Cashmere Cat

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Cashmere Cat
Cashmere Cat in 2014
Cashmere Cat in 2014
Background information
Birth nameMagnus August Høiberg
Also known as
  • DJ Final
  • Fellepus
Born (1987-11-29) 29 November 1987 (age 35)
Halden, Norway
  • DJ
  • record producer
  • musician
Years active2006–present

Magnus August Høiberg (born 29 November 1987), known professionally as Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian DJ, record producer, songwriter and musician. He is best known for producing songs for artists including Kanye West, The Kid Laroi, Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello, Ariana Grande, Tory Lanez, Major Lazer, The Weeknd, and Kali Uchis as well as his own critically acclaimed musical output.

His debut EP, Mirror Maru,[1][2] was released in October 2012 and followed by the full length albums 9, in 2017, and Princess Catgirl, in 2019.

Høiberg has toured the world over, performing at festivals including Coachella (US), Lollapalooza (US), Hangout (US), Firefly (US), Ultra (US), Clockenflap (HK), Sonar (ES), Roskilde (DK), Lowlands (NL), Pukkelpop (BE), Falls Festival (AUS) and Øya (Nor).


2006–2015: Early years, Mirror Maru and Wedding Bells[edit]

As a teenager, Høiberg began producing music and teaching himself how to DJ. He represented Norway in the DMC World DJ Championships from 2006 to 2009 under the pseudonym DJ Final.

Høiberg's debut extended play (EP) as Cashmere Cat, Mirror Maru,[1][2] was released on 22 October 2012 on French label Pelican Fly. The diversity and influence of multiple genres gained support from notables such as Hudson Mohawke, Rustie and Gilles Peterson.[3][4][5]

He continued to gain recognition with a number of remixes, including his edits of 2 Chainz' "No Lie," Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem," Miguel's "Do You..." and Jeremih's "773 Love." In January 2013, producer, songwriter and musician Benny Blanco invited Cashmere to New York to collaborate on production work and helped book his first. In 2013 Cashmere Cat also played his first concerts in the United States. That summer, he moved from Norway to Manhattan.[6]

On 11 February 2014, Høiberg's second EP Wedding Bells was released on UK label LuckyMe.[7] In August same year, he produced and featured on "Be My Baby" from Ariana Grande's second studio album My Everything. He was also the opening act during Grande's North American The Honeymoon Tour.

2016–present: 9, Princess Catgirl, other contributions[edit]

On 28 February 2016, Cashmere confirmed that his debut studio album, 9, was on the way.[8] Ahead of the album, Cashmere Cat release singles "Wild Love" featuring The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights; "Trust Nobody" featuring Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez; "Love Incredible" featuring Camila Cabello and co-produced by Sophie; and "9 (After Coachella)" featuring and Sophie.[9] The album was released on the 28th of April 2017 with further contributions from Kehlani, Kacy Hill, Ariana Grande, Ty Dolla Sign and Jhené Aiko.

Cashmere co-produced "Wolves", alongside Sinjin Hawke, for Kanye West's 2016 studio album The Life of Pablo.

In 2018, Cashmere Cat co-produced album tracks for Kanye West (Kids See Ghosts) and Nas.[10] He continued to produce for a number of artists, with notable credits on Benny Blanco's debut single, the global hit "Eastside" with Halsey and Khalid[11] and Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's global hit "Señorita".

Cashmere Cat's second album, Princess Catgirl, was released on September 20, 2019 featuring singles "Emotions" and "For Your Eyes Only."[12]

Cashmere Cat co-wrote and co-produced The Kid Laroi's 2021 song "Stay" (with Justin Bieber), which went on to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 2021.[13][14]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Award[citation needed] Work Result Ref.
2016 Grammy Award Best R&B Song Tory Lanez: 'LUV' Nominated
2017 Spellemannprisen '16 Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat Won
Spellemann & Music Norway Eksportprisen '16 Nominated [15]
Electronic Music Awards Album of the Year 9 Nominated [16]
Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat Won
TONO EDVARD-prisen 2017 Cashmere Cat Won [17]
2018 Spellemannprisen '17 Album of the Year 9 Nominated [18]
Pop solo act Won
Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat Nominated
2019 Spellemannprisen '18 International Success of the Year Cashmere Cat Nominated
2020 Spellemannprisen '19 Producer of the Year Cashmere Cat Nominated
2020 Musikkforleggerprisen Artistic work of the year FKA Twigs: «sad day» Nominated [19]



