Dawin

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Dawin
Birth nameDawin Polanco
Born (1990-12-12) December 12, 1990 (age 27)
Brooklyn, New York
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano, bass
Years active2014–present
Associated acts
Websiteofficialdawin.com

Dawin Polanco (born 12 December 1990), who records under the mononym Dawin, is an American singer, songwriter,[1] and record producer[2] from Brooklyn, New York.[2][3] He is best known for the song "Dessert", which reached number 68 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Career[edit]

Dawin released his debut single, "Just Girly Things", in 2014. It reached the top 40 of the Dance/Electronic Songs in the United States,[4] and was used in a number of Vines, which led him to sign a record deal in 2014.[5] In 2015, he released the single "Dessert". Released in both a solo version and featuring Silentó, it reached the top 10 in Australia and New Zealand,[6][7] and was certified Platinum in the US.[8]

In 2016, he released his second EP, Sunday.[9]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[10]
US
Dance

[4]
AUS
[6]
DEN
[11]
NZ
[7]
"Just Girly Things" 2014 28 Dessert EP
"Dessert" (solo or featuring Silentó) 2015 68 6 7 17 6
"Throwback" 2016 Non-album singles
"Jumpshot" Sunday EP
"Errors" Errors
"Cut 'Em Off" 2017

LPs[edit]

  • Errors (2017)

Other singles[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Eat Bulaga! Himself Episode: "5 Days to Go!"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dawin | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  2. ^ a b "Dawin about.me page".
  3. ^ "Exclusive: Watch Dawin's 'Just Girly Things' Video With Vine Stars Brandon Calvillo, Ry Doon & More". Billboard.com.
  4. ^ a b "Dawin – Chart history (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  5. ^ Zafar, Aylin. "How To Turn A Viral Vine Into A Hit Song". buzzfeed.com. Retrieved April 30, 2014.
  6. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (September 19, 2015). "ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber 'What Do You Mean' Keeps Top Spot". Noise11. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
  7. ^ a b "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. August 31, 2015. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  8. ^ "RIAA – Dessert Gold Certification". riaa.com. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  9. ^ "Sunday - EP by Dawin on Apple Music". Apple Inc. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Dawin - Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Danmarks officielle hitlister Archived July 4, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Hitlisten.NU. Retrieved on 2016-08-01.
  12. ^ "American single certifications – Dawin – Dessert". Recording Industry Association of America". Retrieved October 29, 2016.
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2016 Singles". ARIA. April 30, 2016. Archived from the original on March 11, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  14. ^ "New Zealand single certifications". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  15. ^ "www.ifpi.dk/?q=content/dawin-feat-silent%C3%83%C2%B3-dessert-0". IFPI Denmark. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Music Canada Gold Platinum". Music Canada. Retrieved 31 May 2016.

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