CHART SPOTLIGHT. Originally a 2010 hit, “Hello” initially broke in native France as the first single off Martin Solveig’s fifth album Smash. Featuring the Canadian vocalist Dragonette, the track quickly became one of WelcheMusic favorite dancefloor cuts.
Solveig finally cracks the Hot 100, ascending 54-46 this week. In order to get US mainstream attention, “Hello” was featured in the Trident commercial for the “Vitality” line of gum. On other markets, “Hello” has already been followed by “Ready 2 Go” which features Kele.
“Hello” is also featured on the new cover album with the German rock and roll band the Baseballs. Née, Martin Picandet, the French producer hails from Paris and hosts the weekly radio show C’est la vie via FG DJ Radio.