2U (song)

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"2U"
David Guetta 2U.jpg
Single by David Guetta featuring Justin Bieber
Released 9 June 2017
Format Digital download
Recorded 2017
Genre
Length 3:14
Label What A Music
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • David Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
David Guetta singles chronology
"Another Life"
(2017)
"2U"
(2017)
"Versace on the Floor"
(2017)
"Another Life"
(2017)
"2U"
(2017)
"Versace on the Floor"
(2017)
Justin Bieber singles chronology
"I'm the One"
(2017)
"2U"
(2017)
"Friends"
(2017)
Music video
"2U" on YouTube

"2U" is a song by French DJ and record producer David Guetta, featuring vocals from Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber[2] from Guetta's upcoming seventh studio album.[3] It was released on 9 June 2017.[4]

Background[edit]

"2U" is the third collaborative single for Bieber in 2017 following "I'm the One" and "Despacito", both of which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 and other national charts.[5][6]

A thirteen-second teaser was revealed by Victoria's Secret's models Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Romee Strijd and Sara Sampaio.[7][8][9][10] The cover art was revealed by Guetta on 8 June 2017.[11] Guetta told MTV that the song was "just very romantic".[12]

Music video[edit]

Guetta announced that there will be two music videos for the single; the Victoria Secret version and another version which he calls "not branded".[13] The first version features Victoria Secret's models Sara Sampaio, Romee Strijd, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Stella Maxwell and Martha Hunt lip-syncing the song while on-set of a photo shoot for the lingerie brand.[14] The second music video was released on September 29, 2017, on YouTube.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[15]
  1. "2U" – 3:15
  1. "2U" (Robin Schulz remix) – 5:21
  1. "2U" (GLOWINTHEDARK remix) – 3:30
  1. "2U" (MORTEN remix) – 3:49
  1. "2U" (Afrojack remix) – 4:24
  1. "2U" (R3hab remix) – 2:36
  • Digital download – FRNDS remix[21]
  1. "2U" (FRNDS remix) – 3:09

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[22]

  • David Guetta – songwriting, producer
  • Justin Bieber – songwriting
  • Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd – songwriting, vocal production
  • Giorgio Tuinfort – songwriting, producer, pianist
  • Daniel "Cesqeaux" Tuparia – additional producer and programming
  • Daddy's Groove – mastering engineer, mixer
  • Henry Sarmiento III – engineer
  • Chris "TEK" O'Ryan – vocoder, recorder
  • The Pianoman – talk box
  • Monsieur Georges – talk box
  • Josh Gudwin – recorder

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Argentina (Monitor Latino)[23] 12
Argentina Anglo (Monitor Latino)[24] 3
Australia (ARIA)[25] 2
Australia Dance (ARIA)[26] 1
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[27] 2
Belarus (Unistar Radio Top 20)[28] 11
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[29] 3
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders)[30] 8
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[31] 8
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[32] 4
Chile Anglo (Monitor Latino)[33] 15
Colombia (National-Report)[34] 43
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[35] 7
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[36] 2
Denmark (Tracklisten)[37] 2
Ecuador Anglo (Monitor Latino)[38] 5
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[39] 3
France (SNEP)[40] 3
Germany (Official German Charts)[41] 3
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[42] 13
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[43] 4
Hungary (Single Top 40)[44] 3
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[45] 2
Ireland (IRMA)[46] 5
Israel (Media Forest)[47] 6
Italy (FIMI)[48] 9
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[49] 29
Japan Hot Overseas (Billboard)[50] 6
Japan Radio Songs (Billboard)[51] 26
Latvia (Latvijas Top 40)[52] 3
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20)[53] 2
Lithuania (M-1 Top 40)[54] 1
Malaysia (RIM)[55] 3
Mexico (AMPROFON)[56] 19
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[57] 2
Netherlands (Mega Top 50)[58] 4
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[59] 5
Netherlands (Dutch Dance Top 30)[60] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[61] 4
Norway (VG-lista)[62] 2
Panama Anglo (Monitor Latino)[63] 6
Paraguay (Monitor Latino)[64] 6
Philippines (Philippine Hot 100)[65] 19
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[66] 11
Portugal (AFP)[67] 2
Romania (Romanian Airplay 100)[68] 13
Russia Airplay (Tophit)[69] 13
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[70] 4
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[71] 29
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[72] 3
Slovenia (SloTop50)[73] 20
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[74] 4
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[75] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[76] 2
Switzerland (Romandie)[77] 15
Turkey (Number One Top 40)[78] 20
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[79] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[80] 16
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[81] 25
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[82] 2
US Hot Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[83] 4
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[84] 15
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[85] 19
US Anglo (Monitor Latino)[86] 8
Venezuela Anglo (Monitor Latino)[87] 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Position
Argentina (Monitor Latino)[88] 94
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[89] 54
US Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[90] 12

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[91] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[92] Gold 15,000*
Belgium (BEA)[93] Platinum 30,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[94] 2× Platinum 160,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[95] Platinum 60,000^
France (SNEP)[96] Platinum 150,000*
Germany (BVMI)[97] Gold 200,000^
Ireland (IRMA)[98] Gold 7,500^
Italy (FIMI)[99] 2× Platinum 100,000double-dagger
Mexico (AMPROFON)[100] 2× Platinum 120,000*
New Zealand (RMNZ)[101] Gold 15,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[102] Platinum 40,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[103] Gold 400,000double-dagger

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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various 9 June 2017 Digital download What A Music [104]
Italy Contemporary hit radio Warner Music [105]
United Kingdom 21 July 2017 Parlophone [106]

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