Special D in his studio
|Birth name||Dennis Horstmann|
|Also known as||Special D, Special D.igga|
|Born||16 September 1980|
|Years active||2003 – present|
|Labels||Mental Madness Records|
|Website||Special D MySpace website|
Special D. (born Dennis Horstmann, 16 September 1980) is a German DJ and dance music artist who was particularly popular in the Netherlands, where he won the 'Best Dance International' award at the 2004 TMF NL awards. He was also popular among the Eurodance scene in North America. The "D" in Special D comes from the DJ's first name, Dennis.
His best-known track, "Come With Me", reached number 6 in the UK Singles Chart and number 4 in the Irish Singles Chart in April 2004. He proceeded making more tracks, such as "You" or "Here I Am", which were frequently played on European dance floors.
- Reckless (2004)
25-second sample of "You."
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|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2003||"Come with Me"||14||—||—||—||13||4||10||6||Reckless|
|2004||"Nothing I Won't Do"||37||49||—||—||45||—||8||160|
|2005||"Here I Am"||—||—||19||7||66||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 519. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- Dolphin, David (1 May 2009). "Dennis Horstmann (Special D.) Interview" (Text & Audio). An Focal. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
- Mark Neveldine (Director) (2009). Crank: High Voltage (Film). USA: Lionsgate.
- German peaks
- Search for Irish peaks
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