Regret in Your Tears

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"Regret in Your Tears"
Cover art for Regret in Your Tears
Single by Nicki Minaj
ReleasedMarch 10, 2017
FormatDigital download
Length3:48
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Nicki Minaj singles chronology
"No Frauds"
(2017)
"Regret in Your Tears"
(2017)
"Light My Body Up"
(2017)

"Regret in Your Tears" is a song by American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj. Produced by Boi-1da, Frank Dukes and Allen Ritter, the song was released as a single on March 10, 2017 along with "Changed It" and "No Frauds". It details Minaj's break-up with ex-boyfriend Meek Mill and features her singing throughout the track.[1][2]

Background and release[edit]

"Regret in Your Tears" was released for digital download on March 10, 2017, alongside two other singles: "No Frauds" with Drake and Lil Wayne and "Changed It" with Lil Wayne;[3][4] it was then released to contemporary hit radio on March 14, 2017.[5] It details Minaj's break-up with ex-boyfriend Meek Mill and features her singing throughout the track.[1][2] Rumors surfaced about PartyNextDoor ghostwriting the song,[6] which Minaj later dismissed.[7]

Music video[edit]

A lyric video for the single was uploaded to Vevo and YouTube on March 24, 2017. A music video was released on Tidal on April 30, 2017, and to other outlets on May 5, 2017. The video is directed by the duo Mert and Marcus. It opens with her sitting on the hood of a half drowned truck in a water body wearing a light flowy white outfit while donning a long wig that goes past her knees, as she starts reminiscing the good times in the relationship. The male counterpart can be seen crying and regretting the decision of ending the relationship. She is sporting a toned down look which corresponds to the dull and dark theme of the entire video.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australia Urban (ARIA)[8] 14
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 84
France (SNEP)[10] 87
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 45
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[12] 14
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 69
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 61
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[15] 26

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
United States March 10, 2017 Digital download [16]
March 14, 2017 Contemporary hit radio [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "People Think Nicki Minaj's "Regret In Your Tears" Is About Meek Mill". Complex. Complex Media Inc. March 10, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Cline, Georgette (March 10, 2017). "Nicki Minaj Erases Her Memories on New Song "Regret In Your Tears"". XXL. XXL Network. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "Nicki Minaj Also Dropped Two Other Singles, "Changed It" And "Regret In Your Tears"". Genius. March 10, 2017. Retrieved March 10, 2017.
  4. ^ "Nicki Minaj Drops New Three New Singles". Complex. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Nicki Minaj "Regret in Your Tears" (Radio Date: 14/03/2017)". All Access. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "Nicki Minaj Releases 'Queens Got Da Crown' Playlist For Tidal, Addresses Partynextdoor Writing 'Regret' Rumors". Billboard. March 13, 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "Nicki Minaj puts PartyNextDoor on blast for claiming he wrote her song #RegretInYourTears". Feed Me Hits. March 15, 2017. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
  8. ^ "ARIA Urban Singles Chart". ARIA. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "Nicki Minaj Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  10. ^ "Lescharts.com – Nicki Minaj – Regret in Your Tears" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  12. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  13. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  14. ^ Trust, Gary (March 20, 2017). "Nicki Minaj Passes Aretha Franklin for Most Billboard Hot 100 Hits of Any Female Artist". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  15. ^ "Nicki Minaj Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  16. ^ "Regret In Your Tears - Single by Nicki Minaj on Apple Music". iTunes. March 10, 2017. Retrieved March 20, 2017.

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