|"Boys Like You"|
|Single by Who Is Fancy featuring Meghan Trainor and Ariana Grande|
|Released||November 23, 2015|
|Recorded||2015; Beluga Heights Studio (Los Angeles, California)|
|Who Is Fancy singles chronology|
|Meghan Trainor singles chronology|
|Ariana Grande singles chronology|
"Boys Like You" is a song recorded by American singer Who Is Fancy, featuring American singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and American singer Ariana Grande.It was released as a single on November 23, 2015.
Jake Hagood, better known as Who Is Fancy, is an American singer. He co-signed with Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta on Big Machine Label Group and Dr. Luke on Prescription Songs. His single "Goodbye" was released in early 2015, peaking at number 29 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart. Fancy was presented at the iHeartMedia Music Summit, although his identity was kept secret.
Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer-songwriter. Interested in music from a young age, Trainor wrote, recorded, and produced three independently released albums between 2009 and 2011.
Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical 13, before playing the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious from 2010 to 2013, and in the spinoff Sam & Cat from 2013 to 2014. Grande made her first musical appearance on the soundtrack for Victorious and was signed to Republic Records in 2011 after music executive Monte Lipman came across one of her YouTube videos covering songs.
Ariana Grande first teased "Boys Like You" via her Twitter account on November 10.Over the next days until the release, all three artists promoted their song on social media. The song was commercially released on November 23, 2015, and was sent to radio on December 1, 2015.
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The song is a "swaying doo-woo pop number" that lyrically "hears the trio try to win the man of their dreams.
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Who Is Fancy performed the song by himself during the time when he was the Opening Act for Ariana Grande's The Honeymoon Tour.
The Honeymoon Tour was the second concert tour and debut arena tour by American singer and actress Ariana Grande, in support of her second studio album, My Everything (2014). Officially announced on September 10, 2014, it traveled across North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. It began on February 25, 2015 in Independence, Missouri, and concluded on October 25, 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.
The trio performed the song on Dancing with the Stars season 21 finale on November 24, 2015, following Meghan Trainor's performance of "Better When I'm Dancin'".
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Season twenty-one of the American television competition series Dancing with the Stars premiered on September 14, 2015.
"Better When I'm Dancin'" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor for the soundtrack to the film The Peanuts Movie (2015). Epic Records released it on October 13, 2015, as the first and only promotional single from the soundtrack. Trainor co-wrote and co-produced the song with Thaddeus Dixon. "Better When I'm Dancin'" is a tropical track that strays from Trainor's usual musical style, being described as "breezy and harmless" with traces of house music.
The music video features computer cartoon animation. It starts with Who is Fancy swimming in a pool. The main point features him wearing a suit singing in front of a prison line while "Crossing the Line". Trainor is seen wearing a pink swim suit. After she is seen lying on a deck chair in cartoon form, she falls into the pool and is pulled out by the pool cleaner. She is also seen singing with Fancy in the prison in a purple dress. Next, we see Ariana Grande (With very big eyes) in a white skirt in cartoon form baking a cherry pie for the pool cleaner. As she attempts to give it to him, he knocks her into the pool and she is rescued by him with his pool net like Trainor was. Next, we see her wearing a purple skirt with Fancy and Trainor in the jail cell. The video ends with Fancy being locked in the pool service truck by Trainor and Grande after Fancy blowing a kiss.
The song reached its highest international peak in New Zealand, where it debuted at number 34 on the New Zealand Singles Chart on the issue dated February 11th, 2016 and reached its peak of 26 two weeks later. The song was certified gold in its seventh week on the chart for achieving 7,500 in equivalent single sales units. The song became Fancy's first, Grande's eighth, and Trainor's sixth charting single in the country.
|Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)||84|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||89|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||26|
|Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)||47|
|Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100)||89|
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles ( Billboard )||18|
|New Zealand (RMNZ)||Gold||7,500*|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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