UNIVERSAL MUSIC RELEASES NEW SINGLE BY AKON TITLED “SO BLUE”
AKON is officially back with the worldwide release of his new single “So Blue”. The multi-platinum superstar, producer and entrepreneur debuted the music video for “So Blue” exclusively on VEVO.
“So Blue” sees AKON once again deliver an unshakable melody that’s instantly infectious and sizzling sexy. It’s the kind of pop R&B that fans worldwide fell in love with when he first burst on to the scene. At the same time, he ups his game yet again. Feeling “Blue” never felt so good.
The new track was co-written by Claude Kelly [Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears] and co-produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis [The Fugees, Miguel]. The Robby Starbuck directed music video features actors Tommy “Tiny” Lister and Rose Rollins alongside AKON.
“So Blue” serves as a prelude to his forthcoming fourth full-length album set for release early 2014 via REPUBLIC RECORDS. Expect his biggest and best outing yet.
With over 12 million albums sold worldwide, five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt, AKON is simply unstoppable. His soulful voice and addictive lyrics have propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-dominating singles, AKON has made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, and Eminem.