Crush (Yuna song)

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"Crush"
YunaCrushCover.png
Single by Yuna featuring Usher
from the album Chapters
ReleasedFebruary 29, 2016 (2016-02-29)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016
GenreR&B
Length4:03
LabelVerve
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Fisticuffs
Yuna singles chronology
"Broke Her"
(2014)
"Crush"
(2016)
"Lanes"
(2016)
Usher singles chronology
"Chains"
(2015)
"Crush"
(2016)
"No Limit"
(2016)

"Crush" is a song by Malaysian artist Yuna featuring American recording artist Usher. It was released as a single from Yuna's third international studio album, Chapters (2016).[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song peaked at No. 3 on the US Adult R&B Billboard chart. "Crush" was Yuna's first RIAA certified gold song with sales of 500,000 copies[2][3] by April 2019, after three years after it was released.[4]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for Crush was released on April 26, 2016 on Yuna's official Vevo account.[5] Since its release, it has gained over 64 million views. The greyscale music video itself features Yuna and Usher singing in front of a historical building.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Malaysia (RIM)[6] 1
US Hot R&B Songs (Billboard)[7] 21
US Adult R&B Songs (Billboard)[8] 3
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[9] 22

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017
BET Awards
Centric Award "Crush" (feat. Usher) Lost to Solange "Cranes in the Sky".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yuna announces third studio album". Yuna. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  2. ^ https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&se=yuna#search_section
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/yunamusic/status/1121146850449350656
  4. ^ https://www.bandwagon.asia/articles/yuna-earns-first-certified-gold-record-for-crush-feat-usher
  5. ^ YunaVEVO (2016-04-26), Yuna - Crush ft. Usher, retrieved 2016-04-29
  6. ^ http://www.rim.org.my/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=47&Itemid=118
  7. ^ "Yuna – Chart history Billboard Hot R&B Songs for Yuna". Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Yuna Chart History (Adult R&B Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Yuna Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2016.