PartyNextDoor 3

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PartyNextDoor 3
PartyNextDoor3album.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 12, 2016
GenreAlternative R&Bhip-hop
Length65:43
Label
Producer
PartyNextDoor chronology
Colours
(2014)
PartyNextDoor 3
(2016)
Colours 2
(2017)
Singles from PartyNextDoor 3
  1. "Come and See Me"
    Released: March 23, 2016
  2. "Not Nice"
    Released: July 22, 2016

PartyNextDoor 3 (stylized in all caps and also as P3) is the second studio album by Canadian recording artist PartyNextDoor. It was released on August 12, 2016, by OVO Sound and Warner Bros. Records.[1] The album was supported by two singles: "Come and See Me" featuring Drake, and "Not Nice".

Singles[edit]

The album's first single, "Come and See Me" was released digitally on the iTunes Store and Apple Music on March 23, 2016.[2] The song features guest vocals from the fellow Canadian-native recording artist and label-mate Drake, with production that was provided by 40.

The album's second single, "Not Nice" was released digitally as the pre-order for the album on the iTunes Store and Apple Music on July 22, 2016 and later sent to radio as the second official single. The track was co-written by Aubrey Graham,[3] with the production that was provided by 40, Illangelo, Supa Dups and Nineteen85.

"Don't Know How" was released on the iTunes Store and Apple Music as the first promotional single on August 5, 2016. The song was produced by Bizness Boi and Neenyo.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic69/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork(7.4/10)[6]
HipHopDX3.2/5[7]
XXL3/5 stars (L)[8]
Exclaim!6/10[9]
The Guardian3/5 stars[10]

PartyNextDoor 3 received positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 69, based on eight reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[4] Writing for Exclaim!, Ryan B. Patrick praised the album's "on point" production but criticized PartyNextDoor's tendency to "get lost in his own haze of vulnerabilities".[9]

Commercial performance[edit]

PartyNextDoor 3 debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, earning 50,000 album equivalent units with 29,000 copies in pure album sales in its first week of release.[11] On January 22, 2019, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over 500,000 units in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[5]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."High Hopes"
7:22
2."Don't Run"
Christian Patey
4:03
3."Nobody"
  • Olubowale Akintimehin
  • Brathwaite
PartyNextDoor4:10
4."Not Nice"3:22
5."Only U"BrathwaiteBoi-1da2:55
6."Don't Know How"
  • Brathwaite
  • Robertson
Bizness Boi2:54
7."Problems & Selfless"BrathwaiteG Ry3:37
8."Temptations"BrathwaitePartyNextDoor2:43
9."Spiteful"BrathwaitePartyNextDoor5:35
10."Joy"
  • 40
  • PartyNextDoor
  • Neenyo[b]
3:15
11."You've Been Missed"
  • Yinka Bankole-Ojo
  • Brathwaite
  • Robertson
  • FWDSLXSH
  • Neenyo
  • PartyNextDoor[b]
  • Bizness Boi[b]
4:00
12."Transparency"
  • Brathwaite
  • Robertson
  • PartyNextDoor
  • Neenyo[b]
  • Bizness Boi[b]
3:50
13."Brown Skin"
  • Brathwaite
  • Shebib
  • 40
  • PartyNextDoor
3:58
14."1942"BrathwaitePartyNextDoor5:41
15."Come and See Me" (featuring Drake)
  • Brathwaite
  • Graham
  • Shebib
403:55
16."Nothing Easy to Please"
  • Brathwaite
  • Shebib
  • 40
  • PartyNextDoor
4:23
Total length:65:43

Notes

  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer.
  • ^[b] signifies an additional producer.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[12] 13
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[13] 24
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[14] 68
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[15] 4
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[16] 24
French Albums (SNEP)[17] 79
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[18] 14
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 36
UK Albums (OCC)[20] 11
US Billboard 200[21] 3
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[22] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[23] Gold 500,000double-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 August 12, 2016 Digital download [24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Drops New Song "Not Nice", Announces Release Date For 'P3'". Complex. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Recruits Drake for 'Come And See Me'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved March 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR Announces P3 Album With "Not Nice"". The Fader. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "PartyNextDoor 3 - PartyNextDoor". Metacritic. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  5. ^ a b Kellman, Andy. "PartyNextDoor - PartyNextDoor 3". AllMusic. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "PARTYNEXTDOOR: PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Album Review - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  7. ^ Glaysher, Scott. "PARTYNEXTDOOR - P3 Review". HipHopDX. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  8. ^ "PartyNextDoor Satisfies With Melodies and Melancholy on 'P3' - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  9. ^ a b Patrick, Ryan B. "Partynextdoor P3". Exclaim!. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  10. ^ Empire, Kitty (14 August 2016). "PartyNextDoor: PartyNextDoor 3 (P3) review – the ups and downs of a public love life". Retrieved 16 May 2017 – via The Guardian.
  11. ^ Schwartz, Danny (August 20, 2016). "First week sells for P#". Hotnewhiphop. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  12. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Partynextdoor – PX3". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  13. ^ "Ultratop.be – Partynextdoor – PX3" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – Partynextdoor – PX3" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  15. ^ "PartyNextDoor Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  16. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Partynextdoor – PX3" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  17. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 33, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  18. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. August 22, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Partynextdoor – PX3". Hung Medien. Retrieved August 24, 2016.
  20. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 20, 2016.
  21. ^ "'Suicide Squad' Soundtrack Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
  22. ^ "PartyNextDoor Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  23. ^ "American album certifications – PARTYNEXTDOOR – PARTYNEXTDOOR 3". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  24. ^ All citations concerning the release history of PartyNextDoor 3: