Tonight (Sugarland song)

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Sugarland - Tonight single.jpeg
Single by Sugarland
from the album The Incredible Machine
ReleasedApril 11, 2011
FormatAirplay, music download
LabelMercury Nashville
Songwriter(s)Jennifer Nettles
Kristian Bush
Kevin Griffin
Producer(s)Kristian Bush
Jennifer Nettles
Byron Gallimore
Sugarland singles chronology
"Little Miss"

"Tonight" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music duo Sugarland. It was released in April 2011 as the third single from their album The Incredible Machine. The song was written by Jennifer Nettles, Kristian Bush and Kevin Griffin.

Critical reception[edit]

Blake Boldt of Engine 145 gave the song a thumbs down, saying that it "is consistently dull in content" and that the single felt "unfocused, without an anchor," while calling Nettles' vocal performance "below-par."[1]

Music video[edit]

The video for "Tonight" was released on VEVO on April 22, 2011, and was directed by Marcus Raboy. The video starts with Nettles against a green background in a red dress sitting on a tan booth before switching to a second outfit where she is in black, at a photo shoot. The last scene shows her in a white outfit in a white bedroom, lounging on and in the bed. Also, Bush is seen playing guitar in a photo shop.

Chart performance[edit]

"Tonight" debuted at number 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week dated May 7, 2011. It peaked at number 32 in its seventh week, making it their lowest-peaking song of their career to date.

Chart (2011) Peak
Canada Country (Billboard)[2] 49
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 32


  1. ^ Blake Boldt (April 18, 2011). "Sugarland-"Tonight"". Retrieved May 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "Sugarland Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Sugarland Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 10, 2011.