Next (song)

"Next" (Stylized as nEXt) is a song recorded by American singer Sevyn Streeter taken as the second single from her debut extended play (EP) Call Me Crazy, But..., by Atlantic Records. Two remix versions were released on March 25, 2014, featuring American rapper Kid Ink and May 19, 2014, featuring American rapper YG.[1][2]

"Next"
Remix Cover featuring Kid Ink
Single by Sevyn Streeter featuring Kid Ink or YG
from the album Call Me Crazy, But...
ReleasedMarch 25, 2014
GenreR&B
Length4:11 (Album version)
4:24 (with Kid Ink)
4:13 (with YG)
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)D'Mile
Sevyn Streeter singles chronology
"It Won't Stop"
(2013)
"Next"
(2014)
"Don't Kill the Fun"
(2015)
Kid Ink singles chronology
"Main Chick"
(2014)
"Next"
(2014)
"Delirious (Boneless)"
(2014)
Remix Cover featuring YG
Sevyn Streeter nEXt YG remix cover.png
YG singles chronology
"Who Do You Love?"
(2014)
"Next"
(2014)
"Do It to Ya"
(2014)

BackgroundEdit

Following the release of It Won't Stop (2013) it was announced that "nEXt" would be released as the second single from the debut EP Call Me Crazy, But... (2013) after a teaser trailer was released on Streeter's YouTube channel on November 6, 2013.[3] The music video for the remix version featuring Kid Ink was announced to premiere on BET's 106 & Park on March 26, 2014.[4] On May 16, 2014, a new remix version of "nEXt" was announced and released onto Streeter's YouTube channel.[5]

Chart performanceEdit

On April 12, 2014 the song reached its peak at number thirty-nine on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[6] The song debuted at number nineteen on the Hot R&B Songs chart.[7] In its second week the song dropped one place to number twenty.[8] In its third week the song peaked back to number nineteen.[9] On May 3, 2014, the song reached its peak at number eighteen on the Hot R&B Songs chart in its fourth week before falling to number twenty in its fifth week.[10][11] On May 17, 2014, the song reached its peak at number twenty-three on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart in its tenth week.[12]

Music videosEdit

On November 6, 2013, a teaser trailer was released on Streeter's YouTube channel but never surfaced and the original video was scrapped.[3] On March 12, 2014, an audio video for the remix version featuring Kid Ink was released on Streeter's YouTube channel following a fifteen-second teaser trailer video on March 24, 2014.[13][14] The music video premiered on BET's 106 & Park and Streeter's YouTube channel on March 26, 2014, directed by Derek Blanks.[4][15]

On May 16, 2016 a new remix version of "nEXt" was released to Streeter's YouTube channel, with the music video released on May 20, 2014 also directed by Derek Blanks.[16][17]

Track listingEdit

Digital download[18]
No.TitleLength
1."nEXt"4:11
Remix with Kid Ink[1][19]
No.TitleLength
1."nEXt" (featuring Kid Ink)4:25
Remix with YG[2][20]
No.TitleLength
1."nEXt" (featuring YG)4:13

ChartsEdit

Chart (2014) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 (Billboard[21] 23
US Hot R&B Songs (Billboard)[10] 18
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[12] 23
US Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 39

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Version Label Ref
United States December 3, 2013 Digital Download Album Version Atlantic Records [18]
United Kingdom [22]
United States March 25, 2014 Remix with Kid Ink [1]
United Kingdom [19]
United States May 19, 2014 Remix with YG [2]
United Kingdom [20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "nEXt (feat. Kid Ink) [Remix] Sevyn Streeter MP3 Downloads". Amazon (U.S. Store). Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "nEXt (feat. YG) [Remix] Sevyn Streeter MP3 Downloads". Amazon (U.S. Store). Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt [Teaser]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  4. ^ a b Joszor, Njai (5 December 2016). "Sevyn Streeter Teases 'nEXT' Video With Kid Ink". Singersroom.
  5. ^ "NEW MUSIC: SEVYN STREETER FEAT YG – NEXT (REMIX)". YMMW. 5 December 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Billboard Hot R&B Hip-Hop Songs Chart - Sevyn Streeter". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart April 12, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart April 19, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart April 26, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart May 3, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart May 10, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart May 17, 2014". Billboard. Billboard. 5 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt Remix ft. Kid Ink [Official Audio]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt ft. Kid Ink [Trailer]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  15. ^ "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt ft. Kid Ink [Official Video]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  16. ^ "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt Remix ft. YG [Official Audio]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  17. ^ "Sevyn Streeter - nEXt ft. YG [Official Video]". YouTube. 5 December 2016.
  18. ^ a b "nEXt Sevyn Streeter MP3 Downloads". Amazon (U.S.). Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Next (feat Kid Ink.) [Remix] - Single by Sevyn Streeter". iTunes (UK Store). Apple Music inc. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  20. ^ a b "nEXt (Remix) [feat. YG] - Single by Sevyn Streeter". iTunes (UK Store). Apple Music inc. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  21. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Chart - Week of May 17, 2014". Billboard.
  22. ^ "nEXt Sevyn Streeter MP3 Downloads". Amazon (UK). Retrieved 5 December 2016.

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