MIka – “Popular Song” featuring Ariana Grande
MIKA has debuted his new single “Popular Song”, featuring Nickelodeon star Ariana Grande on iTunes and other digital retailers through Republic Records. The song offers a fresh twist on “Popular” from the Broadway hit “Wicked”, composed by Stephen Schwartz. In an historic move, Schwartz was so moved by this interpretation that he authorized the usage of his music for the first time ever.
“Popular Song” remains an inspiring and invigorating pop anthem that encourages the bullied and unpopular to rise above. MIKA tapped the charismatic and charming actress/singer Ariana Grande for the song, which showcases a powerful interplay between the two singers. Grande’s successful co-starring role on the hit show, Victorious, recently led to her own spin-off for Nickelodeon, Sam & Cat. Grande’s presence extends far beyond her television notoriety. She’s also a highly talented and accredited singer, who’s debut album?due out 2013 via Republic Records – has her poised to become a major player in popular music.