Dan + Shay are all about "You"
Thursday, July 14, 2022
– Dan + Shay head to country radio this coming Monday with "You," their latest single.
The duo debuted the single on Late Night with Stephen Colbert.
Co-written by the duo's Dan Smyers alongside Dave Barnes and Jordan Reynolds, "You" hails is on the Platinum-certified album "Good Things." The disc has already yielded the chart-topping singles "10,000 Hours" with Justin Bieber, which has now been certified 5x Platinum, and the Platinum-certified "I Should Probably Go To Bed" and "Glad You Exist."
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