In Austria, the Czech Republic, Norway and Sweden, the song peaked at number 2. It became the third best-selling song of 2014 in the United States with 4. The following week the song topped the Hot Digital Songs, selling 243,000 copies, and rose to number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Archived from on February 5, 2015. Due to its commercial success, it was sent to and radio stations on December 17, 2013 as Prism 's third official single. The song has spent 52 weeks on the Hot 100 as of September 18, 2014, becoming Perry's first song to last at least a year on the chart.
Another suitor brings her , , , and spicy. But Taylor Swift knows that already! Musically, the verses are built around icy rhythms and vocal samples, while the chorus' feature Perry singing into a gradual. Billboard identified Dark Horse as cementing trap music's place on the charts. During Juicy J's verse, the rapper emerges from a gold while Pätra accepts an Egyptian chariot with hydraulics she turns the associated suitor into a set of giant dice to hang from the frame and rejects a suitor who turns out to have the by turning him into a wallet. According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes. As of February 2017, the song has sold 6.
After the samples were revealed, fans could vote for which one they wanted to have an early release on digital retailers. On February 13, 2014, she released a preview of the music video onto her account on , revealing the Egyptian setting of the video. Hitparáda — Radio Top 100 Oficiální. Perry then asked producer to contact one of his artists, American rapper , for a guest verse. Hitparáda — Digital Top 100 Oficiální. Archived from on February 27, 2014. It was originally released on September 17, 2013, by as the first promotional single from Perry's fourth , 2013.
Perry's idea for the music video was to combine Ancient Egyptian culture with Memphis, Tennessee : setting the video in ancient as a nod to Juicy J's Tennessee hometown. It has also been certified gold for sales of 15,000 copies. That same week, the song debuted at number thirty-four on Billboard. What do you take away after watching this? The single have sold more than 17 million worlwide as of June 2018. Romanian and international positions are rendered together by the number of plays before resulting an overall chart. Everything she does is like grade A. Maybe that's why the song has two distinct sounds: dreamy and airy, like Katy, with fluid intervals of a bouncy trap sound, laden with 808s and finger snaps, akin to Juicy J's Southern rap roots.
It just goes to show, sometimes the most unlikely combinations are the ones that end up being surprisingly harmonious. It was conceived by Perry and Hudson during a writing session in Perry's hometown of , and Juicy J was later commissioned for a verse on the song. It re-entered the chart at number 19 on February 2, 2014. Five weeks later, the song peaked at number two, and charted in the top 10 for a total of 16 weeks. The Official Lebanese Top 20. During the final chorus, the last suitor brings Pätra a large gold pyramid with a pink capstone, which she ascends. They were assisted by Eric Eylands, Rachael Findlen, Justin Fox, Elliot Lanam, and Cory Bice.
But from my point of view, something glamorous: Well, yeah, of course, Cleo Kate, there are good moments here, but they are cancelled out by all the ugly visions. What is it supposed to evoke? The video was released on February 20, 2014. This is fancy and heavily-themed, but about as much fun as a snooty garden party where tea and cucumber sandwiches will be served. But Katy didn't even need him to foul things up. Perry also set a new record, becoming the only artist to have a number one single in each year of the decade thus far. On January 23, 2014 the song re-entered the at number 47 then reached a peak of 3. Although it seems like Pätra has finally found a gift she likes, the final frame of the video reveals that she has turned the final suitor into a dog with a human head.
The following week, February 8, the song still remains atop the Hot Digital Song adding another 294,000 units to the number of copies sold during the previous weeks. Luke, Max Martin, Cirkut Credits adapted from Prism album liner notes. Archived from on March 6, 2014. She's really a genius, she was by the mixing board and telling the guy what to take in and take out. One Lady Gaga is enough, don't all jump on that boat to sail around on The Bad Ship FreakOutYourMama. The petition reached over 65,000 signatures and as a response, the pendant was digitally removed from the video on February 26, 2014, after which the petition was closed. Both artists co-wrote the song with its producers, , , and , alongside.
After a petition on Change. That being said, let's keep our fingers crossed and hope Katy doesn't pull a Miley and try to twerk. For the opening verses, Perry's character Katy Pätra, the witch of Memphis, is shown wearing a white dress and white and blue wig while floating on a large at sunset, with pyramids and palm trees visible in the background. The scene took place 1 minute and 15 seconds into the video. Archived from on February 7, 2014. Note: insert 201418 into search.
In Canada, the song has reached the top-spot position, becoming the singer's tenth number-one single in the country and Juicy J's first. Pätra also appears as a gray statue in a scene where golden pythons and gray guardian statues such as , , and surround her, and in a scene with a blue background where she wears a golden dress and several golden hieroglyphs levitate around her. Even though Juicy J is giving 2 Chainz a run for his money as everyone's favorite guest artist, who saw this collaboration with Katy Perry coming? » Katy Perry as a witch. As of January 2019, the video has received over 2. Hitparáda — Singles Digital Top 100 Oficiálna.