6. Love Me Harder
A second song from Ariana’s My Everything, “Love Me Harder” was released in 2014 and features The Weeknd. In large part, pairing of The Weeknd on the track was used to promote The Weeknd. The song was written by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami, Abel Tesfaye and Ahmad Balshe and produced by Ali Pavami and Peter Carlsson. The music video came out in 2014, playing out the track’s message of not being able to satisfy the needs of another in a relationship.
Another offering from Dangerous Woman, “Focus” was released in 2015. The song was written by Ariana Grande, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Max Martin and produced by Ilya Salmanzadeh and Max Martin. The song was not universally liked, receiving both positive and negative reviews. The music video was released in 2015, showcasing stunning choreography with geometric-type visuals.