Come and get it Selena Gomez
Song Title: Come and get it
Artist: Selena Gomez
Date of release: April 6th 2013
Description: ” Come and get it” is by Selena Gomez ( Selena Marie Gomez ), the American singer and actress. The song was written by Ester Dean, Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen.
Production for the single was by Stargate, the Norwegian record producing and songwriting team. Stargate is made up of Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen, who not only co-wrote and produced this song but have worked with other artists including Rihanna, Coldplay and Fifth Harmony.
” Come and get it” was released on the 6th of April 2013 by record label Hollywood Records ( Part of the Disney Music Group ) as the lead single from Selena’s first solo and fourth overall Album ” Stars Dance “.
Originally Ester Dean recorded a demo of the song, which was intended for Rihanna to include in her sixth Album ” Talk That Talk “. Rihanna made the decision not to record the song and so it was offered to Selena.
The song was the last to be recorded for the Album which was finished at the beginning of 2013. Selena commented about using ” Come and get it” as the lead single from the Album, she said of the song ” I just remember recording it and being in the studio and just thinking of how the place I was in and what I was going through and I was just so excited about it and I wanted it to be the first single “.
Music critics generally liked ” Come and get it”. Entertainment Weekly’s Kyle Anderson called the song ” an easy, breezy tune with an ambling melody and a hint of reggae lilt “.
Caroline Sullivan writing for the British daily newspaper The Guardian had praise for the song, she compared it to releases by fellow American singer Miley Cyrus.
The song was a commercial success for Selena, in the United States it entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at number 45 and peaked at number 6. The song sold over one Million copies and became Selena’s fifth song to sell over a Million in the United States. As of July 2015 the song has sold over 2.5 million copies in the country.
Outside of the United States the song continued to be a success. In Canada the song entered the Canadian Hot 100 at 93 and climbed to peak at number 6.
In the United Kingdom ” Come and get it” entered the chart on the 27th of July 2013 and peaked at number 8. The song spent 2 weeks in the top ten and a total of 8 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 6
UK Highest Chart Position: 8
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 46, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 53, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 2, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 15, Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot 100) 4, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 6, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 22, Denmark (Tracklisten) 34, Finland (MixRadio) 28, France (SNEP) 34, Germany (Official German Charts) 58, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 40, Ireland (IRMA) 6, Italy (FIMI) 66, Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 9, Mexican Airplay (Billboard) 13, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 84, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 14, Norway (VG-lista) 16, Russia (2M) 12, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 8, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 37, South Korea (Gaon International Chart) 37, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 40, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 42, Turkey (Turkish Singles Chart) 5
Official Website: Selenagomez.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/Selena
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/SelenaGomez