Hold My Hand (Sean Paul song)

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"Hold My Hand"
Single by Sean Paul featuring Keri Hilson
from the album Imperial Blaze
Released 29 September 2009 (U.S. radio)[1]
12 February 2010 (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)[2][3][4]
15 February 2010 (Sweden, Norway)[5][6]
19 February 2010 (Luxembourg, Netherlands)[7][8]
2 March 2010 (Spain)[9]
Format Digital download, CD Single
Recorded 2009
Genre Dancehall, reggae fusion
Length 3:26 (Album version)
Label VP, Atlantic
Writer(s) Arif Cooper, Clayton Morrison
Producer(s) Supacoop
Sean Paul singles chronology
"Press It Up"
(2009)
"Hold My Hand"
(2009)
"Do You Remember"
(2009)

"Hold My Hand" is the third single from reggae artist Sean Paul's album Imperial Blaze.

A Spanish version of the song called "Agarra mi mano" was released in Latin America to promote the album although the track is not included in it, the song has received successful airplay in Latin America radios. The Latin American version can, however, be found on iTunes. The iTunes version also has this song with lyrics by Keri Hilson included.

Music video[edit]

The music video was released on 9 December 2009.[10] It was directed by Little X, who had worked with Sean on six different videos before: "Gimme the Light", "Get Busy", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Temperature", "(When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me" and "Come Over". X was credited for exposing Paul to a wider audience via the video for the song, "Gimme the Light". That song was a hit along with "I’m Still In Love With You", also directed by Little X.

Keri Hilson does not appear in the video, nor are her lyrics included. Shay Mitchell plays the love interest.

The song was also performed on the late night show, Lopez Tonight hosted by George Lopez on TBS.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hold My Hand" iTunes version features Keri Hilson
  2. Hold My Hand (Album Version)
  3. Agarra Mi Mano (Spanish Version)
  4. Hold My Hand (French Version), by Sean Paul (2010) features Zaho

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009-2010) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[11] 9
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[12] 82
France (SNEP)[13] 3
Germany (Media Control Charts)[14] 60
Portugal Singles Chart[15] 26
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[16] 42
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 37
US Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles[18] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "®R&R :: Going For Adds™ :: Rhythmic". Gfa.radioandrecords.com. 29 September 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | Musikdownloads - legal, einfach & sicher - in MP3 und anderen Formaten | 7digital Deutschland". De.7digital.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | Musikdownloads - legal, einfach & sicher - in MP3 und anderen Formaten | 7digital Schweiz". De-ch.7digital.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | Musikdownloads - legal, einfach & sicher - in MP3 und anderen Formaten | 7digital Österreich". At.7digital.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | High quality MP3 downloads | 7digital Sverige". Se.7digital.com. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | High quality MP3 downloads | 7digital Norge". No.7digital.com. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | Téléchargements MP3 de Haute Qualité | 7digital Luxembourg". Lu.7digital.com. 19 February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | MP3 downloads van hoge kwaliteit | 7digital Nederland". Nl.7digital.com. 19 February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  9. ^ "Hold My Hand (2010) | Sean Paul | Descargas de MP3 alta calidad | 7digital España". Es.7digital.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Video: Sean Paul – ‘Hold My Hand’". Rap-Up.com. 9 December 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Sean Paul – Hold My Hand" (in French). Ultratip.
  12. ^ "Canadian Hot 100". Billboard.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  13. ^ Steffen Hung (29 May 2010). "Les charts français". lescharts.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  14. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Sean Paul – Hold My Hand". GfK Entertainment.
  15. ^ "Sean Paul - Hold My Hand - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  16. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201047 into search.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Sean Paul – Hold My Hand". Swiss Singles Chart.
  18. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/278521/sean+paul/chart?f=345

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