“Dua Lipa makes history with the release of ‘Houdini,’ the lead single from her upcoming third album. Explore the synth-infused sounds of the 70s and 80s as the British sensation dominates Spotify charts worldwide. Witness the magic of ‘Houdini’ with its mesmerizing music video directed by Manu Cossu. Stay tuned for Dua Lipa’s groundbreaking journey into 2024, promising a year of danceable hits and artistic brilliance.”
Dua Lipa’s ‘Houdini’ Marks Career Milestone with Spectacular Spotify Debut
In a momentous turn of events, Dua Lipa has clinched the record for the most successful debut of her career on Spotify with the release of her latest single, ‘Houdini.’ Serving as the inaugural track from her upcoming third album, slated for a 2024 release, the British songstress has once again captured the world’s attention with her distinctive sound and musical prowess.
The synth-infused ‘Houdini’ takes listeners on a nostalgic journey, reminiscent of the iconic sounds of the 70s and 80s. The track, produced by none other than Kevin Parker of Tame Impala fame, dropped on the night of Thursday (9), and within 24 hours, it amassed an impressive 5.4 million streams. This feat places Dua Lipa at the pinnacle of Spotify charts globally, affirming her status as a dominant force in the music industry.
Surprisingly, the difference in streams between ‘Houdini’ and the current chart-topper, ‘greedy’ by Tate McRae, is a mere 375 thousand plays, with the latter accumulating 5.7 million during the same timeframe. Closer to home, in Brazil, the track garnered 415 thousand plays, securing its position at 43rd place.
The accompanying music video for ‘Houdini,’ directed by Manu Cossu, has also garnered immense attention on YouTube, amassing over 12 million views within the first day of its release. The visually stunning production features Dua Lipa in a dance studio, surrounded by a cadre of skilled dancers, adding a captivating visual dimension to the already infectious track.
As Dua Lipa ushers in this new era of her career, expectations are soaring for what is to come in 2024. Known for her dynamic and danceable musical style, the artist’s trajectory seems poised to match or even surpass the heights achieved by her critically acclaimed 2020 album, ‘Future Nostalgia.’
Fans and industry insiders alike are eagerly anticipating the unfolding of Dua Lipa’s musical evolution. With the resounding success of ‘Houdini,’ it’s evident that the talented artist continues to solidify her place as a global pop sensation, promising a year ahead filled with chart-topping hits and artistic brilliance.