WETAYA SONG OF THE DAY: Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – Señorita
“Señorita” is a song by Canadian singer Shawn Mendes and Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello. It was released as the second single (seventh overall) from the deluxe edition of Mendes’ self-titled third studio album through Island Records on June 21, 2019. It is also included on Cabello’s second studio album Romance (2019). The song was written by Mendes, Cabello, Charli XCX, Ali Tamposi, Jack Patterson, and its producers Andrew Watt, Benny Blanco, and Cashmere Cat. The song marks Mendes’ and Cabello’s second collaboration, following “I Know What You Did Last Summer” from Mendes’ debut album, Handwritten (2015).
“Señorita” reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, as well as thirty-five other countries including the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. The single has won an American Music Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, and received a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), it was the third best-selling single of 2019, with combined sales and track-equivalent streams of 16.1 million units globally.