Ready or Not Bridgit Mendler
Song Title: Ready or not
Artist: Bridgit Mendler
Date of release: August 7, 2012
Description: ” Ready or not ” by Bridgit Mendler the American actress, singer and songwriter. Taken as the lead single from her Album ” Hello My Name Is ” released in 2012.
The song was well received by music critics who praised the song’s sound arrangement and vocals, comparing to Demi Lovato. Not considered to be a huge hit with the song entering the US Billboard Hot 100, however it did climb to reach 49 after selling 138,552 digital copies.
” Ready or not ” also entered the Canadian Hot 100 at number 80 and later climbing to number 43, giving Bridgit her second chart hit there.
The song fared better on other Worldwide charts with a number 17 on the New Zealand Singles Chart, which was to be the first of many international chart entries.
” Ready or not ” reached the top 40 in twelve countries including a top ten in Belgium, Romania, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom which gave her the first top ten hit.
Sales in the UK reached 38,208 digital copies in week one of release which helped ” Ready or not ” climb to number 7 on the UK Charts, as of 2013 the song has sold in excess of 240,000 copies in various forms.
The chorus of the song is loosely based around the 1968 hit single by the Delfonics called “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)”.
The video for the single was shot in different locations around Los Angeles, California. The video was directed by Philip Andelman and shows a scavenger hunt whereby the items are checked off a list.
Bridgit performed ” Ready or Not ” on the XFactor semi final results programme, however nerves got the better of her and the performance turned out to be shaky, later Bridgit admitted she was nervous during the performance.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 49
UK Highest Chart Position: 7
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 53, Austria (Austria Top 40) 25, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 10, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 50, Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot 100) 46, Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot Pop Songs) 19, Bulgaria (Media Forest) 39, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 43, Czech Republic (IFPI) 27, Denmark (Tracklisten) 36, European Hot 100 Singles 12, France (SNEP) 49, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 11, Ireland (IRMA) 15, Italy (FIMI) 74, Luxembourg (Billboard) 26, Mexico Ingles Airplay (Billboard) 47, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 34, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 57, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 12, Norway (Norsktoppen) 24, Portugal (Billboard) 34, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 6, Slovakia (IFPI) 44, South Korea (Gaon International Chart) 51, Ukraine (FDR Charts) 2
Official Website: Bridgitmendlermusic.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/BridgitMendler
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/BridgitMendler