Avicii Tribute Concert for Mental Health Set For December 5

19 of the original singers on Avicii’s biggest tracks, including Aloe Blacc, Adam Lambert, Alex Ebert, Rita Ora and Joe Janiak (see full list below) , will come together with a 30 pc band to perform a two hour headline set of his original music on December 5 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm for the Avicii Tribute Concert…

Kygo & Chelsea Cutler ‘Not Ok’

Old-school Kygo tricks are back with plenty of synthesized pan flute on top of golden sunset guitar plucks. Cutler’s lyrics tell a story of numb hurt, but Kygo’s production is the silver lining and promise of a better tomorrow. “Not Ok” follows Kygo’s “Carry On,” his collaboration with Rita Ora for the Pokemon Detective Pikachu…

Cardi B, Kygo, Skrillex, Tiësto & More to Perform at 2019 Veld Music Festival

Venue Downsview Park 35 Carl Hall Rd.M3K 2B6Toronto, ON, Canada Veld Music Festival wants to invite dancers of all ages to come party for two days in early August. Headline performances at the 2019 edition will include relentless chart-topper Cardi B, tropical vibes from Kygo, gnarly electro-wubs from Skrillex, and all kinds of crossover moods from Tiësto. Rounding out the weekend lineup…

Kygo Extends Wynn Las Vegas Residency Through 2020

After two years as a Las Vegas resident, Kygo has extended his contract with Wynn Nightlife for another two years through 2020. He joined the team in 2017 as his Selena Gomez hit “It Ain’t Me” took the U.S. by storm. Fans have shown a lot of love for the Norwegian producer’s perma-summer sound, so he’s back for more with…

Kygo has releases ‘Think About You’ with Valerie Broussard

Valentine’s Day brought in good news for Kygo fans. The renowned crossover star Tweeted to fans that new music was on the horizon, and now “Think About You” has officially arrived. A vocal collaboration with Valerie Broussard, the tune starts off with warm guitar notes and soft padding. Soon, however,”Think About You” turns into the contemporary take…

Kygo continues to bask in eternal summer with, ‘Happy Now’

In Kygo‘s mind (and instinctively in his music), the sun never refuses a shine, a soft breeze forever bustles through sprightly palms, and lustrous ocean waves methodically crest and surrender, keeping perfect time. “Happy Now,” Kygo’s latest, assumes its rightful residence here, in this perennial paradise, too. Vapory synth emissions brush across “Happy Now” like effervescent…

Kygo teams with Imagine Dragons for new single, ‘Born To Be Yours’

As Kygo has slowly pivoted from the EDM hemisphere into pop crossover stardom, as the tropical house pioneer has collaborated with everyone under the sun — from Miguel to Selena Gomez, One Republic to Ellie Goulding, to legendary Irish rock band U2. Next to appear on the Norwegian producer’s collaborative radar is none other than the Grammy award winning rock band, Imagine Dragons. The radio-ready…

Ushuaïa Ibiza Announces Lineup For Kygo’s Weekly Sunday Night Shows

Ushuaïa Ibiza has revealed an exceptional lineup of acts who will join the international sensation Kygo, on the open-air club every Sunday this summer. The acclaimed DJ and producer has assembled a selection of the industry’s most admired DJs to join him on the poolside stage. Purchase Tickets Here Boasting massive names from the Future House founding…

Kygo & Miguel Navigate ‘Remind Me To Forget’ Video

Love is a battlefield, and when the warring sides finally step away from the wreckage, each party is left with some scars. Miguel makes a soulful case for those wounds in his lyrics for Kygo’s “Remind Me To Forget,” and the official music video, which arrived today , brings this beautiful sorrow to life. Find the singer, producer…

Kygo Announces New Song ‘Remind Me To Forget’ Out Friday

Kygo has a brand new tune coming Friday, March 16. It’s called “Remind Me To Forget,” but he tagged Miguel in the photo, which seems to hint at a feature from the sultry singer. He announced the song and its release date via a series of cute photos posted to Instagram and Facebook. You can start…

Ushuaïa Ibiza Announces Return Of Kygo For Summer 2018

 Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel has unveiled the next world-renowned DJ to grace their resident lineup will be none other than international sensation Kygo. Purchase Tickets Here Following on from his hugely successful residency last year, it should come as no surprise that the tropical house maven will be taking up his rightful place at Ushuaïa’s phenomenal poolside…

Untold Festival Announces First Names Of 2018, Including Afrojack, Alesso & More!

