Super Bass

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"Super Bass"
Single by Nicki Minaj
from the album Pink Friday
Released2011
FormatDigital download
Recorded2010
Genre
Length3:19
Label
  • Young Money Entertainment
  • Cash Money
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Kane Beatz
Nicki Minaj singles chronology
"Moment 4 Life"
(2011)
"Super Bass"
(2011)
"Fly"
(2011)

"Super Bass" is a song by Trinidadian-American rapper Nicki Minaj, taken from her 2010 debut album Pink Friday. The song is listed as a bonus track on the deluxe edition of the album. It was released as a single from Pink Friday in 2011. The song was able to cross over into many genres on radio, such as pop, urban, and rhythmic. "Super Bass" was written by Minaj, Daniel Johnson, and Ester Dean, who also helps write songs for other recording artists such as Rihanna. The song was produced by Kane Beatz.

The song reached number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 2011, as well as on the Mainstream Top 40/Pop Songs airplay chart. It topped the US Rhythmic Songs chart and reached number two on the Rap Songs chart. In Australia and Canada, the song reached number six, while it peaked at number eight in the United Kingdom. "Super Bass" finished as the eighth-best performing song of 2011 in the United States.

On November 9, 2021, the song was certified Diamond by the RIAA for consumption of 10 million copies in the United States alone.[1]

Certifications[change | change source]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Diamond 10,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gold & Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved 2021-11-13.
  2. "American single certifications – Nicki Minaj – Super Bass". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2021-11-13. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.