Bubble Butt

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"Bubble Butt (Remix)"
Single by Major Lazer featuring Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Tyga and Mystic
from the album Free the Universe
Released May 24, 2013
Format Digital download
Genre
Length 3:47 (album version w/o 2 Chainz)
3:27 (single version w/ 2 Chainz)
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Major Lazer
  • Valentino Khan
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Major Lazer singles chronology
"Watch Out for This (Bumaye)"
(2013)
"Bubble Butt"
(2013)
"Aerosol Can"
(2014)
Bruno Mars singles chronology
"Treasure"
(2013)
"Bubble Butt"
(2013)
"Gorilla"
(2013)
Tyga singles chronology
"For the Road"
(2013)
"Bubble Butt"
(2013)
"Show You"
(2013)
Mystic singles chronology
"Bubble Butt"
(2013)
2 Chainz singles chronology
"HeadBand"
(2013)
"Bubble Butt (Remix)"
(2013)
"Feds Watching"
(2013)

"Bubble Butt" is a song by electronic music project Major Lazer from their second studio album Free the Universe. It features guest appearances from American recording artists Bruno Mars, Tyga and Jamaican dancer and rapper Mystic Davis. The song became the fourth single from the album after a remix featuring American rapper 2 Chainz was released on May 24, 2013. "Bubble Butt" is Major Lazer's most commercially successful single in the United States to date, peaking at number 56 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Critical reception[edit]

PopMatters named "Bubble Butt" the ninth best dance single of 2013, calling it an "undeniably addictive song [which] had the desired effect of flooding dance floors everywhere this year."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Eric Wareheim of comedy team "Tim and Eric."

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 39
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 24
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders Urban)[3] 8
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[4] 11
France (SNEP)[5] 67
Lebanon (The Official Lebanese Top 20)[6] 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[7] 2
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 65
Netherlands (Mega Dance Top 30)[9] 12
South Korea Download Chart (Gaon)[10] 1
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[11] 27
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[12] 27
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 196
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 56
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[15] 8
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[16] 39
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[17] 17
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[18] 13
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[19] 13

Year-end[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders Urban)[20] 26

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[21] Gold 500,000*

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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
France[22] May 24, 2013 Digital download Major Lazer / Because Music
Ireland[23] May 29, 2013 Alternative Distribution Alliance
United Kingdom[24]
Austria[25] May 31, 2013 Because Music
Belgium[26]
Finland[27]
Germany[28]
Luxemburg[29]
Netherlands[30]
Norway[31]
Switzerland[32]
New Zealand[33] Secretly Canadian
Portugal[34] June 3, 2013 Because Music
Sweden[35]
Italy[36] June 4, 2013
Spain[37]
Australia[38] September 10, 2013 Secretly Canadian
Singapore[39] October 4, 2013 Warner Music Singapore

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lathan, Ryan (December 25, 2013). "The Best Dance Singles of 2013". PopMatters. Retrieved December 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Major Lazer feat. Bruno Mars, 2 Chainz, Tyga & Mystic – Bubble Butt (Remix)". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
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  6. ^ "Major Lazer". The Official Lebanese Top 20. Retrieved December 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Major Lazer search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
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  10. ^ "Gaon Download Chart: 2013년 10월 3주차" (in Korean). Gaon Chart. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-07-13" UK Indie Chart. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  12. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-08-03" UK R&B Chart. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  13. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart: CLUK Update 13.07.2013 (wk27)". Zobbel.de. Retrieved January 10, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Major Lazer Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Major Lazer. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
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  16. ^ "Major Lazer Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Major Lazer. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  17. ^ "Major Lazer Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Major Lazer. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  18. ^ "Major Lazer Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Major Lazer. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
  19. ^ "Major Lazer Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Major Lazer. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
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