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Ellie Goulding x Diplo ft. Swae Lee ‘Close To Me’

Ellie Goulding has joined forces with Grammy-winning producer Diplo and rapper/singer Swae Lee for new track ‘Close To Me’.

The catchy single pairs the platinum selling, multi-award winning singer-songwriter’s distinct sound with versus from Swae Lee, who is one half of the platinum selling hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd. The vocals are then brought together by Diplo’s unrivalled production style.


The collaboration marks Ellie’s first new music since her 2015 album ‘Delirium’, featuring global hit ‘Love Me Like You Do’, which has since been viewed over 1.8 billion times. It has also been three years since she teamed up with Diplo on track ‘Powerful’, lifted from Major Lazer’s ‘Peace Is The Mission’ album.

Multi-platinum artist Diplo is renowned for delivering huge global hits. In addition to his solo releases he is the music mastermind behind Major Lazer, part of the newly formed supergroup LSD alongside Sia and Labrinth, as well as collaborates with Mark Ronson under their joint project moniker Silk City.


  1. Ellie Goulding has sold more than 14 million albums and 102 million singles.
  2. She has amassed 13 billion streams worldwide.
  3. She has a huge social media presence with over 14 million Instagram followers.
  4. The artist has taken home two BRIT awards.
  5. Ellie is a global ambassador for the UN, a patron of The Marylebone Project and fundraiser for Streets Of London.

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