2 YEARS “TILL THE WORLD ENDS”
One of Britney’s most successful tracks of her career, “Till The World Ends” debuted two years ago today! (March 4)
Check out the trivia about Rolling Stone’s third best song of 2011!
- Till the World Ends (TTWE) released as the second single from, Femme Fatale. It was written and produced by Dr. Luke and Max Martin, with additional writing by Ke$ha and Alexander Kronlund, and additional production by Billboard.
- Britney described TTWE as "fun. I like it. It’s good energy. I’m a vibe person, and I think I love good-mood songs, and if it puts me in a good mood, it clicks for me.”
- TTWE sold 117,000 copies after its first three days of sales in the United States, debuting at #20 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week of March 9, 2011
- TTWE peaked at #3 on the Hot 100, becoming Britney’s eighth top-five hit and her third of 2011 after “Hold It Against Me” and the “S&M” remix with Rihanna
- The song became Britney’s seventh #1 on Billboard Dance Song when it topped the chart in May 2011
- On the week of July 10, 2011, the song surpassed two million downloads in the United States and it has sold over 2,638,000 copies there as of June 5, 2012.
- A remixed version of TTWE, featuring Ke$ha and Nicki Minaj was released on iTunes on April 25, 2011.
- The music video for TTWE was directed by Ray Kay and filmed inside a basement in Los Angeles, California. The video was choreographed by Brian Friedman.
- TTWE available in 2 different music versions, a director’s cut and a choreography cut.
- On July 2012, the video officially passed 100 million views, making it her second certified video on Vevo after “I Wanna Go”.
- On September 16, 2012 Britney releasing TTWE-Twister Remix produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut exclusive for Hasbro’s Twister Game.
- #3 Best song of 2011 by Rolling Stone.
- #3 Best Single of 2011 by Billboard.
- #1 Best Pop Song 0f 2011 by PopCrush.
- #1 Best Song of 2011 by DigitalSpy, they describe TTWE as “Britney’s best track since ‘Toxic’, and commenting, “judging from its chart position, it’s also her most underrated hit.”
So, happy 2nd anniversary, keep on dancin’ Till The World Ends!