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Today, GRAMMY-nominated and multi-platinum singer/songwriter/producer, Charlie Puth, released his highly anticipated third studio album CHARLIE, via Atlantic Records. In this album, produced entirely by Puth, he reveals all sides of his personality by breaking every rule and expressing his vulnerability, confidence, and sense of humor for the first time in his career. CHARLIE is available to stream/download here


The album is accompanied by his newest music video for “Loser. Directed by Phillip R. Lopez, Puth takes on all the personas of an old Hollywood Western, until he’s pushed over the edge. Watch the video here. 


The long-awaited album is the most authentic showcase of Puth to date. “I’ve been doing this for eight years, but CHARLIE is finally me,” says Puth. “For a long time, I was trying to be ‘the cool guy,’ but that was a foggy piece of glass in front of the world. Now, the glass is broken. There’s no window. You can reach right in.” Throughout the album, Puth infuses moments of humor into honest storytelling culled from experiences with his life and relationships over the past few years. As a result of his vulnerability and authenticity, he confesses “this is sonically my personality. The album has ended up being the most personal body of work. It’s like the sound turned into a physical being.”



Though his fans have gotten a first-hand glimpse of the forthcoming project via TikTok, Puth puts forth 12 tracks showcasing the evolution of CHARLIE, opening with the captivatingly emotional, "That's Hilarious," which was co-written with longtime collaborator JKash. Featuring his hit single “Light Switch,” Puth introduced the album with a splash, with the single going gold in less than six months and proving why he is one of the industry’s most consistent hitmakers today. Additional tracks include his hit collaboration “Left and Right” (feat. Jung Kook of BTS), which has served as Puth’s highest charting debut, reeling in over 400 million streams and 214 million video views; the genre-bending “Smells Like Me", which UPROXX described as “modern pop and '80s synth ballad”; and the “haunting” (ROLLING STONE) “I Don't Think That I Like Her”, featuring Travis Barker on drums. 


Lyrically connecting the sonic progression of the album with new tracks such as “Loser” and “There’s A First Time For Everything,” Puth paints an expansive canvas of self-realization. Closing it out with “No More Drama,” he caps off the story with the understanding, “I’m so glad I finally realized that I’m better without you, punctuated by his hypnotic high register.


Celebrating the release with multiple national appearances next week, Puth is set to perform a medley of tracks on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON on Tuesday, October 11th on NBC in addition to an appearance on ABC’s LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN on Thursday, October 13th


This Fall, Puth will set off on his ‘One Night Only’ tour, produced by Live Nation. Offering 12 dates across North America, Canada, and Europe, the run of intimate underplay shows will kick off in New Jersey on October 23rd at the Count Basie Center for the Arts, before making his way West stopping at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on November 9th and wrapping at the Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin on December 6th.  Tickets are available now


CHARLIE Track List

1. “That’s Hilarious”
2. “Charlie Be Quiet!”
3. “Light Switch”
4. “There’s A First Time for Everything”
5. “Smells Like Me”
6. “Left and Right (Feat. Jung Kook of BTS)”
7. “Loser”
8. “When You’re Sad I’m Sad”
9. “Marks on My Neck”
10.  “Tears on my Piano”
11.  “I Don’t Think That I Like Her”
12. “No More Drama”


‘One Night Only’ Tour Dates:

10/23/22 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Center for the Arts

10/25/22 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre

10/27/22 – Toronto, ON, CAN – Massey Hall

10/29/22 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre

10/31/22 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre

11/3/22 – Chicago, IL – Auditorium Theatre

11/7/22 – San Francisco, CA – Davies Symphony Hall

11/9/22 – Los Angeles, CA – The Theatre at Ace Hotel

11/28/22 – London, UK – London Coliseum

12/1/22 – Paris, FR – Salle Pleyel

12/4/22 – Amsterdam, NL – Royal Theatre Carré

12/6/22 – Berlin, DE – Theater am Potsdamer Platz


About Charlie Puth 

Charlie Puth has proven to be one of the industry's most consistent hitmakers and sought-after collaborators. Puth has amassed eight multi-platinum singles, four GRAMMY nominations, three Billboard Music Awards, a Critic’s Choice Award, and a Golden Globe nomination. His 2018 GRAMMY-nominated LP, Voicenotes, was RIAA Certified Gold only four days after its release and has logged over 5.6 billion streams worldwide. Puth’s 2020 collaboration with Gabby Barrett on their “I Hope” Remix earned him his fourth top 10 track on the Billboard Hot 100, hit number one on the Billboard “Adult Pop Songs” chart, and won a 2021 Billboard Music Award for “Top Collaboration.” Puth also co-wrote and produced The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber’s record-breaking single, “Stay,” which quickly become one of the biggest songs of 2021 and holds the title for the longest-reigning No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 chart and the first to lead it for double-digits - spending a total of eleven weeks at the top of the chart. 


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