June 30, 2016  

David Guetta Won't Abide to Label's Request

August 13, 2010 (9:39 am) GMT
'My record company has been suggesting I play with a band for years, but that's not me,' the DJ said.

French DJ is fighting with executives at his record label over their plans to place him in a band. The Grammy winner has found global fame with his catchy dance music, and shot to the top of the charts collaborating with artists including , and .

Despite his success, record label bosses are still trying to convince him to recruit a band he can play live with at his concerts - but he insists he'll always be a solo act. He tells Britain's Daily Star, "My record company has been suggesting I play with a band for years, but that's not me. I refuse. I'm a DJ. I've been fighting to say DJs can be real artists for 20 years."

"Now that I'm successful I'm not going to stop being a DJ so that I can turn into a pop star. I'm happy there is a DJ crossing over like I am and I hope it opens doors. But for me it's not about changing the way I perform or to change my life."

More David Guetta News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Louis Tomlinson Files for Joint Custody of His Son With Briana Jungwirth
  2. Iggy Azalea Addresses Nick Young Baby Rumor, Reveals She Caught Him Cheating on Camera
  3. 'Ghostbusters' Cast Show Off the New Gadgets in Latest Featurette
  4. HBO Officially Confirms Jon Snow's True Parentage With This 'Game of Thrones' Infographic
  5. New 'Star Trek Beyond' Character Poster Shows Jaylah on Cap's Chair
  6. Lady GaGa and Taylor Kinney's Wedding Plan Reportedly Shelved Because of This
  7. Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston Make Out in Rome, Fans Say Their Romance Is 'Staged'
  8. Watch James Van Der Beek Channel Diplo to Promote Mad Decent Block Party