The Isle of MTV Malta festival has announced that hot property DJ Martin Garrix will perform at the event in 2015.

The festival, which takes place in the historic Il-Fosos Square, is celebrating its ninth year and over 50,000 music fans are expected to attend.

Garrix is one of the youngest professional DJs in the world and entered the DJ Magazine Top 100 in 2014. He is known for his track Animals which has received nearly half a billion views on YouTube and topped charts around the world.

Previous performers at the Isle Of MTV Malta festival have included One Republic, David Guetta, Hardwell and Lady Gaga.

“The Isle of MTV Malta is an incredible success every single year with a diverse range of international superstars descending upon the islands,” comments Alex Incorvaja, UK Director of the Malta Tourism Authority.

“This free event gives locals and foreigners alike the opportunity to experience some of the best acts from around the world whilst enjoying our stunning islands.”

The Isle Of MTV Malta festival takes place on 7 July 2015.