Queen of Mean (song)

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"Queen of Mean"
Single by Sarah Jeffery
from the album Descendants 3
ReleasedAugust 2, 2019
LabelWalt Disney
Songwriter(s)Adam Schmalhoz, Thomas Sturges, Tim James & Antonina Armato

"Queen of Mean" is a song by Sarah Jeffery from the Descendants 3 film and its soundtrack.[1] The song was released on August 2, 2019, along with the album. The song has reached No. 49 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[2] The song has also peaked at No. 57 on the Canadian Hot 100,[3] and No. 89 on the UK Singles Chart.[4]

Commercial performance[]

The song debuted at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart becoming Jeffery's first entry on the chart and one of the highest-charting songs from the Descendants franchise as well as the highest charting solo song from any of the films.[5][6] In its second week, the song jumped to number forty nine on the chart becoming the second highest-charting song from any Descendants film behind “Rotten To The Core”. [7] The song spent eight consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming the longest charting Descendants song. The following week, it left the chart for the first time.[8]

Music video[]

The music video was released on Disney Music's Vevo channel on August 2, 2019 following the premiere of the film. Overnight, the music video achieved two million views, and later reached number one on YouTube's Trending videos list.[9] It has since received over 270 million views. The video became the first from Descendants 3 to reach 100 million views and 200 million views and is the most viewed music video from the film as well as one of the most viewed from any of the films. It also has over two million likes becoming the franchise's most liked music video.[10]

On September 27, 2019, Disney released a Memoji music video for the song.[11]


Chart (2019) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[3] 57
Ireland (IRMA)[12] 83
Scotland (OCC)[13] 65
UK Singles (OCC)[4] 89
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 49
US Kid Digital Songs (Billboard)[14] 1
US Pop Digital Songs (Billboard)[15] 11

Track listing[]

  • Digital download
  1. "Queen of Mean" - 3:09
  • Remixes EP
  1. "Queen of Mean (CLOUDxCITY Remix) - 3:30
  2. "Queen of Mean/What's My Name CLOUDxCITY Mashup - 2:28


  1. ^ "Descendants 3 (Original TV Movie Soundtrack) by Various Artists". Apple Music. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b "Sarah Jeffrey Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b "Sarah Jeffrey Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100/2019-08-17
  6. ^ https://www.billboard.com/music/sarah-jeffrey
  7. ^ https://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100/2019-08-24
  8. ^ "Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  9. ^ "'Descendants 3:' Video of Sarah Jeffery singing 'Queen of Mean' goes viral". UPI. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  10. ^ Sarah Jeffery - Queen of Mean (From "Descendants 3"), retrieved 2019-08-24
  11. ^ Queen of Mean Memoji Music Video