Friday, December 4, 2009

SUPERSTAR DJ / PRODUCER DAVID GUETTA RECIEVES FIVE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING ALBUM AND RECORD OF THE YEAR



New York, NY – Dec. 3rd, 2009) – Superstar DJ/Producer David Guetta had a big night at “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night” in Los Angeles last night, not only did he perform on the live telecast with the Black Eyed Peas but picked up 5 Grammy nominations. This is the first time Guetta has received a nomination.

Guetta is nominated in the Album Of The Year and Record Of The Year categories as producer of the Black Eyed Peas monster smash “I Gotta Feeling.” His own album One Love (EMI’s Astralwerks) which features vocals from Akon, apl de ap, Estelle, Kid Cudi, Ne-Yo, Novel, Kelly Rowland, will.i.am and Chris Willis earned 3 nominations including Best Dance Electronic Album Of The Year along with Best Dance Recording and Best Remixed Recording for the album’s first single “When Love Takes Over” featuring Kelly Rowland. Guetta has earned his first U.S. platinum single this week with over 1 million downloads of “Sexy Bitch” featuring Akon. The hit single is racing to the top of the U.S. charts where it is currently top 5 at Rhythm radio, #11 at Top 40 Mainstream radio and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100. Most radio stations are spinning the clean version “Sexy Chick.”


“Last night was incredible, I really didn’t expect to receive 5 Grammy nominations, said Guetta. “It’s fantastic that the Academy have recognized the impact dance music has had in America this year. My mission was for this music to be heard by and touch millions. By bringing together the best urban artists and electronic music, I feel the barriers are coming down and we are together."

David Guetta’s career as a DJ/Producer/Artist has continued to reach new heights around the globe all year. He recently collaborated with Madonna, producing a remix of her latest single “Revolver” titled “Madonna vs. David Guetta ‘Revolver’ (One Love Remix)” which is out now. Guetta was also recently named the European ambassador and spokesperson for DJ Hero. One Love, his 4th studio album has sold nearly 1 million copies world wide, reached #1 in 17 countries and has spawned two #1 singles across Europe and two #1 U.S. Billboard dance singles with “When Love Takes Over” and “Sexy Bitch.” One Love’s 3rd single, the title track featuring Estelle, is currently climbing the charts overseas and is heating up U.S. dance floors with a stellar remix package including re-rubs by Calvin Harris and DJ Chuckie. David just wrapped his most extensive U.S. tour to date and will return to the states on Dec. 31st to headline the 12th Annual “Together as One” NYE celebration held in Los Angeles at the LA Sports Arena. He will return to LA for the 52nd Annual Grammy® Awards ceremony on January 31st.

David Guetta is one the world’s premiere DJ’s and producer. He is the most viewed electronic artist on youtube with over 114 million views. He has over 1.6 million fans on his official facebook page. Guetta released One Love, a non-stop, party-thumping musical hybrid of dance beats and hip-hop/R&B vocals to rave reviews in August. People Magazine called One Love “a party-rocking album” and the Associated Press agreed, “Guetta’s CD is one big party,” One Love has already reached platinum in France, Gold in Canada, South Africa and Belgium…to name a few.


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