This was co-produced and co-written by the singer/songwriter and rapper Missy Elliott.
This features Hudson's fellow American Idol contestant Fantasia in a duet with the Dreamgirls star. Whilst Hudson was a finalist in Season 3 of the competition, Fantasia was the winner. The actress/singer explained to MTV News how she ended up hooking up with her old friend: "It was such an honor to have her. I had two people on my wish list: One was Whitney and the other was Fantasia. I went into the studio with Missy to hear the song for the first time, and she said, 'I know you want to do a duet with Whitney, but I'd want to hear Jennifer and Fantasia.'"
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift earned an entry in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest-selling digital single. It reached the #1 spot on iTunes just 50 minutes after its release.