Emerging stars Shae Gill and Evdeki Saat, both part of the impressive lineup of over 19 global breakthrough artists selected for Coke Studio Global, Season 2, have unleashed their highly-anticipated collaboration, "One Love," marking their debut project for the platform.
Evdeki Saat, a rising name in alternative pop, soared to prominence with his 2020 smash hit "Uzunlar V1," amassing an impressive 120 million Spotify streams. Meanwhile, Shae Gill, a talented 24-year-old, gained widespread recognition with her global sensation "Pasoori." The track has earned the distinction of being the most streamed Pakistani song of all time on Spotify, and its accompanying music video has garnered nearly 600 million views on YouTube.
Now, these two talented artists come together as part of Coke Studio Global's Season 2, uniting their unique styles and creative energies to deliver "One Love," a highly-anticipated musical fusion that showcases their exceptional talent and shared passion for creating captivating melodies.
Expressing his excitement about the collaboration, Saat said, "Being part of Coke Studio as a musician is always thrilling. The project itself is so exciting, and a global collaboration was something I've been eager to experience in my music career. I love connecting with other musical cultures, and Shae is a fantastic representative of her culture. She is not only a talented musician but also an amazing personality. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenging process of creating this song together."
Gill, who made her debut in Coke Studio Pakistan in 2022 with the immensely successful global hit 'Pasoori,' shared her thoughts on the new track, saying, "The inspiration for the song revolves around themes of romance, new love, and the free expression of love. Collaborating with Evdeki Saat was a pleasure because he is incredibly gifted and kind. Moreover, our musical sensibilities aligned perfectly, adding even more excitement to this collaboration."
'Pasoori' holds the distinction of being the most streamed Pakistani song of all time on Spotify and reached the top position on the global viral chart. The accompanying music video has accumulated nearly 600 million views on YouTube.
The release of 'One Love' follows the Coke Studio anthem of this year, 'Be Who You Are,' a collaborative track featuring Grammy-award-winning American musician Jon Batiste, NewJeans, JID, Camilo, and Cat Burns.
As part of this season, nine brand-new collision songs and exclusive sessions from each artist will be released on all music platforms in June and July. Additionally, Coke Studio Global has unveiled a new version of Imagine Dragons' 'Symphony,' created in collaboration with the Inner-City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, as well as 'Zero,' a captivating collaboration between K-pop stars NewJeans and Atlanta rapper JID.
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Coke Studio Global has brought together sixteen breakthrough music artists from various countries for this season, including Diljit Dosanjh, Shreya Ghoshal, Jessie Reyez, Nasty C, and many more.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Sunday.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices decreased in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs216,300, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs185,450.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs198,274, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs189,263 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,225 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Karachi||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Islamabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Peshawar||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Quetta||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sialkot||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Attock||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujranwala||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Jehlum||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Multan||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujrat||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nawabshah||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Chakwal||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Hyderabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nowshehra||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sargodha||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Faisalabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Mirpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|