KYGO REUNITES WITH VALERIE BROUSSARD FOR NEW TRACK “THE TRUTH”
NEW ALBUM GOLDEN HOUR OUT MAY 29
SET TO PERFORM ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES WITH ONEREPUBLIC AND VALERIE BROUSSARD ON ALBUM RELEASE DAY
May 22, 2020 – Global superstar, producer and DJ, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll – a.k.a Kygo, reunites with powerhouse vocalist Valerie Broussard for new track “The Truth.” Click HERE to listen. The song is now available across all streaming platforms and will be featured on his upcoming third album Golden Hour out May 29 via Sony Music International/Ultra Records/RCA Records. Kygo will kick off his album release day with a performance on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series with OneRepublic and Broussard.
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“The Truth” marks the second collaboration between Kygo and Broussard who previously released “Think About You” together in February 2019. It follows Kygo’s “Lose Somebody” with OneRepublic, “Freedom” with Zak Abel, “I’ll Wait” with Sasha Sloan, “Like It Is” with Zara Larsson and Tyga, and “Higher Love” with Whitney Houston.
“Higher Love” has more than 651 million audio and video streams combined and charted at Top 40 radio. It is a cover of the 1986 Steve Winwood classic. The Whitney Houston estate presented Kygo with the archival recording of Houston’s version, which was previously released as a Japan-only bonus track on her I’m Your Baby Tonight physical album in 1990. Upon hearing the song, Kygo raced into the studio, thrilled to be given the opportunity to make music with one of the greatest female vocalists of all time. “Higher Love” was written by Steve Winwood, Will Jennings and produced by Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll and Narada Michael Walden.
Golden Hour Tracklist:
Whether behind the piano in his studio or headlining a sold-out festival, Kygo quietly reaffirms his status as a prodigious talent, forward-thinking producer, dynamic DJ, and influential global superstar. The Norwegian musician born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll first introduced himself in 2013 and quietly became one of the most ubiquitous hitmakers in the world. Amassing 15 billion cumulative global audio and video streams and 3.3 billion YouTube views by 2020, he has broken numerous streaming records. He emerged as Spotify’s “Breakout Artist of 2015” powered by “Firestone” [feat Conrad Sewell] and “Stole the Show” [feat. Parson James]—certified gold or platinum in sixteen countries. These smashes cemented him as “the fastest artist to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify.” In the wake of his chart-topping 2016 full-length debut Cloud Nine, he delivered memorable performances on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Plus, he notably performed “Carry Me” during the Closing Ceremony of the Rio Olympics.
In 2017, he earned one of his biggest hits with the multiplatinum “It Ain’t Me” [feat. Selena Gomez], going Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and clocking nearly 1 billion Spotify streams. He maintained his momentum on the Stargazing EP and second album, Kids In Love. The ensuing Kids In Love Tour canvased four continents and sold out arenas. He ignited “Remind Me To Forget” [feat. Miguel] with 812 million total combined streams and views. Other collaborations include mega-hits with U2, Imagine Dragons, The Chainsmokers, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, and Chelsea Cutler. He has received acclaim from Rolling Stone, Billboard, and more.
In 2019, Kygo unleashed “Higher Love” with Whitney Houston and generated another 1 billion combined streams and views in addition to leaving his imprint on a classic. He heralded his 2020 third full-length album Golden Hour [Sony Music International/Ultra Records/RCA Records] with the anthems “Like It Is” [with Zara Larsson & Tyga] and “I’ll Wait” [with Sasha Sloan]. Now, Golden Hour signals Kygo’s brightest moment yet.
ABOUT VALERIE BROUSSARD:
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Valerie Broussard moved to London at the age of eighteen. It was this period living abroad when Valerie’s career as a songwriter began to take shape.Having since moved back stateside, Valerie brought home the atmospheric pop that has been catching the attention of all those that have come across it. Valerie’s music has been featured on a number of hit TV shows including “Lucifer,” “Riverdale,” “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” as well as trailers for HBO, Netflix, Amazon and The BBC.Fresh off her collaborations with Kygo (“Think About You”) and Galantis (“Roots”); and opening the League of Legends World Championship in Paris, Valerie’s upcoming album Gemini Rising is set to release later this year – a concept of duality with a nod to Astrology.
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