Ball for Me

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"Ball for Me"
Single by Post Malone featuring Nicki Minaj
from the album Beerbongs & Bentleys
Released May 8, 2018 (2018-05-08)
Format
Length 3:27
Label Republic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Louis Bell
Post Malone singles chronology
"Psycho"
(2018)
"Ball for Me"
(2018)
"Jackie Chan"
(2018)
Nicki Minaj singles chronology
"Chun-Li"
(2018)
"Ball for Me"
(2018)
"Big Bank"
(2018)

"Ball for Me" is a song by American rapper Post Malone, featuring guest vocals from American rapper Nicki Minaj. It was written by Post, Minaj, and its producer Louis Bell. The song was released through Republic Records on May 8, 2018, as the fourth single from Post's second studio album, Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018).[1] The song entered at number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and reached the top 20 in Australia, Canada, and Slovakia.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for "Ball for Me" was teased by Minaj through various social media platforms on June 27, 2018.[2]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Post Malone's official website.[3]

  • Post Malone – vocals, composition
  • Nicki Minaj – vocals, composition
  • Louis Bell – composition, production, programming, recording, vocal production
  • Mike Bozzi – mastering
  • Scott Desmarais – mixing assistance
  • Robin Florent – mixing assistance
  • Chris Galland – mixing assistance
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 14
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 35
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[6] 7
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[7] 47
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 73
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 23
Italy (FIMI)[10] 92
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[11] 61
Norway (VG-lista)[12] 37
Portugal (AFP)[13] 39
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[14] 19
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 47
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 70
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 16
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[18] 11
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[19] 9

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various April 27, 2018 Republic [20]
United States May 8, 2018 Rhythmic contemporary radio [21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Malone and Nicki Minaj Team Up for New Song "Ball for Me"". XXL. April 30, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018. 
  2. ^ Thompson, Rita (June 28, 2018). "Nicki Minaj Pops Her Booty in Steamy 'Ball For Me' Video Teaser: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved August 12, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Post Malone | Home". PostMalone.com. Archived from the original on April 27, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  7. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201818 into search. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Post Malone". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me". Top Digital Download. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  12. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 18, 2018". VG-lista. Retrieved May 12, 2018. 
  13. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball For Me". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  14. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201818 into search. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Post Malone feat. Nicki Minaj – Ball for Me". Singles Top 100. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  16. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  17. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  18. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  19. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  20. ^ "beerbongs & bentleys / Post Malone". Tidal. Retrieved April 27, 2018. 
  21. ^ "Top 40/R Future Releases". All Access. Archived from the original on May 4, 2018. Retrieved May 4, 2018.