Love U Better

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"Love U Better"
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Single by Ty Dolla Sign featuring Lil Wayne and The-Dream
from the album Beach House 3
Released July 10, 2017 (2017-07-10)
Genre Electro-R&B[1]
Length 3:03
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Ty Dolla Sign singles chronology
"Whatever You Need"
(2017)
"Love U Better"
(2017)
"Ego"
(2017)

"Whatever You Need"
(2017)
"Love U Better"
(2017)
"Ego"
(2017)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)"
(2017) The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)2017
"Love U Better"
(2017) Love U Better2017
"Like a Man"
(2017) Like a Man2017
The-Dream singles chronology
"D4L"
(2016) D4L2016
"Love U Better"
(2017) Love U Better2017

"Love U Better" is a song by American recording artist Ty Dolla Sign. It was released on July 10, 2017, as the lead single from his second studio album, Beach House 3 (2017).[2] The song features rapper Lil Wayne and R&B singer The-Dream.

Release and composition[edit]

Ty Dolla Sign announced "Love U Better" on July 7, 2017, and shared the single's artwork on his social media accounts.[3] The song premiered via Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show on July 10, and was released for digital download as a single on the same day.[1] It was sent to urban radio July 25, 2017.[4] "Love U Better" has been described as an electro-R&B track by Rolling Stone.[1] It contains a sample from 1997 song "I Can Love You" by singer Mary J. Blige.[5]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song, directed by Ryan Hope, was shot in the Hollywood Hills and premiered via Ty Dolla Sign's YouTube channel on August 3, 2017.[6] It features cameo appearances from YG, Sevyn Streeter, Jeremih and Trae tha Truth.[6] It also features Jhene Aiko and Big Sean with Wizkid (musician)

Commercial performance[edit]

"Love U Better" peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100, performing modestly on radio . In New Zealand, the song reached number 49, as well as number 97 In Australia.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 97
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[8] 12
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard)[9] 1
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[10] 20

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States July 10, 2017 Digital download[11]
July 25, 2017 Urban radio[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hear Ty Dolla $ign's Lush New Song With Lil Wayne, The-Dream". Rolling Stone. July 10, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "Ty Dolla Sign teases Beach House 3 Music". XXL. March 12, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  3. ^ "Ty Dolla $ign Taps Lil Wayne & The-Dream for 'Beach House 3' Single". Rap-Up. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Urban/UAC Future Releases". All Access. Archived from the original on July 26, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "NEW MUSIC: Ty Dolla $ign Feat. Lil Wayne & The-Dream – Love U Better". Respect. July 10, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Video: Ty Dolla $ign feat. Lil Wayne & The-Dream – 'Love U Better'". Rap-Up. August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "CHART WATCH #430". auspOp. July 22, 2017. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  8. ^ "Ty Dolla Sign Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  9. ^ "Ty Dolla $ign – Chart History: Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  10. ^ "Ty Dolla Sign Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  11. ^ "Love U Better by Ty Dolla $ign featuring The-Dream & Lil Wayne". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved July 26, 2017.

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