Calvin Harris




“Hype” is a song by English rapper Dizzee Rascal and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris. The song was released as a single on 24 June 2016. Rascal and Harris had previously collaborated on the 2008 single “Dance wiv Me” and on “Here 2 China”, a song from Harris’s third studio album, 18 Months (2012).

Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a record producer, singer, songwriter and DJ. His debut studio album, I Created Disco, was released in 2007 and was the precursor to his UK top 10 singles “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. In 2009, Harris released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and earned a gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry within two months of release. Its lead single, “I’m Not Alone”, became his first number one on the UK Singles Chart.

DJ Calvin Harris has released four studio albums, one mix album, three extended plays, 24 singles (including three as a featured artist), 12 promotional singles and 30 music videos. As of November 2014, Harris had sold 8,176,180 singles and tracks in the United Kingdom. Harris’s debut studio album, I Created Disco, was released in June 2007. The album peaked at number eight on the UK Albums Chart and was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Its first two singles, “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”, peaked at numbers 10 and three, respectively, on the UK Singles Chart, while the third single, “Merrymaking at My Place”, reached number 43.

In August 2009, Harris released his second studio album, Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and earned a gold certification from the BPI within two months of release. Its lead single, “I’m Not Alone”, became Harris’s first number one on the UK Singles Chart. “Ready for the Weekend” was released as the album’s second single, peaking at number three in the United Kingdom. Two more singles were released from the album, “Flashback” and “You Used to Hold Me”, which reached numbers 18 and 27 on the UK chart, respectively.



Discography

Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Outside
Album: Motion (Explicit)
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Pray to God
Album: Motion (Explicit)
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: I Need Your Love
Album: My Everything
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Love Me Harder
Album: My Everything
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: I’m Not Alone
Album: Ready for the Weekend
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Ready for the …..
Album: Ready for the Weekend
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2009)
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Acceptable in the 80’s
Album: I Created Disco
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2007)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2007)
Artist: Calvin Harris
Title:  The Girls
Album: I Created Disco
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2007)
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: Colours (Live)
Album: Napster Live Session
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Artist: Calvin Harris
Title: The Girls (Live)
Album: Napster Live Session
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Mix albums

L.E.D. Festival Presents Calvin Harris (2010).

Extended plays

Napster Live Session (2007), iTunes Live: Berlin Festival (2008), iTunes Live: London Festival ’09 (2009).

Singles

As lead artist

“My Way” (2016), “Hype” (with Dizzee Rascal) (2016), “This Is What You Came For” (featuring Rihanna) (2016), “How Deep Is Your Love” (with Disciples) (2015), “Pray to God” (featuring Haim), “Open Wide” (featuring Big Sean) (2015), “Outside” (featuring Ellie Goulding) (2014), “Blame” (featuring John Newman) (2014), “Summer” (2014), “Under Control” (with Alesso featuring Hurts) (2013), “Thinking About You” (featuring Ayah Marar), “I Need Your Love” (featuring Ellie Goulding), “Drinking from the Bottle” (featuring Tinie Tempah) (2013), “Sweet Nothing” (featuring Florence Welch) (2012), “We’ll Be Coming Back” (featuring Example), “Let’s Go” (featuring Ne-Yo) (2012), “Feel So Close” (2011), “Bounce” (featuring Kelis) (2011), “You Used to Hold Me” (2010), “Flashback” (2009), “Ready for the Weekend” (2009), “I’m Not Alone” (2009), “Merrymaking at My Place” (2007), “The Girls” (2007), “Acceptable in the 80s” (2007).

Promotional singles

“Overdrive (Part 2)” (with Ummet Ozcan) (2014), “Burnin'” (with R3hab) (2014), “Slow Acid” (2014), “C.U.B.A” (2014), “Iron” (with Nicky Romero) (2012), “Awooga” (2011), “Yeah Yeah Yeah, La La La” (2009), “Colours” (2007), “Rock Band” (2007), “Vegas” (2007), “Let Me Know” (featuring Ayah Marar) (2004), “Da Bongos”/”Brighter Days” (as Stouffer) (2002).



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