Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi recently debuted the “Someone You Loved (Official Video)” and I am in love with it.
“I wanted to show another side to the song,” says Capaldi. “For
The official video follows the “Someone You Loved (Video)” which heightens awareness of the need for organ donors and stars Capaldi’s distant cousin, Peter Capaldi who portrayed the Twelfth Doctor in the iconic British television show “Dr. Who.”
The RIAA has certified Capaldi’s breakout single, “Someone You Loved,” as Platinum, recognizing one million equivalent song units earned in the U.S. The song shattered records throughout Europe and is now certified Platinum or greater in a total of 14 countries. “Someone You Loved” spent a nearly unprecedented seven weeks at No. 1 on the U.K. Official Singles chart and continues to climb on the Billboard Hot 100, now entering the Top 15. Capaldi also held the #1 position on Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits, hit Top 20 on the Spotify U.S. chart, topped the Pandora chart and reached #2 on the global Shazam chart.
Says Capaldi, “When I found out about this today, I thought it was a joke. I still think it must be some kind of elaborate joke I’m not in on! Thank you to everyone who bought it, streamed it or shouted it at a stranger in a park, I’m thinking my record label surely can’t drop me in the next 6 months after this. That is the real achievement here, the dream of a slightly chubby boy from Scotland singing sad songs lives on. X”
“Someone You Loved” is from Capaldi’s debut album, Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent, which is the
The 22-year-old artist made his U.S.
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