What's Your Name

song by Usher

"What's Your Name" is a song by American singer Usher. It features will.i.am. It was written by Usher, will.i.am and Toby Gad. It was produced Gad. It was released on August 18, 2008. It became the fourth single from his album, Here I Stand (2008).

"What's Your Name"
Single by Usher featuring will.i.am
from the album Here I Stand
ReleasedAugust 18, 2008
FormatDigital download, CD single
RecordedEthernet Studios (Los Angeles, California), Patchwerk Studios (Atlanta, Georgia), Triangle Sound Studios (Atlanta, Georgia)
Songwriter(s)Usher, will.i.am, Ryan Toby
Usher singles chronology
"Moving Mountains"
"What's Your Name"
"Trading Places"
"Moving Mountains"
"What's Your Name"
"Trading Places"
will.i.am singles chronology

"What's Your Name" is a mid-tempo song. It is a electronic dance, New Wave, and snythpop song. The song was given mixed reviews from music critics. Many liked the song's beat. Other believed it was the worst song from Here I Stand. The song reached the Australian Singles Chart and the Canadian Hot 100.

Track listingEdit

  1. "What's Your Name" – 3:58
  2. "What's Your Name" (instrumental) – 3:58


  • Dylan Dresdow – mixing
  • Kuk Harrell – vocal production
  • Padraic Kerin – recording
  • Joe Peluso – assistant mixing

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  • Jeremy Stevenson – recording
  • Ryan Toby – writing
  • will.i.am – writing, production, recording, drum programming, synths, rhodes
  • Usher – writing


  1. (2008) Album notes for Here I Stand by Usher. LaFace Records.