David Guetta

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David Guetta
David Guetta performing in May 2007
David Guetta performing in May 2007
Background information
Birth namePierre David Guetta
Born (1967-11-07) 7 November 1967 (age 55)
Paris, France
GenresElectro house, hip house, EDM
Occupation(s)Producer, DJ
Years active1984–present

Pierre David Guetta (French pronunciation: ​[david ɡɛˈta]; born 7 November 1967)[1] is a French music producer, singer and DJ of Jewish descent. 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 2001. Later, he published Guetta Blaster (2004) and Pop Life (2007). His 2009 dance-pop album One Love included the hit singles "When Love Takes Over" (featuring Kelly Rowland), "Gettin' Over You" (featuring Chris Willis, Fergie & LMFAO) and "Sexy Bitch" (featuring Akon). 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.