“Cheers” is an up tempo pop track infused with an RnB flavor that lends itself to the commercial radio airwaves with a catchy beat and fun lyrical content, created by French producer Hottrack who has worked with Wiz Khalifa and DJ Abdel.
Sharing his thoughts about working with Tyga, Thomas comments: “It was an amazing experience to work with a talented artist like Tyga. I know how busy he is right now so I am grateful that the found the time and wanted to be a part of this single. Tyga has always been one of my favorite rappers.”
The talented teenager has recently been compared to artists such as Justin Timberlake and referred to by Entertainment Tonight as ‘the next great teen heartthrob’.
Ian Thomas was first discovered after he became a YouTube sensation performing a cover of Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ that was later re-recorded in Dutch, reaching #1 on the Belgian ‘Ultra top 10 chart’ in March 2011.
Following his instant success, Ian Thomas continued to rise to fame with 3 successful #1 original singles, which led to his debut solo album ‘More Than A Game’. The album had immediate impact and obtained gold status in sales. Ian released a further 5 singles off the album.
In 2013 at just 16 and an independent artist, Ian Thomas released ‘Rain’ from his second album “Game Time”, which reached #1 on the iTunes Top Hit Music Charts.
In late 2013, he featured on the hit single and Belgian version of ‘Walking On Air’ with highly acclaimed international artist Snoop Dogg, recorded by Australian producer, Anise K, U.S. hit makers Phil Tan and KC Porter this successful collaboration resulted in another #1 hit record.
Already a respected performer, he has recently toured Brazil and has attracted more than 150,000 fans to his shows. Larger than life in Belgium and an established artist in Europe, Ian Thomas recently moved to Los Angeles to take his career to new heights, he is making an impact in the Canadian and U.S. markets.
“Cheers” ft. Tyga will be hitting the Australian airwaves on 07 April 2015 and a promotional tour is confirmed for early May 2015. The global release coincides with his 2015 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards nomination (Belgium/Holland).
Check out the song below (we think the videoclip must be on its way…)
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