Major Lazer is an American electronic music group originally created by record producers Diplo and Switch. Switch left in 2011, but Diplo remained, with additional members Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Their music spans numerous music styles, mixing EDM with reggae, dancehall, electronic, reggaeton, house, and moombahton genres.
Major Lazer has released three full-length albums – Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do, Free the Universe, and Peace Is the Mission, released in 2009, 2013, and 2015, respectively. They have also released an EP entitled Apocalypse Soon in March 2014, which featured vocal contributions from Pharrell Williams and Sean Paul. In addition, Major Lazer has also produced Reincarnated, the debut reggae album by Snoop Dogg under his “Snoop Lion” persona.
Major Lazer had over 27 Million Shazams in 2015. As an artist, Diplo along with his other collaboration Jack Ü, had the most number of Shazams in 2015.