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Barbie – Ryan Gosling gets musical by dropping ‘Ken the EP’ with three tracks, including a festival take

As Barbie emerged as the highest grossing film of the year, Ryan Gosling is here to make your year-end and the Christmas season unforgettable

Barbie – Ryan Gosling gets musical by dropping ‘Ken the EP’ with three tracks, including a festival take

Still of Ryan Gosling from Barbie

Last Updated: 10.24 PM, Dec 20, 2023


As it's known to all now, Barbie has smashed box office records, reigning supreme as the highest-grossing film of 2023 with a dazzling $1.4 billion haul. The US audiences can now stream this cinematic triumph on HBO Max, starting December 15. In a heartwarming move, Variety reported earlier this month that a special American Sign Language version will be available, ensuring everyone can enjoy Barbie's magical journey. For Indian audiences, the OTT release is not revealed yet.

Barbie's Golden Globes nominations

For the unversed, the live-action film has stunned critics and audiences alike, racking up nine Golden Globe nominations, including Best Picture (Musical/Comedy) and Best Actress for Margot Robbie. Oppenheimer follows close behind with eight nominations for the 81st edition in 2024.


Ryan Gosling's Ken The Ep special tracks

However, to make your holidays cheerful, Ryan Gosling, who played Ken in Barbie, has dropped three tracks from his Ken the EP including an acoustic version – ‘In My Feelings Acoustic’, a remix version – ‘Purple Disco Machine Remix’, and a Christmas special – ‘Merry Kristmas Barbie’. This holiday rendition gets a festive makeover, with booming drums and sparkling backing vocals replacing the original's soft sound. Ryan Gosling's playful lyrics “So, hey, world, check me out, I'm just Ken” adds a cheerful vibe.

Mark Ronson wins an Award for his song 'I'm Just Ken'

Variety's Hitmakers brought another accolade to Mark Ronson earlier this month, as he was awarded with Soundtrack of the Year. While sharing his excitement, Ryan Gosling said, “To Ken is to give more than is necessary or required to reflect so that others might shine. I don’t know how to better describe Mark Ronson better than that.”

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