Don't You Need Somebody

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"Don't You Need Somebody"
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Single by RedOne featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy
Released20 May 2016
Format
Genre
Length3:27
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)
  • Orville Burrell
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Andre Fennell
  • Nadir Khayat
  • Sean Douglas
  • Rosina Russell
  • T.I Jakke Erixson
  • Martin James
  • Mehdi Bouamer
Producer(s)RedOne
RedOne singles chronology
"Kick Ass (We Are Young)"
(2010)
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
"C'est la vie"
(2017)
"Kick Ass (We Are Young)"
(2010)
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
"C'est la vie"
(2017)
R. City singles chronology
"Singing in the Rain"
(2016)
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
"Bang Bang"
(2016)
Enrique Iglesias singles chronology
"Duele el Corazón"
(2016)
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
"Súbeme La Radio"
(2017)
Shaggy singles chronology
"Only Love"
(2015)
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
"Let Me Love You"
(2016)
Serayah singles chronology
"Don't You Need Somebody"
(2016)
Music video
"Don't You Need Somebody" on YouTube
Music video
"Don't You Need Somebody" (Friends of RedOne's Version) on YouTube

"Don't You Need Somebody" is a song by Moroccan-Swedish record producer RedOne that features collective vocals by Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah, and Shaggy. It was released on 20 May 2016 as a lead single from an anticipated full album later in 2016.

Music video[edit]

An official music video was released on 1 August 2016 on RedOne's official channel on YouTube. The video directed by Derek Pike features RedOne gathering people from all walks of life to come together for a party in the city streets.[1]

The previously released Friends of RedOne's Version of the video released on 9 June 2016, includes footage of RedOne with his son, the four featured artists Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy performing the song alongside a host of other personalities pitching in with video footage including singers Akon, Thanh Bùi (of the band North), Aseel Omran, Moroccan rapper and record producer Ali B, Maître Gims, Jennifer Lopez, John Mamann, Alex Sparrow, David A. Stewart (of the Eurythmics), Kaya Stewart, Jay McGuiness (of The Wanted), French Montana, Tal, The Band Perry, songwriter Bibi Bourelly and Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf, as well as actor Jean-Claude Van Damme, actor and singer Max Schneider, actress Milla Jovovich, actress and singer Priyanka Chopra, actor and singer Kevin McHale, artist Mr. Brainwash, comedian Howie Mandel, dancer Aliona Vilani, dermatologist Dr. Simon Ourian, media personalities Simo Benbachir (aka Simobb), Perez Hilton, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest, TV personality Kaitlyn Bristowe, model Kristina Bazan, and famous sports personalities who pitched in with their own segments including Blaise Matuidi, David Luiz, Rafael Nadal, Josh Norman, Mesut Özil, James Rodríguez, Cristiano Ronaldo and others.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download

  1. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) – 3:27

Digital download

  1. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, Aseel and Shaggy) – 3:34

Remixes – EP

  1. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Josh Bernstein – Rannix remix] – 3:11
  2. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Dash Berlin remix] – 3:02
  3. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Ishi remix] – 3:32
  4. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Savi x Lema remix] – 3:41
  5. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Tropixx Island House remix] – 3:28

Cahill Remix

  1. "Don't You Need Somebody" (featuring Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah and Shaggy) [Cahill Remix] – 3:39

Other versions[edit]

With the popularity of the song, language versions are being launched. For the Arab world, a bilingual Arabic and English version was launched by RedOne featuring Enrique Iglesias, Shaggy and for the Arabic section the singer Aseel Omran.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016–18) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[3] 14
Ecuador (National-Report)[4] 47
France (SNEP)[5] 150
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20)[6] 5
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[7] 16
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[8] 60
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[9] 18
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 7
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 19
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[12] 32
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[13] 37

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Position
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 98

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[15] Gold 15,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ RedOne 'Don't You Need Somebody' on Promo News
  2. ^ DirectLyrics: RedOne Drops Seriously Star-Studded Music Video For New Single "Don't You Need Somebody"
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah & Shaggy – Don't You Need Somebody" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Top 100 Ecuador" (in Spanish). National-Report. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 29, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  6. ^ "RedOne Lebanese Chart Top 20 History". The Official Lebanese Top 20. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  8. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201629 into search. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah & Shaggy – Don't You Need Somebody" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah & Shaggy – Don't You Need Somebody". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah & Shaggy – Don't You Need Somebody". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  12. ^ Billboard.com Billboard Pop: RedOne page
  13. ^ Billboard Rhythmic: RedOne page
  14. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2016 – hitparade.ch". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  15. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, R. City, Serayah & Shaggy; 'Don't You Need Somebody')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 July 2017.