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"Go Flex" is a song by American rapper Post Malone. It was released on April 21, 2016, by Republic Records as the third single from his debut studio album, Stoney. The track was produced by Charlie Handsome and Rex Kudo.

"Go Flex"
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Single by Post Malone
from the album Stoney
ReleasedApril 21, 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2016
Genre
Length3:01
LabelRepublic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Charlie Handsome
  • Rex Kudo
Post Malone singles chronology
"Too Young"
(2015)
"Go Flex"
(2016)
"Deja Vu"
(2016)
Music video
"Go Flex" on YouTube

Contents

Music videoEdit

The song's accompanying music video premiered on April 28, 2016 on Post Malone's Vevo account on YouTube. The video features a cameo appearance by Lia Marie Johnson.[1]

Commercial performanceEdit

"Go Flex" debuted at number 94 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the chart dated May 14, 2016.[2] It re-entered at number 100 for the chart dated October 14, 2017, over a year later, reaching a new peak of number 88, two weeks later.[3] It spent 10 weeks on the charts. The song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over one million units in the United States.

ChartsEdit

Chart (2016–18) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 74
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[5] 82
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 63
Philippines (Philippine Hot 100)[7] 61
Portugal (AFP)[8] 58
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)[9] 63
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 54
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 100
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 76
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[13] 30
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[14] 29

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[15] Platinum 40,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[16] Platinum 80,000 
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[17] Gold 45,000^
Italy (FIMI)[18] Gold 25,000 
Sweden (GLF)[19] 2× Platinum 16,000,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[20] Silver 200,000 
United States (RIAA)[21] 3× Platinum 3,000,000 

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Post Malone - Go Flex (Official)". YouTube. 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  2. ^ "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.com. 2016-05-14. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  3. ^ "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.com. 2017-10-17. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
  4. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – SINGLES DIGITAL – TOP 100 and insert 201742 into search. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  6. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "BillboardPH Hot 100". Billboard Philippines. October 30, 2017. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Post Malone – Go Flex". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved October 25, 2017.
  9. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Select SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201742 into search. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  10. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  11. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  12. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  13. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
  14. ^ "Post Malone Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  15. ^ "Brazilian single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  16. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex". Music Canada. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  17. ^ "Danish single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex". IFPI Denmark. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  18. ^ "Italian single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved April 15, 2019. Select "2019" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Go Flex" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  19. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat" (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. Retrieved March 23, 2018. Type Post Malone in the top right search bar. Click on "Sok" and select "Visa" under Go Flex to see certification.
  20. ^ "British single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved December 8, 2017. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Go Flex in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  21. ^ "American single certifications – Post Malone – Go Flex". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 7, 2018. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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