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Kygo’s Best Show EVER: Olympic Closing Ceremony is ‘the Biggest Performance of My Life’

The 2016 Olympics have come and gone, and Kygo‘s life has changed for the better. The Norwegian DJ had his day and possibly his life made when he got to perform at this year’s Olympic closing ceremonies.

The producer had just released his debut album in May, and his song “Carry Me” became the choice to close out the Olympics. Performing along with him was Julia Michaels, and they didn’t even mind the slight rain falling on the stage as they jammed.

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Julia Michaels looked like a mermaid in her green bodysuit.

In a press release, Kygo revealed that he took the chance to perform at such a huge event to heart. “The opportunity to be a part of the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio is a huge milestone in my career and it will be the biggest performance of my life,” he said. “I’ve been a sports fan forever.”

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Kygo has made a name for himself by infusing a tropical sound into his electronic music, and he even lived in Brazil when he was younger, which made him a great fit for the Rio event.

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Martinho da Vila performed with his family members.

Brazilian culture was further honored with dancers like the Grupo Corpo Brazilian Ballet and samba singer Martinho da Vila giving inspiring performances. A group of 27 kids came together to sing the Brazilian National Anthem, each one representing Brazil’s Federal District and states.

Read more to see the Olympic Channel’s awesome photos of Kygo’s experience:
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