Majid Jordan

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Majid Jordan
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Years active 2011–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website majidjordan.com
Members
  • Majid Al Maskati
  • Jordan Ullman

Majid Jordan is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman. They are signed to OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake, producer Noah "40" Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib.

Jordan, originally from Toronto, and Majid, arriving in Toronto by way of Bahrain, met as students at the University of Toronto in 2011. Working between Ullman's dorm room and his parents' basement, they launched their first joint EP titled Afterhours on SoundCloud under the pseudonym Good People.[1]

Career[edit]

2013–present: A Place Like This and Majid Jordan[edit]

In 2013, Majid Jordan co-produced and were credited to be featured on Drake's track "Hold On, We're Going Home", which was included from his platinum-selling album Nothing Was the Same. "Hold On, We're Going Home" went on and then become Drake's most successful single-charting in each countries; including United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Majid and Jordan first met each other at Majid's birthday party at a bar in Toronto, Canada, and then later that week, they began working together in Jordan's dorm, releasing their first official single, entitled "Hold Tight", in just one day, which they posted on Soundcloud anonymously. Producer Noah "40" Shebib was later impressed by their EP, titled afterhours, and he later signed them to Drake's OVO Sound record label.[2]

On July 7, 2014, Majid Jordan released their first official single as a duo through SoundCloud.[3] On July 17, 2014, 10 days later, they released their official debut EP, A Place Like This, which was digitally through OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake. They went on to release music videos for three of the songs from the EP, including the title track "A Place Like This",[4] "Her"[5] and "Forever".[6]

On July 10, 2015, Drake premiered their first single, titled "My Love" for their upcoming debut studio album on Apple's Beats 1 radio, during an interview with radio host Zane Lowe, their label boss is also featured on the track. After its premiere it was released straight to Apple Music and the iTunes Store.[7]

On February 17, 2016, the duo revealed their first-ever North American tour.[8] It starts off March 14 in San Francisco. Shows are scheduled for Miami, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, and Los Angeles.[8] Earlier in February, the duo released its self-titled debut by OVO sound, featuring a song with Drake, called "My Love.[8]"

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and sales figures
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
CAN
[9]
AUS
[10]
UK
[11]
UK
R&B

[12]
US
[13]
US
R&B
/HH

[14]
US
R&B

[15]
Majid Jordan 20 87 145 18 69 12 6
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and sales figures
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
CAN US US
R&B
/HH

[14]
US
R&B

[15]
A Place Like This 31 19
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN US US
Rhy.

[18]
"A Place Like This" 2014 A Place Like This
"Her"
"Forever" 2015
"My Love"
(featuring Drake)
Majid Jordan
"Something About You" 20
"Phases" 2017 TBA
"One I Want"[19]
(featuring PartyNextDoor)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[20]
AUS
[21]
IRE
[22]
NZ
[23]
UK
[24]
US
[25]
US
R&B
/HH

[26]
US
R&B

[27]
"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2013 4 8 7 9 4 4 1 1 Nothing Was the Same

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN UK
[33]
US US
R&B
/HH
US
R&B
"Summers Over Interlude"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2016 88 142 [A] [B] 14 Views
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Summers Over Interlude" 2016 Drake Views
"Move Together" Somewhere Else TBA
"Chilli Peppers" Roy Woods Nocturnal

Music videos[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of music videos as lead artist, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"A Place Like This" 2014 Common Good[34][35][36]
"Her"
"Forever" 2015
"My Love"
(featuring Drake)
"Something About You"
"King City" 2016
"Learn from Each Other" Ben Strebel[37]
"Every Step Every Way" Common Good[38]
"Make It Work" Aaron A
"Small Talk" Kid. Studio

As featured artist[edit]

List of music videos as featured artist, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2013 Bill Pope[39]

Production discography[edit]

Singles produced[edit]

List of singles as either producer or co-producer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[20]
AUS
[21]
IRL
[22]
NZ
[23]
UK
[24]
US
[25]
US
R&B
/HH

[26]
US
R&B

[27]
"Hold On, We're Going Home"
(Drake featuring Majid Jordan)
2013 4 8 7 9 4 4 1 1 Nothing Was the Same
"A Place Like This"
(Majid Jordan)
2014 A Place Like This
"My Love"
(Majid Jordan featuring Drake)
2015 Majid Jordan
"Something About You"
(Majid Jordan)
"For Free"
(DJ Khaled featuring Drake)
2016 71 70 25 18 6 Major Key
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

2013[edit]

DrakeNothing Was the Same
  • 08. "Hold On, We're Going Home" (featuring Majid Jordan) (produced with Nineteen85, add. production by 40)
BeyoncéBeyoncé
  • 09. "Mine" (featuring Drake) (produced by 40, add. production by Majid Jordan & Omen)

2014[edit]

