Armaan Malik’s second English single ‘next 2 me’ tops two inaugural Billboard charts

Updated: Sep 5, 2020

MUMBAI: Armaan Malik’s second English single, next 2 me leads Billboard's inaugural Top Triller U.S. and Global charts. His video on Triller for the song has garnered upwards of 11.7 million global plays as of press time (13 July), according to Triller.

Talking about achieving this feat, Armaan said, “It’s such an amazing feeling to top both these charts. As a proud Indian, I see this as a step forward to further my dream of taking India to the world."

Bollywood celebrities like Tiger Shroff, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vishal Dadlani, Salim Merchant, and more congratulated Armaan for making his country proud.

Released in the midst of the pandemic, next 2 me describes the feeling of missing your loved ones and wishing they were right there by your side in a light-hearted and hopeful manner with an uptempo production.

“The worldwide lockdown has been tough on all of us, especially for those who are quarantined away from their loved ones. We might have different devices in the world to keep us connected but having that one person next to you is a different feeling altogether, something that no digital connection can ever match up to,” added the 24-year-old singing sensation.

Watch ‘next to me’ here

Armaan had teased this single during his Billboard Live At-Home performance on their Facebook page for a COVID-19 fundraiser, which according to Pollstar, was ranked 12th on the world’s most popular live stream charts for the week ending 8 June.

The singer has always spoken about wanting to break into the English pop music scene and seems on his way to achieving that aim. From being spotted on Spotify Times Square Billboard in New York for his debut international release, Control, to topping Billboard charts with his second English single, next 2 me the Bol Do Na Zara singer has a long way to go!

Apart from his kickasss English music, Armaan has been consistently dropping fabulous songs across various languages, the recent one being his new Hindi single, Zara Thehro.

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