” All About That Bass ” is by Meghan Trainor the American singer-songwriter. Released in 2014 by Epic Records for Meghan’s debut EP and album both of which were called, Title.
The song was written by both Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish in just forty minutes. Meghan Trainor and Kevin Kadish initially intended the song to be handed to another artist.
The song takes on a bubblegum pop style that pulls in many musical genres like R&B, hip-hop and even country. ” All About That Bass ” is an up-tempo song which is all about feeling great about body image and being happy whatever shape your body takes.
The song was recorded at The Carriage House in Nolensville, Tennessee USA. The instrumentation on the track includes electric guitar, bass, and drums, along with vocals Meghan also provided the clapping along with additional percussion.
Reviews from music critics were favourable for the melody and vintage style, although some made comments about the anti-feminism in the lyrics.
” All About That Bass ” received Grammy Award nominations for both Record of the year and Song of the year. The song went on to become the fourth best seller of 2014 with sales of approximately 11 million, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time.
The accompanying music video was directed by Fatima Robinson. She made the video lighthearted which works well with the lyrical content and Meghan’s facial expressions, which only add the good nature of the song.
The popularity of the single and lighthearted nature of the video helped it go viral and inspired many to make their tribute versions. ” All About That Bass ” has been performed by Meghan on television and during concerts, even some other artists have made cover versions. The song was played during 2015, That Bass and the MTrain concert tours.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 1
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 1, Austria ( Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 5, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 2, Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot 100) 4, Bulgaria (IFPI) 1, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 1, Canada AC (Billboard) 1, Canada CHR/Top 40 (Billboard) 1, Canada Hot AC (Billboard) 1, Croatia (Croatian Airplay Radio Chart) 1,Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 2, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 3, Denmark (Tracklisten) 1, Europe (Euro Digital Songs) 1, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 8,France (SNEP) 8, Germany (Official German Charts) 1, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 13, Hungary (Single Top 40) 1, Ireland (IRMA) 1, Israel (Media Forest) 2, Italy (FIMI) 5, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 10, Luxembourg Digital Songs (Billboard) 1, Mexico Airplay (Billboard) 1, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 3, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 2, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 2, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 1, Poland (Dance Top 50) 10, Portugal Digital Songs (Billboard) 2, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 1, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 1, Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 3, Slovenia (SloTop50) 1, South Africa (EMA) 2,
Spain (PROMUSICAE) 1, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 3, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 1, Venezuela (Record Report) 81
Official Website: Meghan-trainor.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/meghantrainorsongs
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/MeghanTrainor
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