” I Don’t Care ” is by Ed Sheeran, the British singer-songwriter and Justin Beiber, the Canadian singer.
The single was released via digital download on the 10th of May 2019 under the record labels Atlantic UK and Def Jam. It was produced by Max Martin, Shellback and Fred Gibson.
The tropical pop song is Ed Sheeran’s first release of new material since his third award-winning album Divide in 2017.
” I Don’t Care ” is the fourth time the two artists have worked together. Previous collaborations include guest vocals on the American rapper Lil Dicky’s Belgium ( Flanders ) Number One single ” Earth “, which also peaked at seventeen in the US and twenty-one in the UK.
Lyrically the song is about love and social anxiety, something both Ed Sheer an and Justin Beiber have experienced.
The accompanying music video was directed by Emil Java, the British music video director. He made his name after directing the video for ” Do It Like A Dude “, the Jessie J which reached number two in the UK.
He has worked on over one hundred music videos for a variety of recording artists including Calvin Harris, Jennifer Lopez, Ellie Goulding, Ne-Yo, Post Malone and Charlie Puth.
The video, filmed in front of a green screen, features Ed Sheeran and Justin Beiber being placed in various scenes including a pool party and basketball game.
” I Don’t Care ” has become a commercial success for the singers. In the United States, the single peaked at number two on the 25th of May 2019 and to date has spent five weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.
Other Billboard charts are seventeen on the Adult Contemporary, four Adult Top 40, eleven Dance/Mix Show Airplay, thirty-nine Dance Club Songs, six Mainstream Top 40 and twenty-six on the Rhythmic Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 23rd of May 2019 at Number One, a position it has held for five weeks. To date, it has spent five weeks in the Top Ten and Five weeks in the Top 100.
” I Don’t Care ” has also topped the charts in Australia, Brazil, Malaysia and Mexico.
It has also peaked at the top of the singles charts in most countries of Europe.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 2
UK Highest Chart Position: 1Male Artists ed sheerani dont care ed sheeran and justin beiberjustin beiber