Last night, Thu 12th of June, Nico & Vinz performed at Jimmy Kimmel Live, marking their debut on the American TV market. Playing at one of the big American tv-shows has become a must for upcoming artist, and the promotion value is massive.
Meanwhile, the mega hit ‘Am I Wrong’ maintains a solid placement on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, retaing a stable positin on the Top Ten at No#8.
Nico & Vinz is the third Norwegian act ever to reach the coveted upper echelon of the charts, following in the footsteps of a-ha and Ylvis. Last autumn, Ylvis made it to No#6 with their viral phenomenon ‘The Fox’ .
The track is currently No#3 on the Billboard Digital Songs – the week’s top-downloaded songs across all genres, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Earlier this week, Nico & Vinz sat down with Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast guys to talk about the origins for their massive stateside hit.
Idolator is asking the timely question this week; ´Will Nico & Vinz´s Am I Wrong be 2014´s song of the summer´, describing the track thus: The song embodies happiness, freedom and love, which is what summer should be all about. Don’t you agree?´ We surely do.
Catch their performance at Jimmy Kimmel here:
Nico & Vinz – the duo formerly known as Envy, have enjoyed great success in Scandinavia over the last year, topping charts in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Earlier in 2014, the two have also been bestowed with a Boarder Breaker Award, celebrating the best new pop acts in Europe which have achieved cross-border chart success, in addition to signing a worldwide deal with Warner. Earlier this year, the duo relocated to LA.