DJ Benny Benassi new song
and raised in
, DJ and producer Benassi, started DJing alongside cousin Alle Benassi in the late 1980s in their hometown, before moving to
‘s Off Limits production studio in the mid-1990s, creating music for various acts, including
, J.K. and Ally & Jo.
In 2001, Benassi, under the name KMC, released his first hit called “I Feel So Fine”, with vocals by
. The track first climbed the charts in Benassi’s native Italy, and soon became a #1 hit in the UK club charts.
Moving from house to electro, “
” took Benassi’s success worldwide a year later with high-profile DJs like
offering praises. The track reached #2 in the
record company replaced the original video (an almost still picture of the band, overlaid with graphics) with a video of models using power tools.
, a project designed to shine the spotlight on the two Biz vocalists, Paul French and Violeta Claudia and other guest singers. A year after the release of Hypnotica, the album
marked their first full-length release, and in 2005, Benassi Bros. released their second album
. Some of Benassi’s
have charted high in the
and have been played worldwide in
. Remixes for
followed. Benassi also remixes music of his contemporaries, such as
. In 2005, Benassi founded the record label Pump-Kin Music. The focus of the label is primarily new and unsigned producers. The stated aim of the venture is to give exposure to some of the lesser known DJ/production talent across the world. In August 2007, Benassi released a remix of
“Bring the Noise”. The video for the track was created by
and features a montage of live footage from Public Enemy. It premiered on imeem.com. In February 2008, “Bring the Noise” won a Grammy for best Remix (Dance).
was released on 16 June 2008. The first single from the album was “I Am Not Drunk.” Benassi also broadcasts the one-hour long The Benny Benassi Show on
In 2009, he worked with
on a remix for her single “
” which was included on the official music video for the song. On 28 October 2009,
announced the results of their annual Top 100 DJ Poll, with
artist Benny Benassi placed #26,
13 spots higher than the previous year.
,” published by Ultra Records, which is an experimental music video featuring more than 15,000 photographs from his DJ set at New York’s Electric Zoo Festival.
On 24 May 2010 “Spaceship”, which featured
and Jean-Baptiste, was selected as the Song of the Day on About.com, with the site calling Benassi’s production “tight and melodic, [while] Kelis turns in a fantastic performance.” The single was released via digital download on 21 August and charted at #18 on the UK Dance singles chart on 28 August.”
On 23 January 2011, Benny Benassi released the music video for “Electroman”, a single featuring
. Benassi produced the track “
‘s 2011 album
and off Benassi’s album
, released June 7 the same year. Electroman includes several singles, such as “Cinema”, “Electroman”, “Spaceship” and “Control”.
In 2012, Benassi worked a second time with Chris Brown. He contributed to “
” which was released as the fourth single of Brown’s fifth studio album
. Benny Benassi also worked with Madonna, producing three tracks for her latest album
: Second single “
“, “I’m Addicted” and “Best Friend” (the latter is a track which can be found on the deluxe edition of the album). In addition, Benassi produced “Stardust”, a track of British recording artist
‘s recently released studio album
. Next to them, Benny Benassi produced
latest single “You & I”. In 2013, Benassi collaborated with
respectively for the songs “Dance the Pain Away” and “Ghost”. In 2014, he released the single “Shooting Helicopters”, featuring
which was later included in his fourth studio album
. The album also features collaborations with
. On June 28, 2018, he collaborated with the duo
for the single “Everybody Needs a Kiss”.