Beat It (Sean Kingston song)
|Single by Sean Kingston featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa|
|from the album Back 2 Life|
|Released||April 15, 2013|
|Genre||R&B, hip hop, dirty rap|
|Songwriter(s)||Kisean Anderson, Cameron Thomaz, Omari Akinlolu, Nicholas Balding, Josh Thomas, Mark Kragen|
|Sean Kingston singles chronology|
|Chris Brown singles chronology|
|Wiz Khalifa singles chronology|
"Beat It" is a song by American recording artist Sean Kingston, featuring vocals from American singer Chris Brown and rapper Wiz Khalifa. The song is the second single from Kingston's third studio album, Back 2 Life. It was released on April 15, 2013 as a digital download. The song was written by Kisean Anderson, Cameron Thomaz, Omari Akinlolu and Nicholas Balding.
A music video to accompany the release of "Beat It" was first released onto YouTube on April 29, 2013 at a total length of four minutes and sixteen seconds. The video features Kingston, Brown, and Wiz Khalifa partying poolside at an estate, and features a guest appearance by NicNac, the producer.
- Directors/Producers - Colin Tilley, Luga Podesta, Josh Thomas, Jamar Hawkins and Brandon Bonfiglio
- Director of Photography - Rob Witt
- Editor - Vinnie Hobbs
- Production Company - London Alley Entertainment
- Production Manager - Jenn Mickleson
- Production Coordinator - Dan Browne
- Colorist - Marshall Plante
- Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) - Earl Fulcher
Costume and Wardrobe
- Stylist - Gianni Arteaga
|1.||"Beat It" (featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa)||4:14|
|2.||"Beat It" (Clean Version) (featuring Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa)||4:14|
Credits and personnel
- Vocals - Kisean Anderson, Cameron Thomaz and Christopher Brown
- Production - Nick "Nic Nac" Balding, Josh Thomas and Kisean Anderson
- Songwriting - Kisean Anderson, Cameron Thomaz, Omari Akinlolu, Nicholas Balding, Josh Thomas and Mark Kragen
- Additional Engineering - Jared Scott
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||9|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||15|
|US Billboard Hot 100||52|
|US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)||33|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||17|
|US Rhythmic (Billboard)||8|
*sales figures based on certification alone
|United States||April 15, 2013||Digital download||Epic Records|
- on YouTube
- "Beat It". IMVDb.
- Anderson, Kisean (2012). Beat It (CD liner notes). Sean Kingston. Epic Records.
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- "Ultratop.be – Sean Kingston feat. Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa – Beat It" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
- "Lescharts.com – Sean Kingston feat. Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa – Beat It" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
- "Charts.nz – Sean Kingston feat. Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa – Beat It". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
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