Following months of speculation and anticipation, the ladies of Fifth Harmony release their newest single “Down” featuring Gucci Mane. The worldwide multi-platinum group set off mass hysteria on Monday (May 29th) with the announcement of “Down,” the first of new music since the 2016 release of their sophomore album 7/27, and since original member Camila Cabello’s departure last year to pursue solo efforts.
Ally Hernandez, Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui and Normani Kordei celebrated the release by taking the track straight to the stage, performing alongside Gucci Mane for Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series this morning (Fri, June 2nd). Their performance in Central Park also included their 4x-platinum smash hit “Work From Home,” with a special appearance by Ty Dolla $ign.
“Down” is the first single from Fifth Harmony’s forthcoming third album via Syco Music/Epic Records, and is available now via Amazon and all digital service providers. The track was released overnight, climbing to No. 2 on the iTunes Digital Songs Chart and surging to the top of the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart Friday morning.
The group confirmed a music video has been filmed, but provided no release date.
Fifth Harmony’s already successful 2017 kicked off with a performance at the People’s Choice Awards and has already brought the group wins for every nomination so far, including “Favorite Group” for the second year in a rowat the People’s Choice Awards, three wins at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, two wins (Favorite Music Group & Fiercest Fans) at the Radio Disney Music Awards, and the two top honors – “Favorite Music Group” and “Favorite Song” – at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. In 2015, Fifth Harmony released their debut album, Reflection, which debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and has since been certified Gold. Reflection includes two platinum records, “BO$$” and “Sledgehammer” in addition to the quadruple-platinum success of the single, “Worth It.”
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