While there are many talented artists who achieve stardom and global popularity, few have such enduring and palpable influence as to reshape the dynamic of the entire music industry. Perhaps the greatest element of David Guetta’s illustrious story is not simply his countless personal successes, but his wider game-changing approach. From making dance music and DJ culture more of a viable and legitimised commercial success than ever before to finally uniting the worlds of electronic and urban music, the repercussions of his visionary attitude cannot be underestimated.
Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson is a singer and songwriter from England. She has been featured on several hit singles till date, including Clean Bandit's "Rockabye", "Friends", "Alarm" and "Ciao Adios". She first performed on the stage as a 12-year-old when she appeared in a West End production of ‘Whistle Down the Wind.’ Aside from West End commitments, she spent her early years struggling to become a pop singer and also tried her luck in professional karate championships at least three times. Anne-Marie has said that it was karate that taught her focus and discipline, the two essential characteristics of a successful musician. She pursued her music career alongside karate and her debut album ‘Speak Your Mind’ was released in April 2018.
Years & Years is a British synth-pop band, founded in London, United Kingdom. The band consists of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen. Years & Years' music has been described as electropop, mixing R&B and 1990s house elements. The band's debut studio album, Communion, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart in July 2015 and was the fastest-selling debut album of the year from a UK signed band. Their biggest hit single "King" from their debut album Communion reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in March 2015, and peaked within the top ten of the charts in Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Republic of Ireland and Switzerland. Their single "Shine" from the same album reached number two on the UK Singles Chart.
Dizzee Rascal – real name Dylan Mills – was brought up in the UK Garage Music environment, with an emphasis on the dance floor. Dizzee was an active and enthusiastic participant at raves from the age of 15, as well as mixing on pirate radio stations. Growing up in a deprived area in the East End of London on a council estate and raised by a single mother from Ghana, Dizzee didn’t have an ideal start in life, but his early background has had a profound influence on his style of music. His father died when he was only two years old, and he himself says it was a teacher who let him skip classes to devote more time to music who most influenced him from an early age.
British dance group Clean Bandit found crossover success by weaving classical music with dance-pop for a beat-driven yet refined sound that they often delivered with high-profile guest vocalists. After scoring their first hit with the multi-platinum international sensation "Rather Be" featuring Jess Glynne (from debut 2014 New Eyes), they issued a string of U.K. chart-toppers that proved successful around the world, including "Rockabye" with Sean Paul and Anne-Marie, "Symphony" with Zara Larsson, and "Solo" with Demi Lovato, all of which were included on 2018's What Is Love?
Mabel McVey (born 20 February, 1996) is an Swedish singer and songwriter. Born in Málaga and raised in Stockholm, she now mostly lives in Camden Town. Mabel started her career in 2015 with her debut single titled "Know Me Better". She had a hit in 2017 with "Finders Keepers" which peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart. After her tour with *Harry Styles she went on her own tour through Europe again. Also she released in September 2018 her newest single “One Shot”. She also did a collab with *Jax Jones with the song called “Ring Ring”. She re-released her 2017 mixtape Ivy To Roses with a brand new art cover and past songs including 'Finders Keepers'.
Rak-Su are an English boy band, formed in Watford. The band's name is a shortening of "Tracks v. Suits", i.e. "music and fun vs. adult life." They rose to fame when they won the fourteenth series of The X Factor UK in 2017 mentored by Simon Cowell. The group is made up of Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland, Mustafa Rahimtulla and Myles Stephenson. "Dimelo", which featured Naughty Boy and Wyclef Jean, was released as their winner's single; its release marked the first time a winner's single was written by the winning competitor. It entered the UK Singles Chart at number two, behind Ed Sheeran's "Perfect". Their self-titled debut extended play, Rak-Su, was released on 16 February 2018 and features four songs performed on The X Factor, "I'm Feeling You", "Mamacita", "Mona Lisa" and "Dimelo".