Superhuman (song)

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"Superhuman"
Chris Brown - Superhuman.jpg
Single by Chris Brown featuring Keri Hilson
from the album Exclusive: The Forever Edition
Released October 3, 2008 (2008-10-03) (U.S.) November 17, 2008 (2008-11-17) (UK)
Format
Recorded 2008
Studio The Underlab
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre
Length 3:39
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Make the World Go Round"
(2008)
"Superhuman"
(2008)
"Freeze"
(2008)
"Make the World Go Round"
(2008)
"Superhuman"
(2008)
"Freeze"
(2008)
Keri Hilson singles chronology
"Energy"
(2008) Energy2008
"Superhuman"
(2008) Superhuman2008
"Return the Favor"
(2008) Return the Favor2008

"Superhuman" is the second single released by Chris Brown from the album Exclusive: The Forever Edition, and the sixth, last single overall off Exclusive. The song features Keri Hilson.

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed in Charlotte, NC and directed by Erik White, which is Brown's seventh video directed by him. The music video was shot back-to-back with Ludacris' "What Them Girls Like" and "Dreamer".

Track listing[edit]

UK and Ireland CD single[edit]

  1. "Superhuman" (featuring Keri Hilson)
  2. "Dreamer"

Chart performance[edit]

Despite not being officially released, the song debuted at number 40 on the New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart and peaked at number 15, becoming the album's sixth top 20 hit in New Zealand. The song was certified Gold after seventeen weeks selling over 7,500 copies. It also debuted at number 33 in Ireland and number 40 on the UK Singles Chart due to strong downloads following the premiere of the music video. The song has reached number 32 on the UK Singles Chart, and was physically released in the UK on November 24, 2008. It has also become Brown's 6th Top 20 hit in Ireland, peaking at number 15 on the Irish Singles Chart. It debuted, the first week on the Australian Singles Chart on November 3, 2008 at number 36, and has peaked at number 30. The single peaked at number 109 in the United States, becoming his first single to miss the Billboard Hot 100.

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Vocals: C. Brown & K. Hilson
  • Writers: W. Felder, J. Faunteroy II
  • Producers: Harvey Mason Jr. for Underdog Music, inc. & Oak of The Knightwritaz for Ninetimesnine Entertainment
  • Recording: Andrew Hey & Dabling Harward at The Underlab, Los Angeles, CA
  • Additional engineering: David Boyd for Underdog Entertainment at The Underlab, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mixing: Harvey Mason Jr. for Underdog Entertainment at The Underlab, Los Angeles, California
  • Production coordination: David "Touch" Wright & Angela N. Golightly for Underdog Entertainment and Donnie Meadows & Tanisha Broadwater for Starr Island Management
  • All music by: Oak of The Knightwritaz for Ninetimesnine Entertainment
  • Keri Hilson appears courtesy of Mosley Music Group and Interscope Records

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 30
European Hot 100 Singles[1] 79
Irish Singles Chart 15
New Zealand Albums Chart 15
UK Singles Chart 32
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 9
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard)[2] 20
US Pop 100 (Billboard) 74

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
New Zealand (RMNZ)[3] Gold 7,500*

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/1486846/chris+brown/chart?f=349
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ THE FIELD id (chart number) MUST BE PROVIDED for NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATION.

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