Tonight (Best You Ever Had)

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"Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"
Tonight-Best You Ever Had.jpg
Single by John Legend featuring Ludacris
from the album Think Like a Man
FormatDigital download
John Legend singles chronology
"When Christmas Comes"
"Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"
"Who Do We Think We Are"

"Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" is a song by American singer-songwriter John Legend. It was written by Legend along with Allen Arthur, Keith Justice, Miguel, Clayton Reilly and Ludacris, with Arthur, Justice and Reilly producing the song under their production moniker Phatboiz and Ludacris having featured vocals. The song served as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2012 American romantic comedy film Think Like a Man, directed by Tim Story. "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and reached the lower half of the US Billboard Hot 100. It reached platinum status in the United States and earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap/Sung Performance.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
1."Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"3:59



Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[5] Platinum 30,000*
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum 1,000,000^

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


  1. ^ "Amazon - Music - Tonight (Best You Ever Had)". Amazon (DE). Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "John Legend Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "John Legend Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "2012 Year End Chart: Adult R&B Songs". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Italian single certifications – John Legend – Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved October 12, 2018. Select "2012" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  6. ^ "American single certifications – John Legend – Tonight (Best You Ever Had)". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved October 12, 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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