HALSEY RELEASES NEW VERSION OF “WITHOUT ME”
FEATURING JUICE WRLD
- Genre : Electronic
- Type: News
- Author : Team ARTISTdirect
- Date : Tue, 08 Jan 2019
GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-Platinum artist Halsey has teamed up with Juice WRLD to release a new version of her chart-topping, 2x Platinum hit “Without Me.” It will be available on all digital streaming platforms tonight at 9:00 PM PT. At that time, “Without Me ft. Juice WRLD” can be streamed HERE and the static video can be seen BELOW.
Today, the pre-order launched for the 7” vinyl edition of “Without Me.” The A-side will feature the original version of the single and the B-side will contain “Without Me – (ILLENIUM REMIX).” Fans who pre-order the vinyl HERE will immediately receive downloads of “Without Me” plus “Without Me – (ILLENIUM REMIX)” and “Without Me ft. Juice WRLD” upon purchase.
“Without Me” is Halsey’s first solo single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2016, she featured on The Chainsmokers’ RIAA Diamond-certified “Closer,” which topped the chart for 12 weeks and earned a GRAMMY nomination. “Without Me” has more than 700 million combined streams and previously topped Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart for six weeks. Rolling Stone said, “[the] defiant new track…boasts an atmospheric blend of synths that swirl around thumping percussion. Halsey delivers a potent vocal performance…” The official video, which can be seen HERE, has racked up over 65 million views.
Released by Capitol Records, “Without Me” is Halsey’s first new solo material since the 2017 Platinum-certified album hopeless fountain kingdom, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Awarded four stars by Rolling Stone, it contained such hits as the 2x Platinum “Now or Never” and the 3x Platinum “Bad at Love.” "Without Me" comes on the heels of the 2x Platinum-certified hit “Eastside” with Benny Blanco and Khalid, which has earned over one billion cumulative streams. The track was the follow up to her 2x Platinum single with G-Eazy, “Him & I,” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs Airplay Chart and No. 1 at Top 40 radio.
Halsey went from putting songs on SoundCloud to having her first full length album, BADLANDS, certified Platinum by the RIAA within one year of its release, from couch surfing to