«Love Me Harder» is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande and Canadian singer The Weeknd. It was released by Republic Records on September 30, 2014 as the fourth single from Grande’s second studio album, My Everything (2014). The Weeknd co-wrote the song along with Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ahmad Balshe, Peter Svensson, and Ali Payami; the latter two also co-produced it with Carolina Liar drummer Peter Carlsson.
«Love Me Harder» was hailed by critics, praising its mature sound and the pairing between Grande and The Weeknd. It was called the best song from My Everything by several critics. The song peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Ariana Grande’s fifth overall top 10 single and fourth from My Everything. By becoming her fourth top ten single, Grande has the most top 10 singles in 2014. The song is also The Weeknd’s first top 10 single on the chart, as well as his first top 40 hit.