“Girls Like You” is a song recorded by American band Maroon 5 from their sixth studio album Red Pill Blues (2017). The track was written by lead singer Adam Levine, Starrah, Gian Stone, Cirkut, and Jason Evigan, with the latter two serving as producers.
A second version featuring and co-written by American rapper Cardi B, was released on May 30, 2018, as the album’s fifth and final single. The single version was included on the re-release edition of the album.
The song’s accompanying music video was directed by David Dobkin, which features the band and Levine performing the song in the center of a room and a number of women making their appearances.
The single achieved commercial success, spending seven weeks at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it Maroon 5’s fourth and Cardi B’s third chart-topper, who extended her record for most number-ones among female rappers.
It also spent 33 weeks in the top 10, tying both Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” and Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” for the longest top 10 run in the chart’s archives at the time and a record-setting 36 weeks at number one on the Adult Contemporary chart.
Additionally, it reached number one in eleven other countries, including Canada and New Zealand. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) it was the fifth best selling song of 2018, with equivalent sales of 11.9 million units globally.
“Girls Like You” ranked at number five on the Billboard Decade-End chart for the 2010s, with Cardi B being the only female rapper on the top 40.
“Girls Like You” has won multiple awards including at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards (Top Hot 100 Song), and the iHeartRadio Titanium Awards, while its music video won for Winning Video at the 2018 MTV Video Play Awards. The song received a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 61st Grammy Awards. wiki
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