Meet Beyond The DJ Nominee: Girl Talk

Posted June 14

Much like the narrator in the Barenaked Ladies song “One Week,” Gregg Gillis (a.k.a. Girl Talk) has a history of taking off his shirt. Yup, the master mashup artist frequently goes topless on stage — amidst clouds of confetti and balloons — working his audience into an all-out lather inspired by both his skillful mingling of musical genres and his sweat-lacquered chest. Those factors converge to make Gillis a riveting performer and an O Music Awards nominee in the Beyond The DJ: Most Innovative Solo Performer category. Watch Girl Talk talk after the jump.

Read our interview with Girl Talk here.