Feel this moment Pitbull ft Christina Aguilera
Song Title: Feel this moment
Artist: Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera
Date of release: March 13, 2013
Description: ” Feel this moment ” is by Pitbull ( Armando Christian Pérez ), the American rapper.
The song written by Nasri Atweh, Chantal Kreviazuk, Adam Messinger, Sir Nolan, DJ Buddha, Pitbull and Christina Aguilera.
Production for the single was by Adam Messinger, Nasri Atweh, Sir Nolan and DJ Buddha. The song was taken as the fourth single from Pitbull’s seventh Album ” Global Warming “.
” Feel this moment ” is a dance-pop song which uses a sample from A-ha’s 1985 Worldwide hit single ” Take on me “, the members of the group, Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy received writing credit on the song.
The song was released on the 13th of March 2013 by record labels Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records and Mr. 305, the latter is the record label founded by Pitbull himself and named after his nickname 305, the 305 stands for the area code of Miami, Florida.
” Feel this moment ” is an upbeat song about stopping and taking a moment to appreciate life, Pitbull is joined by Christina Aguilera on the track.
The video that accompanies the song was directed by David Rousseau, David is a five time MTV Video Music Award nominee and has worked on videos with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias and Marc Anthony.
Shot in black and white, the video was first released to the public via Pitbull’s official VEVO channel and focuses on his 2012 Planet Pit World Tour.
Christina Aguilera features in the video wearing black and sporting big hair while Pitbull can be seen writing and performing the song. As of April 2016 the video has notched up over 334,000,000 views on YouTube.
” Feel this moment ” generally went down well with music critics, Allmusic’s David Jeffries chose the song as one of the standout tracks from the Album, David called the song a ” glorious disco explosion “.
Jason Lipshut of Billboard praised the vocal delivery of Christina Aguilera by calling them ” gorgeous pipes “.
Artistdirect’s Rick Florino had praise for both Christina and Pitbull, he wrote ” Aguilera delivers a shimmering refrain as Pitbull’s flow drives the verses smoothly “.
The song was a commercial success for Pitbull, in the United States the song made its debut on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 at number 24 before being officially released as a single.
Several weeks later the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and reached a peak of number 8, it stayed on the chart for 9 weeks.
Outside of the United States the song reached number one in several countries and made the top five on many charts around the World.
In the United Kingdom ” Feel this moment ” entered the UK chart on the 30th of March 2013 and peaked at number 5, the song spent 4 weeks on the top ten and a total of 15 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 8
UK Highest Chart Position: 5
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 6, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 2, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 7, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 6, Bulgaria (IFPI) 1, Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot 100) 25, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 4, Chile (Top 20 Chart) 1, Colombia (National-Report) 18, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 16, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 6, France (SNEP) 23, Germany (Official German Charts) 9, Greece (Billboard) 8, Hungary (Dance Top 40) 6, Hungary (Single Top 40) 3, Ireland (IRMA) 13, Israel (Media Forest) 6, Lebanon (The Official Lebanese Top 20) 20, Mexico (Monitor Latino) 3, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 6, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 5, Norway (VG-lista) 6, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 3, Poland (Dance Top 50) 1, Portugal Digital Songs (Billboard) 10, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 2, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 4, South Korea (GAON) 2, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 1, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 21, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 7
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