Romanian festival Untold has firmly established itself as one of the world’s most exciting festivals for electronic music, with a seldom-seen level of production that makes it as spectacular visually as it is aurally. Now with their first epic line-up announcement for their 2018 edition (August 2nd-5th in Cluj, Romania), the festival otherwise known as “World Capital…

Kygo’s Emotional ‘Stargazing’ Music Video Involves a Rocket Ship

The music video for Kygo’s recent track “Stargazing” with Justin Jesso is here, and we’ve got only one warning: Have the tissues ready. In the moving visual, a young boy sets out to build a rocket ship in his backyard after finding a note from his recently deceased father asking to “find me in the stars.”…

KYGO SURPRISES FANS, ‘STARGAZING’ IS A FULL NEW EP

While fans were expecting a new single from Kygo on Friday, called “Stargazing,” the Norwegian producer surprised fans with an entire new EP dropped today! The release includes two new songs including “Stargazing,” and another song “This Town” with Sasha Sloan, in addition to already released songs “It Ain’t Me,” “First Time,” and “You’re The Best Thing About…

Kygo announces “Stole the Show” documentary, sophomore album details

Multitalented genre pioneer Kygo has announced a personal documentary “Stole The Show.” The film will be released July 26 via Apple Music and chronicles Kygo’s journey from the early stages of his career to his career-defining performance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in January 2016. Featuring testimonials from his manager, Myles Shear, and DJ friends Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, and Bono,…

Kygo Releases Remix of Alan Walker’s “Tired”

Norwegian superstar Kygo teams up with fellow countrymen, Alan Walker, to release his remix of‘Tired’ feat. Gavin James. 2016 was undoubtedly the break-through year for Alan Walker, with the release of his first three singles “Faded”, “Sing Me To Sleep” and “Alone”. To date, Alan’s music has been streamed more than 4 billion times worldwide, with his debut single “Faded” recently joining the exclusive list of music videos with…

Kygo & Ellie Goulding Release Official Video For ‘First Time’

Kygo – ‘First Time‘ – Official Music Video – Having amassed over 50 million streams combined since its release in late April, Kygo and Ellie Goulding‘s, ‘First Time‘ now has a stunning official video to accompany the smash hit. With Mathew Cullen at the helm, the ‘First Time‘ video takes on a life of its…

KYGO & ELLIE GOULDING – FIRST TIME

Even though we’re hearing Kygo & Ellie Goulding‘s new song for the “First Time” today, it sounds astonishingly nostalgic and totally relateable. Kygo reinforces his reputation as one of the hottest producers in the game with this stunning track. But, to be honest, it’s Ellie’s vocals that make it a hit! It’s been a while since the…

Kygo releases official music video for Selena Gomez collaboration, ‘It Ain’t Me’

Any lingering doubts that Kygo had made the full-fledged transition into pop stardom before this year were thoroughly eliminated with the February release of “It Ain’t Me.” In just over two months, the Scandinavian artist’s collaboration with Selena Gomez has amassed more than 275 million Spotify streams and close to 200 million YouTube views. The track also bizarrely inspired Vin Diesel to…

