Nonstop (song)

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"Nonstop"
Single by Drake
from the album Scorpion
Released July 31, 2018[1]
Recorded Ritz Carlton, Toronto, ON
Genre Trap
Length 3:59
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Drake singles chronology
"In My Feelings"
(2018)
"Nonstop"
(2018)
Music video
"Nonstop" on YouTube

"Nonstop" is a song by Canadian musician Drake from his album Scorpion (2018). It was released as the sixth single from the album on July 31, 2018. The song was produced by Tay Keith, with co-production handled by No I.D. and additional production by Noel Cadastre.[2] Commercially, it has reached number one in Canada as well as the top ten in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, prior to being released as a single.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Nonstop" was released on July 27, 2018 exclusively on Apple Music. The video was directed by Theo Skudra and filmed in London. It includes footage from Drake's performance at the 2018 Wireless Festival, as well as cameo appearances from Giggs, French Montana, Quavo, Noah "40" Shebib and Michael Dapaah.[4] It later was uploaded to Drake's YouTube channel on August 3, 2018.

Composition[edit]

"Nonstop" is a trap song that contains samples from DJ Squeeky and Mack Daddy Ju's song "My Head Is Spinning" (1995).[5][6][7]

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the album's liner notes and Tidal.[8][9]

  • Noah Shebib – recording
  • Noel "Gadget" Campbell – mixing
  • Greg Moffet – mixing assistance
  • Ronald Moonoo – mixing assistance
  • Harley Arsenault – mixing assistance
  • Noel Cadastre – production, recording
  • No I.D. – production
  • Tay Keith – production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[10] 5
Australia Urban (ARIA)[11] 3
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[12] 21
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[13] 1
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[14] 28
Denmark (Tracklisten)[15] 19
France (SNEP)[16] 3
Germany (Official German Charts)[17] 28
Greece (IFPI Greece)[18] 15
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[19] 19
Ireland (IRMA)[20] 5
Italy (FIMI)[21] 42
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[22] 15
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[23] 8
Norway (VG-lista)[24] 26
Portugal (AFP)[25] 6
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[26] 79
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[27] 11
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[28] 17
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[29] 10
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[30] 4
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[31] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[32] 2
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[33] 2
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[34] 8

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[35] Silver 200,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label(s) Ref.
United States July 31, 2018 Rhythmic contemporary
[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Top 40-Rhythmic Future Releases". All Access. Archived from the original on July 26, 2018. 
  2. ^ Findlay, Mitch (June 29, 2018). "Drake Justifies His Thug On Wavy Banger "Nonstop"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved July 19, 2018. 
  3. ^ Trust, Gary (July 9, 2018). "Drake Claims Record 7 of Hot 100's Top 10, 'Nice For What' No. 1 for Eighth Week". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Drake Parties in New "Nonstop" Video: Watch". Pitchfork. July 27, 2018. Retrieved July 27, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Drake runs through London in new video for 'Nonstop'". NME. July 27, 2018. Retrieved July 27, 2018. 
  6. ^ Lyons, Patrick (July 2, 2018). "Shrinking Drake's 25-Track 'Scorpion' Into a More Digestible 13-Track Album". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2018. 
  7. ^ Rindner, Grant (June 30, 2018). "Drake's Obscure Sample On "Nonstop" Is His Latest Homage to Memphis". Genius. Retrieved July 19, 2018. 
  8. ^ Scorpion (CD liner notes). Drake. Republic Records. 2018. 86318-2. 
  9. ^ "Scorpion / Drake TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved July 13, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Drake – Nonstop". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  11. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 40 Urban Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. May 14, 2018. Retrieved May 12, 2018. 
  12. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Drake – Nonstop" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  13. ^ "Drake Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  14. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201827 into search. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  15. ^ "Track Top-40 Uge 27, 2018". Hitlisten. Retrieved July 11, 2018. 
  16. ^ "SNEP Top Singles: Week 27 (2018)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. July 6, 2018. Retrieved July 16, 2018. 
  17. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Drake – Nonstop". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  18. ^ "IFPI – Greek Charts". IFPI. Retrieved July 9, 2018. 
  19. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Stream Top 40 slágerlista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved July 15, 2018.
  20. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved July 7, 2018. 
  21. ^ "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 27" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved July 7, 2018. 
  22. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Drake – Nonstop" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  23. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. July 9, 2018. Retrieved July 6, 2018. 
  24. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 20 Single uke 27, 2018". VG-lista. Retrieved July 7, 2018. 
  25. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Drake – Nonstop". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  26. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  27. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201827 into search. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  28. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved July 6, 2018. 
  29. ^ "Swisscharts.com – {{{artist}}} – {{{song}}}". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  30. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  31. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  32. ^ "Drake Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  33. ^ "Drake Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  34. ^ "Drake Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  35. ^ "British single certifications – Drake – Scorpion". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 14 September 2018.  Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Enter Scorpion in the search field and then press Enter.