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The official music video was directed by Hannah Lux Davis and released via Vevo on July 19, 2017. The video sees Lovato throwing a house party, frolicking by a pool, in an inflatable tub, on an outdoor dance floor, and in a beach chair, as her friends thrash, laugh, and kiss around her. Paris Hilton, Wiz Khalifa and Jamie Foxx made their appearances in the video. In 24 hours of release, the video amounted 8.5 million views, a record for Lovato. The video surpassed 230 million views as of November 2017.

"Sorry Not Sorry" is a song recorded by American singer Demi Lovato.

Lovato co-wrote the song with Sean Douglas, Trevor Brown, William Zaire Simmons and its producer Oak Felder.

The song was released on July 11, 2017, through Island Records, Republic Records, Hollywood Records, and Safehouse Records, as the first single from her sixth album, Tell Me You Love Me.

An acoustic version of the song is included on the deluxe version of the album.

"Sorry Not Sorry" has reached the top ten in the United States, Australia, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, as well as the top 20 in Canada, the Czech Republic, Norway, and Portugal.

The music video was directed by Hannah Lux Davis and was released on July 19, 2017.

The track was certified platinum in the United States, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.

The song received a nomination for 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in the "Song of the Summer" category.

"Sorry Not Sorry" is written in the key of B minor with a tempo of 144 beats per minute in common time.

"Sorry Not Sorry" debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 52 three days following its release. It sold 45,000 copies in the US alone in its first three days. The single has reached a peak of number six on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lovato's first top 10 entry in the United States since "Heart Attack" in 2013, and her highest charting song on the chart.

User reviews


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    • Author: Ziena
    Although it can't be a worldwide song being mentioned by all the musicians and even for me as a song I decide to sing and repeat, but it was really a great and innovative video that made me closer to my favorite singer. It was full of kindness and familiarity.
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    • Author: Oveley
    What we have here is the music video for the Demi Lovato song "Sorry Not Sorry" and as this was released in summer 2017, it is not even a year old and still has easily over 300 million views on Youtube. And that is not a good thing at all. It's tough for me to say anything positive about this one, maybe that it's over in under 4 minutes luckily for us audiences because there's no way you can have as much fun as the people in this video who are celebrating a pool party. For viewers and listeners it is a fool party. The song here is very generic and forgettable contents-wise, not challenging music wise and not particularly catchy either. The seemingly spontaneous inclusions of people (not just Demi) talking and not singing feel very fake and were obviously scripted. The police reference at the very end could not be any more cringeworthy. I bet there wasn't any police coming atg all, but Miss Lovato wanted to show us how her longing for party and fun cannot even be stopped by the authorities. What else can I say, it is bad to watch, but listening to the record isn't any better either, so skip this one in its entirety. It certainly says nothing about the current generation if this song or video is a defining pop culture phenomenon these days. And boo for Oscar winner Jamie Foxx to appear in here. What is he thinking. With the likes of Paris Hilton, I am not too surprised, but yeah, to each his own I guess. For me, this project gets a gigantic thumbs-down and it also makes me more skeptical about Lovato conctantly referring all the problems she had in the past as honestly she seems to have nothing learnt from it with how generic and commercial her "artistic" approach here turned out to be. Nothing I see that justifies a career. Stay far away from this one.
  • Credited cast:
    Jamie Foxx Jamie Foxx
    Paris Hilton Paris Hilton
    Wiz Khalifa Wiz Khalifa
    Demi Lovato Demi Lovato - Demi Lovato
    Matthew Scott Montgomery Matthew Scott Montgomery
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