Ashtrays and Heartbreaks

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"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
Single by Snoop Lion featuring Miley Cyrus
from the album Reincarnated
Released April 4, 2013 (2013-04-04)
Format Digital download
Genre Reggae fusion
Length 4:06
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Snoop Lion singles chronology
  • "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
  • (2013)
Miley Cyrus singles chronology
  • "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
  • (2013)

"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" is a song by American recording artist Snoop Lion featuring American recording artist Miley Cyrus. It was released on April 4, 2013 by Berhane Sound System, Vice Records, Mad Decent, and RCA Records as the lead single from his twelfth studio album Reincarnated (2013).

Background[edit]

The song premiered of Major's Soundcloud on April 3, 2013 gathering 1 million streams in its first day. It was officially released on April 4, 2013 by Berhane Sound System as a promotional single on iTunes. Later it was announced that the song would be released as the album's first official single and that will have a music video. An audio and a lyric video were uploaded to Snoop's official YouTube VEVO channel. On April 4, 2013, "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" featuring Miley Cyrus, produced by Major Lazer, Ariel Rechtshaid and Dre Skull, was made available for purchase via digital download as the lead single from the album.[1] [2] It officially impacted U.S. Rhythmic contemporary radio on April 29, 2013[3] and then U.S Top 40/Mainstream radio on May 28.[4]

Music video[edit]

The video was filmed in April, 2013 by director P.R. Brown and premiered on Snoop Lion's VEVO on May 30, 2013. [5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 51
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 20
US Reggae Digital Songs (Billboard)[8] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Venezuela[9] Gold Expression error: Missing operand for *.

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Canada April 4, 2013 Digital download RCA Records [10]
United Kingdom [10]
United States [10]
United States April 29, 2013 Rhythmic contemporary radio
May 28, 2013 Mainstream radio
Italy May 10, 2013 Contemporary hit radio Sony [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - Ashtrays and Heartbreaks (feat. Miley Cyrus) - Single by Snoop Lion". iTunes. 2013-04-04. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Snoop Lion - Ashtrays and Heartbreaks (feat. Miley Cyrus)". Homegrownradio.net. 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-04-03. 
  3. ^ http://www.fmqb.com/article.asp?id=16691
  4. ^ "Top 40/M Future Releases | Mainstream Hit Songs Being Released and Their Release Dates". Allaccess.com. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  5. ^ http://www.videostatic.com/production/2013/04/23/snoop-lion-ashtrays-and-heartbreaks-pr-brown-dir
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Snoop Lion feat. Miley Cyrus – Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Snoop Lion feat. Miley Cyrus – Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  8. ^ [0=ts_chart_search_title%3A%2AAshtrays%20and%20Heartbreaks%2A&f[1]=ss_bb_type%3Achart_item&type=3&title=Ashtrays%20and%20Heartbreaks "Chart Search"]. Billboard. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  9. ^ UNSUPPORTED OR EMPTY REGION: Venezuela.
  10. ^ a b c https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ashtrays-heartbreaks-feat./id632362728
  11. ^ http://www.radioairplay.fm/RadioDate/PublicDetails/20688