CALUM SCOTT SIGNS TO CAPITOL RECORDS
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Label Re-launches Scott’s Self-Released Hit Single, “Dancing On My Own” Out Today Via All Digital Partners
Track Has Topped Spotify Viral Charts In More Than Six Countries
And Ranked In Top 10 In Over 20 Countries
Views For “Dancing On My Own” Video Exceed 23 Million
June 10, 2016 — (Los Angeles, CA) Capitol Records has signed breakout U.K. artist Calum Scott. Today, the label re-launches his first single, a poignant version of Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own.” The track is available now at all digital partners.
Shortly after Scott self-released “Dancing On My Own” in March 2016, the song went viral in over 34 countries on Spotify, peaking at No. 2 on the Global Viral 50. The single charted at No. 1 in more than six countries, including the U.S., and ranked in the Top 10 in over 20 countries on Spotify. “Dancing On My Own” has charted in iTunes’ Top 10 in more than 12 countries and has now spent four weeks in the Top 40 of the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart climbing to #27 today. The accompanying video is also a viral hit, with views exceeding 23 million.
“When I recorded ‘Dancing On My Own’ in my bedroom, I never thought for a second that it would reach as far as it has and bring this level of support from literally all over the globe,” says Calum Scott. “I’m completely overwhelmed by it all, so excited about the next chapter because there is so much to come!” says Scott.
Scott is busy working on his first album and last night, performed his first headlining show at London’s Tabernacle in Notting Hill to a sold out crowd. Scott recently debuted several of his original songs at Hotel Café in Los Angeles. View highlights from his performance below. Born in the port city of Hull in Northern England, Scott was a finalist on the 2015 season of “Britain’s Got Talent.”
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