The Dutch dj Ummet Ozcan have teamed up with the Korean superstar Hyoyen. And with success: within 24 hours was their single, Sober in eight countries on number 1 in the global iTunes Single Chart.
Hyoyeon, also known as Hyo called. is extremely popular among young people in Asia, but she seems like her fanbase to expand to far beyond this continent. That is partly apparent from the already large success of Sober. Thus, the single at number one in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines, but also in Lithuania, Saudi Arabia and Guatemala.
Ummet Ozcan (l) and Hyoyeon (r)
Sober is the first solo single of Hyo. It is normal to see and hear as the singer of the hugely popular Korean girl group Girls’ Generation. Their video clips are on YouTube, already more than 1.25 billion views. The Dutch dj Ummet Ozcan previously worked together with, among others, Armin van Buuren, Calvin Harris, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Tiësto.
Ozcan drew this to the attention of the biggest music label in Korea, after which he was approached for the collaboration with Hyo.