(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Los Angeles, CA — Friday, August 27th, 2021 —On August 27, Live Lounge presented by 17LIVE hosted the first-ever label showcase for global superstar, Kygo’s Palm Tree Records, a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment. With over 15 billion cumulative global audio and video streams, the Norwegian artist is best known for chart-topping hits like the multiplatinum “It Ain’t Me” [with Selena Gomez], “Higher Love” [with Whitney Houston], “Like It Is” [with Zara Larsson & Tyga], and “Lose Somebody” [with OneRepublic]. Among the attendees were influencers and celebrities alike such as model/TV personality Camille Kostek, Football player Chase DeMoor from the hit Netflix show “Too Hot To Handle” with Billboard’s on-camera host Chelsea Briggs on the mic doing hosting duties, and much more.
“I’m excited for my artists to have the opportunity to show the world what they’re capable of.” – Kygo
Kygo’s Palm Tree Records showcase featured performances by Palm Tree Records artists Frank Walker, Forester,Haywood, andPetey Martin. Toronto-based DJ/Producer Frank Walker has captivated fans across the globe with his club-ready collaborations such as “Like Gold” with Loud Luxury and Stephen Puth, along with solo releases like “Dancing In The Dark” which was recently nominated for a Juno award. Los Angeles-based indie electronic duoForester has already shown his impact on the scene, blending acoustic instrumentation with electronic elements that transport the listener to wide open spaces earning them over 20 million total streams across their catalog.
Songwriter/producer Haywood has penned hits for everyone from Katy Perry and Kygo to BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez and is now a featured solo artist with a glorious and glossy sound of her own on a series of 2021 singles for Palm Tree Records. Nashville-based Petey Martin wrote/produced “Ashes” by Celine Dion for the Deadpool 2 Motion Picture Soundtrack, “Bigger Than” by Justin Jesso & Seeb, and five songs on Kygo’s ‘Golden Hour’ album, including the lead single “Like It Is.” He made his debut as an artist collaborating with Matoma on “Keep It Simple” and released his introductory single “Come Back Home” on Palm Tree Records featuring two-time Grammy winner Lauren Daigle.
“I’m excited to partner with 17LIVE to host our first-ever Palm Tree Records showcase and be able to live stream it to millions of people around the world while interacting with users of the platform.” – David Rishty, President of Palm Tree Records