A Grammy-winning NYC duo that's gone international
Tuneful singer/songwriter duo A Great Big World consists of Ian Axel and Chad King, who got together as music business students at New York University. Their song "This Is the New Year" was covered on the Fox TV show "Glee" and licensed for use on various other TV shows, and they got a big break in 2013 when they signed to the Epic label and released the single "Say Something," a duet with Christina Aguilera. Their full-length debut, "Is There Anybody Out There?," appeared in early 2014. Their follow-up, When the Morning Comes, arrived in late 2015 and featured the single "Hold Each Other," with rapper Futuristic. The album brought them the Grammy for best pop duo/group recording that year, and now they're at work on a musical to be titled "Strokes of Genius." Ian and Chad are genius tunesmiths for sure!