Starving Hailee Steinfeld and Grey ft Zedd
Song Title: Starving
Artist: Hailee Steinfeld and Grey ft Zedd
Date of release: 22nd of July 2016
Description: ” Starving ” is by Hailee Steinfeld and Grey. Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress, model and singer. The American electronic music duo Grey are brothers Kyle and Michael Trewartha.
The song also features DJ Zedd ( Anton Zaslavski ), the Russian-born German Zedd is a DJ, musician and record producer. He had a number 8 Billboard Hot 100 Chart hit with the Grammy Award-winning ” Clarity ” featuring Foxes.
” Starving ” was written by Michael Trewartha, Kyle Trewartha, Robert McCurdy, Christopher Petrosino and Asia Whiteacre. Production for the single was by Grey and Zedd.
The song was released on the 22nd of July 2016 by record label Republic Records ( Universal Music Group ).
Hailee Steinfeld explained to Irina Grechko in an interview with pop culture and fashion magazine Nylon about the lyrics ” Starving’ is a song about sort of knowing someone, or getting to know that certain someone, to the point where even though you were somebody before that person came along, they have given you this whole new outlook on yourself and on life. It’s this idea that since you came into my life everything is different, and I didn’t know that it could be this different since you came into my life “.
The accompanying music video was directed by Darren Craig. David has worked with many artists including Drake, Justin Timberlake, Bonnie McKee, Tamar Braxton, Rihanna and Shakira.
Released on the 27th of September 2016, the video shows closeups of Hailee and her dancing in a dark warehouse with 4 male dancers, while Zedd doesn’t appear in the video there is a cameo appearance by Grey.
Choreography for the video was by Casper Smart ( Beau “ Casper ” Smart ), the dancer, choreographer and actor started performing at the age of 20 on tv shows like Glee, So You Think You Can Dance and The X Factor. In addition to tv shows, Casper has danced on tour for well-known artists including Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Toni Braxton, Natasha Beddingfield and Kelly Rowland.
” Starving ” has been a commercial success for Hailee Steinfeld. In the United States the song reached a peak of number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, as of the 25th of December 2016 the song has spent 20 weeks on the chart.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK chart on the 25th of August 2016 and reached a peak of number 5. It spent 6 weeks in the top ten and a total of 19 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 12
UK Highest Chart Position: 5
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 5, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 31, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 21, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 7, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 12, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 17, Denmark (Tracklisten) 8, Germany (Official German Charts) 47, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 26, Indonesia (ASIRI) 6, Ireland (IRMA) 8, Italy (FIMI) 39, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 11, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 5, Norway (VG-lista) 11, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 63, Portugal (AFP) 20, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 3, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 59, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 15, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 45
Official Website: Haileesteinfeldofficial.com
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/HaileeSteinfeld