David Guetta shares stunning acoustic version of smash single ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’ with Anne-Marie & Coi Leray

With almost 250 million global streams and still flying high across Global Singles Charts, ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’ has taken the world by storm

David Guetta has unveiled a stunning new acoustic version of his latest global smash hit single ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’ out 14th July, featuring fellow global superstars Anne-Marie and Coi Leray.  


Stripping the song down to its emotional core and embellishing the instrumental with orchestral flourishes, ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me (Acoustic)’ is sure to send hearts soaring. As always, David Guetta’s masterful songcraft and flawless production spotlight the incredible vocal talents of his collaborators, Anne-Marie and Coi Leray

The new version follows ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’’s biggest week since its release, surpassing 240 million global streams and with over 25 million UK streams to date, achieving Gold in Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland and Austria, and holds #1 position across European airplay for the 3rd week, proving the smash hit’s enduring star power. 

With the original still sitting across Top 20 Spotify peaks across 12 marketsDavid Guetta adds another reinterpretation to the ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’ collection, after recent reworks by Sofi TukkerRobin SchulzOzone &DiagnostixJoel Corry and Cedric Gervais, as well as earlier versions by HypatonBorai & Denham, and DJs from Mars, which featured in Guetta’s Remixes EP.

The original single, a euphoric gem which combines Guetta’s mastermind production with a sample from Haddaway’s 90s hit ‘What Is Love’, has become a worldwide hit, sitting at #19 in the UK chart, with over 240 million global streams and 25 million UK streams to date, as well as having peaks of #12 in Global Shazam and #3 on UK iTunes, and hitting the Spotify Top 20 across 10 markets. On radio, the track has reached playlists on CapitalKiss (+Kiss Dance)Hits RadioRadio 1’s C-List and was chosen as Radio 1’s Track Of The Week.

‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’ features vocals from British pop icon Anne-Marie, who continues to take the world by storm with 7.5 billion global streams to date, seven Top 10 singles and multiple double- and triple-platinum selling records, and Coi Leray, the LA-based rapper known for her raw rhymes, traffic-stopping vocals and inimitable energy. Leray is best known for her recent smash single ‘Players’, which has 200 million streams, reached #1 at Rhythmic radio in the US, and received a remix by David Guetta, which the two performed together in his Ultra Miami earlier this year.

Fast approaching 40 billion global streams in addition to this year’s ‘Producer of the Year’ win at the BRITs and DJ Mag’s #1 DJ for the third year running, David Guetta has skyrocketed to #9 most streamed artist on Spotify globally, selling over 50 million records worldwide. In his career he has reached top position across I-Tunes charts over 113 countries and achieved over 24 million Spotify followers worldwide. His previous single ‘I’m Good (Blue)’ has just hit 1 billion streams on Spotify, as well as #1 on the UK Singles chart, #2 on Global Spotify#1 on Spotify UK#1 on Apple UK, #1 on Amazon Music UK#2 on UK Shazam#3 on Global Shazam, and #1 in 15 territories including Australia, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway and Finland

Earlier this year, the international icon won the ‘Dance Song of The Year’ award for his latest smash ‘I’m Good’ at the IHeartRadio Music Awards, where he was also previously named ‘Dance Act of the Year’. He also recently received awards for ‘DJ of the Year’ at the NRJ Music Awards, Producer of the Year at the Brits and #1 Producerby 1001Tracklists, continuing to cement his status at the very top of the DJ pile.

Elevating the emotional core of the original, ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me (Acoustic)’ cements the legendary status of this runaway global hit from one of the world’s biggest DJ icons.

ABOUT DAVID GUETTA: DJ. Producer. Artist. David Guetta is a musical trailblazer and an international icon. Currently the #4 most streamed artist on Spotify globally and with 2x Grammys awards, 11x Grammy nominations, 7x UK number 1 singles, over 40 billion global streams, 50 million records sold worldwide, and over 75 million monthly Spotify listeners to his name, he has been voted the world’s best DJ in the DJ Mag ‘Top 100’ three times and won the accolade for best electronic artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards. He won two awards at the LOS40 Music Awards, two awards at MTV EMA’s, the ‘Dance Act of the Year’ award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards and ‘DJ of the Year’ award at the NRJ Music Awards, and was additionally named #1 Producer by 1001Tracklists, as well as this year he was awarded ‘Producer of the Year’ by the BRITs in recognition of his production successes.

The French producer mastermind has collaborated with some of the world’s biggest stars including SIA, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, J Balvin, Becky Hill, Raye. 

Guetta stormed into 2023 with his new dance smash ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me’, with the two pop megastars Anne-Marie and Coi Leray. It arrived as the hotly anticipated follow-up to Spotify global #1 and streaming monster, ‘I’m Good (Blue)’. The track earned Guetta his eleventh Grammy nomination, receiving a nod for ‘Best Dance/Electronic Recording’, has garnered 1.5 billion global streams and simultaneously hit #1 at the US Top 40 & US Dance Radio charts. It has also received reworks by Sofi Tukker, Robin Schulz, Ozone & Diagnostix, Joel Corry and Cedric Gervais, as well as earlier versions by Hypaton, Borai & Denham, and DJs from Mars, which featured in Guetta’s Remixes EP.

Elsewhere he has provided remixes for some of the world’s biggest stars including pop royalty Sam Smith & Kim Petras, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion and Kodak Black. He also released the acid-fuelled remix of Sam Smith & Kim Petras’ ‘Unholy’, while he recently delivered his remix for Coi Leray’s new hit with ‘Players’. 

A master creative across genres, Guetta has also gone from strength to strength with his underground-focused Future Rave project alongside Morten; the duo released their eagerly awaited Future Rave EP ‘Episode 2’, which featured the powerful lead single ‘You Can’t Change Me’ with Raye. His underground alias Jack Back also made a recent return with ‘The Walk To Church, a gospel-inspired collaboration featuring Wh0 and Roland Clark .

His renowned live show experience has extended this year to headlining the main stage at Ultra Miami Festival in March, as well as his newly announced two Ibiza residencies: Hï Ibiza with Future Rave and Ushuaïa Ibiza with legendary party F*** Me I’m Famous!. He also continues this year with his own residency at Encore Beach Club in Las Vegas and many of the world’s biggest events and festivals.

While maintaining an epic level of quality for his live streams during the pandemic and lockdown, he hosted his iconic United At Home series, a number of unforgettable concerts from Paris’ Louvre Museum, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Icon Brickell in Miami, and atop the Rockefeller Center, raising $2 million in donations for numerous charities.

As he continues to dominate the global charts and play some of the most exciting sets of his career, all while expanding his creative vision, exploring new sounds and evolving as an artist, David Guetta demonstrates time and time again why he is the most cherished electronic artist of our generation.

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