I Believe (DJ Khaled song)

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"I Believe"
DJ Khaled I Believe.jpg
Single by DJ Khaled featuring Demi Lovato
from the album A Wrinkle in Time (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
ReleasedMarch 9, 2018 (2018-03-09)
FormatDigital download
Length3:45
LabelEpic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled singles chronology
"Top Off"
(2018)
"I Believe"
(2018)
"Dinero"
(2018)
Demi Lovato singles chronology
"Échame la Culpa"
(2017)
"I Believe"
(2018)
"Fall in Line"
(2018)
Music video
"I Believe" on YouTube

"I Believe" is a song recorded by American record producer DJ Khaled, featuring guest vocals from American singer Demi Lovato. The artists co-wrote the song with Denisia Andrews and Brittany Coney, with production handled by Khaled. It was released by Epic Records on March 9, 2018, as the third single from the soundtrack to the 2018 film A Wrinkle in Time. The song surrounds the message of believing in oneself.

Release and promotion[edit]

Lovato first teased the song on February 20, 2018, writing on Twitter: "Ahhhh!! I'm so excited to finally tell you guys my new song ['I Believe'] with [DJ Khaled] will be on the soundtrack for Disney's [Wrinkle in Time]," along with a snippet.[1][2] On March 6, 2018, a preview of the music video debuted on Good Morning America.[3][4][5]

Music video[edit]

The music video of the song features Khaled and Lovato singing in various green-screen landscapes, including a golden wheat field, a dark forest and a natural backdrop surrounded by lush grass and blue skies, intercut with movie scenes.[6][7][8] Lovato dresses up in a red gown, while Khaled wears a tracksuit.[9]

Critical reception[edit]

Elias Leight of Rolling Stone deemed the song "a meeting of maximalists" with "Lovato singing with her usual boisterous enthusiasm" and Khaled "offering a series of self-help maxims".[10] Aaron Williams of Uproxx regarded the song as "a full-on display of Demi Lovato's vocal chops".[11] Devin Ch of HotNewHipHop opined that the song "mostly caters to urban-pop playlists", writing that its message is "accessible on all fronts".[12]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[13]

  • DJ Khaled – composition, production, vocals
  • Demi Lovato – composition, vocals
  • Denisia Andrews – composition
  • Brittany Coney – composition

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Israel (Media Forest TV Airplay)[14] 4

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide March 9, 2018 Digital download [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prance, Sam (February 21, 2018). "Demi Lovato, Sade and More Star on the 'Wrinkle in Time' Soundtrack". MTV News. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  2. ^ Nied, Mike (February 20, 2018). "Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled Team Up On "I Believe" For The 'A Wrinkle In Time' Soundtrack". Idolator. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Hussein, Wandera (March 7, 2018). "Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled Tease Video for 'Wrinkle in Time' Track 'I Believe' on 'Good Morning America': Watch". Billboard. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  4. ^ Wright, Hayden (March 7, 2018). "Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled Tease 'I Believe' Video from 'A Wrinkle In Time'". CBS Radio. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  5. ^ Nied, Mike (March 6, 2018). "Demi Lovato And DJ Khaled Tease Their "I Believe" Video". Idolator. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  6. ^ Saponara, Michael (March 8, 2018). "DJ Khaled and Demi Lovato Team Up for "I Believe" From Disney's 'A Wrinkle in Time' Soundtrack". XXL. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  7. ^ Maicki, Salvatore (March 8, 2018). "Watch Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled's "I Believe" video". The Fader. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Video: DJ Khaled feat. Demi Lovato – 'I Believe'". Rap-Up. March 8, 2018. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  9. ^ Hosken, Patrick (March 8, 2018). "Demi lovato is all about self-empowerment on new a wrinkle in time song". MTV News. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Leight, Elias (March 8, 2018). "See Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled Frolic in New 'I Believe' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  11. ^ Williams, Aaron (March 8, 2018). "Demi Lovato Lives Her Best Life With DJ Khaled In The Inspirational 'I Believe' Video". Uproxx. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  12. ^ Ch, Devin (March 8, 2018). "DJ Khaled Recruits Disney Alum Demi Lovato For "I Believe"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  13. ^ a b "I Believe (As featured in the Walt Disney Pictures' "A WRINKLE IN TIME") / DJ Khaled TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  14. ^ "מדיה פורסט – לדעת שאתה באוויר". Mediaforest.biz. Retrieved May 21, 2018.