David Guetta

Pierre David Guetta (born 7 November 1967) is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer who has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide.In 2011, Guetta was voted as the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. In 2013, Billboard crowned “When Love Takes Over” as the number one dance-pop collaboration of all time.

Born and raised in Paris, he released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002. Later, he released Guetta Blaster (2004) and Pop Life (2007). Guetta achieved mainstream success with his 2009 album One Love which included the hit singles “When Love Takes Over”, “Gettin’ Over You”, “Sexy Bitch” and “Memories”, the first three of which reached number one in the United Kingdom. The 2011 follow-up album, Nothing but the Beat, continued this success, containing the hit singles “Where Them Girls At”, “Little Bad Girl”, “Without You”, “Titanium” and “Turn Me On”. He is among the first DJs to get into the EDM scene and is known as the “grandfather of EDM”.

On 24 March 2017, Guetta released “Light My Body Up”. The single was Guetta’s fourth collaboration with American rapper Nicki Minaj and also featured fellow American rapper Lil Wayne. The following month, on 28 April, David Guetta released his collaboration with Dutch DJ Afrojack entitled “Another Life”. The song featured American singer-songwriter Ester Dean. On 9 June 2017, Guetta’s single “2U” featuring Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber was released, this song was featured on Worldhit and marked the Top 200 in over 40 countries as well as certifying Gold to Multi Platinum in many European and Oceanian countries.The end on the month saw Guetta release a remix version of “Versace on the Floor” by Bruno Mars and served as the third single from Mars’s highly successful album 24K Magic.

During the summer, David Getta headlined Tomorrowland, providing a main stage performance for Night 3 on both weekends. In addition Guetta was a guest during Martin Garrix’s closing set, during which they debuted their yet to be released single “So Far Away” which featured vocals from Jamie Scott and Ellie Goulding. David Guetta also had Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike join him on stage to premier their new song “Complicated” which was released on the Friday of the festival’s second weekend. During this time Guetta, Vegas, and Mike also performed the latter two’s long-awaited single with W&W – “Crowd Control”.

On 3 November 2017, Guetta and Afrojack released their single “Dirty Sexy Money” featuring Charli XCX and French Montana. This song is David Guetta’s 3rd single from his upcoming 7th studio album, which will be released in 2018. He performed a live-version of his new single at the NRJ Music Awards and the MTV Europe Music Awards.

On 1 December 2017, Guetta released his long-awaited single “So Far Away” being released on Garrix’s label STMPD RCRDS. The single version contained vocals from Jamie Scott and Romy Dya. Ellie Goulding’s vocals were cut from the song as her label was pushing back the release. That is the reason why the two DJs decided to replace her and use the vocals of Romy Dya. On 25 January 2018 Guetta released a remix version of Sia’s Helium along with Dutch DJ Afrojack. This marks Guetta’s and Sia’s sixth collaboration.

On 16 February 2018, David Guetta released his new song “Mad Love”, together with Sean Paul and Becky G. A few months before the release Sean Paul reported that Shakira would be the singer of the song, but she has been replaced by Becky G. A week later, Guetta released his second collaboration with Martin Garrix and Dutch DJ Brooks entitled “Like I Do”. Guetta’s seventh collaboration with Sia, “Flames”, was released on 22 March 2018.

On 29 June 2018, Guetta announced in an interview with Billboard China that he was almost finished working on his seventh studio album and that it would be released after the summer of 2018. On 23 August, Guetta confirmed the album’s title as 7 and revealed its track list, including the singles “2U”, “Like I Do”, “Flames” and “Don’t Leave Me Alone”. The album will also feature a collaboration with Bebe Rexha and J Balvin titled “Say My Name”, a song featuring Jess Glynne and Stefflon Don titled “She Knows How to Love Me”, a collaboration with Jason Derulo titled “Goodbye” featuring Nicki Minaj and Willy William, and another collaboration with Sia titled “Light Headed”

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