Multi-platinum selling and chart-topping recording artist iann dior releases his highly anticipated album, On To Better Things.
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On To Better Things showcases dior’s musicality, tapping into his alt-pop/rock sensibilities while still maintaining his capabilities as a rapper on trap influenced tracks like “i might” and “v12” ft. Lil Uzi Vert. The album touches on relatable topics including love, relationships and loyalty, and focuses on striving for a brighter future. The album sees features from Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Uzi Vert, and Travis Barker, and production from Travis Barker, Taz Taylor (Internet Money), Omer Fedi (The Kid LAROI, Lil Nas X), Cirkut, Cashmere Cat, and more.
On the album, dior says “QUOTE”.
Following the release of On To Better Things, iann is set to bring an unforgettable performance to Jimmy Kimmel Live! next Wednesday, January 26th with the television debut of “thought it was” ft. Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker.
iann was recently announced as the face of German luxury fashion house MCM’s 2022 Spring/Summer campaign, an interdimensional journey in utopian paradise. The campaign, shot in real and virtual form transports viewers to a happy, vibrant world, showcasing a fresh perspective on the year ahead, featuring the musical flair of iann dior. The collection is available in-store and online now at mcmworldwide.com.
iann dior for MCM
The release of On To Better Things milestones for the genre-defying star. He earned a Billboard Hot 100 #1 for his feature on 4x Platinum hit “Mood” with 24KGoldn, which spent 33 weeks inside the Top 10 and has amassed over one billion audience spins at radio and over one billion streams on Spotify. He added to his accolades 2 VMA nominations for Song of the Year and Best Collaboration, Billboard and iHeart Radio award nominations, four RIAA-certified gold singles, and collaborations with everyone from Travis Barker to Clean Bandit to Lil Baby. With all of these achievements under his belt, iann dior has become a genre-agnostic force to be reckoned with in pop music today.
On To Better Things Tracklist
is it you
v12 (ft. Lil Uzi Vert)
dark angel interlude
obvious (ft. Travis Barker)
thought it was (ft. Machine Gun Kelly & Travis Barker)
hopeless romantic (ft. Travis Barker)
Critical Praise for “v12” ft. Lil Uzi Vert:
“What a dreamily beautiful song from iann dior, a sweet-sounding sing-rapper with just the faintest of barbed edges…”
– The New York Times
“…the perfect song to blare while you're in the car or getting ready with friends for a night out.”
“…this feel-good offering continues dior’s ascent as a rising star…”
“…a big success, it’s catchy yet layered enough to hit the right note.”
“…, the bouncy cut is a stellar example of the pure talent...”
ABOUT IANN DIOR
Multi-platinum selling, chart topping, iann dior has become one of the industry’s fastest rising new artists. Puerto Rican-born, Corpus Christi-raised Michael Iann Olmo (also known as “iann dior”) found success with the first song he ever wrote. After uploading to SoundCloud, the song gained 10,000 plays in its first week and caught the ear of Internet Money founder Taz Taylor who invited the budding songwriter to work with him in LA. Shortly afterwards, iann dior inked a deal with Elliot Grainge’s label 10K Projects in April 2019 and released his project Industry Plant.
2020 was a breakout year for the burgeoning star with his feature on the Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit “Mood” with 24KGoldn, which is now certified 4x platinum and charted inside the Top 10 for 10 weeks. The duo performed the track on the The Voice, American Music Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and were nominated for 2 VMAS, 3 Billboard Music Awards, 1 AMA and 1 iHeart Radio Music Award for their success with “Mood.” iann has released songs with acts like Lil Baby, Machine Gun Kelly, Travis Barker, Clean Bandit, Trippie Redd and more. Known as a highly versatile talent, his work has charted in Alternative, Pop, Rap and Electronic/Dance genres and has earned him the #1 spot on Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart. Most recently he released new tracks “shots in the dark” ft. Trippie Redd and “don’t wanna believe” which have already amassed nearly 30 million streams and video views worldwide. As he prepares to release more new music in 2021, iann dior assures his fans this is only the beginning. “A number one album is up next… I want to become the number one artist in the world, and I am fully determined and obsessed with being the greatest.”
iann recently released his track “v12” ft. Lil Uzi Vert which was released to critical acclaim by the likes of The New York Times, Complex, V Magazine, VIBE and many more. The track was immediately playlisted on Spotify’s New Music Friday and Rap Caviar amongst others. It first premiered on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music 1 show. Following up he most recently shared the guitar forward new single “let you,” which was accompanied by the circus/freak show themed visual.
Adding to his incredible accolades in 2021, dior was named to the coveted Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list.
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