Don't Mind (Kent Jones song)

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"Don't Mind"
KentJonesDon'tMind.jpg
Single by Kent Jones
from the album Tours
Released April 25, 2016
Format Digital download
Recorded 2015
Genre Pop[1]
Length 3:18
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Kent Jones singles chronology
"Don't Mind"
(2016)
"Alright"
(2016)

"Don't Mind"
(2016)
"Alright"
(2016)
Music video
"Don't Mind" on YouTube

"Don't Mind" is the debut single by American hip hop recording artist Kent Jones. The song was released on April 25, 2016, by Epidemic Records, We the Best Music Group and Epic Records as a single from his debut mixtape Tours. The official remix features Pitbull and Lil Wayne.

Writing and production[edit]

The track was written by Jones, Marcello Valenzano, Andre Lyon, DJ Khaled, Barry White, Gerald Levert and Edwin Nicholas. The song was produced by Jones, Cool & Dre and Khaled. The song contains resung and replayed elements ("Telling me this..." in the chorus) of "Practice What You Preach" by Barry White.

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on March 10, 2016, on Kent Jones' YouTube account. It features an appearance from DJ Khaled.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Don't Mind" debuted at number 63 on Billboard Hot 100 for the chart dated May 21, 2016.[2] It peaked at number 8. The song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over 1,000,000 digital copies in the United States.[3]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[39] Platinum 70,000^
Belgium (BEA)[40] Gold 15,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[41] Gold 40,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[42] Gold 45,000^
Germany (BVMI)[43] Gold 200,000^
Italy (FIMI)[44] Gold 25,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[45] Gold 15,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[46] Gold 10,000*
Sweden (GLF)[47] Platinum 40,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[48] Gold 15,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[49] Platinum 600,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[3] 2x Platinum 2,000,000double-dagger

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

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  49. ^ "British single certifications – Kent Jones – Don't Mind". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved December 21, 2017.  Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Enter Don't Mind in the search field and then press Enter.

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