Hooked (Why Don't We song)

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"Hooked"
Why Don't We - Hooked.png
Single by Why Don't We
from the album 8 Letters
ReleasedJune 7, 2018
Recorded2018
GenreElectropop
Length3:24
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Jacob Manson
  • Phil Plested
Producer(s)Jacob Manson
Why Don't We singles chronology
"Trust Fund Baby"
(2018)
"Hooked"
(2018)
"Talk"
(2018)

"Hooked" is a song performed by American boy band Why Don't We. The song was released as a digital download on June 7, 2018 by Signature and Atlantic Records, as the lead single from their debut studio album 8 Letters.[1] The song peaked at number twenty-two on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Hooked" was first released onto YouTube on June 7, 2018. The video was directed by Éli Sokhn.[3] The video depicts the band members in various fantastical dating scenarios (including special agents, video game characters, and giant octopi).[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Hooked"3:24
Digital download[5]
No.TitleLength
1."Hooked" (Borgeous Remix)3:13

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[6]

  • Jacob Manson – Producer, background vocals, bass, drums, guitar, keyboards, programmer, writer
  • Paul Sumpter – Acoustic Guitar
  • Phil Plested – Background vocals, writer
  • Robin Florent – Engineer
  • Scott Desmarais – Engineer
  • Chris Galland – Mixing Engineer
  • Manny Marroquin – Mixing Engineer
  • Louis Bell – Vocal Production
  • Corbyn Besson – Vocals
  • Daniel Seavey – Vocals
  • Jack Avery – Vocals
  • Jonah Marais – Vocals
  • Zach Herron – Vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)[7] 8
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[2] 22

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Gold 40,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States June 7, 2018[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hooked - Single by Why Don't We". Apple Music. Retrieved October 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Why Dont We Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Hooked - Why Don't We [Official Music Video]". YouTube. Retrieved October 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Why Don't We Unveil Adventure-Filled Video For 'Hooked'". iHeartRadio. June 7, 2018. Retrieved October 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Hooked (Borgeous Remix) - Single by Why Don't We". Apple Music. Retrieved October 29, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Credits / Hooked / Why Don't We – TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved October 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. June 18, 2018. Retrieved June 15, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Why Don't We – Hooked". Music Canada. Retrieved December 16, 2020.