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This Happened—November 7: The World's Club Scene Would Never Be The Same

He may be the most well-known DJ of our time: David Guetta’s songs have garnered over 10 billion online streams.

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David Guetta, The Happy, Genre-Busting DJ

The second highest-paid DJ in the world, a celebrity with 17 million Twitter followers, is currently touring the world. The hedonist sits down with Le Monde after a concert in Brazil.

RECIFE — David Guetta, who was honored at last month's French music awards, Victoires de la Musique, had just returned from Brazil, where he spent the beginning of the year. Brazil, seen from its joyful, festive side, is a playground for the smiling Frenchman.

To celebrate the release of his sixth album at the end of 2014, the Parisian DJ returned to the ember country for 12 massive concerts, where he spoke with Le Monde. Here in Brazil, the DJ sensation is idolized by fans who don't always know he's French. "I nearly moved here," he says. "We did an arena tour with Will.i.am in 2010, and had so much fun. The weather's nice, lust for life is vital and the present is essential here." Almost trademark-Guetta values.

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