Tonight I'm Getting Over You Remix cover
Carly Rae Jepsen
Features Nicki Minaj
Released May 6, 2013
Recorded 2013
Genre Electro house
Length 4:01
Label 604, School Boy, Interscope
Writer Jepsen, Onika Tanya Maraj, Lukas Hilbert, Max Martin, Clarence Coffee Jr., Shiloh, Katerina Loules
Producer Martin, Hilbert
Single information
Single release May 6, 2013
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"Tonight I'm Getting Over You (Remix)" is a remix song by Carly Rae Jepsen featuring Nicki Minaj, remixed from a song with the same name of Jepsen's second studio album, Kiss. It was written by Jepsen, Onika Tanya Maraj, Lukas Hilbert, Max Martin, Clarence Coffee Jr., Shiloh, Katerina Loules, and it was produced by Martin, and Hilbert. The remix was released online on May 2, 2013, and was officially released for digital download on May 6.

Background Edit

"Tonight I'm Getting Over You" was released in the United States as the fourth single of Jepsen' second studio album, Kiss, on February 19, 2013. On March 25, Scooter Braun, manager of Carly Rae Jepsen, used his twitter to hint a possible collaboration between Jepsen and Minaj.[1] Braun confirmed the collaboration on April 2 when he tweeted to Jepsen "you are going to be excited. @NICKIMINAJ killed it! #NewMusic #REMIX", revealing that the collaboration is a remix of another song.[2] On April 16, Braun revealed the remixed song "Tonight I'm Getting Over You", which is a single of Jepsen.[3] Minaj confirmed her appearance in the song.[4]

Justin Bieber released the song at his Twitter for listening on May 2, and announced that the remix will be officially released as a digital download on Monday May 6.[5] It was released as a digital download that day.

Artwork Edit

Jepsen released a cover artwork of the song as her profile picture in Twitter on May 2, 2013.

Critical reception Edit

The remix song received positive reviews by critics and journalists. Emilee Lindner from MTV News commented that although the song isn't expected from Minaj, she "don't put it past her to do a little self-reflection."[6] Lucas Villa from praised Minaj for having a "great track record for coming to an ailing pop song's rescue with a killer verse." Villa also commented that the original song "was already a great stand-alone" but praised Minaj for adding "a cool rhythmic touch to it."[7] Jeff Benjamin from Fuse called Minaj's verse "short, but sweet" and referred the lyrics as "silly" but complimented Minaj for "certainly [bringing] life" to the record.[8]

Music video Edit

The video for the original song premiered through VEVO on February 22, 2013. On May 3rd or 4th, Nicki stated that at that time there would be no music video for the remix.

Charts Edit

Chart (2013) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 90
US Hot Dance Club Songs 23

Lyrics Edit

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Explicit version Edit

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