TIËSTO REMIXES DEAN LEWIS’ GLOBAL HIT ‘HOW DO I SAY GOODBYE’ OUT NOW
Dean To Play Dates In New York and Los Angeles
Global superstar DJ/Producer Tiësto has remixed Dean Lewis’ emotionally charged global hit ‘How Do I Say Goodbye’. The GRAMMY® Award-winning, platinum-certified, international icon sparks up the tempo, reworking Dean’s full-hearted vocals for an exhilarating electronic remix.
On the remix, Dean says, “Tiësto is one of the greatest DJ’s of all time and when I heard his remix I was blown away!”
“I was thrilled to pick up the tempo and put my spin on this track” said Tiësto. “The message of the song as well as Dean’s vocals are very moving, and I hope this version can get people moving on the dance floor!”
“How Do I Say Goodbye” was written about the looming loss of Dean’s father, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2019. Fortunately, through treatment his father has regained his health and is now in remission. With his version, Tiësto has brought that feeling of elation with the euphoric build-up in the new remix.
‘How Do I Say Goodbye” continues to resonate with fans across the globe with a growing 256 million total streams worldwide. “How Do I Say Goodbye” is now certified platinum in Australia, gold in Switzerland, Norway and Belgium. With over 21.4 million monthly listeners on Spotify, ‘How Do I Say Goodbye” peaked at #68 on the Spotify Global Chart, #13 on Spotify US Viral Chart and UK Top 50 Spotify chart. On TikTok, it has had 150K+ unique creations, while at radio it has just broken into the Top 20 at Hot AC in the US. In his native country, the single has hit the Top 15 on ARIA Single Chart and #12 on the Hot 100 Airplay Chart.
Dean spent most of 2022 touring the world, playing over 80 shows throughout the US, Europe, UK + Australia. In Australia all 18 shows sold-out for his Sad Boi Summer Winter Tour and in March he will return to play Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, and Hordern Pavilion, Sydneyas part of his The Future Is Bright world tour. Before then Dean will come stateside to perform for audiences in New York and Los Angeles. See below for U.S. dates.
February 13 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
February 15 Los Angeles, CA Masonic Lounge at Hollywood Forever
About Dean Lewis
Australian singer-songwriter, Dean Lewis has sold 4.4M+ albums and EPs worldwide and his music has attracted 8.2+ billion streams to date. He was welcomed into the Spotify Billions club for his hit ‘Be Alright’ which now has 3.8 billion streams + has grown 22M Spotify monthly followers. ‘Be Alright’ has been certified 11x platinum in Australia, triple platinum in the U.S.A, platinum in the UK and platinum+ in 23 other countries. Dean has 2.7M Tik Tok followers and 1.4M YouTube followers. Lewis was an Apple Up Next artist in 2019 and played over 200 shows that year, including sold-out U.S. and Australian tours plus many shows and festival slots around Europe. That same year, Dean collaborated with Dutch superstar DJ/producer Martin Garrix on their hit single ‘Used To Love’ and kicked another bucket-list career goal when he performed at the AFL Grand Final.
Off the back of his # 1 Debut album release – 2019’s chart-topping, multiple-award-winning, multiple-Platinum-certified ‘A Place We Knew’ – Dean has cultivated and captivated a huge global fanbase. After ‘Half A Man’ was performed by a contestant on X Factor in Denmark earlier this year, this track from his debut album received a second life when it flew to the top of the Danish charts.
In 2022, Dean released his second album ‘The Hardest Love’ which hit the ARIA Top 5 and featured singles ‘How Do I Say Goodbye’, ‘Hurtless’ + ‘Looks Like Me’. Dean performed ‘Hurtless’ on X Factor Denmark’s finale, this impassioned breakup song climbed to #8 on the Danish charts and topped the Swedish Heatseeker chart, the song now has 116M+ streams + is platinum in Australia. Looks Like Me’ has hit 84M+. Dean’s most recent collab with Norwegian DJ/Producer Kygo (2022) has also had over 70M+ streams.
Dean wrapped up 2022, winning the Tik Tok award in Australia for AU Artists with Most New Followers + AU Most Viewed Artists.
Tiësto is a Grammy® Award-winning, platinum-certified, international icon. The DJ and producer is the only artist to ever hold the titles of “The Greatest DJ of All Time” courtesy of Mixmag, and “#1 DJ” according to Rolling Stone. From his underground dance floor bangers to his high-profile Las Vegas residency and crossover success, Tiësto created the blueprint that defines what it means to be a success in today’s dance music world. In Tiësto’s true fashion, he continues to expand across genres, always evolving his craft. With over 36 million albums sold, 10+ billion cumulative streams, and a social platform with an audience exceeding 30 million fans spanning the globe, he continues to revolutionize the dance music landscape. Tiësto’s first release since signing with Atlantic Records, “The Business” has dominated airplay and charts worldwide since its September 2020 release, garnering over 1.7 billion streams to date, and was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Recording at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards. It also held a steady position on Apple & Spotify’s “Today’s Top Hits” & “Today’s Hits” playlists, and hit #1 at US Dance Radio. “The Business” is certified Platinum in 15 countries and gold in 8 countries and held a place on the Top 10 official singles chart in 10 countries as well as Top 50 on Spotify in 31 countries. Tiësto made history with single “Don’t Be Shy” with Karol G, which marked the first English song ever for Karol G, and the first Latin Artist collaboration for Tiësto, and currently has 968M streams, over 1.2 million TikTok creates, and over 326 million views on the official music video. “The Motto” with Ava Max is sitting at 1.1B streams, “Hot in It” with Charli XCX at 175M streams, and most recently released “10:35” feat. Tate McRae is at 152M streams.
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