Original Version Sparks on Spotify; After Dark Version Readies To Take Over Chilled Out R&B Playlists

May 12, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – Jason Derulo has switched up his new hit, “Swalla” ft. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign by turning the uptempo, Haitian Kompa-influenced track into a sexy slow grind with “Swalla” (After Dark), available at all online retailers now.
The Fader debuted the new version today here as Derulo looks ahead to a special moment with ABC’s Good Morning America (5/15) and two appearances on The Late Late Show with James Corden – interview (5/16) and performance (6/19). He is also confirmed for ABC’s Good Morning America Summer Concert Series, for the 5th year in a row, for the closeout performance (9/1).
The original version of “Swalla,” which MTV.com dubbed a “steamy number…that would feel right at home on the floor of a beach club in the Caribbean,” has over 165 million YouTube Views to date and 200 million audio streams. The song is also an international hit, sitting in the Top 10 and rising on the Global Spotify Charts and has already been certified Gold in Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy and Finland and certified Platinum the Netherlands and Sweden.
About Jason Derulo
Singer, songwriter, and dancer Jason Derulo is a multi-faceted, timeless entertainer who has earned two RIAA platinum certifications for Jason Derulo (2010) and Talk Dirty (2014); two gold albums Future History (2011) and Everything Is 4 (2015); and a gold EP Tattoos (2013) – totaling over 12.5 million albums sold globally. A multi-platinum powerhouse with 94 million-plus single equivalent sales worldwide (5.5 billion streams & 58 million downloads), both his introductory breakout “Watcha Say” and “Talk Dirty” [feat. 2 Chainz] reached quadruple-platinum status, while “Want To Want Me” and “Ridin’ Solo” went triple-platinum, and “Trumpets,” “Wiggle” [feat. Snoop Dogg], and “In My Head” earned double-platinum certifications. Platinum singles include “Marry Me,” “The Other Side,” and “It Girl,” while “Get Ugly” and “Don’t Wanna Go Home” went gold. Cumulative streams continue to soar, exceeding 5.5 billion and YouTube views surpass 3 billion. At radio, his music impacted a total audience of 20 billion-plus listeners with a staggering 3.5 million spins. He landed 4 #1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, 6 Top 5 songs, and 11 Top 10 songs.
Whether it’s hosting the hilarious “Toddlerography” on The Late Late Show with James Corden or cameoing on Empire or Lethal Weapon, Derulo has become embedded in the fabric of pop culture. He was on the cover of Billboard Magazine in addition to appearing in Time, People, Men’s Fitness, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Elle, Forbes, and LA Times, as well as guest appearances on The View and The Meredith Vieira Show. He’s received 3 Teen Choice Awards, 2 BMI Pop Awards, and 1 YouTube Music Award. Derulo proudly stands among history’s most successful artists, and he turns up the heat in 2017 with the explosive new anthem, “Swalla” [feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign].