Wé Ani drops ‘The Standard’ via 19 Recordings/BBR Records

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American Idol 2023 finalist Wé Ani drops “The Standard” via 19 Recordings/BBR Records

Congratulations to Wé Ani who is releasing new music through 19 Recordings/BBR Music Group. Her new single “The Standard” is her first official single since her Top 5 finish on the 2023 season of American Idol.

“The Standard” is “hard-hitting, forward thinking, hypnotizing record epitomizing the very essence that is female confidence,” states the press release announcing the single. “The rhythmic, R&B/Pop record reveals Wé Ani’s remarkable versatility, fusing Latin influences with a signature street sound and an added bonus of bilingual lyrics.”

The expressive record showcases Wé Ani’s self-confidence and a hand-wave to the haters. The captivating song, with a hard-hitting beat, was written by Wé Ani, Dani Stacy, TJ and Kadie Jacobs. It was produced by Tony Chetta.

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“This song was everything I wanted to say to people that have had preconceived ideas about me, giving myself the space to say what I want to say,” says Wé Ani. “But even more, giving other people the freedom to brag about how they feel about themselves. Their own standard.”

“The Standard” makes waves on social media

“The Standard” has been finding its own moment on social media as fans and stars have been embracing the audio including this instagram reel from Grammy, Emmy and BET Award winning actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish. The new single follows the release of two original songs featured on the “Good Burger 2” soundtrack. “The original movie was so pivotal to my childhood, so being a part of the sequel was such an honor!”

Wé Ani’s trajectory continues with an impressive social media following of over 1.5 million. Catch her performing at the World Famous Apollo Theater on February 3. Get your tickets HERE.

Wé Ani is a gifted singer-songwriter that has been wowing audiences since the young age of 12. The Harlem native has traveled all around the world performing, including traveling to Rwanda with the Christian humanitarian agency World Vision. Along with a successful run on American Idol, the singer finished The Voice in third place on season 11 in 2016 as a member of team Alicia Keys.

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