Paradise (Benny Benassi and Chris Brown song)

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"Paradise"
Chris Brown Paradise Cover.jpg
Single by Benny Benassi and Chris Brown
from the album Danceaholic
Released31 March 2016 (2016-03-31)
Format
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:53
LabelUltra
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Benny Benassi singles chronology
"Beardo"
(2016)
"Paradise"
(2016)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Something New"
(2016)
"Paradise"
(2016)
"Drifting"
(2016)

"Paradise" is a song by Italian DJ Benny Benassi and American recording artist Chris Brown, released on 31 March 2016.[2]

Background[edit]

The song was written by Benassi, Brown, Daniel Daley, Allessandro Benassi and Stephen Kozmeniuk. Brown and Benassi had worked together for the first time on the song "Beautiful People" in 2010, and subsequently Benassi had produced another track for Brown, "Don't Wake Me Up", in 2012. After these collaborations Brown said in an interview for Billboard: "Benny and I have a history of making special music for the fans worldwide, and "Paradise" is another collaboration that I believe the fans will love and embrace".[3]

In August 2015 Benassi has premiered a demo called "Paradise" on his SoundCloud page and removed it later.[4][5] In March 2016 Brown had posted on his Instagram profile photos showing him and Benassi on the set for the video.[1] After that Benassi has released the song on 31 March 2016.[6]

Music video[edit]

On 7 April 2016 Ultra Music uploaded the music video for "Paradise" on his YouTube account.[7]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Paradise"3:53

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[9] 21
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders)[10] 27
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[11] 29
Ireland (IRMA)[12] 30
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[13] 15
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[14] 70
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[15] 40
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[16] 21
US Dance/Mix Show Airplay (Billboard)[17] 15

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[18] Silver 200,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Davide (6 April 2016). "Benny Benassi feat. Chris Brown - Paradise - Video premiere".
  2. ^ a b "Paradise - Single by Benny Benassi & Chris Brown". iTunes Store (AU). Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  3. ^ "Watch Benny Benassi & Chris Brown's Summery 'Paradise' Video: Exclusive".
  4. ^ "New Music: Benny Benassi & Chris Brown – 'Paradise'".
  5. ^ "New Music: Benny Benassi & Chris Brown – 'Paradise'".
  6. ^ Music, G. O. T. (7 April 2016). "Chris Brown, Benny Benassi Hit the Beach in "Paradise" Video".
  7. ^ "Benny Benassi & Chris Brown - Paradise (Official Video)". YouTube. April 7, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Paradise (Radio Edit) - Single by Benny Benassi & Chris Brown". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Benny Benassi & Chris Brown – Paradise" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved May 28, 2016.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Benny Benassi & Chris Brown Paradise" (in French). Ultratop Dance.
  11. ^ "Ultratop.be – Benny Benassi & Chris Brown – Paradise" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved May 28, 2016.
  12. ^ "Chart Track: Week 20, 2016". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  14. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201624 into search. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 13, 2016.
  16. ^ "Benny Benassi Chart History (Hot Dance/Electronic Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 26, 2016.
  17. ^ "Benny Benassi Chart History (Dance Mix/Show Airplay)". Billboard.
  18. ^ "British single certifications – Chris Brown and Tyga – Ayo". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved April 8, 2015. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Ayo in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.