RCA Records has announced the signing of Norwegian production and songwriting duo Stargate, comprised of Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen.
The pair’s debut single as a recording artist, Waterfall (feat P!nk and Sia), will be released this Friday (March 10). Waterfall was co-written by Stargate, Sia, Diplo, and Jr. Blender. Stargate’s forthcoming album will also feature a host of guests.
Stargate first worked with Sia when they co-wrote Rihanna’s Diamonds in 2012. The track has sold 1,305,409 copies in the UK to date, according to the Official Charts Company.
Active since 1999, the Los Angeles based duo have also written and produced records for a raft of major pop acts including Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Coldplay and Backstreet Boys. They are behind 11 UK No.1 singles; their first was Billie Piper’s Day & Night in 2000.
Listen to a preview of Waterfall below.