Let Me Love You (DJ Snake song)

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"Let Me Love You"
DJSnakeLetMeLoveYou.jpg
Single by DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber
from the album Encore
Released 5 August 2016
Format
Recorded 2016
Genre
Length 3:25
Label Interscope
Writer(s)
Producer(s) DJ Snake (also exec.)
DJ Snake singles chronology
"Talk"
(2016)
"Let Me Love You"
(2016)
"The Half"
(2017)
Justin Bieber singles chronology
"Cold Water"
(2016)
"Let Me Love You"
(2016)
"Deja Vu"
(2016)

"Let Me Love You" is a song recorded by French electronic music producer DJ Snake, taken as the third single from his debut studio album, Encore (2016). It features vocals from Canadian singer Justin Bieber.[3] The artists co-wrote the song with Andrew Watt, Ali Tamposi, Brian Lee, and Louis Bell, while the song's production was handled by DJ Snake. The song was released on 5 August 2016, through Interscope Records. Its music video was released on 29 November 2016 in YouTube. On 22 August 2016, American actress-singer Selena Gomez revealed that she had recorded a version of the song by posting a snippet of her version through her Snapchat.

Composition[edit]

"Let Me Love You" is written in the key of C minor with a tempo of 100 beats per minute in common time. The song follows a chord progression of Cm7 – E – E/G – A – E/G – A, and Bieber's vocals span from C3 to C5.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was released on 29 November 2016.[5]

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, "Let Me Love You" debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the issue dated 27 August 2016. The single opened at number-one on Digital Songs with 113,000 downloads, becoming DJ Snake's first and Bieber's sixth number-one on the chart.[6] On the issue dated 1 October 2016, "Let Me Love You" advanced six places to reach number six, becoming DJ Snake's third top 10 and Bieber's twelfth top 10 single. It reached number four the following week.[7]

The remix of the song with the collaboration of American R&B singer R. Kelly debuted at number 24 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 on the issue dated 14 January 2017. The remix opened at number 11 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs with 25,000 downloads.[8]

Another remix of the song featured Jamaican singer Sean Paul.[citation needed]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[71] 4× Platinum 280,000^
Belgium (BEA)[72] 2× Platinum 60,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[73] Platinum 80,000^
France (SNEP)[74] Diamond 250,000*
Germany (BVMI)[75] Platinum 400,000^
Italy (FIMI)[76] 5× Platinum 250,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[77] 2× Platinum 60,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[78] 3× Platinum 120,000^
Sweden (GLF)[79] 5× Platinum 200,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[80] Platinum 600,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[81] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

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

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