Last week, a two-year-old cover of En Vogue’s Don’t Let Go (Love) became the UK’s most sought-after song.
Recorded by emerging singer-songwriter Lusaint, the track was searched for 23,000 times in 24 hours on the music-discovery app Shazam – breaking Florence + The Machine’s record for the most Shazams in a single day.
Within hours, the song jumped into the iTunes download chart at number 23; and by the end of the week, Lusaint was in the top 10 of Spotify’s viral song chart.
All of this came off a single play, lasting a few seconds, as Michael and Amber fumbled their first kiss on Love Island.
“Not quite sure how this has happened,” the Manchester-based singer told her 726 Facebook followers. “What a crazy few days.”
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