After only two days of availability, “When I’m gone” by Alesso and Katy Perry debuted on two of Billboard’s dance / electronic charts (dated Jan. 8).
The track, released on December 29, reached No. 4 in Dance / Electronic Digital song sales and No. 17 on the Hot Dance / Electronic Songs multi-meter chart, according to Billboard.
“Gone” racked up 685,000 US streams and 159,000 radio audiences and sold 1,500 downloads in its first two days, according to MRC Data also reported by Billboard.
On Monday, January 10, the official music video for “When I’m Gone” will receive a massive world premiere when ESPN airs the video at halftime of the 2022 College Football National Qualifiers.
From the first seconds of “When I’m Gone”, Alesso and Katy turn out to be a perfect match in dancefloor heaven. “I’m so thrilled that ‘When I’m Gone’ is finally out,” Alesso said at the start of the song. “We have been waiting all year to share it with all of you. I am honored to work with Katy on such an amazing dance record and with ESPN to become the first artists to create our music video for the National College Football Playoff Championship halftime. I loved working with her and I think this song and this video is super special.
“When it comes to my music videos, we all know I love to push the boundaries and myself, and create unique opportunities for my fans to see them. ESPN and especially College GameDay hold a special place in my heart. , so teaming up with Alesso to become the first artists to release a global music video in a live event on ESPN created a perfect and natural pairing, ”added Katy Perry.
Written by Alesso and Katy with Alida Garpestad Peck, Rami Yacoub, Nathan Cunningham and Marc Sibley of Space Primates, and Alma Goodman, “When I’m Gone” comes to life thanks to Alesso’s impeccable sound design and endlessly imaginative production but perfect pop.
Buy or stream “When I’m Gone” by Katy Perry and Alesso.