” Price Tag ” is by Jessie J ( Jessica Ellen Cornish ), the British singer. The song also features Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr known as B.o.B, the American rapper.
Written by Jessie J, Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly and B.o.B, with production by Dr. Luke, the song was taken as the second single from her first album, Who You Are.
Critics called the song hypocritical, some saying that a rich star is telling others that money is not necessary and why she is paid for her music.
Jessie has pointed out that this is a misunderstanding of what the song’s message. She said it’s more about how much money people say they have and how they take things too seriously.
Music critics liked the song and gave positive reviews. One critic wrote ” ridiculously addictive “, while another called the song ” a little bit corny ” but added it was a ” hip-hop-inflected mid-tempo head-nodder “.
The song was a commercial success for Jessie J with Number One spots in the likes of Austria, Belgium and Hungary.
In the United States, ” Price Tag ” entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at number eighty-eight and climbed to number twenty-three. The song also reached Number One on the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart.
Along with success on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart, ” Price Tag ” also reached number nineteen on the Adult Top 40 and peaked at twelve on the Mainstream Top 40 Chart.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart at Number One for two weeks, it stayed in the Top Ten for ten weeks and spent a total of seventy-one weeks on the chart.
” Price Tag ” was to be Jessie’s first number one single in the United Kingdom and the third number one for B.o.B.
The song has sold in the region of 1,240,000 copies in the United Kingdom as of 2015.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 23
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 2, Austria (Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 1, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 4, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 3, Denmark (Tracklisten) 14, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 20, France (SNEP) 1, Germany (Official German Charts) 3, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 1, Ireland (IRMA) 1, Italy (FIMI) 5, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 3, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 2, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 6, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 2, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 3, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 1, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 4, South Korea International Singles (Gaon) 4, Spain (PROMUSICAE)17, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 17, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 2
Official Website: Jessiejofficial.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/JessieJOfficial
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/JessieJ
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