New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Capitol Records)
Global superstar DJ/Producer David
Guetta's new single "Without You
" featuring R&B superstar Usher
is certified Gold this week, nearing sales of 600,000 digital downloads. It is currently #7 on the singles chart with 120,891 sold this week. It also soars into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 climbing from #11 - #8 and enters the top 10 on the Top 40 airplay charts this week at #9. The much anticipated video premieres today across the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, VEVO, including VEVO.com, VEVO mobile and tablet apps and VEVO syndication partners like YouTube and Facebook. VEVO aired an exclusive behind the scenes sneak peak and two video teasers (links below) this week leading up to today's premiere which have already garnered over 3 million views. VEVO's dedicated premiere page can be found at http://vevo.com/davidguetta
" is the second single from Guetta's latest album Nothing But The Beat (Capitol Records/Astralwerks) which debuted in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 after it's August 29th release. The single follows the platinum-selling summer smash "Where Them Girls At
" featuring Nicki Minaj
and Flo Rida. The album entered the top 5 in twelve different countries, further cementing Guetta's status as a global superstar. The album also includes artists such as Akon, Chris Brown, Dev, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie
J, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Sia, Snoop Dogg, Taio Cruz, Timbaland, and will.i.am. Deluxe
editions of the album feature six futuristic, electronic, instrumental tracks that illustrate why Guetta is the world's #1 beat-meister. To date, Nothing But The Beat has sold 1.5 million albums and 5 million singles world-wide.
Since the release of Nothing But The Beat, Guetta has been touring the globe promoting the album. Last month he headlined New York City's Electric Zoo festival and also performed at the massive iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas
where he was joined onstage by Usher
to perform "Without You
" for the first time live. He ended the month by playing the closing party of his annual F*** ME I'M FAMOUS summer residency in Ibiza.
In addition to the release of Nothing But The Beat, last month Guetta partnered with algoriddim for the release of the 'djay - David
Guetta Edition' App for iPhone and iPod touch. The app gives users a complete and portable DJ setup in the palm of their hand with the same tracks and samples Guetta uses himself. The app features twelve exclusive signature sounds, six synth and six drum beats, built in for live mix integration. Five of Guetta's electro tracks from the deluxe editions of his new album; "Lunar," "Little Bad Girl Instrumental," "Sunshine," "Glasgow," and "Paris," are also included in the app.
Nothing But The Beat is the follow-up to Guetta's 2009 world-wide break-through One Love, which has sold over 4 million albums and 14 million singles. One Love and its re-release One More Love earned Guetta back to back Best Remix Grammy Award wins in 2010 and 2011. Guetta has over 24 million fans on Facebook, over 2 million followers on Twitter and has over 600,000 views on YouTube, more than any other electronic artist, making him one of the most watched people on the planet.
For more information on David
Guetta, please visit:
www.davidguetta.com, www.youtube.com/davidguetta, www.facebook.com/davidguetta, www.twitter.com/davidguetta, www.myspace.com/davidguetta
" Video: http://vevo.ly/oGq8FP
" Behind The Scenes: http://vevo.ly/rgO1f9
" Video Teaser 1: http://vevo.ly/oesp5q
" Video Teaser 2: http://vevo.ly/qls1L6