Norwegian producer Kygo will make an appearance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony with a performance of his song, “Carry Me,” with guest vocalist Julia Michaels. The ceremony takes place on August 21 at 8 PM BRT (7 PM EST) at center at the Maracana Stadium in Rio. “The opportunity to be a part of the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio is a huge milestone in my career and it will be the biggest performance of my life,” Kygo said in a press release.
— Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) August 12, 2016
The trop-house producer’s performance is part of a strategic collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment and soon-to-launch Olympic Channel. The channel will serve as a digital platform dedicated to bringing fans Olympic-related content year-round.“As one of the hottest music acts in the world, Kygo’s music speaks to new generations of Olympic fans,” added Mark Parkman, General Manager of the Olympic Channel.
Be sure to stay tuned for the launch of the official launch of the Olympic Channel on Sunday after the closing ceremony.