Bartender (T-Pain song)

"Bartender" is a song by T-Pain, released as the second single from his second album, Epiphany. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on the issue date of June 16, 2007 at No. 97 and peaked at No. 5 on September 22, 2007, making it T-Pain's fourth consecutive top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as Akon's ninth top 10 hit on the same chart. In 2008, the song was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.

"Bartender"
Bartender (T-Pain song).jpg
Single by T-Pain featuring Akon
from the album Epiphany
ReleasedJune 5, 2007
Recorded2007
GenreR&B
Length3:58
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • F. Najm
  • A. Thiam
  • A. Noordin
Producer(s)T-Pain
T-Pain singles chronology
"Know What I'm Doin'"
(2006)
"Bartender"
(2007)
"Shawty"
(2006)
Akon singles chronology
"Mama Africa"
(2007)
"Bartender"
(2007)
"The Way She Moves"
(2007)
Music video
"Bartender" on YouTube

Music videoEdit

The video, directed by Erik White, premiered on Yahoo! Music on June 13, 2007, as the Bonus Video. It features T-Pain dancing in front of a bar and flirting with the "Bartender". BET's Access Granted also premiered the video on June 13, 2007.

The video was filmed in the Fever Nightclub - Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[2] 46
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 5
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 9
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[6] 1

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2007) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 33
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 51
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[9] 2

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
New Zealand (RMNZ)[10] Platinum 15,000*
United States (RIAA)[11] Platinum 1,000,000^

* Sales figures based on certification alone.
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

RemixesEdit

There are remixes featuring The-Dream, Chingy and Trae.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fever Nighclub".
  2. ^ "T-Pain Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "T-Pain feat. Akon – Bartender". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "T-Pain Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "T-Pain Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "T-Pain Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Hot 100 Songs – Year-End 2007". Billboard. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  8. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2007". Billboard. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  9. ^ "Rhythmic Songs – Year-End 2007". Billboard. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  10. ^ "Latest Gold / Platinum Singles". Radioscope. 21 August 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-08-31. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  11. ^ "American single certifications – T-Pain – Bartender". Recording Industry Association of America.