Majid Jordan – A Place Like This

2016[edit]

Majid Jordan – Majid Jordan
  • 01. "Learn From Each Other" (produced with Illangelo)
  • 02. "Make It Work"
  • 03. "My Love" (featuring Drake) (produced by Nineteen85 & Illangelo, co-produced by Majid Jordan & 40)
  • 04. "Small Talk"
  • 05. "Pacifico"
  • 06. "Shake Shake Shake"
  • 07. "Love Is Always There"
  • 08. "Warm"
  • 09. "Something About You" (produced with Illangelo)
  • 10. "Day and Night"
  • 11. "King City" (produced with Nineteen85)
  • 12. "Every Step Every Way"
Drake – Views
  • 04. "Feel No Ways" (add. production by 40 & Kanye West)
  • 14. "Childs Play" (produced by 40, add. production by Majid Jordan, Metro Boomin & Nineteen85)
DJ KhaledMajor Key
  • 02. "For Free" (featuring Drake) (produced with Nineteen85)

Remixes[edit]

  • 2016: Majid Jordan - "My Love" (featuring Drake) (Remix)

Tours[edit]

  • Majid Jordan Tour (2016)
  • Majid Jordan II Tour (2016)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Nominated work Category Result
2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards "Hold On, We're Going Home"
(with Drake)
Hip-Hop/R&B Song of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
Billboard Music Awards Top R&B Song Nominated
World Music Awards World's Best Song Nominated
Much Music Video Awards International Video of the Year By a Canadian Won
BET Awards Best Collaboration Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Best Hip-Hop Video Won
Soul Train Music Awards Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
2015 Juno Awards Single of the Year Nominated
Much Music Video Awards "Her" Best Director Nominated
Video of the Year Nominated
"Forever" Best MuchFact Video Won
2016 Much Music Video Awards "Something About You" Best Director Nominated
"My Love"
(with Drake)
Best MuchFact Video Won
"Every Step Every Way" Best Post-Production Won

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Summers Over Interlude" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number two on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as an extension to the Hot 100.
  2. ^ "Summers Over Interlude" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number one on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as an extension to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Majid Jordan - About". Official website. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Majid Jordan Talk About Meeting Drake + New Album". YouTube. N.p., 2016. Web. 5 Apr. 2016.
  3. ^ "A Place Like This by Majid Jordan". SoundCloud. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Watch Majid Jordan's Video for "A Place Like This"". Complex. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Watch Majid Jordan's "Her" Video". Complex. Retrieved December 8, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Watch Majid Jordan's "Forever" Video". Complex. Retrieved January 19, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Majid Jordan and Drake Release "My Love" On Apple Music". Complex. Retrieved July 10, 2015. 
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  10. ^ Ryan, Gavin (February 13, 2016). "ARIA Albums: Molly Is No 1". Noise11. Retrieved February 13, 2016. 
  11. ^ Peak chart positions for albums in the United Kingdom:
  12. ^ "Official R&B Albums Chart Top 40 – 12 February 2016 – 18 February 2016". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 13, 2016. 
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  15. ^ a b "Majid Jordan – Chart History: R&B Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 13, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Majid Jordan by Majid Jordan". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  17. ^ "A Place Like This - EP by Majid Jordan". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved July 17, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Majid Jordan – Chart History: Rhythmic Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 2, 2016. 
  19. ^ Adelle Platon (June 15, 2017). "Majid Jordan Teams With PARTYNEXTDOOR for 'One I Want'". Billboard. Retrieved June 16, 2017. 
  20. ^ a b "Drake – Chart History: Billboard Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
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  22. ^ a b Hung, Steffen. "Discography Majid Jordan". Irish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  23. ^ a b Hung, Steffen. "Discography Majid Jordan". New Zealand Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  24. ^ a b "Drake". Officialcharts.com/. Official Charts Company. 
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  27. ^ a b "Drake – Chart History: R&B Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 
  28. ^ "Gold/Platinum: Drake". Music Canada. Retrieved September 24, 2013. 
  29. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  30. ^ "Certified Awards Search" (To access, enter release title as search parameter). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  31. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Drake". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on November 4, 2015. Retrieved May 23, 2014. 
  32. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart – 21 October 2013". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved February 5, 2014. 
  33. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  34. ^ "Majid Jordan "A Place Like This" Official Video". Common Good. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  35. ^ "Majid Jordan "Her" Official Video". Common Good. Retrieved December 8, 2014. 
  36. ^ "Majid Jordan "Forever" Official Video". Common Good. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  37. ^ "Watch Majid Jordan's "Learn From Each Other" Video". The FADER. Retrieved February 17, 2016. 
  38. ^ "Watch Majid Jordan's "Every Step Every Way" Video". The FADER. Retrieved March 22, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake". Vevo. Retrieved September 24, 2013. 

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