Turn On the Lights (song)

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"Turn On the Lights"
Future - Turn On the Lights.jpg
Single by Future
from the album Pluto
ReleasedApril 13, 2012
FormatDigital download
Recorded2011
Studio11th Street Studios, (Atlanta, Georgia)
Length4:09
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Nayvadius Wilburn
  • Marquel Middlebrooks
  • Michael Williams
Producer(s)
Future singles chronology
"We in This Bitch"
(2012)
"Turn On the Lights"
(2012)
"We in This Bitch 1.5"
(2012)

"Turn On the Lights" is a song by American rapper Future, released on April 13, 2012 as the fourth single from his debut studio album Pluto. It peaked at number 50 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number two on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and number one on the Top Heatseekers chart, making it the album's most successful single. It is his second highest-selling single as a lead artist. Complex named the song number 14 on their list of the best 50 songs of 2012,[1] and Pitchfork named it number 49 on their list of the top 100 tracks of 2012.[2]

Remix[edit]

The official remix was released September 16, 2012, and it features Lil Wayne and received fair radio airplay.[3] Another remix was released on November 8, 2012 that features R&B singer Ciara.[4] Lloyd has also made a remix.

Commercial performance[edit]

The song peaked at number 50 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. In April 2015, the song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over a million digital copies in the United States.

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 14. Future "Turn on the Lights" — The 50 Best Songs of 2012 | Complex
  2. ^ "Staff Lists: The Top 100 Tracks of 2012". Pitchfork. 2012-12-17. Retrieved 2012-12-27.
  3. ^ Future – Turn On The Lights [Remix] (Ft. Lil’ Wayne) « ILLROOTS
  4. ^ Turn On The Lights (Remix) Future ft. Ciara - YouTube
  5. ^ "Future Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Future Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 2012 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  8. ^ "Rap Songs - 2012 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  9. ^ "American single certifications – Future – Turn on the Lights". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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