Some Way

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"Some Way"
Single by Nav featuring The Weeknd
from the album Nav
Released February 16, 2017
Format Digital download
Recorded 2016
Genre Hip hop
Length 2:58
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Nav
Nav singles chronology
"Some Way"
(2017)
"Myself"
(2017)
"Some Way"
(2017)
"Myself"
(2017)
The Weeknd singles chronology
"Party Monster"
(2016) Party Monster2016
"Some Way"
(2017) Some Way2017
"Lust for Life"
(2017) Lust for Life2017
Music video
"Some Way" on YouTube

"Some Way" is the debut single by Canadian hip hop recording artist Nav. It is the lead single from his debut mixtape Nav (2017), the song features guest vocals by The Weeknd and was produced by Nav himself. The song was released for digital download on February 16, 2017.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Some Way" was released on March 3, 2017 on Nav's Vevo account and was directed by RJ Sanchez,[2] as of February 2018, the video has surpassed over 40 million views.

Controversy[edit]

The song gained traction due to the content of The Weeknd's lyrics, which were widely interpreted as being aimed at pop star Justin Bieber regarding their ongoing feud.[3]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australia Urban (ARIA)[4] 19
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 31
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[6] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 38

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Platinum 80,000^
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000double-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(s) Ref.
Worldwide February 16, 2017[a] Digital download [10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Release as a single.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Some Way" – via iTunes. 
  2. ^ "Some Way" – via YouTube. 
  3. ^ "The Weeknd Responds To Justin Bieber's Disses On NAV's "Some Way"". 
  4. ^ "ARIA Urban Singles Chart". ARIA. Retrieved April 1, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Nav Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  6. ^ "Nav Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  7. ^ "Nav Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  8. ^ "Canadian single certifications – NAV – Some Way". Music Canada. Retrieved January 29, 2018. 
  9. ^ "American single certifications – NAV – Some Way". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 15, 2018.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  10. ^ "Some Way". iTunes. February 16, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.