” I Want You to Know ” is by Zedd ( Anton Zaslavski ), the Russian-German Grammy Award-winning record producer, DJ and musician. The song was written by Zedd ( who produced this track ), Ryan Tedder and Kevin Nicholas Drew.
Ryan is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. In addition to being the lead vocalist for OneRepublic, the pop-rock band, he has forged a career as a songwriter and producer for many of the top artists of today.
The artists that Ryan has worked with include Madonna, U2, Adele, Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Lopez, Westlife, Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Taylor Swift, Leona Lewis and MØ.
Kevin Nicholas Drew, better known as KDrew, is a recording artist, producer and DJ. His work is mainly EDM ( Electronic Dance Music ) and is best known for his remixes Zedd and Lady Gaga’s singles.
The song features the vocals of Selena Gomez, the American actress and singer. In 2013 she released her debut album, Stars Dance. The album went straight in at the top of the Billboard 200 in the United States, selling 97,000 copies in its first week.
” I Want You to Know ” was released on the 23rd of February 2015 by record label Interscope ( Universal Music Group ) and taken as the lead single from Zedd’s second studio album, True Colors.
The album, released on the 18th of May 2015, features artists Jon Bellion, Troye Sivan and rapper Logic. The album peaked at Number One on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums Chart and charted on various other charts internationally.
The accompanying music video was directed by Brent Bonacorso, who started his career in graphic design and art direction. He worked for agencies like DDB, Pyro and The Richards Group as their Creative Director. After moving into music videos, he has worked with Katy Perry on her Unconditionally video and Elton John on Home Again, both of which were released in 2013.
Zedd explained the idea for the video ” It’s gonna be a sexy 70s video with a lot of very interesting effects. Really cool. ” It features Selena going to a party club and dancing where Zedd appears as a hologram.
” I Want You to Know ” was a commercial success for Zedd. In the United States, the song reached a peak of number seventeen on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent sixteen weeks on the chart there. The Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) has certified the song Platinum.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 20th of June 2015 and reached a peak of number fourteen. It spent one week in the Top Twenty and a total of eight weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 17
UK Highest Chart Position: 14
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 22, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 36, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 40, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 6, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 19, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 26, Denmark (Tracklisten) 25, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 7, France (SNEP) 61, Germany (Official German Charts) 39, Hungary (Single Top 40) 12, Ireland (IRMA) 23, Italy (FIMI) 49, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 21, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 34, Norway (VG-lista) 15, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 5, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 53, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 32, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 23, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 48
Official Website: Zedd.net
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/Zedd
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/ZeddMale Artists i want you to knowi want you to know zeddzedd