Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

Dua Lipa is going strong. Her new song is a sure hit! “That tipped the scales”

The song is accompanied by a music video, which he directed Vincent Haycock. The clip begins with a series of apologetic messages that Dua finds in her voicemail. Next we see her surrounded by men vying for her attention. Suddenly everything becomes chaos.

“I had a series of unsuccessful dates, and the last one tipped the scales. When I came to the studio the next morning, when asked how it went, I said: ‘Training season is over’. As is usually the case, ‘the day after’ when I reported everything to my friends, we had a lot of fun and then it went like clockwork. Although of course this song is about that feeling when you just end up telling people – in this case men – how they should date you; it’s also about that my training season is coming to an end and I am maturing with each experience. I have never felt more confident, empowered, never had such mental clarity. And although it may happen that the training season will never end – for either of us – you start to see the beauty in finding someone to experience it with. You stop looking for interns and become more interested in having someone with whom you can develop,” says Dua Lipa.

The authors of “Training Season” are Dua Lipa, Caroline Ailin, Danny L. Harle, Tobias Jesso Jr. and Kevin Parker of Tame Impala. Parker and Harle supervised the production.

The first preview of Lipa’s upcoming third album was the song “Houdini”, which has surpassed 300 million streams worldwide and recently achieved silver status in the UK. Upon release, the single immediately topped the British Airplay charts, and in the week of release it became the No. 1 music video in the world on YouTube (12 million views in the first 24 hours).

The euphoric, clubby track received immediate praise from Billboard, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and Vogue, which called it a “pop masterclass.” Dua recently became the first artist to have three songs reach over two billion streams on Spotify (“One Kiss”, “Don’t Start Now” and “New Rules”).

Earlier this month, Dua opened the 66th Grammy Awards with a medley of “Training Season,” “Dance The Night” and “Houdini.” On March 2, the star will grace the BRIT awards ceremony, where she is nominated for three awards.

Dua Lipa is a three-time Grammy winner and a six-time Brit Award winner. “Future Nostalgia,” the star’s sophomore album, went platinum in the US and UK and was the longest-reigning Top 10 album by a female artist on the Billboard 200 in 2021. The album includes many global hits, including “Levitating”, which achieved diamond status and the title of song No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 2021.

Dua’s 2017 debut album went platinum and spawned six platinum singles. With the album, Lipa became the first artist in the history of the BRIT Awards to receive five nominations in one year. Dua has a total of 8 Grammy nominations, including 3 wins. The star has amassed over 38 billion streams and holds the record on Spotify as a female artist with the two most-streamed albums of all time.