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| 29 November 2012 | Reply

(New York, NY – November 28th, 2012) – David Guetta announces today the launch of his new app on Spotify, PLAY GUETTA. The PLAY GUETTA app, which is available globally in the Spotify app finder, invites fans to come and join the permanent party. It is an innovative listening experience like no other enabling them to have a deeper connection with David Guetta, his music and his other fans around the world.

DJ and producer David Guetta is leading a cultural revolution; club culture. His fans have spoken, connected and made him a social media superstar with over 36 million Facebook ‘Likes’ and close to 7 million Twitter ‘Followers’. David has been one of the most streamed artists onSpotify over the last two years.

The PLAY GUETTA app features

  • A real-time global communal listening experience for fans.
  • Built in ‘World EQ’ powered by fans of David Guetta in Spotify’s 20 territories, giving users live info on engaged users location.

The first use of Soundrop directly integrated into a stand-alone artist Spotify App.

Users can share their own snapshot of the World EQ -at the time by clicking ‘Like’ or ‘Tweet’.

Users can subscribe to a playlist of “Trending” party tracks from the PLAY GUETTA app.

Real-time chat functionality and the ability to vote for songs to be played next in the PLAY GUETTA app utilizing Soundrop for the first time in an artist app.

David Guetta will be able to talk to fans within the Spotify app and using a #PLAYGUETTA hash tag via his official Twitter stream.

Newer fans can view the David Guetta music catalogue aiding the discovery of his previous productions.

Discover all the features here

David Guetta said “The connection I get with my people is everything to me. I am really happy to be teaming up with Spotify on this app to share this amazing new access to my music. We want to make it easier than ever before for new fans to discover the beats. And it will help me to connect even more directly with those who have the same passion for music and for them to connect with each other around the world.”

Steve Savoca, Head of Content at Spotify said; “David Guetta is one of the biggest artists on Spotify, so we’re thrilled he’s made an app that will offer his fans a way to more deeply engage.  With the PLAYGUETTA App, David Guetta demonstrates the power of the Spotify platform, giving fans a great way to enjoy and discover new music through his own personal recommendations or through individual sharing with other users.”

In September, Guetta released a definitive version of his hit album Nothing But The Beat.  The new version, Nothing But The Beat 2.0 features all the hits from the original album plus new songs “She Wolf (Falling To Pieces)” feat. Sia, “Play Hard” feat. Ne-Yo and Akon, “Wild One 2” produced with Nicky Romero and feat. Sia, “Just One Last Time” feat. Taped Rai, “In My Head” produced with Daddy’s Groove and feat. NERVO and “Every Chance We Get We Run” produced with Alesso and feat. Tegan & Sara. NBTB 2.0 also features 3 of the album’s original futuristic, underground electronic tracks made for the clubs and dance music enthusiasts plus brand-new track “What The F***” which is sure to delight even the most hardcore clubber’s palate and  “Metropolis”  which Guetta produced with Nicky Romero and was the first release through his recently launched dance label Jack Back Records. Nothing But The Beat has sold over 3 million albums (Platinum in 17 countries) and an astonishing 18 million singles world-wide since its release last August, 2011.

Guetta is constantly touring; he spent the summer DJ’ing at his weekly F*** Me I’m Famous residencies at Ibiza’s hottest clubs, Ushuaia and Pacha, plus major European club and festival gigs including headline slots at V Festival, Creamfields and the iTunes festival. David went on to tour South East Asia and has just wrapped another sold-out run in South America. He announced last week that he is the special guest on Rihanna’s Unapologetic UK tour. He also just produced two cuts for her album of the same name.

Rounding up his year, David Guetta recently won the newly created Favorite Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist Award at the American Music Awards and also won Best Electronic Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards and both public votes.   Guetta also recently celebrated his seventh #1 Billboard Hot Club Play single with “She Wolf (Falling To Pieces)”.

For more information on David Guetta, please visit:

TECHNICAL INFO: The PLAY GUETTA App is powered by the recently released Soundrop SDK.

Soundrop’s SDK has a data feed of room membership which includes the country the listener is in. Studio Juice/EMI have created a data visualisation of this data, the PLAY GUETTA World EQ map, to create real-time representation of countries where listeners are engaging from. It uses theD3.js data visualization library to bring the listener data to life using HTML, SVG and CSS.

D3 combines powerful visualization components with a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation.

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