Pineapple (Karol G song)

"Pineapple" is a song by Colombian singer-songwriter Karol G. It was written by Karol G, Mauricio Reglero, Ricardo Reglero and Sky Rompiendo, and produced by the latter. The song was released on March 1, 2018 through Universal Music Latino, as lead single from her second studio album Ocean.[1]

"Pineapple"
Single by Karol G
from the album Ocean
LanguageSpanish
ReleasedMarch 1, 2018 (2018-03-01)
GenreReggaeton
Length2:58
Label
  • Universal Music Latino
Songwriter(s)
  • Carolina Giraldo
  • Mauricio Alberto Reglero
  • Ricardo Andrés Reglero
  • Sky Rompiendo
Producer(s)
  • Sky Rompiendo
Karol G singles chronology
"Mi Mala (Remix)"
(2018)
"Pineapple"
(2018)
"Tu Pum Pum"
(2018)

Background

The song was first teased a month prior to its official release through Karol G’s social media accounts, with multiple snippets of the song and lyrics used in captions. The song was officially announced on February 25, 2018, with its release date and cover art revealed.[2] The song was released on March 1, 2018.

Critical reception

Suzette Fernandez from Billboard referred to the song as "that seductive/urban line that characterizes Karol G."[1]

Chart performance

"Pineapple" debuted and peaked at number 49 on the US Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart dated March 17, 2018. It charted for one week.

Awards and nominations

Awards and nominations for "Pineapple"
Year Ceremony Category Result
2019 Heat Latin Music Awards Best Video Won

Music video

The music video for "Pineapple" was directed by Harold from 36 Grados and was released on Karol G’s YouTube channel on March 1, 2018.[3] As of January 2023, it has over 280 million views and 1.7 million likes.

Charts

Weekly chart performance for "Pineapple"
Chart (2018) Peak
position
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[4] 59
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[5] 49

Certifications

Certifications for "Pineapple"
Region CertificationCertified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[6] 3× Platinum (Latin) 180,000

Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References

  1. Fernandez, Suzette (March 2, 2018). "Karol G Takes You Into the 'Pineapple' Jungle in New Music Video". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2023.
  2. G, Karol [@karolg] (February 25, 2018). "PINEAPPLE 🍍 2 De Marzo !!". Retrieved January 26, 2023 via Instagram.
  3. "KAROL G - Pineapple (Official Video) - YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  4. "PINEAPPLE - KAROL G EPDM". El Portal de Música. Retrieved January 26, 2023.
  5. "Karol G Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 17, 2023.
  6. "American single certifications – Karol G – Pineapple". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 26, 2023.
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