David Guetta

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David Guetta
Guetta in 2023
Guetta in 2023
Background information
Birth namePierre David Guetta
Born (1967-11-07) 7 November 1967 (age 56)
Paris, France
GenresElectro house, hip house, EDM
Occupation(s)
Years active1984–present
LabelsVirgin
Websitewww.davidguetta.com

Pierre David Guetta (7 November 1967)[1] is a French musician with Moroccan and Belgian roots.

Guetta with her wife Cathy Lobé (2012)

He originally was a DJ at nightclubs during the 1980s and 1990s. He later co-founded Gum Productions and published his first album, Just a Little More Love in 2002. Later, he published Guetta Blaster (2004) and Pop Life (2007). His dance-pop album, One Love (2009) included the hit singles "When Love Takes Over" (featuring Kelly Rowland), "Sexy Bitch" (featuring Akon) and "Gettin' Over You" (featuring Chris Willis, Fergie & LMFAO). His album Nothing but the Beat (2011) was the most successful. In 2011, Guetta was voted the number one DJ in the world in the DJ Mag poll. The latter became a top five hit in the US and all three reached number 1 in the UK. He has worked with many R&B, pop and hip hop artists including Akon, Chris Willis, Kelly Rowland, Lil' Wayne, Kelis, Madonna, Kid Cudi, Estelle, Fergie, Amy Palmer, K'naan, will.i.am, LMFAO, Dane Bowers, Flo Rida, Shakira, Julie Mcknight and apl.de.ap.

References[change | change source]

  1. Jeffries, David (2008). "David Guetta: Biography". allmusic. Retrieved 13 September 2010.