Born1992 (age 28–29)
Australia
GenresHouse, tech house, future house
Occupation(s)Music producer
InstrumentsDigital audio workstation
LabelsSweat It Out[1]
Associated actsTorren Foot

CareerEdit

2013–presentEdit

In 2013 Dom Dolla released his debut single "The Boxer". In March 2015, Dolla released "Love Like This". In July 2015, Dolla released the song "Define" with Go Freek. The song was number 2 in the ARIA Club End Of Year Chart.[7]

In September 2016, Dolla released "You" which reached number one on the ARIA Club Chart in October 2016. In August 2017, Dolla reached number one again on the ARIA Club Chart with "Be Randy" with Torren Foot. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2017, the song was nominated for ARIA Award for Best Dance Release, losing out to "Chameleon" by Pnau.

In October 2018, Dolla reached number one for a third time on the ARIA Club Chart with "Take It". At the ARIA Music Awards of 2019, the song was nominated for ARIA Award for Best Dance Recording, losing out to Solace by Rüfüs Du Sol.

In November 2019, Dolla reached number one for a fourth time on the ARIA Club Chart with "San Frandisco". In January 2020, the song polled at number 33 in the Triple J Hottest 100, 2019.

In August 2020, Dolla reached number one for a fifth time on the ARIA Club Chart with "Moving Blind".[8]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

List of singles as lead artist, with year released and album details shown
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
BEL
(FL)

[9]
NZ
Hot

[10]
"The Boxer"[11][12] 2013 Non-album singles
"Love Like This"[13] 2015
"Define"
(with Go Freek)[14]
Define (Remix EP)
"You"[15] 2016 Non-album singles
"Be Randy"
(with Torren Foot)[16]
2017
"Take It"[17] 2018 41 TBA
"San Frandisco"[18] 2019 90
"Moving Blind"
(with Sonny Fodera)[20]
2020
"Pump the Brakes"[21] 2021 66 37

Awards and nominationsEdit

AIR AwardsEdit

The AIR Awards celebrates the highest-selling Australian independent artists annualal. Dom Dolla has been nominated for three awards.[22][23]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
AIR Awards of 2019 "Take It" Best Independent Dance, Electronica or Club Single Nominated
AIR Awards of 2020[24] "San Frandisco" Best Independent Single Nominated
Best Independent Dance, Electronica or Club Single Won

APRA AwardsEdit

The APRA Awards are held in Australia and New Zealand by the Australasian Performing Right Association to recognise songwriting skills, sales and airplay performance by its members annually. Dom Dollar has been nominated for one award.[25][26]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2020 "Take It" Most Performed Dance Work of the Year Nominated
2021[27] "Sa Frandisco" Most Performed Dance Work of the Year Nominated

ARIA Music AwardsEdit

The ARIA Music Awards are annual awards, which recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. Dom Dolla has won one award from three nominations.[28][29]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Lost to
2017 "Be Randy" (with Torren Foot_ Best Dance Release Nominated Pnau - "Chameleon"
2019 "Take It" Best Dance Release Nominated Rüfüs Du Sol - Solace
2020 "San Frandisco" Best Dance Release Won N/A

External linksEdit

Dom Dolla on Facebook

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dom Dolla Signs to Sweat It Out Music". Fresh 92.7FM. 21 February 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Billboard Dance Chart Upstarts: Dom Dolla, VASSY & SLANDER". Billboard. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ Lillingstone, Dane (17 November 2016), "Gettin' value on the 'Dolla'", The Chronicle
  4. ^ "Gang Of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award Nominations". Triple J. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Aria Awards Nominations Revealed". ARIA. 10 October 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  6. ^ "And the 2020 ARIA Awards Go To…". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Club Tracks 2015", ARIA (Archived at pandora.gov.au), archived from the original on 5 June 2017
  8. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Club Tracks" (PDF). ARIA. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Discografie Dom Dolla". Ultratop. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  10. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 26 April 2021. Retrieved 24 April 2021.
  11. ^ "The Boxer single". Spotify. 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  12. ^ "The Boxer single on Musix Match". 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Love Like This by Dom Dolla". Beatport. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  14. ^ "Define – Single by Dom Dolla & Go Freek on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  15. ^ "You – Single by Dom Dolla on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  16. ^ "Be Randy – Single by Dom Dolla & Torren Foot on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 14 September 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  17. ^ "Take It – Single by Dom Dolla on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  18. ^ "San Francisco – Single by Dom Dolla on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 20 September 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  19. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2020 Singles". ARIA. 2020. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  20. ^ "Moving Blind – Single by Sonny Fodera & Dom Dolla on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  21. ^ Tyron, Oliver (26 March 2021). "Dom Dolla Drops First 2021 Single "Pump The Brakes"". cultr. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  22. ^ "2019 AIR Awards Nominees". scenestr. March 2019. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  23. ^ "2020 AIR Awards Nominees". scenestr. 7 July 2020. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  24. ^ "That's a wrap: 2020 AIR Awards winners and celebrations". the industry observer. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  25. ^ "Tones and I Leads Nominations for 2020 Virtual APRA Awards". Noise11. 7 April 2020. Retrieved 11 April 2020.
  26. ^ "2020 Awards". APRA. 7 April 2020. Retrieved 11 April 2020.
  27. ^ "Nominees announced for the 2021 APRA Music Awards". APRA AMCOS. Retrieved 31 March 2021.
  28. ^ "Aria Awards". ARIA Awards. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  29. ^ "ARIA Awards 2020 Nominees". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 13 October 2020.