Ashtrays and Heartbreaks

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"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
Ashtrays and Heartbreaks.jpg
Single by Snoop Lion featuring Miley Cyrus
from the album Reincarnated
ReleasedApril 4, 2013 (2013-04-04)
FormatDigital download
GenreReggae fusion
Length4:06
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Snoop Lion singles chronology
"No Guns Allowed"
(2013)
"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
(2013)
"Faden Away"
(2013)
Miley Cyrus singles chronology
"Decisions"
(2012)
"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks"
(2013)
"Fall Down"
(2013)
Music video
"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" on YouTube

"Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" is a song by American recording artist Snoop Lion featuring American recording artist Miley Cyrus. It was released on April 4, 2013 by Berhane Sound System, Vice Records, Mad Decent, and RCA Records as the lead single from his twelfth studio album Reincarnated (2013).

Background[edit]

The song premiered of Major's Soundcloud on April 3, 2013 gathering 1 million streams in its first day. The feature was Miley Cyrus's first single since 2012. It was officially released on April 4, 2013 by Berhane Sound System as a promotional single on iTunes. Later it was announced that the song would be released as the album's first official single and that will have a music video. An audio and a lyric video were uploaded to Snoop's official YouTube VEVO channel. On April 4, 2013, "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" featuring Miley Cyrus, produced by Major Lazer, Ariel Rechtshaid and Dre Skull, was made available for purchase via digital download as the lead single from the album.[1] [2] It officially impacted U.S. Rhythmic contemporary radio on April 29, 2013[3] and then U.S Top 40/Mainstream radio on May 28.[4]

Music video[edit]

The video was filmed in April, 2013 by director P.R. Brown and premiered on Snoop Lion's VEVO on May 30, 2013. [5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 51
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 20
US Reggae Digital Songs (Billboard)[8] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - Ashtrays and Heartbreaks (feat. Miley Cyrus) - Single by Snoop Lion". iTunes. 2013-04-04. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
  2. ^ "Snoop Lion - Ashtrays and Heartbreaks (feat. Miley Cyrus)". Homegrownradio.net. 2013-04-03. Archived from the original on 2013-12-05. Retrieved 2013-04-03.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-16. Retrieved 2011-01-10.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130430152925/https://www.allaccess.com/top40-mainstream/future-releases
  5. ^ "IN PRODUCTION: Snoop Lion f/ Miley Cyrus "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" (PR Brown, dir.)". Videostatic.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Snoop Lion feat. Miley Cyrus – Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Snoop Lion feat. Miley Cyrus – Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  8. ^ "Reggae Digital Songs week: 2013-04-20". Billboard. Retrieved 1 January 2014.