Don't (Bryson Tiller song)

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"Don't"
Don'tBrysonTiller.jpg
Single by Bryson Tiller
from the album Trapsoul
Released May 20, 2015 (2015-05-20)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2014
Genre
Length 3:18
Label RCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Epikh Pro
Bryson Tiller singles chronology
"Lime Light"
(2015)
"Don't"
(2015)
"Exchange"
(2016)

"Lime Light"
(2015)
"Don't"
(2015)
"Exchange"
(2016)
Music video
"Don't" on YouTube

"Don't" is the debut single by American singer Bryson Tiller. It was released on May 20, 2015, as the first single for his debut studio album Trapsoul. The song was produced by Epikh Pro. The song interpolates "Shake It Off" by Mariah Carey at the start of the second verse. This song peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100, where it became Tiller's first Top 20 hit.

Background and release[edit]

Tiller originally released this song on October 2014 on his SoundCloud page and started receiving attention from internet based fans and music industry insiders, accumulating 4 million streams in the first six months, and eventually reaching over 35 million streams.[1] Tiller, after increased popularity of the single, admitted that he "made this shit in his living room".[2]

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on October 17, 2015, on Tiller's Vevo account on YouTube. Since its release, the video has received over 250 million views.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

"Don't" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 84 for the chart dated October 17, 2015, and peaked at number 13, becoming his first top-twenty single on the chart. On November 16, 2017, the single was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined sales and streaming equivalent units of over four million copies in the United States.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[12] Platinum 70,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[13] 2× Platinum 160,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[14] Gold 400,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[15] 4× Platinum 4,000,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bryson Tiller Signs Creative Partnership With RCA And Announces Release For Debut LP, TRAPSOUL | Vibe". Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Bryson Tiller's Instagram | Instagram". Retrieved 2015-12-12. 
  3. ^ Bryson Tiller - Don't (Explicit Version). 20 August 2015 – via YouTube. 
  4. ^ "Bryson Tiller Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Bryson Tiller – Don't" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "Bryson Tiller Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  9. ^ "Bryson Tiller Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  10. ^ "Bryson Tiller Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  11. ^ "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2016". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2017 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved December 4, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Bryson Tiller – Don't". Music Canada. 
  14. ^ "British single certifications – Bryson Tiller – Don't". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved January 4, 2018.  Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Enter Don't in the search field and then press Enter.
  15. ^ "American single certifications – Bryson Tiller – Don't". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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