Dusk Till Dawn Zayn ft Sia
Song Title: Dusk Till Dawn
Artist: Zayn ft Sia
Date of release: 7th of September 2017
Description: ” Dusk Till Dawn ” is by Zayn ( Zain Javadd ‘ Zayn ‘ Malik ), the British singer and songwriter. Zayn was born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The city grew prosperous during the 1800s during the Industrial Revolution, becoming an international hub of the nation’s textile manufacture. Since the decline of manufacturing, the city has gone on to become the first UNESCO ( United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) City of Film and a tourist destination.
Zayn had aspirations to pursue a career in music from an early age. In 2010 he auditioned as a solo artist for The X Factor, the British music competition. As a solo performer, he was eliminated but brought back, along with four others to form One Direction, the boy band.
The band were ranked the world’s second highest earning celebrities in 2016 by Forbes. Zayn left the group on the 25th of March 2015.
As a solo artist, Zayn became the first British male artist to debut at the top of the charts in both the United Kingdom and the United States with his debut single and debut Album.
The song was written by Zayn Malik, Sia Furler and Greg Kurstin, who also produced this track.
Sia ( Sia Kate Isobelle Furler ), is an Australian singer and songwriter. Sia is best known for her breakthrough single ” Chandelier “, released on the 17th of March 2014. The video rose to prominence after featuring the talented child dancer Maddie Ziegler. At the 57th Grammy Awards, ” Chandelier ” received four nominations for Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. The song’s video received a nomination for Best Music Video. Sia released This Is Acting in 2016, her seventh studio Album. The single, ” Cheap Thrills “, released as the second song from the Album, gave Sia her first Billboard Hot 100 chart Number One.
Greg Kurstin is an American producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He co-wrote, played most of the instruments and produced the multi-Million selling ” Hello ” by Adele. He has worked with artists that have combined sales of over 60 million Albums worldwide. Greg has been nominated for the Grammy Awards ten times, including the award for Producer of the Year in 2010 and 2014. The artists Greg has worked with include All Saints, Pink, The Flaming Lips, Kylie Minogue, Jessica Simpson and Sia.
” Dusk Till Dawn ” was released on the 7th of September 2017 by record label RCA ( Sony Music Entertainment ) and is taken as the lead single from his upcoming second studio Album.
The power ballad, featuring the vocals of Sia, received a good response from music critics. Zayn speaking about the song said, ” That’s where I started, and that’s obviously still in there. I still like pop music, but it’s about putting my own spin on it, making it me. ”
The accompanying music video was directed by Marc Webb, the American music video, short film and film director. In 2009, Marc made his debut as a film director with the romantic comedy-drama (500) Days of Summer.
The comedy starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel and received positive reviews. From there he went on to direct The Amazing Spider-Man, released in 2012 and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014. As a music video director, Marc has worked with Anastacia, Snow Patrol, Hilary Duff, Maroon 5, Green Day and The All-American Rejects.
The video, inspired by movies Casino and Goodfellas, features Jemima Kirke, the English-American artist and actress. Born in London, England, Jemima is best known for playing Jessa Johansson on the American comedy-drama television series Girls, which followed the lives of four young women living in New York City.
The video has its premiere on YouTube on the 7th of September 2017. On the first day it received over 9.77 million views, and as of the 2nd of November 2017, it has been viewed over 283 million times.
” Dusk Till Dawn ” was a commercial success for Zayn. In the United States, the song reached a peak of number forty-four on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, to date it has spent seven weeks on the chart there. It also reached number twenty-nine on the Adult Top 40 and number thirty-five on the Mainstream Top 40 Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 21st of September 2017 and reached a peak of number five. It spent seven weeks in the Top Ten and to date has spent seven weeks on the UK chart.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 44
UK Highest Chart Position: 5
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 6, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 5, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 15, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 5, Croatia (HRT) 2, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 12, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 4, France (SNEP) 3, Germany (Official German Charts) 3, Greece Digital Songs (Billboard) 1, Hungary (Single Top 40) 4, Hungary (Stream Top 40) 2, Ireland (IRMA) 4, Italy (FIMI) 7, Latvia (Latvijas Top 40) 1, Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 1, Lithuania (M-1 Top 40) 5, Malaysia (RIM) 1, Mexico (Billboard Ingles Airplay) 1, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 7, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 8, Norway (VG-lista) 3, Philippines (Philippine Hot 100) 17, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 3, Portugal (AFP) 2, Romania (Airplay 100) 16, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 5, Slovenia (SloTop50) 20, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 56, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 2, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 1
Official Website: Inzayn.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/zayn
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/ZaynMalik