OMG (song)

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"OMG"
Single by Usher featuring will.i.am
from the album Raymond v. Raymond
B-side "Papers"
Released March 22, 2010
(see release History)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2009; Chung King Studios
(New York City)
Genre Dance-pop, R&B, hip hop
Length

4:45 (Album Version w/o will.i.am)

4:28 (Radio Edit)
Label LaFace
Writer(s) William Adams
Producer will.i.am
Usher singles chronology
"Lil Freak"
(2010)
"OMG"
(2010)
"There Goes My Baby"
(2010)
will.i.am chronology
"3 Words"
(2009)
"OMG"
(2010)
"Check It Out"
(2010)

"OMG" is a song by American singer Usher. It features will.i.am who produced the song. The song uses auto-tune. It was released on March 22, 2010. It became the fourth single from his album Raymond v. Raymond (2010). The song was given mixed reviews from music critics. Many did not like that the song used auto-tune. Other liked that the song had dance and club music to it.

"OMG" reached number one in charts in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. This gave Usher his ninth number one song in the US. He then became the first artist to have number one songs in three decades (1990s, 2000s, and 2010s). The song sold 3.8 million copies in the US. It sold 6.9 million copies worldwide.

Track listing[change | edit source]

  • Germany CD Single[1]
  1. "OMG" (featuring will.i.am) – 4:28
  2. "Papers" - 4:20
  • OMG - The Remixes[2]
  1. "OMG" (Almighty Mix) 6:35
  2. "OMG" (Riva Starr Remix) 6:49
  3. "OMG" (Ripper Dirty Club Mix) 7:48
  4. "OMG" (Ripper Commercial Mix) 4:25
  5. "OMG" (Gucci Mane Remix) 4:18
  • OMG - The Remix EP[3]
  1. "OMG" (Cory Enemy Club Mix) - 5:51
  2. "OMG" (Cory Enemy Dub Mix) - 5:51
  3. "OMG" (Kovas Ghetto Beat Mix) - 5:34
  4. "OMG" (Don Vito 2 The Left Mix) - 4:11
  5. "OMG" (Disco Fries Extended Mix) - 6:38
  6. "OMG" (Instrumental Version) - 4:29


Charts and certifications[change | edit source]

Weekly charts[change | edit source]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 1
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75)[5] 41
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 10
Belgium (Ultratop 40 Wallonia)[7] 16
Brazil (Billboard) Hot 100 Airplay[8] 37
Brazil (Billboard) Hot Pop Songs[9] 14
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[10] 2
Czech Republic (IFPI)[11] 17
Denmark (Tracklisten)[12] 21
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[13] 39
European Hot 100 Singles[14] 6
France (SNEP) Download Chart[15] 16
Germany (Media Control AG)[16] 27
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[17] 40
Ireland (IRMA)[18] 1
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[19] 11
New Zealand (RIANZ)[20] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[21] 28
Slovakia (IFPI)[22] 9
Switzerland (Media Control AG)[23] 38
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[24] 1
UK R&B (The Official Charts Company)[25] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[26] 1
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[27] 3
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[28] 3
US Latin Songs (Billboard)[29] 23
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[30] 2
Chart (2011) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[31] 69

Year-end charts[change | edit source]

Chart (2010) Position
Australian Singles Chart[32] 2
European Hot 100 Singles[33] 49
Canadian Hot 100[34] 13
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[35] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[36] 5
US Hot Dance Club Songs[37] 11
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[38] 29
US Hot Latin Songs[39] 55
US Pop Songs[40] 14

Certifications[change | edit source]

Country Certification
Australia 5x Platinum[41]
Canada 2x Platinum[42]
New Zealand Platinum[20]
USA 2x Platinum

References[change | edit source]

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