Nice to Meet Ya (Meghan Trainor song)

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"Nice to Meet Ya"
Single by Meghan Trainor featuring Nicki Minaj
from the album Treat Myself
ReleasedJanuary 31, 2020 (2020-01-31)
Format
Recorded2019
GenrePop
Length3:17
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Ojivolta
Meghan Trainor singles chronology
"Wave"
(2019)
"Nice to Meet Ya"
(2020)
Nicki Minaj singles chronology
"Tusa"
(2019)
"Nice to Meet Ya"
(2020)
Music video
"Nice to Meet Ya" on YouTube

"Nice to Meet Ya" is a song by American singer Meghan Trainor featuring American rapper Nicki Minaj. It was released on January 31, 2020, as the third single from Trainor's third studio album Treat Myself (2020), which was released on the same day.

Background and composition[edit]

Trainor announced the song on January 28, 2020, after using the shaking-hands emoji as a placeholder for the song's title on the track list of Treat Myself.[1][2] "Nice to Meet Ya" is a "feel-good"[3] pop[4] song with a "catchy chorus"[3] and a hip hop beat.[5]

Music video[edit]

The song's music video accompanied the song's release.[6] It was directed by Mathew Cullen and inspired by Working Girl (1988).[7]

Live performances[edit]

On February 6, 2020, Trainor performed the song for the first time on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2020) Peak
position
Australia Digital Tracks (ARIA)[8] 29
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 88
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[10] 13
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 45
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[12] 88
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 89
US Rolling Stone Top 100[14] 93

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various January 31, 2020 Epic
Australia February 2, 2020 Contemporary hit radio [15]
United States February 3, 2020 Hot adult contemporary radio [16]
February 4, 2020 Contemporary hit radio [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meghan Trainor on Instagram: "The rumors are true 😏 #NiceToMeetYa featuring my QUEEN @nickiminaj ...out on Friday!"". Retrieved 2020-01-31 – via Instagram.
  2. ^ "Meghan Trainor on Instagram: "#TreatMyself 💙 10 days!!!"". Retrieved 2020-01-31 – via Instagram.
  3. ^ a b Nied, Mike (31 January 2020). "Meghan Trainor & Nicki Minaj Take Over The Workforce In "Nice To Meet Ya" Video". Idolator. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  4. ^ Saponara, Michael (31 January 2020). "Meghan Trainor Links Up With Nicki Minaj at the Office for Colorful 'Nice to Meet Ya' Video". Billboard. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  5. ^ Wass, Mike (28 January 2020). "Meghan Trainor Taps Nicki Minaj For "Nice To Meet Ya"". Idolator. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Meghan Trainor - Nice to Meet Ya (Official Music Video) ft. Nicki Minaj". Retrieved 2020-01-31 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ Shaffer, Claire (2020-01-31). "Meghan Trainor, Nicki Minaj Pay Homage to 'Working Girl' in 'Nice to Meet Ya' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  8. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 40 Digital Tracks" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. February 10, 2020. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. February 10, 2020. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "Meghan Trainor Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved February 11, 2020.
  14. ^ "Top 100 Songs". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 11, 2020.
  15. ^ "Singles To Radio". The Music Network. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  16. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on February 2, 2020. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
  17. ^ "Top 40/M Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on February 3, 2020. Retrieved January 31, 2020.