“Padam Padam” is a song by Australian singer Kylie Minogue, taken from her upcoming sixteenth studio album Tension. It was released as the album’s lead single on 18 May 2023 by BMG Rights Management and Minogue’s company, Darenote. It was written by Norwegian singer and songwriter Ina Wroldsen together with its producer Lostboy. The accompanying music video which was shot in Los Angeles, California was directed by Sophie Muller, and released the same day as the song.
“Padam Padam” reached the top 10 in Croatia, Ireland, and the United Kingdom, giving Minogue a Top 10 single in five consecutive decades from the 1980s to the 2020s in the latter country. Elsewhere, the song reached the top 20 in Australia, charting also in Belgium, Canada, Hungary, Russia and Poland as well as on component charts in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, New Zealand, and the United States. Minogue performed the single on American Idol and at KTUphoria in the US and at the Capital’s Summertime Ball 2023 in the UK.