List of albums, with selected details
Title Album details Peak chart positions
9 14 70 4 119
Princess Catgirl
  • Released: September 20, 2019
  • Label: Interscope, Mad Love
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

Extended plays[edit]

List of EPs, with selected details
Title Extended play details
Mirror Maru
  • Released: October 22, 2012
  • Label: Pelican Fly
  • Format: Digital download
Mirror Maru (Remixes)
  • Released: April 2, 2013
  • Label: Pelican Fly, Ed Banger
  • Format: Digital download
Wedding Bells
  • Released: February 10, 2014
  • Label: LuckyMe
  • Format: Digital download, vinyl


As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Year Title Album Peak chart positions
2013 "Aurora" Feathers EP Vol. 1
"With Me" Wedding Bells EP
2015 "Ice Rink"
(featuring DJ Mustard)
Non-album single
(featuring Ariana Grande)
2016 "Throw Myself a Party"
2017 "Night Night"

(Featuring Kehlani)

"9 (After Coachella)"
(featuring and Sophie)
(featuring Ariana Grande)
RIAA: Gold
56 100 152 81 4
"Wild Love"
(featuring The Weeknd and Francis and the Lights)
"Trust Nobody"
(featuring Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez)
RIAA: Gold
46 61 174 92 86 92
"Love Incredible"
(featuring Camila Cabello)
5 45
2018 "Miss You"
(with Major Lazer and Tory Lanez)
Non-album single 65 66 95 5
2019 "Emotions" Princess Catgirl
"For Your Eyes Only"
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Year Title Album Peak chart positions
2014 "Party Girls"
(Ludacris featuring Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih and Cashmere Cat)
Non-album single 36 20

Other appearances[edit]

List of other album appearances
Year Title Other artist(s) Album
2014 "Be My Baby"
(featuring Cashmere Cat)
Ariana Grande My Everything
RIAA: Platinum
(featuring Juicy J and Cashmere Cat)
"Just a Thought"
(featuring Cashmere Cat and Ryn Weaver)
2017 "Hopeless"
(featuring Cashmere Cat)
Halsey hopeless fountain kingdom
RIAA: Platinum
2018 "3AM"
(featuring YoungBoy Never Broke Again and Cashmere Cat)
Trill Sammy No Sleep Vol. 1

Songwriting and production credits[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Album Producer Songwriter
2014 "OctaHate" Ryn Weaver Promises EP / The Fool checkY checkY
"Break the Rules"

RIAA: Gold

Charli XCX Sucker checkY checkY
"Body Language"
(featuring Tinashe & Usher)
RIAA: Platinum
Kid Ink Full Speed checkY checkY
"All Hands on Deck" Tinashe Aquarius checkY checkY
2015 "Drop That Kitty"
(featuring Charli XCX & Tinashe)
Ty Dolla Sign Non-album single checkY checkY
"Red Balloon" Charli XCX Home: OST checkY checkY
"New Constellations" Ryn Weaver The Fool checkY checkY
(featuring Chris Brown & Tory Lanez)
RIAA: Platinum
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out checkY checkY


Nina Las Vegas checkY checkY
"LA Confidential"

RIAA: Gold

Tory Lanez Non-album single checkY checkY

RIAA: Platinum

Kanye West The Life of Pablo
RIAA: 3x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Frank's Track" checkY checkY
"Comeback" Francis and the Lights Farewell, Starlite! checkY
"My Citys Gone" checkY
"Running Man / Gospel OP1 checkY
"Can't Stay Party" checkY
" I Want You to Shake" checkY
"It's Alright 2 Cry" checkY
"Thank You" checkY
"See Her Out (That's Just Life)"
(featuring Bon Iver)
(featuring Bon Iver & Kanye West)
"May I Have This Dance" checkY
"Yammy Gang"
(featuring ASAP Mob & Tatianna Paulino)
ASAP Ferg Always Strive and Prosper checkY checkY
"Luv" Tory Lanez I Told You
RIAA: Gold
checkY checkY
"High" checkY checkY
"Just Luv Me" Britney Spears Glory checkY checkY
"The Ends" Travis Scott Birds in the Trap Sing

