” The Night Is Still Young ” is by Nicki Minaj, the Trinidadian-American singer. Written by Minaj, Ester Dean, Dr. Luke, Donnie Lewis, Theron Thomas and Cirkut. Production for the song was by Dr. Luke and Cirkut.
The song was taken from Nicki’s third album, Pinkprint, and released as her sixth single by the record labels Cash Money Records/Motown Records.
” The Night Is Still Young ” is nearly four minutes of electro Rap & Hip-Hop come pop song ( with explicit lyrics ) about partying and enjoying a night out, the verse is about a night of partying in a club.
In the song, Nicki Minaj shows her skills with mixing rhyming and singing.
When released the song divided music critics and fans alike, some criticised the lyrics while others praised the lyrical content but criticised the composition and production.
Though, ” The Night Is Still Young ” was to become a favourite song among the fans of Nicki with many commenting that is an uplifting and infectious pop song.
The video for the song was directed by Hannah Lux Davis, the American music video director who has worked with Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony and Cher Lloyd.
Released on Tidal, the video was added to the subscription-based music streaming service in 2015 along with her Vevo channel. Along with Nicki in the video, her boyfriend Meek Mill has a cameo appearance.
During her third World tour in 2015 known as The Pinkprint Tour in 2015, Nicki performed ” The Night Is Still Young ” which undoubtedly pleased the 20,000 strong crowd.
Other performances of the song have helped its popularity including a performance at the Billboard Music Awards in 2015, iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party in Las Vegas.
In July of the same year, Nicki performed ” The Night Is Still Young ” on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series and opened the MTV Video Music Awards with a trio of songs including this song and a version of ” Bad Blood ” along with Taylor Swift.
” The Night Is Still Young ” had success in the United States reaching number thirty-one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and was certified Platinum with one million in sales.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 31
UK Highest Chart Position: N/A
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Belgium Urban (Ultratop Flanders) 44, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 40, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 63, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 43, Israel (Media Forest TV Airplay) 4, Ireland (IRMA) 98, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 71, Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 43, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 93
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