Andy Grammer Wants to 'Give Love' in New Live Acoustic Video: Premiere

Andy Grammer
Joseph Llanes

Andy Grammer

Pop artist and songwriter Andy Grammer wants to "Give Love" with his latest single, and a new acoustic performance of the track premiering exclusively on Billboard today (Aug 3) only continues to spread the song's positive vibes.

Filmed in a barebones studio space, the new video follows Grammer as he performs a live acoustic version of his jazzy, sparkling hit "Give Love," helmed only by drums, guitar and cello. With its twangy, vibrant chords and bright, motivating chorus, the warm track exudes messages of unconditional love and acceptance, themes Grammer says are often hard to nail in the studio.

?"I think people need a song like this when it's done right, and sometimes it's hard to capture it in a way that we can all rock out to," Grammer tells Billboard. "Writing a positive, uplifting song about giving love is tough to get right, and I feel like we did get it right."

Fans seem to agree. The single -- Grammer's eighth -- has been growing rapidly on Spotify, racking up more than 2.2 million streams. It's living up to the success of Grammer's earlier releases, six of which have been certified gold or higher, including 2015's smash hit "Honey I'm Good," which peaked at No. 9 on the Hot 100.

And there's more to come. Grammer has kept busy writing more than 100 songs in preparation for his upcoming, yet-untitled record, set to drop later this fall as a follow-up to 2014's Magazines Or Novels. And he'll play KAABOO Festival in San Diego, Calif. in September alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers, David Guetta, Kesha and more. All in, it's set to be a busy next few months for the 33-year-old star, who in addition to his career successes recently welcomed a baby daughter with his wife, Aijia.

Watch the full, stripped-down live video for Grammer's "Give Love," below.


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