Following his massive 2019 remix of Whitney Houston’s cover version of Steve Winwood’s 1986 hit “Higher Love,” Kygo returns with maximum star power and Tina Turner.
On Monday, July 13th, Kygo posted about his 2020 remix of the legendary 80-year-old’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It” saying: “Can’t believe I’m releasing a collab with @LoveTinaTurner this Friday! ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ is one of my all time favorite songs. It feels surreal to get the opportunity to work with such a legendary artist. Can’t wait for you all to hear it” due out Friday 7.17.
Born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, the Norwegian producer/performer is no stranger to big-name alliances and remixes given his prior work with Selena Gomez, Ellie Goulding, Miguel as well as the 28-year-old’s tropical takes on Ed Sheeran’s “I See Fire,” Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” and Dolly Parton’s “Jolene.”
Turner’s 1984 single “What’s Love Got To Do With It” was the lead track from her fifth solo album, Private Dancer, which won three Grammy Awards, including record of the year, best female pop vocal female and best rock vocal performance. And in 2012, “What’s Love Got to Do with It” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.