Trading Places (song)

2008 single by Usher

"Trading Places" is a song by American singer Usher. It was released on October 17, 2008. It became the fifth and prev_title from his album Here I Stand (2008). Usher wrote the song with The-Dream and Carlos "Los Da Mystro" McKinney. It was produced by McKinney. The song is a slow-tempo song. It is an R&B and hip-hop song. The song talks about men trading roles with women in a relationship.

"Trading Places"
Song by Usher
from the album Here I Stand
ReleasedOctober 17, 2008 (2008-10-17)
RecordedMusic Line Studio, Triangle Sound Studios, Chalice Recording Studios
Songwriter(s)Usher, Carlos "Los Da Mystro" McKinney, The-Dream
Producer(s)Carlos "Los Da Mystro" McKinney
Usher singles chronology
""What's Your Name"
"Trading Places"

Track listingsEdit




Chart (2008) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 45
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 4


  1. "Trading Places – EP". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved November 8, 2010.
  2. "Trading Places – Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved December 7, 2010.
  3. Here I Stand (Media notes). Usher. LaFace Records. 2008.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. "Usher Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2010.
  5. "Usher Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2010.

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