One of the top DJ's in the world, French Pierre David Guetta, who was born and raised in Paris, released his first album, Just a Little More Love in 2002. Guetta received wider success with the 2009 album One Love and continued with his upward trajectory with the 2011 album Nothing but the Beat.
Born on November 7, 1967, to a family which is also related to French journalist Bernard Guetta and Franco-Italian actress Nathalie Guetta, Guetta began to DJ at the Broad Club in Paris. Initially, he would first play popular tracks, until he suddenly discovered house music, following which there was no looking back for him.
On the French DJ's birthday, here's looking at 5 of his most famous tracks one must listen to.
When Love Takes Over: With vocals by Kelly Rowland, the song from Guetta's fourth studio album One Love is a synthpop, a music which has the synthesiser as the major instrument. It was released on April 21, 2009 by Virgin records and was conceived when Guetta played the instrumental version during one of his shows, and recording artist Kelly Rowland fell in love with it.
Memories: Another Guetta creation featuring American rapper Kid Cudi, it too is from One Love and has Cudi giving his strong vocals over piano-backed beats.
Turn Me On: From the album, Nothing but the Beat, vocals to the son are given by Nicki Minaj. The song was briefly in the promotion of WWE WrestleMania XXVIII.
I Gotta Feeling: The song, produced by Guetta, is the second single from The Black Eyed Peas' fifth album and was nominated for Record of the Year at the 52nd Grammy Awards, going on to win the the Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
Where Them Girls At: Song by Guetta featuring vocals by Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj, it was written by Mike Caren, Jared Cotter, Rida, Guetta, Minaj, Juan and Oscar Silinas, Giorgio Tuinfort and Sandy Vee. A censored version of the song was used in the 2013 animation Descpicable Me 2 as well.
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