LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 22, 2017) – Norwegian superstar Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a. Kygo, releases the music video for his explosive new single “First Time” with GRAMMY® nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding.
Upon release, the song charted at #1 on iTunes in 12 countries, while debuting at #9 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart. The track follows in the footsteps of the electronic maverick’s previous releases, with Billboard stating that Kygo is “riding a big pop wave.” The publication went on to describe the track as a “misty-eyed, reminiscent look at adolescence love,” and that there is “no doubt the combined power of Kygo and Ellie Goulding will have “First Time” crawling up the charts.”
The producer/songwriter’s latest hit follows on the heels of the single “It Ain’t Me” with Selena Gomez, released earlier this year. The certified hit recently reached Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, 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.” “It Ain’t Me” is also currently Top 3 at U.S. Top 40 radio.