David Guetta “Pierre david Guetta ” was born in Paris (France) on November 7, 1967. He is currently a famous Electronic Dance Music Dj (EDM) and a French record producer. According to the top 100 of the best Djs published at the end of 2017 by Dj magazine, David Guetta is ranked number 7.
The world’s most acclaimed social media Dj, David Guetta, is the son of the sociologist Pierre Guetta, a native of Tetouan, a city belonging to the Kingdom of Morocco and a French psychologist of Belgian roots. When he was 13, he acquired his first mixing table and turned his room into a Dj booth.
At the age of 17 (1984), David Guetta was his first performance at the Broad Night Centre of Les Halles. In the beginning, he was involved in mixing pop themes but in 1988 he became familiar with Acid House, a subgenre of house music produced through a synthesizer Roland TB-303 in the 80 ′s. In 1990 it began in the direction of the Parisian club, Folies Pigalle.
From that moment on, the House events conducted by David Guetta began to become popular and turned the French DJ into a pioneer of electronic music. In 2001, he decided to put aside his actions in nightclubs and devote himself to music, so he focused on strengthening his artistic career as a DJ and producer.
David Guetta’s artistic career
David Guetta’s first single was “Just A Little More Love” and featured the participation of American singer Chris Willis. In 2002, it surpassed the 300000 copies of its first studio album baptized with the name of the song. The following year he launched “I’m I’m Famous”, an album that consisted of a compilation of singles punctured in the nightclub Pacha, located in Ibiza.
Between 2004 and 2006, David Guetta was placed in the first place of the European lists with his blockbuster “The World Is Mine”. Likewise, in August 2005 it was presented at the festival of electronic music Creamfields. In 2007, his record production “Pop Life” managed to sell 530000 copies worldwide and his promotional single “Love Is Gone” became the number one according to Billboard Hot 100 and American Dance.
In 2009 David Guetta’s fame continued to rise, that year he participated in the production of Black Eyed Peas ‘ I Gotta Feeling ‘. Later, he promoted “One Love”, where he included the great success “when Love takes Over” in conjunction with Kelly Rowland and Sexy dog with the American singer, Akon. The album became number one in 17 countries on the first day of its release, selling 1.5 million copies.
At the moment, David Guetta won a Grammy award for “When Love takes Over” and a NRJ Music awards in his 2010 edition for the Best international album, simultaneously won 5 awards at the International Dance Music Awards. The following year, DJ magazine promoted him as the best DJ in the world, above Armin Van Buuren.
David Guetta Today
In 2012 David Guetta worked alongside Rihanna in “Unapologetic”, together they toured Europe in the framework of the “Diamonds World Tour”. On June 15th at Twickenham Stadium he premiered “Ain’t a Party” and six months later “one Boys”, the latter was promoted by the United Nations with a social cause, in support of those affected in the Philippines and Syria.
In January 2014, David Guetta included “Shot Me Down” with the American singer Skylar Grey on his album “Listen”, a musical production where “dangerous” worked as the promotional single. The following year, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced it as the ambassador of the Euro 2016, where he interpreted “This a. A.” With Zara Larsson.
In May, David Guetta won the best electronic Artist of the Year award at the Billboard Music Awards. Later, in 2017 he participated in the production of “Light My Body Up”, with Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. Then in June launched “2u” duo with Justin Bieber, the song was ranked first in 78 countries in less than 24 hours.
To date, David Guetta has raised four presentations for 2018, the first to be held on Friday, March 23rd at Ultra Music Festival (Bayfront Park Miami, Florida), the second will be at the same event on Sunday, March 25. Then, on Friday 6 July, he will participate in Ultra Europa (Poljud Stadium in Split, Croatia).