New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Alex Aiono released his new single, "Big Mistake" on Interscope Records/Universal Music. The song, a firsthand account of a relationship gone awry, showcases the songwriting and vocal skills Aiono's fans know and love. "Big Mistake" is available now at all digital retailers and streaming services.
Aiono states, "'Big Mistake' is opening up the next chapter of my career on many levels. I pretty much spent the past two years touring the world, and since have been in the studio writing and recording for this moment. Right before I turned 22, and just as I put my passport on my dresser, I got into my first deep relationship, one that I thought was deeper than it really was. This song ended up writing itself, because as it turned out, the relationship was a big mistake."
By the time he was 19, Arizona raised singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Alex Aiono had already started amassing a following of millions creating his own "flipped" versions of popular songs from a one bedroom apartment he shared with his family of six. Revealing soulful vocals, effortless charisma, and flawless production skills, Aiono's viral take on Drake's "One Dance
" exploded--receiving over 64 million views-- but the clip only hints at the scope of the young artist's talents. Discovered after busking on the Santa Monica
Promenade at age 15, Aiono quickly found himself in the studio with singer John Legend, who co-wrote the title track on his 2013 debut EP, Young & Foolish. Committed to increasing his fans while sharing his own creative journey, Alex has been consistently releasing new songs since he first started recording, collaborating with everyone from Gryffn to T-Pain
to DJ Felix Jaehn
(with whom he had his first #1 with "Hot 2 Touch" in Germany), introducing fans to original music before embarking on his latest sold out winter 2018 North American Feels Like Tour. With over 780 million YouTube views to date, the now 22-year-old consistently engages a social media following of 5.8 million YouTube subscribers, 2.3 million Facebook followers, 2.4 million Instagram followers, and 515 thousand Twitter followers. Aiono is currently working on his debut full length album to be released via Interscope Records.