Maren Morris Reveals New Collaboration With Zedd After Reaching Career Milestone With ‘The Middle’

by Tiffany Goldstein

5 hours ago

Maren Morris and German DJ-producer Zedd’s 2018 collaboration “The Middle” has already gone 6x platinum. After amassing a billion audio and video on demand streams, the dynamic duo are once again looking to dominate.

The genre artist took to social media early on Monday [Aug. 15] [Bernie and Johan Young] will be released this Friday, August 19.

“ZEDD, MAREN MORRIS & @BEAUZWORLD – ‘Make You Say’ – drop THIS FRIDAY 💥,” Morris wrote alongside the trippy cover.

The “Detour” singer has yet to reveal any additional information about the highly anticipated collaboration. However, music lovers are already praising the superstars and expressing their excitement for the expected club-ready banger.

“I’m not ready for this 😍,” said one fan. “This artwork is insanely good,” shared up-and-coming band Fancy Monster. “Dream time is back! 🔥” added the official Facebook account.

The announcement comes as no surprise, as Zedd and Morris sparked rumors over the weekend. [Aug. 13] teasing the single. They both shared mysterious posts displaying a professional headshot paired with thought-provoking captions.

“2nd round?” said the country sensation. “Should we start over? Zedd wrote.

The world-renowned producer also gave fans a quick preview of an upcoming single he has in the pipeline. However, the mix-master didn’t specify whether the short snippet includes vocal tracks from Morris.

With curious listeners on hand, the two used the time to celebrate their hit, “The Middle.” Zedd shared a photo of the platinum single and a group photo from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

“We are officially 6x PLATINUM for ‘The Middle’ with @marenmorris and @greymusic! Thank you so much guys!!! This is absolutely unreal ❤️!!! @riaa,” he tweeted. “Come on Teammmm,” retorted Morris.

The house party-banger was written by Sarah Aarons and produced by electronic music duo Grey. The Grammy Award-winning DJ auditioned 12 singers for the techno-infused single before landing on Morris. Upon its release, “The Middle” reached the top of Billboard’s Pop Songs and Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart and peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

“It was super fun working with Maren because she’s clearly an amazing singer and a very talented musician. And, I always love working with Gray because we strive to make the best music possible and the end result is amazing,” Zedd shared in a statement in 2018. “The sound reflects my many influences as an artist — a little country, a little pop, a little R&B, relatable, emotional, and catchy as hell. there are no limits with this song and I can’t wait to see how the fans react,” explained Morris.

Will the two meet again in “The Middle” to push the country’s borders? Fans will find out on Friday, August 19. Pre-record the single, here.

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