New video for Calvin Harris' "‘Giant’ ft. Rag’n’Bone Man"
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'Giant' is the new smash hit single from Calvin Harris, featuring BRIT Award winner Rag'n'Bone Man!
It has already been added to BBC Radio 1's A-List!
'Giant' follows the massive success of Calvin's recent anthems, 'Promises' with Sam Smith which topped the Australian Airplay Chart and 'One Kiss' with Dua Lipa, which has garnered over 32M AU streams to date. 'One Kiss' reached #3 on the ARIA singles chart and was #1 on the UK chart for 8 consecutive weeks.
'Giant' continues Calvin's current run of form which has seen sales of 'One Kiss' and 'Promises' reach 10M this year, generate over 2 billion streams (audio and video), deliver #1 commercial singles in 9 countries and, between them, spend 18 weeks at the top of the European airplay chart!
Calvin's album "Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1", was teased in May 2017 with a trailer that announced the album and revealed the collaborators through multiple outdoor billboards spanning from Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard to New York City's Times Square plus screens across London's busiest streets.
The album features 19 of today's top global superstars and critically acclaimed new artists including Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Kehlani, Future, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean, John Legend, Khalid, Migos, Schoolboy Q, Ariana Grande, Young Thug, D.R.A.M., Nicki Minaj, Lil Yachty, Jessie Reyez, PartyNextDoor, & Snoop Dogg.
At the top of 2017, Harris released 'Slide' which features Frank Ocean and Migos, and has exceeded over 746M global streams and is certified 3x Platinum in Australia. 'Heatstroke' feat. Ariana Grande, Young Thug and Pharrell Williams was released this past March and is certified Platinum.
Also in 2017, Calvin released 'Feels' featuring Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams and Big Sean. The track reached #1 on the UK Charts, #3 on the ARIA Singles Chart and is 5x Platinum in Australia. It has accumulated over 722M WW streams.
Grammy Award winning producer, DJ and songwriter Calvin Harris stands as the figurehead for modern dance music, having broken world records and dominated global music charts with his hits. As one of the most successful artists of all time, Calvin Harris has collaborated with global stars including Rihanna, Florence and The Machine, Gwen Stefani, Ellie Goulding, HAIM and Big Sean to name a few.
His work has garnered a number of music awards and nominations including a 2013 Grammy Award with Rihanna in the Best Short Form Music Video category for 'We Found Love,' and three Grammy nominations in the categories of Best Dance Recording (2013 and 2014), and Best Dance/Electronica Album (2014)
Harris has sold over 12 million albums and 42 million singles worldwide, making him the most played Scottish artist of the 21st century.
Source Sony Music UK
January 11, 2019 4:45am ET by Pressparty