Following a string of successes, global superstar, producer and DJ, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll – a.k.a. Kygo released the new single “Higher Love” with Whitney Houston, the most awarded female artist of all time, via RCA Records. Whitney recorded her cover version of Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love” in 1989, and that version was previously released as a Japan-only bonus track on her I’m Your Baby Tonight physical album in 1990. She also performed the song in concert in Japan in January 1990.
Kygo x Whitney’s “Higher Love” hit #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart for the week of August 24, 2019. The song also debuted at #1 on Billboard‘s Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart and stayed at the top of that chart for 16 weeks.