Ryan Gosling Lands a Sizzling 100 Tune With Barbie’s “I am Simply Ken”
This music is proving to be greater than Kenough.
Ryan Gosling simply reached a brand new skilled milestone—touchdown a music on the Billboard Sizzling 100.
This musical accomplishment is because of Barbie‘s “I am Simply Ken,” which options Ryan’s character singing an emotional, 80s-inspired ballad bemoaning his lot in life as solely a counterpart to Barbie earlier than turning into an epic, choreographed quantity together with all of the Kens (and even that includes Slash and Wolfgang Van Halen on guitar). The music has develop into an enormous hit, with its recognition touchdown it at quantity 87 on the chart.
“I am simply Ken / Wherever else I might be a ten,” the tormented doll-come-to-life sings. “Is it my future to dwell and die a lifetime of blonde fragility?”
In fact, Ryan’s musical prowess ought to come as no shock to followers. Not solely has the 42-year-old confirmed off his singing and dancing expertise in 2016’s La La Land, however the actor was additionally one among two frontmen for the rock duo Useless Man’s Bones together with fellow actor Zach Shields. The group launched its first, and solely, eponymous album in 2009.
So who penned the now-iconic Barbie ballad? Grammy Award-winning producer Mark Ronson stepped as much as the plate, or ought to we are saying seashore, together with Andrew Wyatt to convey “I am Simply Ken” to life.