10/01/2019

“SOMEONE YOU LOVED,” LEWIS CAPALDI’S BREAKTHROUGH SINGLE, ENTERS TOP 5 OF BILLBOARD HOT 100

“SOMEONE YOU LOVED,” LEWIS CAPALDI’S BREAKTHROUGH SINGLE, ENTERS TOP 5 OF BILLBOARD HOT 100, CLAIMS NO. 1 SPOT ON HOT AC RADIO CHART AND HITS TOP 5 ON THE U.S. TOP 40 RADIO CHART

WATCH CAPALDI PERFORM ON “THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW” ON OCTOBER 4th
AND “THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON” ON OCTOBER 8th

SOLD-OUT NORTH AMERICAN TOUR INCLUDES OCTOBER 11th SHOW AT BROOKLYN STEEL

NEW EP, BRUISES, FOLLOWS HIS DEBUT ALBUM, DIVINELY UNINSPIRED TO A HELLISH EXTENT,
WHICH HAS SOLD OVER ONE MILLION ADJUSTED ALBUMS GLOBALLY
Photo credit: Alexandra Gavillet

October 1, 2019 — (Hollywood, CA) — After topping the U.K. Official Singles chart for a nearly unprecedented seven weeks, Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved” enters the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 in its 19th consecutive week on the tally. Currently No. 3 on the chart, it is the first top 5 single from a debut U.K. artist since July 2018. In addition, “Someone You Loved” is No. 1 on the Hot AC Radio chart, top 5 on the Top 40 Radio chart and hit No. 1 on the U.S. Shazam chart for the fourth consecutive week. Worldwide streams of the track have surpassed 1.2 billion. Already certified Platinum by the RIAA, “Someone You Loved” has now earned two million equivalent song units in the U.S. It is certified Platinum or greater in a total of 14 countries.

The Scottish singer-songwriter will perform on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this Friday, October 4. When Capaldi’s sold-out North American tour heads east, he will appear on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday, October 8. He headlines Brooklyn Steel on October 11. Full itinerary can be found here.  

Capaldi joined Alicia Keys during her six-song set at the iHeartRadio Music Festival to sing what Billboard hailed as a “beautiful duet” of “Someone You Loved.” The song is from Capaldi’s debut album, Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, which is the fastest selling UK debut of 2019 with 90,000 albums sold in the first week. To date, it has sold over one million adjusted albums worldwide and combined global streams now exceed 2.3 billion. View “Someone You Loved (Official Video)” and “Someone You Loved (Video).” The former features Capaldi while the latter heightens awareness of the need for organ donors and stars his distant cousin, Peter Capaldi, who portrayed the Twelfth Doctor in the iconic British television show “Dr. Who.”  

Last week, Capaldi released the four-track Bruises EPwhich includes the album version of “Bruises” plus a Live Orchestral Version, a guitar acoustic and the Steve Void Remix. Check out the video for “Bruises” Live Orchestral Version HEREAfter Capaldi self-released “Bruises” two years ago, he became the fastest unsigned artist to reach 25 million plays on Spotify.

Robert Christgau, reviewing for Noisey, awarded Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent an A- and hailed it as “a feat of uncommon emotional intelligence.” Stereogum declares, “Capaldi is establishing himself as a Stateside force…sending shivers down millions of spines whenever he switches into performance mode.” TIME says, “Lewis Capaldi has the kind of deep, textured voice that you could listen to for hours.” 

Capaldi was hailed as a 2018 Vevo DSCVR Artist To Watch and a 2019 Vevo LIFT Artist, longlisted for the BBC Sound Of 2018 Poll, and won Breakthrough Artist of the Year honors at the Scottish Music Awards. He was nominated for the BRIT Awards Critics’ Choice award and named an MTV UK PUSH Ones To Watch artist. Capaldi has toured with Ed SheeranThe KillersBastilleRag’n’Bone ManNiall Horan, and Sam Smith, and performed at such festivals as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Firefly, Mountain Jam, Splendour in the Grass, Fuji, and Osheaga.

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