Birth name Ion Chirinciuc
Born Ungheni, Moldova
Origin Romania
Genres Dance, house, pop, R&B
Occupation Music producer, DJ
Years active 2015-present
Label Global Records
Associated acts Eneli

Ion Chirinciuc, much more known by the stage name Vanotek, is a Romanian producer and DJ in the Republic of Moldova. He studied at the Octav Băncilă National Art College in Iaşi, then moved to Bucharest where he began composing for various artists. Vanotek stepped into the music industry at age 17, and in a very short time he collaborated with great names such as Antonia , Dan Balan, or DJ Sava . Vanotek's credits include "My Heart Is Gone," "Take the Highway," "In the Bedroom," and "Tell Me Who". Vanotek also produced the song "Balkan Girls" singer Corina, became a hit and whose video is now one of the most viewed videos Romanian on YouTube .

After the release of the song "My Heart is Gone" in collaboration with Yanka, staying single charts for weeks in Romania, Vanotek returned with "I'm Coming Home" by The Code & Georgian. At the request of fans and the audience who loved the play, Vanotek decided to join Eurovision and came second in the 2016 National Selection . The song was also appreciated abroad, countries like Germany , England and Portugal asking to broadcast it on their radio stations. "My Heart is Gone" was nominated by MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Romanian Act.

The "Tell Me Who" single, launched in March 2017 in collaboration with Eneli (Ileana Popescu), has enjoyed success both in Russia and in Romania, and has climbed to 86th place in the top Shazam Worldwide. "Tell Me Who" was licensed to Ultra Music, a United States record label , which focuses on electronic dance music and is an artist such as Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, Fedde le Grand, deadmau5, Benny Benassi, David Guetta, Avicii, Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Era Istrefi, Kygo, Markus Schulz, etc. The producer's first album, "No Sleep," was released on November 22, 2017.

Vanotek is currently collaborating with Global Records, one of the main record companies in Romania, who are top artists such as Inna, Antonia , Carla's Dreams, Lariss, Nicoleta Nuca, Alexandra Stan or Mira. He was invited along to take the stage career of important musical events, such as Untold ( Cluj-Napoca ), Nevers ( Constanta ) or Gustar ( Furceni ).
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