New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Rising pop songstress Ava Max
has unveiled the gorgeous acoustic version of her infectious single "Sweet but Psycho" - out now via Atlantic Records. Released this summer, the single boasts nearly 60 million worldwide streams while the official video companion has garnered over 5 million views on YouTube alone.
Produced by GRAMMY Award-nominated super-producer Cirkut (The Weeknd, Katy Perry, Rihanna) and co-written with Madison Love (Camila Cabello, Halsey), "Sweet but Psycho" was recently included on FADER's list of "20 best new pop songs right now" with Idolator writing "Ava Max caught lightning in a bottle with 'Sweet But Psycho,' a ruthlessly catchy, deeply relatable bop about embracing all facets of your personality." Publications including FLAUNT have also praised Ava as an artist "on her way to becoming music's next 'It' girl'" while Billboard included the pop newcomer on their list of "Ones to Watch" advising readers to "Get familiar with Ava Max, because her name is about to be everywhere."Since release the track has topped both Spotify's Global and US Viral Charts while being added to the esteemed Today's Top Hits playlist, Pop Rising, Young Wild & Free and more.
Max also co-wrote and is featured on David
Guetta's "Let It Be Me" off his album "7." She recently collaborated with Vice and global multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo
on "Make Up
" - watch the video HERE - which PAPER called a "bop" describing the song and video as a "mix of sultry and upbeat pop funk." Her beaming voice was first introduced to listeners through her stellar featured performance on LA-based Nü Disco
Le Youth's summer 2017 smash, "Clap Your Hands," and has since generated attention for her first original single "My Way
" as well as viral hit "Not Your Barbie Girl" which went on to amass over 10 million views across YouTube and Musical.ly.
Crafting pop anthems with a much-needed dose of fiery female empowerment, Ava Max
is a unique new talent, blessed with a seismic voice, an individualistic high fashion mindset, and an undeniable knack for cinematic, theatrical popcraft. The daughter of Albanian immigrants, Max was born in Wisconsin but raised in Virginia where she began blowing away audiences long before even entering high school. Determined from a young age to grace the stage and equipped with a vibrant voice passed down by her opera singer mother, Max honed her skills performing at multiple singing competitions. Inspired by her parents' courageous escape from the political turmoil that plagued their home country; she eventually made the move to Los Angeles to pursue her calling.