Big for Your Boots

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"Big for Your Boots"
Single by Stormzy
from the album Gang Signs & Prayer
Released3 February 2017
FormatDigital download
GenreGrime[1]
Length3:59
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Stormzy singles chronology
"Big for Your Boots"
(2017)
"Cold"

"Big for Your Boots" is a song by English rapper Stormzy. It was released as the lead single from his debut studio album Gang Signs & Prayer on 3 February 2017, by #Merky Records. The song was written by Stormzy and produced by Sir Spyro and Fraser T. Smith. It peaked at number six on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Stormzy's highest-charting single to date at the time of release.

Music video[edit]

The accompanying music video, directed by Daps, was released on YouTube on 3 February 2017.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

On 10 February 2017, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at number eight,[3] and later peaked at number six.[4]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[11] Platinum 600,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
Worldwide 3 February 2017 #Merky Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Big for Your Boots" by Stormzy Review". Pitchfork. 6 February 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  2. ^ STORMZY (@STORMZY1) - BIG FOR YOUR BOOTS - YouTube
  3. ^ Copsey, Rob (10 February 2017). "Ed Sheeran sets new record as he logs fifth week at Number 1 and 2". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Stormzy". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  6. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 6 March 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  10. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2017". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  11. ^ "British single certifications – Stormzy – Big For Your Boots". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 3 November 2017. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Big For Your Boots in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.