” Mistletoe ” is by Justin Bieber ( Justin Drew Bieber ), the Canadian singer, songwriter. The song was written by Justin Bieber, Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger.
Production for the single was by Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger, also known as the Grammy Award-winning songwriting team The Messengers. Nasri Atweh is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He sang backing vocals on ” Summertime ” by New Kids On The Block and had minor solo success as a singer.
Adam Messinger is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. As part of the writing team with Nasri Atweh, they have written and produced for many artists including, Shakira, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Michael Bolton and Iggy Azalea. In 2015 Adam received the Juno Award for his work with Iggy Azalea and Magic!
” Mistletoe ” was released on the 17th of October 2011 by record labels Island and RBMG ( both labels part of the Universal Music Group ) and taken as the lead single from Justin’s 2011 album, Under the Mistletoe.
The album debuted at Number One on the Billboard 200 Chart and sold 210,000 units in its first week of release. It was to be his third to reach Number One and the first Christmas album by a male artist to go straight in at the top of the chart.
The song is a mix of different music styles with influences taken from pop and R&B with a slight reggae feel. Justin premiered the song in October of 2011 during the live My World Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He told the audience ” This is the first time anywhere in the world that I’m playing this, so this is special. This is just for you “.
The accompanying music video was directed by Roman White. The Nashville, Tennessee born three times Emmy award-winning Roman ( he also has been nominated for eleven of the awards ) also won an MTV Music Video Award in 2009 for his work on ” You Belong With Me ” by Taylor Swift.
The video was filmed in Franklin, Tennessee. This video was the second time Justin had used the skill of Roman; the first was the single ” One Less Lonely Girl ” in 2009, which was also shot in Franklin, Tennessee.
The song was a commercial success for Justin. In the United States ” Mistletoe ” peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and spent ten weeks on the chart there.
In the United Kingdom, the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 29th of October, 2011 and reached number twenty-one. It spent four weeks in the Top Forty and a total of ten weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 11
UK Highest Chart Position: 21
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 20, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 45, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 28, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 1, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 9, Denmark (Tracklisten) 9, France (SNEP) 76, Ireland (IRMA) 16, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 21, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 11, Norway (VG-lista) 2, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 24, South Korea International Singles (Gaon) 41, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 16, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 15, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 49
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