Gimme More is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her fifth studio album, Blackout (2007). It was released on September 18, 2007 as the lead single from the album. The song was written by Nate “Danja” Hills, James “Jim Beanz” Washington, Keri Hilson and Marcella Araica. The song received acclaim from critics, some of which praised the music and Spears’s breathy vocals. Gimme More peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming her fifth top ten hit and also her second highest-peaking single at the time. It also peaked at the top of the charts in Canada and Ireland, and reached top five positions in 14 countries. The music video premiered on October 5, 2007. It displayed Spears as a stripper and featured a break from Spears’s highly choreographed music videos.