Nights Like This (Kehlani song)

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"Nights Like This"
Kehlani - Nights Like This.png
Single by Kehlani featuring Ty Dolla $ign
from the album While We Wait
ReleasedJanuary 10, 2019
Format
Recorded2018
Length3:22
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Sir Nolan
Kehlani singles chronology
"Body Count (Remix)"
(2018)
"Nights Like This"
(2019)
"Butterfly"
(2019)
Ty Dolla $ign singles chronology
"Bottled Up"
(2018)
"Nights Like This"
(2019)
"Think About Us"
(2019)
Music video
"Nights Like This" on YouTube

"Nights Like This" is a song by American singer and songwriter Kehlani. It features American singer Ty Dolla Sign. It was released on January 10, 2019, on Zane Lowe's World Record on Beats 1, as the lead single from her third and second commercial mixtape While We Wait.[1] The song has obtained over 230 million streams on Spotify as of March 2020.

Background[edit]

"Nights Like This" was announced by Kehlani via her Instagram on January 7, 2019.[2] The song was written by Kehlani, Nolan Lambroza and Ty Dolla Sign and produced by Sir Nolan.

The song's lyrics dissect a failed relationship, in which Kehlani questions the intentions of her former lover, a girl who is alluded to as being bisexual. Ty Dolla Sign's verse describes the perspective of the male referred to in the song.[3]

Music video[edit]

The song's accompanying music video premiered on January 10, 2019 on Kehlani's YouTube account, and as of November 2019 it has over 35 million views on YouTube.[4]

Personnel[edit]

  • DannyBoyStyles – producer
  • Sir Nolan – producer
  • Tony Maserati – mixing engineer
  • Agent 47 – vocal engineer
  • Chris Athens – mastering engineer

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[21] Silver 200,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[22] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various January 10, 2019 [23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kehlani on Instagram: 'Listen to da new new 'Nights Like This' feat. Ty Dolla Sign as @ZaneLowes's @Beats1Official WORLD RECORD tomorrow! apple.co/zane'". Retrieved January 10, 2019 – via Instagram.
  2. ^ "Kehlani on Instagram: '1/10/19 Nights Like This'". Retrieved January 10, 2019 – via Instagram.
  3. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (January 17, 2019). "Kehlani & Ty Dolla $ign's 'Nights Like This' Shows 20BiTeen Is Already Real". Forbes. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "Kehlani – Nights Like This (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) [Official Music Video]". Retrieved January 10, 2019 – via YouTube.
  5. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Nights Like This". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Nights Like This" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Kehlani Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  8. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201906 into search. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  9. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Kehlani". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  10. ^ "Savaitės klausomiausi (TOP 100)" (in Lithuanian). AGATA. February 8, 2019. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
  11. ^ "Charts.nz – Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Nights Like This". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  12. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Nights Like This". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  13. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Select SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201906 into search. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Kehlani feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Nights Like This". Singles Top 100. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  16. ^ "Kehlani Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  17. ^ "Kehlani Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  18. ^ "Kehlani Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  19. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2019". Billboard. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  20. ^ "Top 100 Songs of 2019". Rolling Stone. January 10, 2020. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  21. ^ "British single certifications – Kehlani Ft Ty Dolla Sign – Nights Like This". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved May 31, 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Nights Like This in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  22. ^ "American single certifications – Kehlani – Nights Like This". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  23. ^ "Nights Like This (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) – Single by Kehlani on Apple". iTunes Store. Retrieved January 10, 2019.