Blessings (Big Sean song)

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"Blessings"
BigSeanBlessings.jpg
Single by Big Sean featuring Drake and Kanye West
from the album Dark Sky Paradise
Released January 31, 2015[1]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2014
Genre Hip hop
Length
  • 4:12 (album version)
  • 5:01 (extended version)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Big Sean singles chronology
"Open Wide"
(2015)
"Blessings"
(2015)
"B Boy"
(2015)
"Open Wide"
(2015)
"Blessings"
(2015)
"B Boy"
(2015)
Drake singles chronology
"Truffle Butter"
(2015) Truffle Butter2015
"Blessings"
(2015) Blessings2015
"Preach"
(2015) Preach2015
Kanye West singles chronology
"FourFiveSeconds"
(2015) FourFiveSeconds2015
"Blessings"
(2015) Blessings2015
"All Day"
(2015) All Day2015
Music video
"Blessings" on YouTube

"Blessings" is a song by American rapper Big Sean from his third studio album Dark Sky Paradise (2015). The song was serviced to urban contemporary radio on January 31, 2015, as the album's third official single, it features fellow rapper Drake, with production from Vinylz and co-production from Allen Ritter. The music video for the song was released on YouTube on March 5, 2015, the video features rappers Drake and Kanye West for the extended version of the song which was not included on Dark Sky Paradise.

Background[edit]

The video of the song was released in greyscale, the original release only contained a feature from Drake, this being the version which appears on Dark Sky Paradise. An extended version featuring an additional verse from Kanye West was released as a single on February 3, 2015.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 96
Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders)[4] 33
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 59
France (SNEP)[6] 184
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 139
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[8] 26
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 28
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 9
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[11] 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 88
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[13] 24

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[14] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dark Sky Paradise (Deluxe) by Big Sean on iTunes". Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Blessings (Extended Version) [feat. Drake & Kanye West] - Single by Big Sean on iTunes". Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Big Sean feat. Drake – Blessings" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Big Sean feat. Drake – Blessings" (in Dutch). Ultratop Urban. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "Big Sean – Chart history" Canadian Hot 100 for Big Sean. Retrieved October 19, 2015.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Big Sean feat. Drake – Blessings" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  7. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart: CLUK Update 14.02.2015 (wk6)". Zobbel.de. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Archive Chart: 2015-03-08" UK R&B Chart. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
  9. ^ "Big Sean – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Big Sean. Retrieved February 17, 2015.
  10. ^ "Big Sean – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Big Sean. Retrieved February 17, 2015.
  11. ^ "Big Sean – Chart history" Billboard Rhythmic Songs for Big Sean. Retrieved February 17, 2015.
  12. ^ "Hot 100: Year End 2015". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Year-end - US Hot R&B/Hop-hop Songs". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2015-12-09. 
  14. ^ "American single certifications – Big Sean – Blessings". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH