EMI Music has signed a joint venture partnership with the live events company of David Guetta to turn the DJ's "F*** Me I'm Famous" branded club night into a global enterprise.

"F*** Me I'm Famous" (FMIF) was first launched in Ibiza in 2001. In line with Guetta's steady rise as a hit-making producer and dance artist, the club night has since grown to become one of Ibiza's marquee summer events, regularly selling out the 3,000-capacity Ibizan club Pacha.

The new partnership between EMI and Guetta Events, which is operated by the DJ and his wife Cathy Guetta, will facilitate the global expansion of the FMIF dance brand with major events and club nights planned around the world alongside a range of supporting merchandise and music compilations, claims a statement released by the British music major.

According to EMI, Guetta's label home since 2001, the France-born artist has sold 3 million albums and 15 million singles internationally to date. Guetta's 2010 FMIM residency at Ibiza's Pacha club, which wrapped Sept. 30, included guest appearances from Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am and U.K. dance star Calvin Harris.

Commenting on the joint venture partnership, Cathy Guetta said in a statement: "This association with EMI will help us to ensure that the success of the Ibiza "FMIF" nights will now be felt around the world. We're looking forward to working in partnership with the team there to create a truly international brand."

David Kassler, CEO of EMI Music Europe/ROW, added: "Cathy and David have done a great job establishing [FMIF] as such a strong brand in Ibiza, and everybody at EMI is excited about working in collaboration with them to take it on to the next stage of its development."

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