SABRINA CARPENTER SIGNS TO ISLAND RECORDS FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF EXPLOSIVE NEW HIT SINGLE “SKIN”
“SKIN” GARNERS OVER 17 MILLION STREAMS
26 JANUARY 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - Singer, songwriter, actress, and designer, Sabrina Carpenter, signs with Island Records and makes waves with stunning new single “Skin” - out now.
Listen to "Skin" HERE
“Sabrina Carpenter is a star,” Island Records President / CEO Darcus Beese states on the signing of the artist. He continues, “Her powerful vocals, infectious personality, and successful career as a singer, songwriter and actress attest to that. We are thrilled to welcome such a talented young woman to the Island Records family.”
On joining the Island Records roster, Sabrina explains, “I’m so excited to join the Island Records family, Darcus and the team really understood my vision from the moment we first met. They just got me and have been super supportive. It’s the perfect place for me to start the next chapter of my music career and evolution as an artist. I can’t wait for everyone to hear what we’re working on for this year!”
With a new label and a new felt freedom to express her growth as an artist, Sabrina has found a confidence in her writing that clearly shows in her new hit single. “Skin” quickly went viral, garnering over 17 Million Streams, 10 million in the first 48 hours, hitting Top 5 USA Debut on Spotify at #4, Top 5 iTunes Pop Genre, Top 10 iTunes Overall, Top 3 Apple Music Pop, Top 15 Apple Music Overall, and Top 35 on the Spotify Global Chart. The track also received immediate support on radio spinning at Z100, Sirius Hits, and made its debut on the The Vibe iHeart syndicated show.
“Skin” instantly took the internet by storm, trending #1 on Twitter worldwide and hit #1 on both the Genius Artist Chart and Song Chart and as well as trending at #7 on YouTube. The track was also met by high praise from the likes of Billboard, Variety, People, USA Today, E!, Cosmo, Bustle, and many more.
PRAISE FOR “SKIN”
“Sabrina Carpenter is making a splash…” – Variety
“Carpenter's glossy vocals are sweet like candy” – Bustle
“a sensual and bold bop” – USA Today
“her most confident single” - Billboard
“an emotional pop song” – People
“synth-pop bop” – Vulture
“Sabrina Carpenter is starting the year by blessing her fans with a new single, and damn, we're hooked.” – POPSUGAR
About Sabrina Carpenter
Sabrina Carpenter has enchanted an audience of millions as a singer, songwriter, actress, designer, producer and style icon. On-screen, she has generated mega-fandom throughout television and film, ranging from her central role on the smash Girl Meets World, to critically acclaimed independent fare such as The Hate U Give. In her music, she has delivered one anthem after another on stage and in the studio, earning multiple gold certifications, and performing to sold out crowds far and wide. Sabrina had her first leading role in the 2019 movie The Short History of the Long Road, which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival with rave reviews and earned her the Jury Award for “Best Performance” at the 2019 SCAD Savannah Film Festival. Sabrina recently led the cast and executive produced Netflix’s Work It which debuted at #1 on the platform upon its release in 2020. She is also starred in Justin Baldoni’s Warner Bros feature Clouds (Disney+). In March of 2020, Sabrina also made her Broadway debut starring in Mean Girls. Additionally, Sabrina is set to produce and star in Alice, a musical reimagining of “Alice In Wonderland” with Netflix. Alice will be the first project under Sabrina’s newly minted banner At Last Productions. Her growing musical catalog encompasses a multiple gold singles— “Thumbs”, “Sue Me” and “Why”—and the albums Singular: Act I & Singular: Act II. Of her music, Time Magazine wrote “she’s one to watch as she grows into her musical identity,” and V Magazine added “With two successful pop albums and a hard-hitting social commentary under her belt, Carpenter’s career has matured faster than many of her Disney-bred predecessors.”
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