Kygo Announces Wynn Las Vegas Residency

Wynn Nightlife has signed an exclusive residency with Norwegian artist Kygo. Fresh off the release of his hit Selena Gomez collab “It Ain’t Me,” Kygo will launch the residency on April 30 at the kick-off of Wynn’s nighttime pool party series NightSwim. “Kygo’s sound is completely unique to dance music and perfectly complements our pool party vibe,” says Alex Cordova, Wynn Nightlife…

KYGO & SELENA GOMEZ RELEASE ‘IT AIN’T ME’

‘It Ain’t Me’, the new single from Kygo & Selena Gomez, is out now on Sony Music International. The first piece of offical new music since Kygo released his acclaimed 2016 debut album ‘Cloud Nine’, ‘It Ain’t Me’ is now available to stream below. Producer, musician, songwriter, DJ and pop phenomenon, Kygo became the fastest artist…

BALATON SOUND FESTIVAL LOCKS HARDWELL, AFROJACK, ALISON WONDERLAND, MORE

Balaton Sound has announced the first wave of acts for the 11th edition of the festival, which takes place from Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th July 2017 on Eastern Europe’s largest freshwater lake, Lake Balaton, Hungary. Hardwell, Afrojack, Alison Wonderland, Kygo, Blasterjaxx, Dave Clarke, Sasha and many more are all set to spin at the…

Selena Gomez may have an upcoming collaboration with Kygo

Selena Gomez registering a new song with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is, in and of itself, not exactly noteworthy. One doesn’t become a massive pop star and the most followed individual on Instagram by accident, after all. What is interesting though, as pointed out by Twitter user @pollspollspolls, is the…

THE BIGGEST DANCE MUSIC MOMENTS OF 2016

THE BIGGEST DANCE MUSIC MOMENTS OF 2016 With Miller Genuine Draft It has been another incredible year in electronic music. New genres have sprung up, new parties born, and we have had to say some sad goodbyes. These were the most pivotal moments in dance music in 2016. SPACE IBIZA GOES OUT WITH A HISTORIC…

MEET THE MAN BEHIND KYGO’S SUCCESS & NEW DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORKS

MEET THE MAN BEHIND KYGO’S SUCCESS &  NEW DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORKS Myles Shear isn’t just any 23-year-old. He’s the mind behind both Kygo and Thomas Jack’s meteoric rise to fame, and his management company committed to thinking big and investing in the future of businesses like India’s largest streaming service, Saavn. In a recent…

KYGO UPLOADS SURPRISE REMIX OF THE WEEKND & DAFT PUNK’S “STARBOY”

KYGO UPLOADS SURPRISE REMIX OF THE WEEKND & DAFT PUNK’S “STARBOY” We haven’t gotten new music from Kygo since his debut album in May, but now out of absolutely nowhere he has uploaded a new remix of The Weeknd & Daft Punk’s “Starboy.” Playing off of Daft Punk’s production, Kygo blends his own typically mellow and…

KYGO IS ABOUT TO MAKE HISTORY

KYGO IS ABOUT TO MAKE HISTORY Kygo is about to play back to back nights at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend, October 14th and 15th, and it’s already touted as one of the biggest dance music events ever. The venue’s capacity is capped at 17,500, and he’s already sold over 30,000 tickets for the two nights. Yeah, that’s a…

KYGO RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CARRY ME” FT. JULIA MICHAELS

KYGO RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CARRY ME” FT. JULIA MICHAELS Kygo debuted his latest music video for “Carry Me ft. Julia Michael’s” which was released in August. This summery tune is set to a back drop of Kygo and friends enjoying their time in Ibiza. In addition to a yacht party and clips of…

KYGO UNVEILS FULL FASHION LINE, SPEAKS ON KANYE INFLUENCES

KYGO UNVEILS FULL FASHION LINE, SPEAKS ON KANYE INFLUENCES Kygo has just taken the next step in his massively expanding career following his closing performance at the Olympics by releasing his very own fashion line on his website. The collection features Kygo-themed clothing for men and women, including hoodies, t-shirts and headphones. In an exclusive…

