Either Way (K. Michelle song)

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"Either Way"
K.Michelle Either Way.jpg
Single by K. Michelle featuring Chris Brown
from the album Kimberly: The People I Used to Know
ReleasedSeptember 15, 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
Genre
Length4:14
LabelAtlantic Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
K.Michelle singles chronology
"Birthday"
(2017)
"Either Way"
(2017)
"Make This Song Cry"
(2017)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Questions"
(2017)
"Either Way"
(2017)
"Melanin Magic"
(2018)

"Either Way" is a song by American R&B singer K. Michelle featuring Chris Brown. The song was released on September 15, 2017 through Atlantic Records[1], taken from her fourth studio album, Kimberly: The People I Used to Know (2017).[2]

Critical reception[edit]

The song gained positive reviews from critics. HotNewHipHop gave the track a positive review stating "Aiming this one at the airwaves, K Michelle delivers an unapologetic record that finds her spitting some braggadocios bars aimed at her haters, while reminding everyone that she gon’ be good “either way.”"[3] Vibe praised the song stating "A series of trap beats and a talk-rap narrative engulf the song’s club-banging track, as she tells all her haters and foes how she’s increasing her bank accounts regardless of their disapproval and constant chatter."[4]

Formats and track listings[edit]

  • Explicit digital download[1]
  1. "Either Way" (feat. Chris Brown) – 4:14
  • Clean digital download[5]
  1. "Either Way" (feat. Chris Brown) – 4:14

Chart performance[edit]

"Either Way" debuted at number 1 on US Billboard R&B Digital Song Sales chart for the week beginning October 7, 2017.[6]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US R&B Digital Songs (Billboard)[6] 1

Release History[edit]

Country Date Format Version Label Ref.
United States September 15, 2017 Digital download
  • Clean
  • Explicit
Atlantic Records [1][5]
United Kingdom Explicit [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Either Way (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by K. Michelle". Apple Music (U.S. Store). Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  2. ^ Horowitz, Steven J. "K. Michelle On New Album 'Kimberly: The People I Used to Know,' R. Kelly Allegations and Surrogacy With Fiance". Billboard. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  3. ^ "K. Michelle & Chris Brown Team Up For "Either Way"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  4. ^ Rosario, Richy. "K. Michelle Gets Her Money By Any Means On "Either Way" (Feat. Chris Brown)". Vibe. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Either Way (feat. Chris Brown) - Single by K. Michelle". Apple Music (U.S. Store). Retrieved 15 September 2017.
  6. ^ a b "R&B Digital Song Sales - Chart Search - K. Michelle Either Way". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved October 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "Either Way (feat. Chris Brown)". Apple Music (UK Store). Retrieved 15 September 2017.