Party (Chris Brown song)

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"Party"
Chris Brown Party Art.jpg
Single by Chris Brown featuring Usher and Gucci Mane
from the album Heartbreak on a Full Moon
ReleasedDecember 16, 2016 (2016-12-16)
Recorded2016
Genre
Length3:40
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Do You Mind"
(2016)
"Party"
(2016)
"I Think of You"
(2017)
Usher singles chronology
"Rivals"
(2016)
"Party"
(2016)
"LaLaLa"
(2019)
Gucci Mane singles chronology
"Stutter"
(2016)
"Party"
(2016)
"Good Drank"
(2017)
Music video
"Party" on YouTube

"Party" is a song by American singer Chris Brown featuring fellow American singer Usher and American rapper Gucci Mane.[1] It was released by RCA as the second single from the former's eighth studio album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon (2017) on December 16, 2016. "Party" was the only top 40 hit from the album, peaking at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Party" was directed by Chris Brown and directed by Riveting Entertainment.[2] The video for "Party" was made available on December 18, 2016, on iTunes, YouTube, and Vevo. It features cameo appearances from Internet viral video stars Kida the Great and Ayo & Teo in the video. The video begins with Brown entering an underground club. To gain entry he begins to dance to the song "Kriss Kross" with a group of kids surrounding him in a circle. Usher then appears, flashing his NBA Championship ring he won as a minority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and slides down an escalator to begin dancing.[3] Gucci Mane performs his verse with a group of kids surrounding him dancing.

Promotion[edit]

Chris Brown, along with Gucci Mane, performed the track during the BET Awards 2017.[4]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[5]

  • Chris Brown – vocals, composer
  • Usher Raymond IV – vocals, composer
  • Gucci Mane – vocals, composer
  • Lyrica Anderson – composer
  • Ishmael Sadiq Montague – composer
  • Melvin Moore – composer
  • Floyd Bentley – composer
  • Christopher Dotson – composer
  • Jaycen Joshua – mixing engineer
  • Patrizio Pigliapoco – recording engineer

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[22] Platinum 70,000double-dagger
Canada (Music Canada)[23] Gold 40,000double-dagger
United Kingdom (BPI)[24] Silver 200,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[25] 2× Platinum 2,000,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
United States December 16, 2016 Digital download RCA [26]
January 10, 2017 Rhythmic contemporary [27]
March 1, 2017 Urban contemporary [28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chris Brown Readies New Single 'Party' with Usher & Gucci Mane and the whole song samples Wiz Khalifa's song "Pull Up" Featuring Lil Uzi Vert". Rap-Up. Retrieved December 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "Chris Brown, Usher and Gucci Mane Get the 'Party' Started: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "Chris Brown's New Video Has Usher, Gucci Mane, And A Ton Of Sick Choreography". MTV News. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Celebrities, Music, News, Entertainment, TV Shows & Videos". BET.
  5. ^ "Try the TIDAL Web Player".
  6. ^ "ARIA CHART WATCH #400". auspOp. December 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 40 Urban Singles". ARIA Top 40 Urban Singles. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  9. ^ "Chris Brown feat. Usher & Gucci Mane – Party" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  10. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  11. ^ "Radio & YouTube – Top Week Hits – Tophit Music Charts". Tophit.
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  14. ^ "Official Hip Hop and R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  15. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  16. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  17. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  18. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  19. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  20. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Songs - Year-End 2017". Billboard.
  21. ^ "Rhythmic Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  22. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2018 Singles" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association.
  23. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Chris Brown – Party". Music Canada.
  24. ^ "British single certifications – Chris Brown feat. Usher & Gucci Mane – Party". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved May 18, 2018.Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Party in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  25. ^ "American single certifications – Chris Brown feat. Usher & Gucci Mane – Party". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  26. ^ *United States: "Party - Single by Chris Brown". iTunes (US). Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  27. ^ "FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Nielsen Ratings, Music News and more!". www.fmqb.com. Archived from the original on 1 March 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  28. ^ "Top 40 Urban/UAC Future Releases". All Access. Retrieved January 4, 2017.