Right Hand (song)

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"Right Hand"
Right Hand Drake.jpg
Single by Drake
ReleasedJuly 31, 2015
GenreHip hop
Drake singles chronology
"Hotline Bling"
"Right Hand"

"Right Hand" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake. It was released as a single digitally on July 31, 2015. Drake posted the song along with "Charged Up" and "Hotline Bling" on his blog. It was produced by Vinylz, Frank Dukes, Velous and Kaan Gunesberk.


Adapted from TIDAL.[1]

  • Frank Dukes – production, songwriting
  • Vinylz – production, songwriting
  • Drake – songwriting, vocals
  • Kaan Gunesberk – songwriting, backing vocals
  • Velous – songwriting


Commercial performance[]

In the United States, "Right Hand" sold 27,000 copies in its first week at digital retailers, spurring a debut at number 29 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart dated August 22, 2015.[2] Over a month later, a strong surge in digital download sales led to its debut at number 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated October 2, 2015; it sold 31,000 copies that week, earning its best sales frame up to that point.[3] It has since peaked at number 58.[4] As of October 2015, the song has sold 230,000 copies in the United States.[5]

Weekly charts[]

Chart (2015-2016) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[6] 72
UK Singles (OCC)[7] 81
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 58
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[8] 21

Certifications and sales[]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[9] Silver 200,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[10] Platinum 1,000,000double-dagger

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

Release history[]

Country Date Format Label
United States[11] July 31, 2015 Digital download


  1. ^ "Right Hand Credits". listen.tidal.com. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  2. ^ Mendizabal, Amaya (August 12, 2015). "Drake Takes Over Charts in Wake of Meek Mill Feud". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 27, 2015.
  3. ^ Mendizabal, Amaya (September 23, 2015). "Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' Spends Fifth Week at No. 1 on Adult R&B Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 27, 2015.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "Drake Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 06, 2015.
  5. ^ Mansell, Henry (October 31, 2015). "Hip Hop Single Sales: Drake, The Weeknd & Macklemore". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "Drake Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  7. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Drake Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  9. ^ "British single certifications – Drake – Right Hand". British Phonographic Industry.Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Right Hand in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  10. ^ "American single certifications – Drake – Right Hand". Recording Industry Association of America.
  11. ^ "Right Hand – Single by Drake". iTunes Store. United States: Apple. Jul 31, 2015. Retrieved September 22, 2015.

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