Bieber, Dan + Shay collaborate on new single
Thursday, October 3, 2019
– Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay will release a new single on Friday.
Billboard reported the collaboration, while Bieber posted a graphic on video on Twitter and also wrote "New music. Wedding music. @DanAndShay and this guy. FRIDAY."
The song is "10,000 Hours," a mid-tempo song penned by Dan + Shay's Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, Bieber, Jordan Reynolds, Jessie Jo Dillon and Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd. Produced by Smyers, the track is the first from Dan + Shay's next album.
Day + Shay indicated on social media that something was dropping on Friday.
The duo have been friends with Bieber for about five years. The duo attended Bieber's wedding to Hailey Baldwin on Sept. 30.
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The track list on Dan +Shay's self-titled third album has a song crediting Kelly Clarkson as a featured vocalist. Upon a full listen, you will think they forgot about a few others. The disc features the duo's contemporary sound that mirrors many artists in the genre. The lead-off track, "Alone Together," evokes Rascal Flatts' Gary LeVox and is half of the only seven minutes on the tidy 35-minute collection that represent anything near up-tempo.
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Dan Myers and James Shay Mooney came from different parts of the country (Allegheny County, Pa. and Arkansas, respectively) and met in Nashville where each was tracking the well-worn path to country music success. They began writing songs together a little over three years ago, already have a hit album ("Where It All Began") and now have another tiger by the tail.
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Dan + Shay debut with a likable disc, if your bent is the Rascal Flatts world of country. In fact, Dan Smyers of Pittsburgh and Shay Mooney of Arkansas come mighty close to mimicking the longstanding country stars with the biggest difference that they're a duo and Rascal Flatts is a trio. Perhaps the similarities ought come as no surprise because the duo started writing the day after they met in Nashville in December 2012. Guess who placed their first song on hold? Rascal Flatts. ...