Music Profile: David Guetta

DJ. Producer. Artist. David Guetta is a musical trailblazer and an international icon. Currently the #9 most streamed artist on Spotify globally and with 2x Grammys awards, 11x Grammy nominations, 7x UK number 1 singles, over 36 billion global streams, 50 million records sold worldwide, and over 72 million monthly Spotify listeners to his name, he has been voted the world’s best DJ in the DJ Mag ‘Top 100’ three times and won the accolade for best electronic artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards.

To round off 2022 he won two awards at the LOS40 Music Awards, two awards at MTV EMA’s, the ‘Dance Act of the Year’ award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards and ‘DJ of the Year’ award at the NRJ Music Awards, and was additionally named #1 Producer by 1001Tracklists. Guetta closed out the year in Latin America, performing in Peru for a New Year’s Eve extravaganza before setting out on a huge tour in January. 

After a year of huge hits, Guetta began 2023 at #1 on the Global Spotify Chart with current global smash ‘I’m Good’ with Bebe Rexha. The track earned Guetta his eleventh Grammy nomination, receiving a nod for ‘Best Dance/Electronic Recording’, has garnered 1 billion global streams and simultaneously hit #1 at the US Top 40 & US Dance Radio charts. Guetta entered the 2023 awards season with nominations at the Grammys, iHeartRadio Awards, the QMusic Top 40 Awards, and at the Brits received a ‘Producer of the Year’ accolade in recognition of his production successes, and also delivered an incredible performance of hits. 

Throughout 2022 he released a variety of collaborations including commercial hit  ‘Don’t You Worry’ with Black Eyed Peas and Shakira and UK Top 5 pop anthem ‘Crazy What Love Can Do’ with Becky Hill and Ella Henderson. 

A master creative across genres, Guetta has also gone from strength to strength with his underground-focused Future Rave project alongside Morten; the duo released their eagerly awaited Future Rave EP ‘Episode 2’ in November, which featured the powerful lead single ‘You Can’t Change Me’ with Raye.

Elsewhere he has provided remixes for some of the world’s biggest stars including pop royalty Coldplay, Dua Lipa and  Megan Thee Stallion, Kodak Black… His final release of 2022 was an acid-fuelled remix of Sam Smith & Kim Petras’ ‘Unholy’.

He is additionally working on new music for his underground alias Jack Back. 

While maintaining an epic level of quality for his live streams during the pandemic and lockdown, he hosted his iconic United At Home series, a number of unforgettable concerts from Paris’ Louvre Museum, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Icon Brickell in Miami, and atop the Rockefeller Center, raising $2 million in donations for numerous charities.

Throughout 2022 Guetta appeared at many of the world’s biggest events and festivals, as well as his own residency at Encore Beach Club in Las Vegas and 2 shows a week in Ibiza: Hï Ibiza with Future Rave and Ushuaïa Ibiza with legendary party F*** ME I’M FAMOUS!.  

As he continues to dominate the global charts and play some of the most exciting sets of his career, all while expanding his creative vision, exploring new sounds and evolving as an artist, David Guetta demonstrates time and time again why he is the most cherished electronic artist of our generation. 

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