Hello (Stafford Brothers song)

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"Hello"
Hello Stafford Brothers, Lil Waye, Christina Milian.jpg
Single by Stafford Brothers featuring Lil Wayne and Christina Milian
Released 4 January 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Dance-pop, house
Length 3:27
Label Cash Money Records, CHM Records, Universal Republic Records
Songwriter(s) Whitney Lauren Phillips, Christina Milian, Dwayne Carter, Alex James, Harry Mikael Sommerdahl
Producer(s) Stafford Brothers
Alex James
Harry Sommerdahl
Stafford Brothers singles chronology
"Hello"
(2013)
"Wicked Child"
(2013)

"Hello"
(2013)
"Wicked Child"
(2013)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"She Don't Put It Down"
(2012) She Don't Put It Down2012
"Hello"
(2013) Hello2013
"Love Me"
(2013) Love Me2013
Christina Milian singles chronology
"Us Against the World"
(2008) Us Against the World2008
"Hello"
(2013) Hello2013
"Start a Fire"
(2014) Start a Fire2014

"Hello" is a song by Australian DJs and producers Stafford Brothers which features Young Money Entertainment's Lil Wayne and Christina Milian. It was released as a single in Australia on 4 January 2013.[1]

The single was certified triple platinum in Australia and hit number 1 on the Australian artist singles chart, dance chart, club chart and iTunes dance chart.[2][3] It peaked at number 4 on the overall singles chart, spending 20 weeks inside the top 50.[4] A remix package was released internationally on Beatport in which two of the remixes reached number 1 in their respective genres.[5][6] "Hello" was the Stafford Brothers' first US release.[7]

Music video[edit]

The video for "Hello" was released on the Stafford Brothers' VEVO account on 24 May 2013. The video features Christina Milian and Lil Wayne, and was directed by Yasha Malekzad.

The setting is a pool party and features both Milian and Lil Wayne along with blow-up and real kangaroos.[8]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[9] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
Australia (ARIA)[10] 42
Australian Artist Singles (ARIA)[11] 4

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[12] 3× Platinum 210,000^

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

Accolades[edit]

"Hello" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 ARIA Music Awards; however, it lost to "Resolution" by Matt Corby.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stafford Brothers - 'Hello (feat. Lil Wayne & Christina Milian)' Australian iTunes Chart Performance". iTunes Charts. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "'HELLO' TO STAFFORD BROTHERS SUCCESS". Auspop. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2013 Singles". Aria - Australia Official Music Charts. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "STAFFORD BROTHERS FEAT. LIL WAYNE & CHRISTINA MILIAN - HELLO (SONG)". Australian Charts.com. Archived from the original on 13 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "MOTi conquering Beatport with 'Krack!' and Hello remix". TT Management News. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hello - Will Spart Remix". Beatport. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Zel McCarthy (19 February 2014). "The Stafford Brothers Say 'Hello' to America with Lil Wayne: On Set with the Aussies". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Stafford Brothers "Hello"". YouTube. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Stafford Brothers – Hello". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  10. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Australian Artists Singles 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 20 Artist Singles Chart". ARIA Charts. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Awards - SEARCH RESULTS "STAFFORD BROTHERS"". ARIAAWARDS. Retrieved 15 September 2014.