Elley Duhé

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Elley Duhé
Born1992 (age 26–27)
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2016–present
LabelsRCA
Websiteelleyduhe.com

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter. Born in 1992 near Mobile, Alabama,[1] she was raised on the Gulf Coast in the small towns of Vancleave, Mississippi and Dauphin Island, Alabama,[2] inspired by her musician father and uncles who are in the orbit of the New Orleans music scene.

Biography[edit]

After her father got Elley her first guitar when she was 14, she began her career at 15 singing in coffee shops. Graduating to paying gigs in bars, restaurants, and at private parties, she gained enough exposure to be booked to open for national acts and connect with songwriters in Nashville, Los Angeles, and Austin, where, after dropping out of high school and getting her GED, she spent three years honing her craft. She now lives in Los Angeles.[3]

The single "Millennium", her collaboration with electronic producer Tarro, released in October 2016, was viewed over two million times on YouTube and streamed 1.4 million times on Spotify.

After Billboard premiered her single "Immortal" in December 2016,[4] it gained 4.5 million streams on Spotify, while the video netted nearly a million views on YouTube. A remix by DJ duo Snakehips netted an additional 770,000 Spotify streams.

Her follow-up single "Fly", released in July 2017, featured production from ILLA and Cool & Dre[5] (Christina Milian, Lil Wayne).

In July 2018, she collaborated with Russian-German music producer Zedd on the single "Happy Now".[6]

On August 3, 2018, her collaborative single with Gryffin, "Tie Me Down", was released.[7] On August 10, 2018, she released the EP Dragon Mentality.[8]

Discography[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Dragon Mentality (2018)[8]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[9]
AUS
[10]
CAN
[11]
SWE
[12]
UK
[13]
"Millennium"
(with Tarro)
2016 Non-album single
"Immortal"
"Fly" 2017
"Can You Touch"
"Ain't No Feeling" 2018
"Lost My Mind" Dragon Mentality EP
"Happy Now"
(with Zedd)
90 27 53 64 45 TBA
"Way Down Low" Dragon Mentality EP
"Tie Me Down"
(with Gryffin)
Gravity
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

  • "Us" (2018) (Kid Ink featuring Elley Duhé)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Collar, "Artist Biography by Matt Collar", Allmusic, retrieved 1 December 2017
  2. ^ Maxamillion Polo (July 18, 2017). "New Artist Discovery: Elley Duhé Is The Future of Pop". Ones to Watch. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Mark Braboy (December 12, 2016). "Elley Duhe Delivers Captivating Melodies On "Immortal"". Vibe. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  4. ^ Alexa Shouneyia (December 7, 2016). "Elley Duhe Drops Debut Solo Single 'immortal': Exclusive Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved December 1, 2017
  5. ^ [1], Hillydilly, retrieved 1 December 2017
  6. ^ Bitran, Tara (July 19, 2018). "Zedd Drops New Single 'Happy Now,' Featuring Elley Duhe". Variety. Retrieved August 15, 2018.
  7. ^ "Gryffin & Elley Duhe 'Tie Me Down' With Energetic Dance-Pop Melodies: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  8. ^ a b "Dragon Mentality – EP by Elley Duhé on iTunes". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved August 17, 2018.
  9. ^ "Zedd – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved September 5, 2018.
  10. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. September 3, 2018. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  11. ^ "Zedd – Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  13. ^ "Zedd". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 November 2016.