Body Language (Kid Ink song)

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"Body Language"
KidInkBodyLanguage.jpg
Single by Kid Ink featuring Usher and Tinashe
from the album Full Speed
ReleasedSeptember 9, 2014
FormatDigital download
Recorded2014
Genre
Length3:28
Label
  • Tha Alumni Music Group
  • 88 Classic
  • RCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Kid Ink singles chronology
"Delirious (Boneless)"
(2014)
"Body Language"
(2014)
"Hotel"
(2015)
Usher singles chronology
"She Came to Give It to You"
(2014)
"Body Language"
(2014)
"I Don't Mind"
(2014)
Tinashe singles chronology
"Pretend"
(2014)
"Body Language"
(2014)
"Drop That Kitty"
(2015)
Music video
"Body Language" on YouTube

"Body Language" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kid Ink. The song was released on September 9, 2014 by Tha Alumni Music Group, 88 Classic and RCA Records, as the lead single from his third studio album Full Speed (2015).

The song, produced by Cashmere Cat and melody created by Stargate, features a hook performed by American singer Usher and vocals by American singer Tinashe.[1]

Background[edit]

In a 2015 interview, Kid Ink stated that "Body Language" was one of the first records recorded for the album and was made for the purpose of being a radio single.

Music video[edit]

The accompanying music video for the track was directed by Darren Craig and filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.[2] It was released on October 27, 2014.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 28
Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 16
France (SNEP)[6] 104
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 54
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 45
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 46
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 72
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 21
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[12] 6

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[13] Gold 35,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[14] Silver 200,000*
United States (RIAA)[15] Platinum 1,000,000*

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/kid-ink-body-language-feat-usher-tinashe-new-song.1957052.html
  2. ^ "Kid Ink, Usher And Tinashe Take You Behind-The-Scenes Of 'Body Language' Video". MTV. October 13, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "Watch Kid Ink's "Body Language" Video f/ Usher and Tinashe". Complex. October 27, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kid Ink – Body Language" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kid Ink – Body Language" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Kid Ink – Body Language" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  7. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Kid Ink – Body Language". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  8. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  9. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  10. ^ "Kid Ink Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  11. ^ "Kid Ink Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  12. ^ "Kid Ink Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2017 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  14. ^ "British single certifications – Kid Ink ft Usher & Tinashe – Body Language". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Body Language in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  15. ^ "American single certifications – Kid Ink Feat. Usher, Tinashe – Body Language". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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