Bartender (T-Pain song)
|Single by T-Pain featuring Akon|
|from the album Epiphany|
|Released||June 5, 2007|
|Format||Digital download, CD single|
|Writer(s)||F. Najm, A. Thiam, A. Noordin|
|Certification||Platinum (RIAA), (RIANZ)|
|T-Pain singles chronology|
"Bartender" is an R&B/hip-hop song by T-Pain, Co-written by Ali Noordin and the official second single from his second album, Epiphany. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on the issue date of June 16, 2007 at number ninety-seven and has since peaked at number five, making the single T-Pain's fourth consecutive top ten hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as Akon's ninth top ten hit single on the same chart. In 2008 the song was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.
The video premiered on Yahoo! Music on June 13, 2007 as the Bonus Video. It features T-Pain dancing in front of a bar and flirting with the "Bartender". BET's Access Granted also premiered the video on June 13, 2007. The video was directed by Erik White.
|Canadian Hot 100||46|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||9|
|U.S. Billboard Pop 100||9|
|New Zealand (RMNZ)||Platinum||0*|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- "T-Pain and Akon - Bartender global chart positions and trajectories". aCharts.us. Retrieved June 30, 2007.
- THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION.
- "American single certifications – T-Pain – Bartender". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
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