He’s one of the world’s most famous DJs and music producers – and he’s coming to the Isle of Wight.

David Guetta will have Seaclose Park bouncing at the Isle of Wight Festival 2017 on the Friday night, following Run DMC.

The 49 year old Frenchman has sold over nine million albums and 30 million singles worldwide.

He’s worked with some of the world’s biggest artists, including Rihanna, Akon, Usher, Sia, Nicki Minaj and Snoop Dogg – to name but a few.

Guetta’s first studio album – Just A Little More Love – was released in June 2002 and Guetta Blaster and Pop Life soon followed.

Guetta achieved mainstream success with his 2009 album One Love which included the hit single When Love Takes Over featuring Kelly Rowland, which, peaked at number one in the UK Singles Chart selling over five million copies worldwide. Other hits on the album include Gettin’ Over You, Sexy Chick with Akon, and Memories – the first three of which reached number one in the UK.

His follow-up album, Nothing but the Beat in 2011 contained the hit singles Where Them Girls At feat Flo-Rida and Nicki Minaj, Little Bad Girl, Without You, Titanium, and Turn Me On.

His sixth studio album, Listen, was released worldwide in November 2014.

Making the announcement on Isle of Wight Radio, Festival organiser, John Giddings, said:

“It brought a tear to my eye when I announced it. I think the combination is incredible.

“I had David Guetta on the Rihanna tour. After the success of calvin Harris, I thought he’s the only other one of that calibre who could command 50,000 people in a field.

“I also love Run DMC, because they are fanatstic. I think the two acts together will be a really natural combination. Run DMC will be on first, followed by David Guetta on the Main Stage.

“The Isle of Wight is a special place with a rich heritage, going back to the Festival in 1970.”

Other acts announced today (Wednesday) include Bastille, George Ezra and Rag’n’Bone Man.


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