ULTRA Singapore Drops Phase One Lineup

ULTRA Singapore Drops Phase One Lineup Having more than proved its worth with the initial Road To Ultra event in 2015, the world’s premier, award-winning and most successful independent music festival brand is expanding its presence inSingapore in September 2016, to a full scale two-day festival experience. The upgraded event is stacked with Phase One…

KYGO TO TAKE OVER USHUAIA IBIZA FOR HISTORIC PERFORMANCES

KYGO TO TAKE OVER USHUAIA IBIZA FOR HISTORIC PERFORMANCES It’s hard to forget Kygo‘s big break in 2014 when he took over for Avicii at TomorrowWorld. Kygo was just starting to gain momentum and this massive news essentially catapulted his career into hyperdrive. Now, two years later, Kygo is following in Avicii’s footsteps again as…

KYGO DROPS NEW SINGLE, “I’M IN LOVE”

KYGO DROPS NEW SINGLE, “I’M IN LOVE” As the release date of Kygo’s debut album, Cloud Nine, draws ever closer, we’re treated to another new single in “I’m In Love.” Featuring vocals from James Vincent McMorrow, the song continues to eschew Kygo’s “tropical house” demeanor and focuses more on being a melodic ballad. Kygo has made it…

Kygo to launch Kygo Radio on SiriusXM

Kygo to launch Kygo Radio on SiriusXM   Kygo will launch his own limited-run station with Sirius XM to celebrate the release of his debut album Cloud Nine, which is scheduled for release on Friday, May 13. The channel, Kygo Radio, will feature Kygo’s original tracks as well as songs chosen by the artist himself,…

KYGO RELEASES ‘RAGING’ FROM DEBUT ALBUM

KYGO RELEASES ‘RAGING’ FROM DEBUT ALBUM After yesterday’s news that Kygo was making a theme for Sims City, the Norwegian titan continues by releasing “Raging” from his debut album, Cloud Nine. Featuring vocals from Irish rock band Kodaline and co-written by the one and only James Bay, Kygo has chosen to fully embrace the melodic ballad side of music…

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Turns Up With Dillon Francis, Skrillex & Kygo

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Turns Up With Dillon Francis, Skrillex & Kygo Dancing With The Stars has always had a great relationship with dance music. In the past, we’ve seen routines set to Martin Garrix’s “Animals”, DJ Snake’s “Turn Down For What”, Big Gigantic & GRiZ’ “Good Times Roll” and more. During this week’s Latin…

IS MUSIC STREAMING KILLING OFF THE CREATIVE MUSICIAN?

IS MUSIC STREAMING KILLING OFF THE CREATIVE MUSICIAN? Music streaming may be making it more difficult for creative and groundbreaking musicians to become relevant. According to an article by Newsweek, music streaming has created a boatload of Adeles but very few Bowies. Though the British songstress has shattered records with her soulful balladry, according to…

Martin Garrix Teases Collaboration with Kygo

Martin Garrix Teases Collaboration with Kygo On Snapchat today, Martin Garrix teased a picture with our favorite Norwegian producer, Kygo. It’s just a picture, so it would be premature to say that the two are working on a track together or anything of the sort. Then again, then “[Producer] x [Producer]” way of labeling gives credence…

2015 IDMA WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

2015 IDMA WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED The 31st Annual International Dance Music Awards just announced the winners, and the results are pretty shocking. While there are some well deserved wins, a handful of the names will make you scratch your head. For starters, Justin Bieber’s name somehow ended up winning the Dubstep/Drum & Bass category with “Where Are Ü…

UMF Live Sets 2016 Ultra Main Stage:

UMF Live Sets 2016 Live sets from Ultra’s Day 1  Best of all? Almost all of them are available for free download! Ultra Main Stage: Martin Garrix:  DJ Snake: Armin van Buuren: [via EDMTunes] Kaskade: Kygo: Dash Berlin: Blasterjaxx: Julian Jordan:

