Kiss Goodnight

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"Kiss Goodnight"
Tyler Shaw - Kiss Goodnight (Official Single Cover).jpg
Single by Tyler Shaw
from the album Yesterday
ReleasedDecember 4, 2012 (2012-12-04)
Recorded2012
Genre
Length3:45
LabelSony Music Canada
Songwriter(s)
  • Tyler Shaw
  • Stephen Kozmeniuk
  • Todd Clark
Producer(s)
  • Stephen Kozmeniuk
  • Zubin Thakkar
Tyler Shaw singles chronology
"Kiss Goodnight"
(2012)
"By My Side"
(2013)

"Kiss Goodnight" is the debut single released by Canadian singer-songwriter Tyler Shaw. The song was written by Shaw in conjunction with Stephen Kozmeniuk and Todd Clark, and was produced by Kozmeniuk and Zubin Thakkar. It was released December 4, 2012 through Sony Music Canada as Shaw's first official single following his win of the second Coca-Cola MuchMusic Covers Contest (2012) and serves as the lead single for Shaw's debut studio album, Yesterday (2015).[1][2] A franglais version featuring vocals by french pop artist Nathalie Noël, entitled "Je veux juste rester là" ("I Just Want to Stay There"), was released April 9, 2013.[3]

Commercial reception[edit]

"Kiss Goodnight" debuted at number 100 on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 for the week of January 19, 2013.[4] It entered the top forty (at number 39) in its fourth week on the chart dated February 9, 2013 and reached a peak position of 24 on the chart dated May 18, 2013.[5][6] The single was certified Gold by Music Canada on April 22, 2013, indicating sales of over 40,000 units.[7] As of September 2015, "Kiss Goodnight" has sold over 73,000 units, according to Shaw's label, Sony Music Entertainment.[8]

The song received significant airplay on pop and adult radio formats in early 2013 and resultantly charted on multiple airplay charts compiled by Billboard via Nielsen BDS Radio. "Kiss Goodnight" spent seventeen weeks in the Top 10 on Canadian adult contemporary radio and reached a peak position of 5 on the associated Canada AC chart;[8] it also peaked at number eighteen on the Canada CHR/Top 40 chart and at number 7 on the Canada Hot AC chart. It was the 23rd most-played song on Canadian radio between January 2001 and July 2015, according to data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.[9]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for "Kiss Goodnight" was directed by Marc Andre Debruyne and premiered through MuchMusic December 14, 2012 before becoming publicly available December 17, 2012.[10][11][12] It was funded by MuchFACT, a collaborative venture between FACTOR and MuchMusic.[12] In the video, Shaw and his friends break into an abandoned house in the woods, where they engage in a campfire-style singalong and later illuminate the house with strings of Christmas lights.[11]

The video was nominated for the MuchFACT Video of the Year award at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards, but lost to Classified's "Inner Ninja".[13][14]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Category/Award Result
2013 MuchMusic Video Awards[13] MuchFACT Video of the Year Nominated
2014 Canadian Radio Music Awards[20][21] Best New Group or Solo Artist: Mainstream AC
Best New Group or Solo Artist: Hot AC
Best New Group or Solo Artist: CHR
Best New Group or Solo Artist: Dance/Urban/Rhythmic
SOCAN Awards[22] Songwriting Honours (Pop/Rock) Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kiss Goodnight - Single by Tyler Shaw". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Archived from the original on 31 January 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  2. ^ "MuchMusic and Coca-Cola Uncover the Next Canadian Music Sensation with the MuchMusic and Coca-Cola Covers Competition". Bell Media. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Kiss Goodnight / Je veux juste rester là (feat.Nathalie Noël) - Single by Tyler Shaw". iTunes Store (CA). Apple Inc. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Canada Singles Top 100 (January 19, 2013)". aCharts.co / Billboard. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Canadian Music: Top 100 Songs Chart" (The Week Of February 9, 2013). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Canadian Music: Top 100 Songs Chart" (The Week Of May 18, 2013). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Canadian single certifications – Tyler Shaw – Kiss Goodnight". Music Canada.
  8. ^ a b c "Sony Music Entertainment: New Release Book" (PDF). RPM Distribution. Sony Music Entertainment. Archived from the original (Book 2015-17: August 28th & September 4th) on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  9. ^ "The 100 most popular Canadian songs of the millennium". CBC Music. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. July 30, 2015. Archived from the original on 1 March 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Tyler Shaw - Kiss Goodnigh". IMVDb. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  11. ^ a b Allison (14 December 2012). "Watch Tyler Shaw's Music Video Debut with Kiss Goodnight". MuchMusic. Bell Media. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  12. ^ a b TylerShawVEVO (17 December 2012). "Tyler Shaw - Kiss Goodnight". YouTube. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  13. ^ a b Bliss, Karen (22 May 2013). "Marianas Trench, Drake Lead 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  14. ^ "2013 MMVA Winners: Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Drake And More Make The List". The Huffington Post. AOL. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canadian Hot 100 for Tyler Shaw. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  16. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada AC for Tyler Shaw. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  17. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada CHR/Top 40 for Tyler Shaw. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  18. ^ "Chart Search". Billboard Canada Hot AC for Tyler Shaw. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  19. ^ "Canadian Hot 100: 2013 Year-End Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  20. ^ "SONY Music's Tyler Shaw Earns 4 Canadian Radio Music Award Nominations With, "Kiss Goodnight" – Co-Wrote by Todd Clark". Wind-Up Songs. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2015.[permanent dead link]
  21. ^ "Winners Announced For the 2014 Canadian Radio Music Awards". Canadian Music Week. Canadian Association of Broadcasters / FACTOR. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  22. ^ "Canada's Immense Achievements in Music Creation Celebrated at 25th Anniversary SOCAN Awards". Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo! Canada. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2015.[permanent dead link]