• "The Middle" is a song recorded by Russian-German record producer Zedd, American singer Maren Morris,
and American musical duo Grey.
Released on 23 January 2018 via Interscope Records, it will serve as a soundtrack for Target's spring style marketing campaign.
• Zedd said in a press release that they "worked really hard on this record to get it just right". He also opened up about the opportunity to work with both collaborators, stating that working with Morris was "super fun because she is clearly an amazing singer and very talented musician", and that he loves working with Grey because they strive to "make the best music possible".
• Morris revealed in a statement that she recorded her vocal for the song with Zedd in Nashville "several weeks ago" before the song's release. Grey admitted that they faced a few obstacles during production, but they "kept fighting for it" because the song was special.
• All three acts made a live performance debut of the song during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, in collaboration with Target. The song reached US Billboard Hot 100 No. 23,
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard) No. 1,and
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard) No. 25.
Jordan K. Johnson, Anton Zaslavski, Kyle Trewartha, Stefan Johnson, Sarah Aarons, Michael Trewartha, Marcus Lomax