|Single by Mario featuring Nicki Minaj|
|from the album Evolve|
|Released||May 21, 2013|
|Producer||Polow Da Don|
|Mario singles chronology|
"Somebody Else" is a song by American R&B singer-songwriter Mario, featuring vocals from Nicki Minaj. The song was released in the United States as a Digital download on May 21, 2013 as the lead single from his fifth studio album Evolve (2013). It samples the 1975 song "Remember the Rain" by R&B group 21st Century.
Through his official Twitter page, on May 17, 2013, he confirmed that he has been working with Polow Da Don, for the track "Somebody Else" featuring rapper Nicki Minaj. R&B singer-songwriter Frank Ocean recorded a demo of the song as did Chris Brown who considered the song for his album Fortune.
The video was filmed on May 25, 2013 and directed by Alexandre Moors. The video premiered on July 8, 2013 on MTV Jams and it was premiered on July 10, 2013 on BET's 106 & Park. The video chronicles the dramatic ending of a relationship as Mario and Nicki square off in the video.
- Digital download
- "Somebody Else" (featuring Nicki Minaj) - 4:10
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)||4|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||27|
|United States||May 21, 2013||Digital download||RCA Records|
- 21st Century - Remember The Rain - YouTube
- Twitter / MarioSoulTruth: S/O to @PolowDaDon!!! ONE OF
- Twitter / MarioSoulTruth: Yooww! Just heard the final
- Frank Ocean – Somebody Else | Free MP3 Download
- New Music: Chris Brown – Somebody Else
- "Mario f/ Nicki Minaj "Somebody Else" (Alexandre Moors, dir.)". May 21, 2013. Retrieved 22 May,2013.
- iTunes - Music - Somebody Else (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Single by Mario
- "Mario Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Mario.
- "Mario Album & Song Chart History" Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Mario.