” Firework ” is a song by singer Katy Perry and is taken from her 2010 third album, Teenage Dream.
Written by Katy and the song’s producers including StarGate and Sandy Vee with additional input by Ester Dean. ” Firework ” was written to be a dance-pop, sort of dance-rock anthem with lyrics that inspire.
The single was released by the record label Capitol Records in 2010 and is the third song from the album. Positive reviews for this song from many music critics commenting on the catchy melody and danceable beat, some even compared it to the English group Coldplay.
Katy Perry enjoyed commercial success with the song. It went on to top the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, also gaining top 5 positions on charts worldwide. Since 2015 ” Firework ” has sold in the region of seven million copies in the United States alone.
Dave Meyers directed the music video which was released on October the 28th 2010.
The video features Katy singing and dancing in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, and mixed with scenes of young people gaining confidence.
Casting auditions for the video drew some 38,000 hopefuls, which shows the popularity of Katy and her music.
This song was nominated for three awards at the MTV Video Music Awards back in 2010, winning Video of the year. At the 54th Grammy Awards ” Firework ” was nominated for Record of the Year and best solo performance.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 1
UK Highest Chart Position: 3
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 3, Austria ( Austria Top 40) 3, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 5,Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 5,Brazil (Billboard Hot 100) 5, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 1, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 14, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 18,France (SNEP) 7, Germany (Official German Charts) 4, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 2, Ireland (IRMA) 2, Israel (Media Forest) 3, Italy (FIMI) 4, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 27, Luxembourg Digital Songs (Billboard) 3, Mexico (Billboard International) 4, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 8, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 2, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 5) 3, Romania (Romanian Top 100) 15, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 3, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 2, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 14, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 4, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 3, US Adult Contemporary (Billboard) 1, US Adult Top 40 (Billboard) 1, US Dance Club Songs (Billboard) 1, US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard) 1, US Rhythmic (Billboard) 5, Venezuela Pop Rock (Record Report) 1.
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