Down on Me (song)

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This article is about the song by Jeremih. For other uses, see Down on Me (disambiguation).
"Down on Me"
Single by Jeremih featuring 50 Cent
from the album All About You
Released October 12, 2010
Format Digital download
Genre R&B, Hip hop
Length 3:48
Label Def Jam
Writer(s) Mick Schultz, Jeremih, Curtis Jackson
Producer(s) Mick Schultz, Ken Lewis
Certification 2x Platinum (RIAA)
Jeremih singles chronology
"I Like"
(2010)
"Down on Me"
(2010)
"I Don't Deserve You"
(2010)
50 Cent singles chronology
"Pass the Patron"
(2010)
"Down on Me"
(2010)
"No Dejemos Que Se Apague"
(2010)

"Down on Me" is a song by American singer Jeremih, produced by Mick Schultz, and mixed by mix engineer Ken Lewis.[1][2] The song has rapper 50 Cent, and is the second single off his second album All About You. The song was released to US radio stations on October 12, 2010 by Def Jam.[2] As of April 2011, The song has sold 75,000 copies in the UK and 2,042,000 digital downloads in the U.S.[3]

Music video[edit]

The official music video was shot in Los Angeles by director Colin Tilley on November 23, 2010 and was released on December 15. A 3D music video was released on 50 Cent's blog. The video begins in a club where a woman is dancing with an umbrella while dancing in front of the speakers. Meanwhile, Jeremih is seen on a chair while a woman is dancing beside him and also another woman is seen dancing while jamming her guitar. During the rap verse, 50 Cent is seen rapping his verse through a hole in the wall which is revealed to be a bar. Then, Jeremih and 50 Cent are seen separated in a rectangular wall while Jeremih sings the song. At the end of the video, Jeremih and 50 Cent stare at the camera while the video fades.[4]

Charts[edit]

The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number eighty-seven. After dropping out of the top 100 the following week, it re-entered the chart and has climbed up in chart for 16 weeks to reach a current peak of 30, marking his second top 40 hit in the UK.[5] The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number sixty-seven and peaked at number four in its twenty-third week.[6] On the week of 28 February 2011, the song reached number one on the Billboard Rhythmic chart and stayed there for 6 weeks. Down on Me became a number one success in Romania, as it entered the top ten of the Romanian Top 100 at number five on July 17, 2011 and climbed up to the top of the chart on the following week.

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position[7]
Australia (ARIA)[8] 91
Australia (ARIA Urban Singles)[9] 32
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[10] 14
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[11] 42
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[12] 22
Denmark (Tracklisten)[13] 25
France (SNEP)[14] 19
Romanian Top 100 [15] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 37
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 75
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[18] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[19] 30
US Billboard Hot 100[20] 4
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[21] 7
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[22] 8
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[23] 1

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification
United States 2x Platinum[24]

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
Romanian Top 100[25] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[26] 22

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States September 28, 2010 Digital download[2] Island Def Jam

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ken Lewis Credits
  2. ^ a b c http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/all-about-you/id393394797
  3. ^ http://www.webcitation.org/601r9mjqO
  4. ^ http://www.thisis50.com/profiles/blogs/jeremih-x-50-cent-down-on-me
  5. ^ http://www.theofficialcharts.com/singles-chart
  6. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/471954/rihannas-sm-reigns-on-hot-100-lady-gagas-judas-debuts
  7. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/304467/jeremih/chart
  8. ^ "Chartifacts – Week Commencing: 11th April 2011". Australian Recording Industry Association. April 11, 2011. Archived from the original on April 13, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Top 4- Urban Albums & Singles Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. April 25, 2011. Archived from the original on April 24, 2011. Retrieved April 24, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  12. ^ "Jeremih Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Jeremih.
  13. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me". Tracklisten.
  14. ^ "Lescharts.com – Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me" (in French). Les classement single.
  15. ^ "Official Rumania chart". Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me". Singles Top 60.
  17. ^ "Jeremih feat. 50 Cent – Down on Me – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.
  18. ^ "Archive Chart" UK R&B Chart.
  19. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
  20. ^ "Jeremih Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Jeremih.
  21. ^ "Jeremih Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Jeremih.
  22. ^ "Jeremih Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Jeremih.
  23. ^ "Jeremih Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Jeremih.
  24. ^ "Jennifer Lopez Certificates". Recording Industry Association of America. (RIAA). April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 
  25. ^ "ROMANIAN TOP 100 – clasamentul anului 2011". Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  26. ^ "Best of 2011: Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-09. 

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