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News September 13, 2017

Dean Lewis lands major US sync deal

Dean Lewis lands major US sync deal

Update: 15/9/2017

After the mid-season finale of Suits Season 7 went to air last night, the acoustic version of ‘Waves’ hit #1 on the on the US Apple / iTunes singer-songwriter chart.

Dean Lewis posted the above on Facebook with the caption: “Ow my god ow my god – I can’t believe I’m typing this. My mum doesn’t know how to use computers but she knows how to google me at 5am… She messeged me 20 minutes ago to say waves is #1 on the US ?? ITunes singer/songwriter Charts. I’m not joking. I can’t believe it??”


Sydney-based singer-songwriter Dean Lewis is becoming one of the most sought-after artists on the US small screen.

Following sync licenses for US TV series’ Riverdale and Shadow Hunters, Dean Lewis’ breakout single ‘Waves‘ has been picked up by one of the USA network’s most popular shows, Suits.

An acoustic version of the song will feature in the mid-season finale of Season 7, in the episode named after the cast’s favourite sharp-witted woman, “Donna”.

Since its release in September 2016, ‘Waves’ has achieved double Platinum certification, clocked up over 45 million streams globally, and spent this entire year in the ARIA top 40 Singles chart. It also peaked inside the Top 10 singles on Apple Music and Top 15 on Spotify.

Dean Lewis is having a banner 2017. Last month Dean Lewis completed his first headline shows in the US and Canada and is currently in the UK set to perform shows in London and Europe.

Next month, Lewis will return home for a national tour in support of his current single ‘Lose My Mind’ through November and December.

Tour Dates

Wednesday 15 November – Mojos, Fremantle WA
Thursday 16 November – Badlands, Perth WA
Friday 17 November – Adelaide Uni Bar, Adelaide SA
Wednesday 22 November – Workers Club, Geelong VIC
Friday 24 November – Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC
Saturday 25 November – Spilt Milk Festival, Canberra ACT
Thursday 30 November – 48 Watt St, Newcastle NSW
Friday 1 December – UOW Uni Bar, Wollongong NSW
Saturday 2 December – Vanfest, Forbes NSW
Friday 8 December – Factory Theatre, Sydney NSW
Saturday 9 December – The Zoo, Brisbane QLD
Sunday 10 December – The Northern, Byron Bay NSW

Watch the clip for ‘Waves’ below

This article originally appeared on The Industry Observer, which is now part of The Music Network.


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