Adore" is a song recorded by Norwegian DJ and record producer Cashmere Cat, featuring vocals by American singer Ariana Grande. It was written and produced by Cashmere along with Benny Blanco and Lido, and co-written by Ammar Malik, Jeremih Felton, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Darryl Simmons. "Adore" was digitally released on March 3, 2015 by Friends Keep Secrets and Interscope Records.
Background and composition [ edit ]
"Adore" is the second collaboration between Cashmere Cat and Grande, the first being the song "Be My Baby", from Grande's second studio album,
(2014). My Everything  The song features a heavy dose of breathy, falsetto vocals, atmospheric elements, subtle dance beats and punches of clattering percussion, and a vocal interpolation of  Johnny Gill's classic R&B hit " My, My, My".
Live performances [ edit ]
The song was first presented on Grande's
The Honeymoon Tour.
Critical reception [ edit ]
ranked the song as one of the 50 best in 2015, writing, "Grande’s towering vocals have never sounded better than on this offbeat R&B track." USA Today
Charts performance [ edit ]
Commercially, the song peaked at number 93 on the US
, becoming Cashmere Cat's first appearance on that chart. Billboard Hot 100
References [ edit ]
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"Adore (feat. Ariana Grande) – Single by Cashmere Cat". iTunes Store. Apple Inc . Retrieved . 28 March 2015
Roth, Madeline (February 26, 2015). "Cashmere Cat Debuts New Ariana Grande Song During Honeymoon Tour Kickoff". MTV . Retrieved . March 28, 2015
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Lindner, Emilee (March 3, 2015). "Ariana Grande's New Song With Cashmere Cat Will Have You Screaming 'My My Myyyyy My My My My!. '" MTV . Retrieved . March 28, 2015
Vena, Jocelyn (March 4, 2015). "Watch Ariana Grande & Cashmere Cat Perform 'Adore. '" Billboard . Retrieved . March 5, 2015
^ McDermott, Maeve and Patrick Ryan.
"The 50 best songs of 2015", USA Today, December 22, 2015
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"Cashmere Cat Chart History (Hot 100)". . Retrieved April 25, 2015. Billboard
Ultratop.be – Cashmere Cat feat. Ariana Grande – Adore" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
External links [ edit ]