Undecided (Chris Brown song)

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"Undecided"
ChrisBrownUndecided.jpg
Single by Chris Brown
from the album Indigo
ReleasedJanuary 4, 2019
Format
Recorded2018
Genre
Length3:08
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Scott Storch
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Flight to Memphis"
(2018)
"Undecided"
(2019)
"Back to Love"
(2019)
Music video
Video on YouTube

"Undecided" is a song by American singer Chris Brown. It was released as a single on January 4, 2019, by RCA Records.[1] The song serves as the lead single from Chris Brown's ninth studio album Indigo.[2]

Composition and lyrics[edit]

The song was written by Chris Brown, Antonio Stith and Felicia Ferraro, and was produced by Scott Storch, that had previously worked with Brown for the singles "Run It!" and "Gimme That", working with him as well on his albums Exclusive and Heartbreak on a Full Moon. "Undecided" is a midtempo R&B and pop song[3] that runs for three minutes and eight seconds, that contains a sample of American R&B singer Shanice's 1991 hit "I Love Your Smile".[2]

Music video[edit]

On January 4, 2019, Brown uploaded the music video for "Undecided" on his YouTube account.[4] The music video features Serayah as Brown's love interest.[4]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Undecided" debuted at number 35 on the US Billboard Hot 100, serving as Chris Brown's 91st entry on the chart, tying James Brown's for eighth most Hot 100 entries all-time and is Brown’s first Hot 100 hit since "Freaky Friday" with Lil Dicky in April 2018, which peaked at number eight.[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 56
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 29
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[8] 32
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 57
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 94
Ireland (IRMA)[11] 46
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[12] 92
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[13] 55
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[14] 15
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[15] 32
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 15
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 47
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[18] 15
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[19] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[20] 35
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[21] 15
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[22] 4
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[23] 10


Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[24] Silver 200,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[25] Gold 500,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various January 4, 2019 RCA [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Undecided – Single by Chris Brown". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Watch Chris Brown's New Video for "Undecided"". Complex. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  3. ^ https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/chris-brown-releases-new-single-undecided-new-song.1981593.html
  4. ^ a b "Chris Brown Reunites With Scott Storch For New Single 'Undecided': Listen". Billboard. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "Future Ties Taylor Swift for 10th Place Among Artists With Most Hot 100 Hits". Billboard. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #435". auspOp. August 26, 2017. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chris Brown – Undecided" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chris Brown – Undecided" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  9. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Chris Brown – Undecided". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  11. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  12. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Japan Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  13. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Chris Brown – Undecided" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  14. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. January 21, 2019. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  16. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 2, 11 januari 2019". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Chris Brown – Undecided". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  18. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  19. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  20. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  21. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  22. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  23. ^ "Chris Brown Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  24. ^ "British single certifications – Chris Brown – Undecided". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 4, 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Undecided in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  25. ^ "American single certifications – Undecided". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.