Morocco’s RedOne produces official 2022 World Cup song
RedOne, a multi-Grammy award-winning Moroccan producer has created the official song for the 2022 World Cup. The song, “Hayya Hayya” (Better Together)has voices from all across the world. Within a few hours of its debut, it had over 300,000 watchers.
“Bringing together voices from the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East, this song illustrates how music and football can bring the globe together,” FIFA marketing director Kay Madati said in a news statement.“The soundtrack will contain many pieces that will immerse fans in the WorldCup atmosphere like never before, as part of FIFA’s new music strategy.”
In December of 2021, RedOne, a multi-Grammy winner, joined FIFA as Creative Entertainment Executive. FIFA had remarked at the time, “Exciting times to combine forces to deliver unique entertainment to our fans.”
RedOne composed the official anthem for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, as well as a number of other football-themed songs.
RedOne is a Moroccan-Swedish singer, songwriter, record producer, and executive. He composes pop, rock, R&B, house, hip hop, and dance music.
As a record producer and songwriter, he has collaborated with a number of notable artists, including Ava Max, Lady Gaga, Akon, Michael Jackson, RBD, Now United, U2, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Scherzinger,MIKA, Pitbull and was the producer being several of those artists’ hits.