Luv (Tory Lanez song)

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"Luv"
Luvsong.jpg
Single by Tory Lanez
from the album I Told You
Released July 29, 2016
Format Digital download
Recorded 2016
Genre Dancehall
Length
  • 3:48 (album version)
  • 3:07 (radio edit)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Tory Lanez singles chronology
"For Real"
(2016)
"Luv"
(2016)
"Trust Nobody"
(2016)

"For Real"
(2016)
"Luv"
(2016)
"Trust Nobody"
(2016)
Music video
"Luv" on YouTube

"Luv" is a song by Canadian rapper Tory Lanez. It was released on July 29, 2016, as the second single from his debut studio album, I Told You (2016). The song was produced by Cashmere Cat and Benny Blanco. It has interpolations from "Everyone Falls in Love" by Tanto Metro and Devonte.[1] It received a nomination for Best R&B Song at the 59th Grammy Awards that was held in February 2017.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Luv", directed by Lanez and Zac Facts, premiered via Lanez's Vevo channel on June 24, 2016.[2]

Remix[edit]

The official remix of the song was released on October 7, 2016, and features Jamaican dancehall artist Sean Paul.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

On the week of July 16, 2016, the song debuted at number 96 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and peaked at number 19. It became Tory Lanez' first song reach the top 20 on the chart. The song spent 22 weeks on the chart.

In Canada, the song debuted at number 96 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart on the week of July 9, 2016. It peaked at number 28 on the chart. The song spent a total of 20 weeks on the chart. The single was eventually certified platinum by Music Canada for sales of over 80,000 units in Canada.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[26] Platinum 80,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[27] Gold 400,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[28] 2× 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lilah, Rose (2016-06-10). "Tory Lanez - Luv (Prod. By Benny Blanco & Cashmere Cat) | Stream [New Song]". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2016-06-13.
  2. ^ "Watch Tory Lanez 'LUV' New Music Video". OnSMASH. June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Tory Lanez "Luv" (Remix) (ft. Sean Paul)". Exclaim!. October 7, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "CHART WATCH #384". auspOp. September 3, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
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  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tory Lanez – Luv" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
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  8. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201639 into search. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201640 into search. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 34, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  11. ^ "Chart Track: Week 36, 2016". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  12. ^ "Classifica settimanale WK 35" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  13. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Tory Lanez – Luv" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  14. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. August 29, 2016. Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  15. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Tory Lanez – Luv". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
  17. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201638 into search. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  18. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tory Lanez – Luv". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  20. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  21. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  22. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  23. ^ "Tory Lanez Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  24. ^ "Canadian Hot 100 Year End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  25. ^ "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  26. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Tory Lanez – Luv". Music Canada.
  27. ^ "British single certifications – Tory Lanez – Luv". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Luv in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  28. ^ "American single certifications – Tory Lanez – Luv". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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