RIAA: Platinum
checkY checkY
"Way Back" checkY checkY
"True Colors"

RIAA: Platinum

The Weeknd Starboy
RIAA: 4x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Attention" checkY checkY
"All I Know"
(featuring Future)
checkY checkY
"Die for You"

RIAA: 5x Platinum

checkY checkY
2017 "Nights with You" Forever Neverland (Japanese edition) checkY checkY
"Now or Never"

RIAA: 3x Platinum

Halsey Hopeless Fountain Kingdom
RIAA: Platinum
checkY checkY

(featuring Cashmere Cat)

Halsey checkY checkY
"Eyes Closed"

RIAA: Gold

Halsey checkY checkY
"Crying in the Club"

RIAA: Platinum

Camila Cabello Crying in the Club checkY checkY
"When a Woman" Shakira El Dorado
RIAA: 10x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Lonely Together"
(featuring Rita Ora)
RIAA: Platinum
Avicii Avīci (01) EP checkY checkY
"Selfish Love" Jessie Ware Glasshouse checkY checkY
"Never Call Me"
(featuring Kurupt)
RIAA: Platinum
Jhene Aiko Trip
RIAA: Platinum
checkY checkY
"I Sip" Tory Lanez Non-album single checkY checkY
"Never Go Back" Francis and the Lights Just for Us checkY
"Just For Us" checkY
"Back In Time" checkY
"Cruise" checkY
2018 "Buttcheeks" 6 Dogs Non-album single checkY checkY
"Hypnotized" Tory Lanez Memories Don't Die checkY checkY
"Freaky Friday"
(featuring Chris Brown)
RIAA: 5x Platinum
Lil Dicky Non-album single checkY
"Black & White" Juice WRLD Goodbye & Good Riddance checkY
"Gang Gang" Migos Culture II checkY
"Feel the Love"
(featuring Pusha T)
RIAA: Gold
Kids See Ghosts Kids See Ghosts
RIAA: Gold
"Not for Radio"
(featuring Puff Daddy & 070 Shake)
Nas Nasir checkY checkY
(featuring The-Dream & Kanye West)
checkY checkY
(with Halsey & Khalid)
RIAA: 6x Platinum
Benny Blanco Friends Keep Secrets
RIAA: Platinum
"Better to Lie"
(with Jesse & Swae Lee)
checkY checkY
(with Juice Wrld featuring Brendon Urie)
RIAA: 2x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Just for Us, Pt. 2"

RIAA: 2x Platinum

checkY checkY
"More / Diamond Ring"
(featuring Ty Dolla Sign and 6lack)
checkY checkY
(with Juice Wrld)"

RIAA: Platinum

checkY checkY
"Break My Heart"
(featuring Ryan Beatty)
"The Video in the Pool" Francis and The Lights The Video in the Pool checkY
2019 "Earth"

