“Till The World Ends”, one of Britney’s most successful tracks of her career, debuted two years ago today!

Max Martin and Dr. Luke produced the track and lyrics penned by Ke$ha. It was named as the third best song of 2011 by Rolling Stone.

From its official Wikipedia page:

“Till the World Ends” sold 117,000 copies after its first three days of sales in the United States, debuting at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week of March 9, 2011. It became the fifth highest debut of her twenty-five entries on the chart. It also debuted at number ten on the Hot Digital Songs chart, and at number sixty-eight on the Radio Songs chart; on the latter chart, the song debuted at number sixty-eight with 16.8 million impressions on 145 stations. On the issue dated March 17, 2011, “Till the World Ends” sold 158,000 downloads (up 36%), peaking at number five on the Hot Digital Songs chart. On the Hot 100, it climbed to number nine, becoming her tenth top ten hit. The song also jumped to number forty-seven on the Radio Songs chart with 26 million impressions (up 56%), and debuted at number twenty-six on the Pop Songs chart. It later peaked at number four. The following week, “Till the World Ends” dropped out of the top ten of the Hot 100; it returned three weeks later at number eight, on April 13, 2011.

Following the release of the remix featuring Nicki Minaj and Kesha, the song peaked at number three on the Hot Digital Songs chart, with combined sales of 246,000 downloads (up 102%). The remix accounted for 167,000 copies (68%) of the total sales. “Till the World Ends” also peaked at number three on the Hot 100, becoming Spears’s eighth top-five hit and her third of 2011 after “Hold It Against Me” and the “S&M” remix with Rihanna. In May 2011, the song peaked at number 4 on the airplay chart, her highest-charting song on the radio in her entire career. “Till the World Ends” became Spears’s seventh number-one 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.

Even though the world didn’t end, Britney fans are still dancing. Looking forward to her next smash!

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