Kygo At Ultra Music Festival 2016

THE KING & THE LEGEND PAIR TOGETHER FOR AN EPIC DEBUT As the Miami sun began to set at Ultra Music Festival on day 1, the king of Tropical house, Kygo, dominated the main stage. And I dare say, it was the best DJ set we’ve seen from this Norwegian producer. Featuring a strong setlist,…

KYGO PREMIERES BRAND NEW TRACK ON TELEVISION WITH LIVE BAND

KYGO PREMIERES BRAND NEW TRACK ON TELEVISION WITH LIVE BAND Every day, we receive more indications as to why tropical house pioneer Kygo is currently such a decorated and esteemed contributor to the dance music movement. Whether it’s a spot on the Ellen Degeneres show or an EMA nomination, the Norwegian producer seems to have…

Dillon Francis & Kygo – Coming Over feat. James Hersey

Dillon Francis & Kygo – Coming Over feat. James Hersey DJ/producer/artist Dillon Francis has released the official video for his new single ‘Coming Over’ withKygo feat. James Hersey. ‘Coming Over‘ is the follow-up to Dillon’s recently Platinum-certified single “Get Low” with DJ Snake. The ‘Coming Over‘ video, directed by Mister Whitmore and shot in Los Angeles, features…

THIS EDM STAR IS CHANGING THE GAME FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

THIS EDM STAR IS CHANGING THE GAME FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY At the end of 2015, Norwegian superstar Kygo, broke Spotify records by being the first artist to hit 1 billion plays. And he did it without even releasing an album. In a day and age where music fans use stream services such as Spotify,…

UMF TV Shares & Removes Exclusive Unreleased Kygo Tune, “Carry Me”

UMF TV Shares & Removes Exclusive Unreleased Kygo Tune, “Carry Me” As Kygo’s debut album Cloud Nine approaches, we’re finally getting a more solid look at what some of the tracks are going to sound like. Last Friday, he posted a 6-minute teaser with about seven or eight new tracks, and the final one definitely…

Dillon Francis And Kygo Release “Coming Over” Remix EP

Dillon Francis And Kygo Release “Coming Over” Remix EP Six months ago, Mad Decent frontman Dillon Francis and tropical wizard Kygo teamed up to create “Coming Over,” the slow and deadly festival swayer that crowds have been moving to ever since. Even though we’ve seen a wide range of remixes trickle out of Soundcloud since its release,…

Kygo Releases Preview To Debut Album, “Cloud Nine”

Kygo Releases Preview To Debut Album, “Cloud Nine” We’ve known for a little while that Kygo would be releasing an album in 2016. There was never really any solid confirmation, but … we just knew. Just this morning, Kygo released a 7-minute mega mix teaser for his debut album, titled Cloud Nine, to match along with…

Kygo Heats Up Grammy Week With Hit-Fueled Performance

Kygo Heats Up Grammy Week With Hit-Fueled Performance Kygo performs at Create in Los Angeles for the MasterCard Billboard pre-Grammy concert series on Feb. 11, 2016. JESSICA CHOU Norwegian tropical house sensation Kygo last night (Feb. 11) provided an upbeat prelude to the Grammys in a rare intimate play at Los Angeles’ Create nightclub for Billboard…

EXPLORE THE ORIGINS OF 6 DJ’S NAMES

EXPLORE THE ORIGINS OF 6 DJ’S NAMES Hardwell Indeed, it was Hardwell’s dad who came up with his DJ name. “My original Dutch name is Robbert van de Corput, and if you translate ‘Corput’ in English you get ‘Hardwell’!” he says. “So my name in English is Robert Hardwell.” (source) Calvin Harris Apparently, he decided…

KYGO IS THROWING HIS OWN FESTIVAL IN A CASTLE

KYGO IS THROWING HIS OWN FESTIVAL IN A CASTLE – INTRODUCING CLOULD NINE FESTIVAL After closing out his North American Cloud Nine Tour with his biggest headlining show to date, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll aka Kygo is back with a massive announcement. The Norwegian producer is throwing his very own festival! Last summer, he took over a…

