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Karan Aujla Enlists Tiësto for Dancefloor-Ready Remix of Hit Single, “Softly”

In a massive crossover, Punjabi singer-songwriter Karan Aujla has collaborated with Tiësto to release a dancefloor-ready remix of his chart-topping single, “Softly.”

Premiering at Etihad Park in front of 20,000 fans during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix’s first after-race concert, the remix is explosive and infectious. Tiësto, in his signature style, adds his energetic touch to “Softly,” tailoring it for clubs and festival stages worldwide.

Karan Aujla, born and raised in Ghurala, Northern Punjab, India, has become one of the region’s most prolific Punjabi artists. His debut album, B.T.F.U., released in 2021, received international acclaim, amassing over a billion digital streams.

“Softly” is the lead single from Aujla’s sophomore album, Making Memories, and has become a global sensation, exceeding 250 million streams and accumulating over 20 billion views across social platforms. Tiësto’s remix retains the original’s traditional Punjabi flair while injecting new energy with intoxicating basslines and irresistible production.

Karan Aujla expressed his excitement about Tiësto’s remix, stating, “It’s an honor to have Tiësto remix ‘Softly’ and do what he does best. I hope my fans continue to make memories with this one and enjoy the single in a whole new way.”

Listen to Tiësto’s remix of “Softly” here.