KYGO RELEASES THE ACOUSTIC VIDEO FOR “PERMANENT”
- Genre : More Music
- Type: News
- Author : Team ARTISTdirect
- Date : Wed, 18 Jul 2018
Today, global superstar/producer/DJ, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll - a.k.a. Kygo, releases the acoustic video for his song “Permanent” featuring multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and producer Jhart (who has written for Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Zara Larsson, The Vamps, and more). The video was recorded live at The Ace Theatre in Los Angeles and was directed by Johannes Lovund. “Permanent” featuring JHart originally appears on Kygo’s 2017 sophomore album Kids In Love.
Kygo is a Norwegian-born, world-renowned producer, songwriter, DJ and music marvel who has turned himself into an international sensation in unprecedented time. Recently, he celebrated his sales achievements with a plaque at his sold-out headlining show at Barclays Center on his “Kids In Love” Tour. The musical prodigy and producer/DJ has amassed over 7 Billion streams worldwide and over 40 Million Track Equivalents Worldwide. His latest single “Remind Me To Forget” featuring Miguel has seen major success with over 163 million Spotify streams and the video has garnered 28 million views (Click HERE to watch), along with his recent release with Imagine Dragons entitled “Born To Be Yours”, which has over 44 million Spotify streams and is currently #23 at Top 40 radio.
He was crowned Spotify’s Breakout Artist of 2015, as songs including “Firestone (feat. Conrad Sewell)” and “Stole The Show (feat. Parson James)”, which was certified gold or platinum in sixteen countries, helped him become the fastest artist to reach 1 billion streams on Spotify. Kygo’s first album, Cloud Nine, debuted at #1 on iTunes Dance Albums Chart and at #1 on Nielsen Soundscan’s Electronic Albums chart. The album received tons of positive attention from critics, in which Rolling Stone called it “unfailingly gorgeous”. Kygo made his U.S. television debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden where he performed an acoustic version of “Stole The Show (feat. Parson James)”. He has also performed on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
In 2016, Kygo landed on the cover of Billboard Magazine surrounding his colossal success. Later that year, he performed “Carry Me” at the Rio Olympic Closing Ceremony with singer-songwriter Julia Michaels; calling it “one of the biggest performances of his career.” Continuing his success, Kygo released “It Ain’t Me” with Selena Gomez which reached Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and amassed over 700 million Spotify streams to date with USA Today declaring the song one of 2017’s most potent contenders for the official song of the summer, explaining that the tropical house-flavored beats “scream summer.” Kygo continued to take over 2017 by releasing his EP Stargazing following his sophomore studio album, Kids In Love, an eight-track body of work, adding on his global Kids In Love tour starting in Helsinki, Finland and ending in Boston, MA. He also released “First Time” with Ellie Goulding which charted at #1 on iTunes in 14 countries and debuted at #9 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, and the music video has garnered over 65 million views.