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|Single by Rak-Su featuring Wyclef Jean and Naughty Boy|
|Released||3 December 2017|
|Length||2:47 (solo version)|
3:02 (single version)
|Rak-Su singles chronology|
|Wyclef Jean singles chronology|
|Naughty Boy singles chronology|
"Dimelo" is a song by British group Rak-Su, released as their winner's single after their victory on fourteenth series of The X Factor . The band first performed the song on week two of the live shows as part of Latino Week. They performed it again in the final, this time with featured vocals from Wyclef Jean and production from Naughty Boy, with this version released as their first official single. The original solo version of the track was recorded in the studio before its first performance on The X Factor. Within 24 hours of winning the show, "Dimelo" placed at number 46 on the Official UK Singles Chart Update, and has since peaked at number 2, held back from the top spot by Ed Sheeran's "Perfect". The song has also been successful on streaming sites, with it entering the UK Top 50 daily chart on Spotify.
The song assimilates to a genre common among Spanish speakers, reggaeton. It pays tribute to four stars: Jennifer Lopez, Camila Cabello, Shakira and Rihanna. A solo version of the song was featured on the group's self-titled debut extended play, Rak-Su.
|1.||"Dimelo" (featuring Wyclef Jean and Naughty Boy)||3:02|
|New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)||8|
|UK Singles (OCC)||2|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Silver||200,000|
sales+streaming figures based on certification alone
|United Kingdom||3 December 2017||Syco Music|
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