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Light Switch

Charlie Puth

Album Charlie

“Light Switch” is the lead single from American singer-songwriter Charlie Puth and his upcoming third studio album titled “Charlie”, which is due to be released through Atlantic Records later this year.

The upbeat pop track gained its fame from TikTok, where Puth took to the app to share the development of the song. The first video showing the song gained 20 million views in only 24 hours. Lyrically, the song sees Puth describe an on and off again relationship and his physical attraction to a seemingly unattainable person. Speaking to Rolling Stone, spoke about sharing his songwriting process of “Light Switch”: 

“On the songwriting level, it was really cool to share this song with the fans while I made it. So they felt like they were involved at the very beginning of the song, like they almost wrote it with me.” 

The music video for “Light Switch” was uploaded to Puth’s YouTube channel on the 20th January 2022, and was directed by Christian Breslauer. As of the 23rd April 2022, the video had a total of 62.7 million views and 1.6 million likes.

Read the lyrics to “Light Switch” here.

*All information accurate at the time of publishing.



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Release Date

20th January 2022


Charlie Puth, Jacob Kasher Hindlin & Jake Torrey


Charlie Puth



Chart Rankings

- #20 in Australia - #49 in Austria - #16 in Belgium - #7, #10, #13 & #17 on various charts in Canada - #49 in the Czech Republic - #20 in Denmark - #62 in Germany - #21 on the Billboard Global 200 - #54 in Greece - #29 in Hungary - #25 in Ireland - #84 in Japan - #26 in Lithuania - #6 in Malaysia - #29 & #43 on various charts in the Netherlands - #28 in New Zealand - #13 in Norway - #73 in Portugal - #14 in Russia - #1 in Singapore - #66 & #80 on various charts in Slovakia - #70 in South Africa - #103 in South Korea - #36 in Sweden - #40 in Switzerland - #25 in the UK - #15 in the Ukraine - #27 on the US Billboard Hot 100 - #15 on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary - #9 on the US Billboard Adult Top 40 - #34 on the US Billboard Dance/Mix Show Airplay - #11 on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 - #7 in Vietnam *All chart rankings accurate at the time of publishing.

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