Scooter are a German dance/trance group founded in Hamburg, who have sold over 30 million records and earned over 80 gold and platinum awards. Scooter are considered the most successful German single-record act with 23 top ten hits. The group is currently composed of members H.P. Baxxter, Phil Speiser and Michael Simon. Although most of the group's early recordings are rave, Scooter have experimented with other dance music subgenres such as techno, hardstyle and jumpstyle, and occasionally hip hop, and hard rock, and dubstep.