2014 was without doubt the year of the remix with Kygo, MK, Robin Schultz & more all supplying that magic touch that turns a solid track into huge hit!
The trend shows no sign of letting up in 2015 either with Felix Jaehn’s remix of Omi and the epic Eric Prydz rework of ‘Tether’ by Chvrches all doing mad numbers on Spotify & YouTube
So here’s our definitive list of 24 remixes that have been more popular than the original!
Seinabo Sey – Younger (Kygo Remix)
Following a huge remix of Ed Sheeran’s ‘I See Fire’, Norway’s finest turned his attention closer to his homeland with this remix of Swedish singer Seinabo Sey’s ‘Younger’
Currently sitting on a stream count of over 60 million, this is also an example of when a big remix also boosts the popularity of the original which itself has over 14 million streams and even the acoustic version of the song has over 10
But it’s Kygo’s tropical house rework that really saw this track become one of the biggest viral hits on Spotify last year and set himself up pretty nicely for 2015 in the process