KYGO’S EPIC SURPRISE GUEST

KYGO’S EPIC SURPRISE GUEST Kygo finished his sold-out Cloud Nine North America Tour, with a show at Navy Pier in Chicago last night. He surprised fans by bringing out R. Kelly during his set, to perform his remix of Ignition. Kygo has been on a roll the last year, and it seems like there is…

Kygo Brings Out Shaggy As Surprise Guest at Sold Out NYC Show

Kygo Brings Out Shaggy As Surprise Guest at Sold Out NYC Show Kygo is dance music’s Taylor Swift, but so much better. The Norweigan DJ has been crushing it with his live shows in the states by featuring a wide array of our favorite non-EDM artists. John Legend joined him onstage last year at his sold-out show…

Kygo performs ‘Stole the Show’ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Kygo performs ‘Stole the Show’ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Watch as Kygo performs “Stole the Show” live alongside Parson James on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Amid electronic music’s newest kingpins – not to mention the fastest artist in history to hit one billion streams on Spotify — is none other than Norway’s Kygo. Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll,…

Watch Kygo perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Watch Kygo perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert Dance music made a statement at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert. Danish singer MØ notably made an appearance, representing Major Lazer and DJ Snake at the awards ceremony to perform their record-breaking single, “Lean On.” Before her moment in the spotlight, however, tropical house icon Kygo took to the stage in…

Kygo Performs at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Kygo Performs at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert Kygo went down in history last week as the first EDM producer to perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert. Below is a clip from the historic performance when Kygo performed his new single with singer Maty Noyes. Kygo featuring Maty Noyes performs the new single “Stay”…

MØ perform “Lean On” live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert

MØ perform “Lean On” live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert EDM seemed to have taken a strong foothold at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway over the weekend, with Kygo becoming the first-ever electronic artistto perform in the esteemed event’s history and MØ singing her chart-topping dance hit “Lean On” with…

Sunburn Goa finalizes 2015 lineup with Kygo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and more

Sunburn Goa finalizes 2015 lineup with Kygo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and more India’s EDM scene continues to experience exponential growth. Meanwhile, Sunburn Goa, the country’s biggest annual dance festival, continues to lead the charge. Back in October, Sunburn announced its return to Vagator Beach across December 27-30 for its yearly event with Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Seth Troxler,…

EDM ARTISTS SHARE THEIR MOST EMBARRASSING ON-STAGE MOMENTS

EDM ARTISTS SHARE THEIR MOST EMBARRASSING ON-STAGE MOMENTS EDM artists aren’t exempt from the occasional embarrassing moment, but when you’re in front of thousands of screaming fans… the implications are amplified. We talked to a handful of EDM artists who were cool enough to share their biggest *facepalm* moment(s) during a performance, reminding us that…

KYGO TO HEADLINE NEW YORK’S BARCLAYS CENTER IN 2016

KYGO TO HEADLINE NEW YORK’S BARCLAYS CENTER IN 2016 Norwegian producer announces one of his biggest solo gigs yet Kygo will headline New York’s Barclay Center in January, one of his biggest solo shows to date. Supporting the Norwegian DJ at the 18,000 capacity venue will be MØ and Australian singer Conrad Sewell, who featured…

NORWAY RECORD INDUSTRY UP 7% AS STREAMING CLAIMS 81% OF MARKET

NORWAY RECORD INDUSTRY UP 7% AS STREAMING CLAIMS 81% OF MARKET JULY 20, 2015 BY TIM INGHAM Recorded music income was up a healthy 7% in Norway in the first half of 2015, with streaming finding yet more growth to heavily dominate the market. Total revenues stood at 305 NOK (€34.2m), up from 285m NOK (€32m)…