Spotlight (Gucci Mane song)

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"Spotlight"
Single by Gucci Mane featuring Usher
from the album The State vs. Radric Davis
Released October 19, 2009
Format Digital download, airplay
Recorded 2009
Genre Hip hop, R&B, pop
Length 3:54
Label 1017 Brick Squad, Warner Bros., Asylum
Writer(s) Radric Davis, Usher Raymond, Polow Da Don
Producer(s) Polow Da Don
Gucci Mane singles chronology
"Pretty Girls"
(2009)
"Spotlight"
(2009)
"Lemonade"
(2009)
Usher singles chronology
"Papers"
(2009)
"Spotlight"
(2009)
"Fed Up"
(2009)

"Spotlight" is the second official single by rapper, Gucci Mane from his studio album The State vs. Radric Davis, the single also features singer, Usher. The single was released on October 19, 2009 and was produced by Polow Da Don.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on November 5, 2009. It shows Usher urging an upset Gucci Mane to come to his party. The video is directed by Benny Boom and has cameos from Eddie Murphy's oldest daughter Bria Murphy and Nicki Minaj of Young Money. It ranked at #56 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown. .

Charts[edit]

On the week ending November 14, 2009, "Spotlight" debuted at #93 on the Billboard Hot 100. It then fell to #97 but rebounded the following week to #86 and has reached a current peak of #42.

Chart (2009) Peak
Position
German Black Chart[2] 16
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[3] 46
UK R&B (The Official Charts Company)[4] 16
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 42
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 15
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[7] 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://yaheardhiphop.blogspot.com/2009/10/gucci-mane-spotlight-feat-usher.html
  2. ^ "MTV Deutsche Black Charts". MTV Germany. MTV Networks. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Gucci Mane featuring Usher" (select "View Singles" tab). The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Top 40 R&B Singles Archive: 20th February 2010". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Gucci Mane Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Gucci Mane Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gucci Mane Album & Song Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 

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