RIAA: Platinum

Lil Dicky Non-album single checkY checkY

RIAA: Platinum

Halsey Non-album single checkY checkY
"Euphorion" Palmistry Afterlife checkY checkY
"Do u Need Love" Francis and the Lights Non-album single checkY checkY
"Señorita" Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Shawn Mendes / Romance checkY checkY
"Take Me to the Light"
(featuring Bon Iver and Kanye West)
Francis and the Lights Take Me to the Light checkY
"Sad Day" FKA Twigs Magdalene checkY checkY
"Mary Magdalene" checkY
2020 "Ashley" Halsey Manic
RIAA: 2x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Forever ... (Is a Long Time)" checkY checkY
"I Hate Everybody" checkY checkY
"Killing Boys" checkY checkY
"More" checkY checkY
"Real Shit" Juice WRLD Ft. Benny Blanco Friends Keep Secrets 2 checkY checkY
"Palladium" Kacy Hill Is It Selfish If We Talk About Me Again checkY
"Erase U" The Kid Laroi F*ck Love
RIAA: 2x Platinum
checkY checkY
2021 "Unlearn"
(with Gracie Abrams)
Benny Blanco Friends Keep Secrets 2 checkY checkY
(with Justin Bieber)
RIAA: 9x Platinum
The Kid Laroi F*ck Love 3: Over You
RIAA: 2x Platinum
checkY checkY
"Matt Hardy 999"
(with Juice Wrld)"
Trippie Redd Trip at Knight
RIAA: Gold
checkY checkY
"Danny Phantom"
(with XXXTentacion)"
checkY checkY
2022 "regret" Iann Dior on to better things checkY checkY
"Bad Decisions" BTS checkY checkY
2023 "Moonlight" Kali Uchis Red Moon In Venus checkY checkY
"Count of Three (You can eat $#@!)" Underscores checkY checkY
"Die For You Remix" The Weeknd and Ariana Grande checkY checkY
"Die 4 Me" Halsey Non-album single checkY checkY
"Single Soon" Selena Gomez Non-album single checkY checkY

Remixes and edits[edit]

  • "Cross the Dancefloor (DJ Final Remix)", by Treasure Fingers, 2009
  • "I'll Get You (Final Remix)", on Kitsuné X The Cobrasnake EP by Classixx featuring Jeppe, Hush Sound, 2009
  • "220V/Spektral (Final Mix)", on Bananfluer Overalt by Jaga Jazzist, Ninja Tune, 2010
  • "Les Paradis Artificiels (Final Remix)", on Les Paradis Artificiels EP by Douze, Discotexas, 2010
  • "Mátkelávlla (The Traveller)", on Fargga by Berit Margrethe Oskal, Mátki Records, 2010
  • "Oslo (Final Remix)", by Mathias Eick, 2010
  • "Faith (Final Remix)", on Faith Remixes by Montée, Oslo Records, 2011
  • "Different (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Different (Special Remix Edition) EP, LidoLido, Universal Music A/S, 2011
  • "Fake ID (Kidz in the Club) (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Different (Special Remix Edition) EP, LidoLido, Universal Music A/S, 2011
  • "Treasury of We (X.V. & Cashmere Cat Remix)", by Glasser, 2011
  • "Shell Suite (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Shell Suite & Remixes by Chad Valley, Loose Lips, 2011
  • "Heart on Fire (Merry-Go-Round) – Cashmere Cat Remix", by Winta, daWorks Entertainment Ltd, 2011
  • "Jaywalking (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Jaywalking (Remixes) by Samsaya, 3 millimeter, 2011
  • "Give (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Best Intentions by Sound of Rum, Sunday Best Recordings, 2011
  • "Bruk (Fellepus Remix)", on Draw EP by Slick Shoota, Hyperboloid Records, 2012
  • "National Anthem (Cashmere Cat Remix)", by Lana Del Rey, Interscope Records, 2012
  • "773 Love (Cashmere Cat Edit)", by Jeremih, published on SoundCloud, 2012
  • "No Lie (Cashmere Cat Edit)", by 2 Chainz featuring Drake, published on SoundCloud, 2012
  • "Call My Name (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Tove Styrke by Tove Styrke, Sony Music Germany, 2012
  • "Wettex (Cashmere Cat Remix)", on Electric Empire Remixes by Feadz & Kito, Ed Banger Records, 2012
  • "Fallin Love (Cashmere Cat Remix)", by BenZel, published on SoundCloud, 2013
  • "Do You... (Cashmere Cat Remix)", by Miguel, published on SoundCloud, 2013
  • "Be My Baby (Cashmere Cat Edit)", by Ariana Grande, published on SoundCloud, 2014
  • "Octahate (Cashmere Cat Remix)", by Ryn Weaver, Friends Keep Secrets, 2014
  • "And Uh (Cashmere Cat Edit)", by Kid Antoine, Her Records, 2015


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