Point at You

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"Point at You"
Single by Justin Moore
from the album Off the Beaten Path
Released March 18, 2013 (2013-03-18)
Format Digital download
Genre Country
Length 3:00
Label Valory Music Group
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Jeremy Stover
Justin Moore singles chronology
"Til My Last Day"
(2012)
"Point at You"
(2013)
"Lettin' the Night Roll"
(2013)

"Point at You" is a song written by Ross Copperman, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip[1] and recorded by American country music artist Justin Moore. It was released in March 2013 as the first single from his third studio album, Off the Beaten Path.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song three and a half stars out of five, writing that "strong songwriting and clean country-rock production help ‘Point at You’ resonate with fans new and old."[3] Ashley Cooke of Roughstock gave the song four stars out of five, calling it "lyrically a bit more adventurous and fun with a lyric that rings true to Justin's own life."[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Peter Zavadil and premiered in May 2013.[5] It tells the story of a man whose patient girlfriend repeatedly bails him out of jail and distracts the police when he gets in dangerous situations and fights. His girlfriend in the video is played by 2014 Miss Alabama USA winner Jesica Ahlberg.

Chart performance[edit]

"Point at You" debuted at number 57 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of March 30, 2013.[6] It also debuted at number 33 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 6, 2013. It also debuted at number 97 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of June 15, 2013. It also debuted at number 100 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of August 10, 2013.

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 71
Canada Country (Billboard)[8] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 53
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 10
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[11] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[12] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[13] 39

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[14] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conaway, Alanna (March 14, 2013). "Story Behind The Song: Justin Moore's "Point At You"". Roughstock. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ Paxman, Bob (June 6, 2013). "Justin Moore Previews New Album, “Off the Beaten Path”". Country Weekly. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Dukes, Billy (March 4, 2013). "Justin Moore, ‘Point at You’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ Cooke, Ashley (February 28, 2013). "Single Review: Justin Moore "Point At You"". Roughstock. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ "CMT : Videos : Justin Moore : Point At You". Country Music Television. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ Morris, Edward (March 23, 2013). "Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan Are Top Dogs on Airplay, Albums Charts". Country Music Television. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Justin Moore – Chart history" Canadian Hot 100 for Justin Moore.
  8. ^ "Justin Moore – Chart history" Billboard Canada Country for Justin Moore.
  9. ^ "Justin Moore – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Justin Moore.
  10. ^ "Justin Moore – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Justin Moore.
  11. ^ "Justin Moore – Chart history" Billboard Country Airplay for Justin Moore.
  12. ^ "Best of 2013: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Best of 2013: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  14. ^ "American single certifications – Justin Moore – Point at You". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 21, 2015.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH