AN EAST Morton teenager is achieving global success with his remixes of songs by major artists.

In recent weeks music student Owen Norton has released official remixes of tracks by The Chainsmokers and Selena Gomez.

Millions of music lovers across the world have listened to Owen’s take on the songs after he spent hours adapting them in his home studio.

Owen, 18, plans to follow up the remixes with the release of his own single later this month, and another official remix for an as-yet-unamed major artist on Interscope, a division of music giant Universal.

DJ and music producer Owen attended Ermysteds School in Skipton before moving on to Leeds College of Music for the final two years of his education.

He said: “I’ve been producing for about six or seven years. I’ve always been into electronic music as my dad was a club DJ before I was born.

“I’ve been sending music to the Chainsmokers for three years or so, and they give me a lot of feedback and advice that has been really useful for my career.

“I did a remix of their track Young last July, which did really well with around two million plays, so they came back and asked if I’d like to give the new single Sick Boy a go! Insert after”

The Chainsmokers remix has had around 300,000 total streams

Type “The Chainsmokers – Sick Boy (Owen Norton Remix – Audio)” into YouTube to hear Owen’s remix.

The Chainsmokers are an American DJ/production duo made up of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, who playe EDM-pop.Their first hit #Selfie, in 2014, was a top 20 single in several countries and their debut EP Bouquet. The following year featured US top 10 single Roses.

Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress who began her career with the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place.

Since then she has achieved global success as a solo singer with songs like Come & Get It, The Heart Wants What It Wants, Good for You, Bad Liar and Wolves.