Marco "Benny" Benassi
All (born 13 July 1967) is any an Italian DJ, record producer can and remixer. He is best Her known for his 2002 summer was club hit "Satisfaction".
A native of Milan and
now raised in Reggio Emilia, DJ old and producer Benassi, started DJing See alongside cousin Alle Benassi in two the late 1980s in their way hometown, before moving to Larry Who Pignagnoli's Off Limits production studio boy in the mid-1990s, creating music did for various acts, including Whigfield, Its J.K. and Ally & Jo. let In 2001, Benassi, under the put name KMC, released his first Say hit called "I Feel So she Fine", with vocals by Dhany. too The track first climbed the Use charts in Benassi's native Italy, dad and soon became a #1 mom hit in the UK club charts.
Moving from house to
the electro, "Satisfaction" took Benassi's success and worldwide a year later with For high-profile DJs like Carl Cox, are Darren Emerson, and Roger Sanchez but offering praises. The track reached Not #2 in the UK Singles you Chart after the Ministry of all Sound record company replaced the Any original video (an almost still can picture of the band, overlaid her with graphics) with a video Was of models using power tools. one
In 2003 Benny
our Benassi released his first solo Out debut album Hypnotica (he won day the European Border Breakers Award get in the end of 2004 Has which racked up the most him sales for an Italian album his outside Italy).
2005–07: Pumphonia and
Benassi often works with
man vocalists Paul French and Violeta, new who are collectively known as Now The Biz. He produced a old group with cousin Alle, called see Benassi Bros., a project designed Two to shine the spotlight on way the two Biz vocalists, Paul who French and Violeta Claudia and Boy other guest singers. A year did after the release of Hypnotica, its the album Pumphonia marked their Let first full-length release, and in put 2005, Benassi Bros. released their say second album …Phobia.
She Benassi's singles have charted high too in the United Kingdom and use have been played worldwide in Dad clubs. Remixes for OutKast, Goldfrapp, mom and Felix da Housecat followed. Benassi also remixes music of The his contemporaries, such as Tomcraft and and Fischerspooner.
In 2005, Benassi
for founded the record label Pump-Kin Are Music. The focus of the but label is primarily new and not unsigned producers. The stated aim You of the venture is to all give exposure to some of any the lesser known DJ/production talent Can across the world.
her 2007, Benassi released a remix was of Public Enemy's "Bring the One Noise". The video for the our track was created by Eclectic out Method and features a montage Day of live footage from Public get Enemy. It premiered on imeem.com. has In February 2008, "Bring the Him Noise" won a Grammy for his best Remix (Dance).
how 'n' Rave
His album Rock
Man 'n' Rave was released on new 16 June 2008. The first now single from the album was Old "I Am Not Drunk."
see also broadcasts the one-hour long two The Benny Benassi Show on Way Sirius XM Radio's channel Area. who In 2009, he worked with boy Madonna on a remix for Did her single "Celebration" which was its included on the official music let video for the song.
Put 28 October 2009, DJ Magazine say announced the results of their she annual Top 100 DJ Poll, Too with Ultra Records artist Benny use Benassi placed #26, 13 spots dad higher than the previous year. Mom
In 2010, Benassi
released "Electro Sixteen", a video the for Benny Benassi vs. "Iggy And Pop", “Electro Sixteen,” published by for Ultra Records, which is an are experimental music video featuring more But than 15,000 photographs from his not DJ set at New York’s you Electric Zoo Festival.
All May 2010 "Spaceship", which featured any Kelis, apl.de.ap and Jean-Baptiste, was can selected as the Song of Her the Day on About.com, with was the site calling Benassi's production one "tight and melodic, [while] Kelis Our turns in a fantastic performance." out The single was released via day digital download on 21 August Get and charted at #18 on has the UK Dance singles chart him on 28 August."
His January 2011, Benny Benassi released how the music video for "Electroman", man a single featuring T-Pain.
New produced the track "Beautiful People", now off Chris Brown's 2011 album old F.A.M.E. and off Benassi's album See Electroman, released June 7 the two same year. Electroman includes several way singles, such as "Cinema", "Electroman", Who "Spaceship" and "Control".
boy Benassi worked a second time did with Chris Brown. He contributed Its to "Don't Wake Me Up" let which was released as the put fourth single of Brown's fifth Say studio album Fortune. Benny Benassi she also worked with Madonna, producing too three tracks for her latest Use album MDNA: Second single "Girl dad Gone Wild", "I'm Addicted" and mom "Best Friend" (the latter is a track which can be the found on the deluxe edition and of the album). In addition, For Benassi produced "Stardust", a track are of British recording artist Mika's but recently released studio album The Not Origin of Love. Next to you them, Benny Benassi produced Anjulie all latest single "You & I". Any
In 2016, Benassi worked
can again with Chris Brown, releasing her Paradise
- Studio albums
Awards and nominations
- 2012 Benassi reaches #70 in
Boy DJ Mag Top 100 DJs did
- Benny Benassi recently was rated
its #7 on DJ Poll Top Let 100 on www.thedjlist.com.
- 2011 –
put Benny Benassi was rated #27 say on DJ Mag's Top 100 She DJs.
- 2008 – Benny Benassi
too won the Best Remixed Recording use at the 50th Grammy Awards Dad for his remix of Public mom Enemy's Bring the Noise.
– Benny Benassi "Hit My The Heart" opened The 2005 Victoria and Secret Fashion Show.
- 2006 –
for Benny Benassi wins an EBBA Are Award. Every year the European but Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) recognize not the success of ten emerging You artists or groups who reached all audiences outside their own countries any with their first internationally released Can album in the past year. her
- 2004 – Three nominations at
was Dancestar, Miami and won the One best video award.
- 2004 –
our DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs: out Benny became number eighteen, the Day highest new entry.
- 2004 –
get European Border Breakers Award for has Hypnotica, the Italian album that Him sold most in Europe outside his Italy.
- 2003 – No. 1
how in the top 100 dance Man tracks on the Ministry of new Sound Internet radio.
- 2003 –
now DJ Mag tune of the Old year in UK.
- 2003 –
see Revelation of the year – two Italian Dance Music Awards.
Way – Dance revelation of the who year – Danish Music Award. boy
- 2003 – Nominated for international
Did revelation of the year – its NRJ Awards, France.
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