Fans Choose Elton John and Britney Spears ‘Hold Me Closer’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music
The new whiz joint effort got 79% of the vote.
Elton John and Britney Spears’s “Hold Me Closer” two-part harmony has topped the current week’s new music survey.
Music fans cast a ballot in a survey distributed Friday (Aug. 26) on Billboard, picking the whiz to collaborate as their #1 new music arrival of the previous week.
“Hold Me Closer,” Spears’ most memorable significant appearance on record since the finish of her 13-year conservatorship, beat down new music by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha (“I’m Good (Blue)”), Rema highlighting Selena Gomez (“Calm Down”), DJ Khaled (God Did), Lolahol (“Lock&Key”), and others.
“Hold Me Closer” is a new interpretation of John’s 1972 work of art “Minuscule Dancer.” Produced by Grammy victor Andrew Watt, the track includes the pop princess and the “Rocketman” himself singing the initial refrain of John’s 1992 hit “The One” over a club-prepared beat, prior to jumping into the ensemble of 1971’s “Little Dancer.”
“Minuscule Dancer,” initially included as a component of John’s 1971 collection, Madman Across the Water, was delivered as a solitary in 1972 and topped at No. 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. The melody was broadly highlighted in a chime in the transport scene in Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film Almost Famous.
John recently made pop enchantment close by Dua Lipa subsequent to reusing melodies from his past over an euphoric dance-pop thump on 2021’s “Cool Heart (PNAU Remix).”
“Hold Me Closer,” in the mean time, is Spears’ most memorable new music since her 2016 studio collection, Glory, which additionally included exclusive tracks “Mind-set Ring,” “Swimming in the Stars” and the Backstreet Boys-helped “Matches” that were delivered in 2020.
Dragging along the new delivery John and Spears on the fan-casted a ballot survey is Guetta and Rexha’s new single “I’m Good (Blue)” with 16% of the vote, and Rema highlighting Gomez’s track “Quiet Down” with almost 2% of the vote.
See the eventual outcomes of the current week’s new music discharge survey underneath.