Troye Sivan Photo Credit: Hedi Slimane
“My My My!”
– the first single from the new album – was the top trending topic worldwide on Twitter after its release in January. Combined global streams of the track now exceed 130 million. The official video
, directed by Grant Singer (Lorde, The Weeknd), became the #1 trending clip on YouTube and has upwards of 25 million views.
Pitchfork named “My My My!” as one of the “first great songs” of 2018 and noted, “Sivan is celebrating pure joy, the feeling of being swept up and rendered invincible by new love.”NYLON praised the “self-empowering liberation anthem” and Rolling Stone found it “joyous.” Reviewing the video, NPR Music said, “Troye Sivan cements his image as a gay pop icon.”
Cumulative streams of “The Good Side,”
another track from the album, now surpass 22 million worldwide. V Magazine observed, “If artists are thinking of claiming 2018 as their year, they’ll have to steal it from Troye Sivan. The 22-year-old is on fire…[‘The Good Side’] shows the growing pop star’s range.”
His 2015 debut album, Blue Neighbourhood
(Capitol Records), topped the iTunes charts in 66 countries. It has sold more than 2.5 million adjusted albums worldwide and is certified Gold in the U.S. Streams across all platforms exceed 2.5 billion while video views have surpassed 500 million. Associated Press named Blue Neighbourhood as the No. 1 album of 2015 and Rolling Stone awarded it four stars. The single “Youth” claimed the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Club Play chart and has been certified Platinum in the U.S.
The New York Times hailed Troye as a “prototype for tomorrow’s global pop star” and he has appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone, Out and V Magazine. His numerous awards include a Billboard Music Awards trophy and two GLAAD Media wins.
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