Drink on It

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"Drink on It"
Single by Blake Shelton
from the album Red River Blue
Released January 9, 2012 (2012-01-09)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:31
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Writer(s) Jessi Alexander
Rodney Clawson
Jon Randall
Producer(s) Scott Hendricks
Blake Shelton singles chronology
"God Gave Me You"
(2011)
"Drink on It"
(2012)
"Over"
(2012)

"Drink on It" is a song recorded by American country music artist Blake Shelton. It was released in January 2012 as the third single from his sixth studio album Red River Blue. The song was written by Jessi Alexander, Rodney Clawson and Jon Randall.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song three stars out of five, saying that "the ever-charming voice of Shelton is in top form on this ballad."[2] Kyle Ward of Roughstock also gave the song three stars out of five, calling it "a solid, but slightly underwhelming track, the kind that you sing along to without even realizing it’s playing on the radio."[3]

Chart performance[edit]

"Drink on It" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of January 7, 2012.[4] It also debuted at number 81 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of February 11, 2012. It also debuted at number 92 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of March 10, 2012.

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 53
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 39
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 29

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[9] Gold 500,000^

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

Preceded by
"A Woman Like You"
by Lee Brice
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

April 28–May 5, 2012
Succeeded by
"Banjo"
by Rascal Flatts

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conaway, Alanna (January 14, 2012). "Blake Shelton, ‘Drink on It’ – Lyrics Uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (December 13, 2011). "Blake Shelton, ‘Drink on It’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ward, Kyle (December 28, 2011). "Single Review: Blake Shelton - Drink On It". Roughstock. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Morris, Edward (December 31, 2011). "New Year, Old Story: Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band Still on Top of Country Charts". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Blake Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Blake Shelton.
  6. ^ "Blake Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Blake Shelton.
  7. ^ "Blake Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Blake Shelton.
  8. ^ "Best of 2012: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Blake Shelton – Drink on It". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 15, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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