Pierre David Guetta (/ˈɡɛtə/, French pronunciation: [pjɛʁ david ɡɛta]; born 7 November 1967) is a French DJ, record producer and songwriter. He has racked up over 50 million record sales globally, with more than 10 billion streams. In 2011 and 2020, Guetta was voted the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. In 2013, Billboard crowned "When Love Takes Over" as the number one dance-pop collaboration of all time.
Born and raised in Paris, he released his first album, Just a Little More Love, in 2002. Later, he released Guetta Blaster (2004) and Pop Life (2007). Guetta achieved mainstream success with his 2009 album One Love which included the hit singles "When Love Takes Over", "Gettin' Over You", "Sexy Bitch" and "Memories", the first three of which reached number one in the United Kingdom. The 2011 follow-up album, Nothing but the Beat, continued this success, containing the hit singles "Where Them Girls At", "Little Bad Girl", "Without You", "Titanium" and "Turn Me On". In 2018, he released the album "7" featuring J Balvin, Nicki Minaj, Jason Derulo, Sia, G-Eazy and more. The album also featured twelve tracks by his alias Jack Back. In 2019, he started a new movement together with fellow producer MORTEN called "Future Rave". The duo released their "New Rave" EP in July 2020 for the fans to enjoy at home despite clubs being closed. Guetta and Sia reunited to release "Let's Love" in 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
In June 2021 Guetta sold his recorded music catalog for an amount in the region of US$100 million, with Music Business Worldwide citing a source saying it was more than that, but less than US$150 million.
Guetta's accolades include two Grammy Awards, an American Music Award and a Billboard Music Award.