And we knew he was serious because he was standing behind a recording studio mic for the interview.
Does that mean he let the beat drop and started singing right there? No. No it does not. Instead, he offered a heartfelt message to Kelly and talked a little bit about how this came to be.
"I'm so honored to be able to debut my music on your show because you, since you first won ‘Idol’ until today, have somehow maintained your authenticity," he told Kelly.
He went on to explain, "I am blessed that on a year that I would normally be on a movie set, but as you know that’s not possible, I’ve had another creative outlet, another way to show you, or share with you, my heart."
Vin says that Kygo was one of the first people who believed in him, and even signed him to his label. The song was and produced by Palm Tree Records artist Petey Martin.And with that, Kelly offered up a sneak peek of the track, which features a sultry groove and a surprisingly gentle vocal from Vin Diesel on top.