TONES AND I SINGS "DANCE MONKEY" ON TONIGHT SHOW
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“DANCE MONKEY” HITS #1 IN 18 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD & MOVES INTO THE TOP 25 ON THE HOT 100
“DANCE MONKEY” MAKES AUSTRALIAN CHART HISTORY AS LONGEST RUNNING #1 SINGLE / PHOTO CREDIT: ANDREW LIPOVSKY/NBC
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FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 11TH WITH SOLD-OUT DATES IN PORTLAND, SEATTLE, SAN FRANCISCO, AUSTIN & NEW YORK
DEBUT EP THE KIDS ARE COMING OUT NOW
NOVEMBER 19, 2019 – Australian artist Tones And I made her US television debut last night performing her global smash single, “Dance Monkey,” on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. WATCH BELOW
The performance comes as Tones And I etches her name in the history books with “Dance Monkey” cruising to a 16th week at #1 on the Australian singles chart, breaking the all-time record for longest stay atop the chart.
Having recently performed at France’s NRJ Awards, Tones And I continues to make a massive international impact, with “Dance Monkey” crossing a staggering 650 million streams globally, while hitting #1 in 18 countries around the world.
In the UK “Dance Monkey” sits at #1 on the Official Singles Chart for a seventh week straight, marking the longest reign in the UK by a female artist in more than a decade.
In the US “Dance Monkey” has rocketed up the Billboard Hot 100, breaking into the Top 25, while also moving into the Top 25 at Top 40 Radio.
Furthermore, Tones And I was also announced this week as YouTube Music's latest "Artist On The Rise” with digital billboards in New York City and Los Angeles. “Dance Monkey” is featured on Tones And I’s debut EP, The Kids Are Coming, which is out now on Elektra Records.
Originally from Australia’s Mornington Peninsula, Tones And I traveled to Byron Bay in early 2018 to take a chance at busking. On the first day she had crowds spilling onto the street. Tones quit her retail job and decided to make Byron her new home where she lived out of her van for a year, honing her songwriting and busking every weekend.
Today, Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey” has been certified 6x platinum by the ARIA with Tones And I leading the 2019 ARIA Awards with eight nominations, including “Best New Artist” and “Song of the Year” for “Dance Monkey.” Additionally, “Dance Monkey” sits at #1 on Shazaam’s Global Top 200 Chart for a record 10 th consecutive week.
This February Tones And I will head out on her first-ever North American tour kicking off on February 11th at Portland, Oregon’s Holocene with stops in Seattle, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Toronto, along with two sold out nights in New York City. In the midst of her North American tour, Tones And I will kick off the European leg of “The Kids Are Coming Tour” with a two night stand in London (2/28 & 2/29) followed by shows in Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and France [see itinerary below].
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This past March “Johnny Run Away” became the most played song on Australia’s Triple J Radio for two weeks straight, racing to 2x platinum certification from the ARIA.
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November 19, 2019 2:10pm ET by Pressparty