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Appearing on Ariana’s second studio album My Everything, the song was written by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami, Ahmad Balshe and The Weeknd, and produced by Payami, Svensson and Peter Carlsson from Carolina Liar.
It has peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on US Mainstream Top 40, becoming Ariana’s fifth overall top 10 single and Weeknd’s first top 10 single on the chart, as well as his first top 40 hit.
Since its release on September 30, 2014, “Love Me Harder” has gone certified gold in the U.S. with over 700,000 sales.
My Everything has gone certified platinum in the U.S. with 1,300,000 copies sold since its debut on August 22, 2014.