Marco “Benny” Benassi is an Italian DJ, record producer and remixer. He is best known for his 2002 summer club hit “Satisfaction”.
He started his career as a member of the Benassi Bros. electronica duo, whose track “Illusion” became very popular in the American club scene, finally peaking at number 4 on Hot Dance Club Play; following “Hit My Heart” peaked at 15. In 2003, Benassi released his first solo debut album, Hypnotica, which won the European Border Breakers Award. In 2008, he also won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording at the 50th Grammy Awards for his remix of Public Enemy’s Bring the Noise.
In 2009, Benassi entered the Top 100 DJs list from DJ Mag at #26, while in 2011 was rated #7 on DJ Poll Top 100 by DJ List web site.