Bartender (T-Pain song)

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Single by T-Pain featuring Akon
from the album Epiphany
Released June 5, 2007
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2007
Genre R&B
Length 3:58
Label Nappy Boy/Konvict/Jive
Writer(s) F. Najm, A. Thiam, A. Noordin
Producer(s) T-Pain
Certification Platinum (RIAA), (RIANZ)
T-Pain singles chronology
"Know What I'm Doin'"
Akon singles chronology
"Mama Africa"
"The Way She Moves"

"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.

Music video[edit]

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.


Chart (2007) Peak
Canadian Hot 100[1] 46
New Zealand Singles Chart[1] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 5
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 9
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 9


There are remixes featuring The-Dream, Chingy and Trae.


Preceded by
"Umbrella" by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart number-one single
July 16, 2007
Succeeded by
"Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie