Girls Need Love

"Girls Need Love" is a song by American singer Summer Walker from her debut commercial mixtape, Last Day of Summer (2018). The song was released as the lead single from the album on July 26, 2018.[1]

"Girls Need Love"
Single by Summer Walker
from the album Last Day of Summer
ReleasedJuly 26, 2018
Recorded2018
Length2:20
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Arsenio Archer
Summer Walker singles chronology
"CPR"
(2018)
"Girls Need Love"
(2018)
"Playing Games"
(2019)
Music video
"Girls Need Love" on YouTube

ChartsEdit

Chart (2018–2019) Peak
position
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[2] 25
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[3] 6
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard) 1
US Hot R&B Songs (Billboard)[4] 8

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[5] 2× Platinum 2,000,000 

 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

RemixEdit

"Girls Need Love (Remix)"
 
Single by Summer Walker and Drake
from the album Last Day of Summer and Over It
ReleasedFebruary 10, 2019 (2019-02-10)
FormatDigital download
Length3:42
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Arsenio Archer
Summer Walker singles chronology
"CPR"
(2018)
"Girls Need Love (Remix)"
(2019)
"Playing Games"
(2019)
Drake singles chronology
"Going Bad"
(2019)
"Girls Need Love (Remix)"
(2019)
"No Guidance"
(2019)

The official remix, titled the "Remix", with Drake made available for purchase on February 10, 2019.

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 78
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 45
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 70
Lithuania (AGATA)[9] 52
New Zealand Hot Singles (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 8
Portugal (AFP)[11] 99
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[12] 41
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 37
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[14] 16
US Rolling Stone Top 100[15] 57

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2019) Position
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[16] 48

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[17] Gold 35,000 
Canada (Music Canada)[18] Platinum 80,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[19] Silver 200,000 
United States (RIAA)[20] 2× Platinum 2,000,000 

^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Girls Need Love". iTunes.
  2. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. March 18, 2019. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Summer Walker Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "Hot R&B Songs". Billboard. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  5. ^ "American single certifications – Summer Walker – Girls Need Love". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #516". auspOp. March 16, 2019. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Drake Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  9. ^ "Savaitės klausomiausi (TOP 100)" (in Lithuanian). AGATA. March 8, 2019. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
  10. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. March 11, 2019. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  11. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Summer Walker x Drake – Girls Need Love". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  13. ^ "Drake Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  14. ^ "Drake Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  15. ^ "Top 100 Songs". Rolling Stone. October 4, 2019. Retrieved January 2, 2020.
  16. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 2019". Billboard. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  17. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2020 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved February 23, 2020.
  18. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Summer Walker & Drake – Girls Need Love (Remix)". Music Canada. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  19. ^ "British single certifications – Summer Walker & Drake – Girls Need Love (Remix)". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved November 15, 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Girls Need Love (Remix) in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  20. ^ "American single certifications – Summer Walker & Drake – Girls Need Love (Remix)". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 15, 2019. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.