Sidewalks (song)

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"Sidewalks"
Song by The Weeknd featuring Kendrick Lamar
from the album Starboy
ReleasedNovember 25, 2016 (2016-11-25)
GenreR&B
Length3:51
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)

"Sidewalks" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd, featuring American rapper Kendrick Lamar, from his third studio album Starboy (2016). The song was written by both artists alongside Doc McKinney, Daniel Wilson, Robert John Richardson, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, being produced by McKinney, Bobby Raps and Muhammad. It was one of the tracks off Starboy to be featured in the short film Mania.[1][2] The song features additional vocals by Daniel Wilson and is the first collaboration between The Weeknd and Lamar.[3]

Commercial performance[edit]

Like the rest of the tracks from Starboy, "Sidewalks'" charted on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 27 and the Top 40. It reached the Top five on the R&B Songs chart and the Top 20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song also charted and peaked at number 14 on the Canadian Hot 100, reaching the Top 20.[4]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[18] Gold 40,000double-dagger

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""MANIA" - The Weeknd [YouTube Short Film / Music Video]". ZUMIC. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "The Weeknd Drops 'Starboy' After Epic Preview Film 'Mania'". contactmusic.com. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Five things we learned from The Weeknd's latest album, 'Starboy'". thestar.com. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "The Weeknd Charts Entire 'Starboy' Album on Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  6. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201648 into search. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – The Weeknd – Sidewalks'" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – The Weeknd – Sidewalks'". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Weeknd – Sidewalks'" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  10. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. December 5, 2016. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  11. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – The Weeknd – Sidewalks". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – The Weeknd – Sidewalks'". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  13. ^ "The Weeknd: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  14. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  15. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  16. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
  17. ^ "Hot R&B Singles: Year-End 2017". Billboard. Billboard.com. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  18. ^ "Canadian single certifications – The Weeknd – Sidewalks". Music Canada. Retrieved December 6, 2019.