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"Somebody to You" is a song by British pop rock band The Vamps. A version featuring American singer Demi Lovato was released in the United Kingdom on 18 May 2014 as the fourth single from their debut studio album, Meet the Vamps (2014). The song peaked at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the group's fourth successive top 5 single in the United Kingdom. It also peaked at number 14 in Australia, their highest charting single to date in the country.

"Somebody to You"
The Vamps - Somebody to You (feat. Demi Lovato).png
Single by The Vamps featuring Demi Lovato
from the album Meet the Vamps and the EP Somebody to You
Released18 May 2014
FormatDigital download
GenrePop rock
Length3:03
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Carl Falk
  • Kristian Lundin
The Vamps singles chronology
"Last Night"
(2014)
"Somebody to You"
(2014)
"Oh Cecilia (Breaking My Heart)"
(2014)
Demi Lovato singles chronology
"Neon Lights"
(2013)
"Somebody to You"
(2014)
"Really Don't Care"
(2014)
Music video
"Somebody to You" on YouTube

The song was released as the band's first official single in the United States, alongside their debut extended play (EP) Somebody to You, released on 4 August 2014, but failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. However, the EP charted at number 10 on the Billboard 200.

Contents

Music videoEdit

The official music video was uploaded on YouTube on 9 June 2014. The video was directed by Emil Nava and shot in Malibu, California. The video is about a young girl (played by Laura Marano) who spends time with her friends in the summer until they are joined by The Vamps, and their group's lead singer (Bradley Simpson) falls in love with the girl. Demi Lovato appears as the guest vocals in the video.

Live performancesEdit

The Vamps and Lovato first performed the song live on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.[1]

Track listingsEdit

  • Digital download[2]
  1. "Somebody to You" (Single version) (featuring Demi Lovato) – 3:03
  • Digital download – Acoustic version[3]
  1. "Somebody to You" (Acoustic version) (featuring Demi Lovato) – 3:01
  • Digital download – EP[4]
  1. "Somebody to You" (Durrant & More Club Mix) (featuring Demi Lovato) – 4:45
  1. "Can We Dance" (Live from the O2) – 3:44
  2. "Sweater Weather" – 3:16
  • CD1
  1. "Somebody to You" – 3:03
  2. "Midnight Memories"
  3. "That Girl"
  4. "On the Floor"
  • CD2
  1. "Somebody to You" (James & Connor version)
  2. "Rough Night" (demo)
  • DVD
  1. "Somebody to You" (music video) – 3:03
  2. "Carry on Vamping: A Day on Tour" (documentary)

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[18] Platinum 70,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[19] Gold 40,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[20] Gold 7,500*
United Kingdom (BPI)[21] Silver 200,000 
United States (RIAA)[22] Gold 278,000[23] 

^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wilkins, Vanessa (November 11, 2014). "Demi Lovato and The Vamps Perform 'Somebody to You' on 'Ellen'". RyanSeacrest.com. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Somebody to You (feat. Demi Lovato) by The Vamps". itunes.apple.com.
  3. ^ "Somebody To You (Acoustic Version) [feat. Demi Lovato] - Single". iTunes.
  4. ^ "iTunes - Music - Somebody to You EP by The Vamps". itunes.apple.com.
  5. ^ "Australian-charts.com – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  7. ^ "The Vamps Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "The Vamps Chart History (Euro Digital Songs Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You" (in French). Les classement single.
  10. ^ "Chart Track: Week 28, 2014". Irish Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Charts.nz – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You". Top 40 Singles.
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  13. ^ "EMA Top 10 Airplay: Week Ending 2014-08-19". Entertainment Monitoring Africa. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  14. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  15. ^ [1], US Billboard Charts (23/08/2014)
  16. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles 2014". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  17. ^ "The Official Top 100 Biggest Songs of 2014 revealed". officialcharts.com.
  18. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  19. ^ "Canadian single certifications – The Vamps – Somebody to You". Music Canada. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  20. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You". Recorded Music NZ.
  21. ^ "British single certifications – The Vamps feat. Demi Lovato – Somebody to You". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Somebody to You in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  22. ^ "American single certifications – The Vamps – Somebody to You". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  23. ^ "Ask Billboard: Demi Lovato's Career Album & Song Sales". Billboard. 15 October 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2017.

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