If Everyone Cared

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"If Everyone Cared"
Single by Nickelback
from the album All the Right Reasons
B-side "Too Bad"/"Someday"
Released November 28, 2006 (2006-11-28)
(see release history)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded January–May 2005 at Mountainview Studios, Abbotsford, British Columbia
Genre Post-grunge, alternative rock
Length 3:38
Label Roadrunner
EMI Records (Canada)
Writer(s) Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair[1]
Producer(s) Nickelback / Joey Moi[1]
Nickelback singles chronology
"Rockstar"
(2006)
"If Everyone Cared"
(2006)
"Side of a Bullet"
(2007)
Music video
"If Everyone Cared" on YouTube

"If Everyone Cared" is a song recorded by Canadian rock group Nickelback. It was released in November 2006 as the sixth single from the album All the Right Reasons. It was released in the UK on 27 November 2006 and the US on 28 November 2006. The song entered inside the Top 40 on the ARIA Singles Chart on 7 January 2007. The song was then released in most other parts of the world in the beginning of 2007. It debuted at No. 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 in late January 2007, and climbed to No. 17. All the Right Reasons was the first Nickelback album to feature more than three top 20 singles in the United States. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart.

It was announced that 100% of all digital sales for the song will be donated to the charities of Amnesty International, and the International Children's Awareness Canada.[2]

It is currently in use on Animal Planet's TV series I'm Alive as the show's theme.

Official versions[edit]

  • "If Everyone Cared" (Album Version) - 3:38
  • "Too Bad (Acoustic)"
  • "Someday (Acoustic)"

"If Everyone Cared (edit version)"

Release history[edit]

Region Date
Australia November 28, 2006 (2006-11-28)
Europe December 2006 (2006-12)
United States January 7, 2007 (2007-01-07)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006–07) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 32
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 12
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 7
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[6] 7
Germany (Media Control Charts)[7] 21
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 99
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[9] 59
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[10] 9
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 17
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[13] 8
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[14] 1
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[15] 17

Year-end charts[edit]

Year Chart Rank
2007 German Singles Chart[16] 95

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CD liner notes: Grammy Nominees 2008
  2. ^ IGN: Nickelback Do A Good Deed
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Nickelback – If Everyone Cared". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  4. ^ "Nickelback – If Everyone Cared – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Nickelback – If Everyone Cared" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  6. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  7. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Nickelback – If Everyone Cared" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  9. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" European Hot 100 for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  10. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 200714 into search.
  11. ^ "Nickelback – If Everyone Cared – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  12. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  13. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  14. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  15. ^ "Nickelback Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Nickelback. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  16. ^ http://www.mtv.de/charts/Single_Jahrescharts_2007

External links[edit]