Come Closer (Wizkid song)

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"Come Closer"
Come Closer cover art.png
Single by Wizkid featuring Drake
from the album Sounds from the Other Side
ReleasedMarch 31, 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016–2017
Length3:31
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Sarz
Wizkid singles chronology
"Sweet Love"
(2017)
"Come Closer"
(2017)
"African Bad Gyal"
(2017)
Drake singles chronology
"Passionfruit"
(2017)
"Come Closer"
(2017)
"Free Smoke"
(2017)
Music video
"Come Closer" on YouTube

"Come Closer" is a song by Nigerian singer Wizkid, featuring vocals from Canadian rapper and singer Drake.[1] The song was released as the lead single from Wizkid's third studio album, Sounds from the Other Side.[2]

The single peaked at number 58 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Wizkid's first charting single as a lead artist, and the best-performing African record of 2017 at large.[3] The single peaked at number 54 on the Canadian Hot 100.[4]

The song was recorded in early 2016 at the same time as Wizkid and Drake's other collaborative single, "One Dance" (2016),[5] which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as the UK Singles Chart and the Canadian Hot 100.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[6] 54
France (SNEP)[7] 107
Netherlands (Single Tip)[8] 15
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 96
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 98
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 58
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[11] 14
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[12] 38
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[13] 29

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[14] Gold 40,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[15] Silver 200,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Watch WizKid's Kaleidoscopic 'Come Closer' Video Featuring Drake".
  2. ^ "Wizkid 'Come Closer' (ft. Drake)". exclaim.ca. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Canadian Music: Top 100 Songs Chart".
  5. ^ "Wizkid: Drake always shows me love". Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  6. ^ "Wizkid Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Wizkid feat. Drake – Come Closer" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Dutch Single Tip – 13/05/2017" (in Dutch). MegaCharts. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Wizkid feat. Drake – Come Closer". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Wizkid Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  13. ^ "Wizkid Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Wizkid – Come Closer". Music Canada. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  15. ^ "British single certifications – Wizkid – Come Closer". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 27 November 2017. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Come Closer in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.