Bestie (Yungen song)

"Bestie" is a song by English rapper Yungen, featuring English rapper/singer Yxng Bane. It is Yungen's highest charting single. It is also Yxng Bane's second-highest charting single, with his feature on "Answerphone" giving him a higher peak of #5 in 2018.

"Bestie"
Yungen - Bestie (Official Single Cover).png
Single by Yungen featuring Yxng Bane
Released16 June 2017 (2017-06-16)
GenreAfroswing
Length3:39
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • ADP
Yungen singles chronology
"Bestie"
(2017)
"Mind on It"
(2018)
Yxng Bane singles chronology
"Bestie"
(2017)
"Rihanna"
(2017)
Music video
"Bestie ft. Yxng Bane" on YouTube

Music videoEdit

The music video for "Bestie" was released on Yungen's Vevo channel on 15 June 2017, one day before its official release on iTunes. As of April 2018, the video had accumulated over 30 million views. It was directed by Oliver Jennings and produced by Jack Hobbs.[1] The video was shot in Dubai.

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 69
Scotland (OCC)[3] 27
UK Singles (OCC)[4] 10
UK Hip Hop/R&B (OCC)[5] 2

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2017) Position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 70

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Platinum 600,000 

  Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yungen 'Bestie' by Oliver Jennings on Promo News". Promo News. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  2. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Official Hip Hop and R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  6. ^ "End of Year Singles Chart Top 100 – 2017". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  7. ^ "British single certifications – Yungen feat. Yxng Bane – Bestie". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 13 February 2018.