Tik Tok Kesha
Song Title: Tik Tok
Date of release: August 7, 2009
Description: ” Tik Tok ” is by Kesha ( Kesha Rose Sebert ), the American singer. The song was written by Kesha, Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco with production by both Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco.
In 2009 the record label RCA released ” Tik Tok ” as the main single from her first Album ” Animal “. The song is upbeat electropop in style with rapping influenced by the likes of the Beastie Boys. Kesha has talked about how much their music has influenced her and this song.
With this track, Kesha took a different route vocally than her earlier works, in the past she’d experimented with Country, Pop rock and deep electro, with ” Tik Tok ” she can now add rap to the list.
This track has been compared to ” Just Dance ” the first single release by Lady Gaga for the song’s composition and lyrically to Fergie, the singer with the group The Black Eyed Peas.
” Tik Tok ” delivers a carefree message and not letting things get you down, Kesha has conceded it’s a representation of her and her life.
Music critics were divided about the song, generally they had praise for the lyrics and the lifestyle they celebrated, However some thought the song irritating and imitated the styles other artists.
The record buying public like the song and ” Tik Tok ” went on to become a commercial success for Kesha with the number 1 slot in 11 countries.
In the United States the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 Chart at number 79 where it then climbed to take the top position and become the first number 1 of the new decade.
A record was broken in the country when the song registered the highest sales of digital downloads for a single week at 610,000, this was to be the highest ever for a female artist since these were tracked.
In Canada the song entered the Canadian Hot 100 Chart at number 67, from there it climbed to reach number 1 and stayed at the top for 2 weeks. After being knocked down to number 2 by Lady Gaga and her song ” Bad Romance “, Kesha regained the number 1 position weeks later and stayed for a further 7 weeks.
In the United Kingdom, ” Tik Tok ” entered the UK charts at number 6 and moved to number 4 some months later. the song spent a total of 42 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 1
UK Highest Chart Position: 4
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 1, Austria (Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 4, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 1, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 1, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 2, Denmark (Tracklisten) 3, Europe (European Hot 100 Singles) 1, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 2, France (SNEP) 1, Germany (Official German Charts) 1, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 2, Ireland (IRMA) 3, Israel (Media Forest) 1, Italy (FIMI) 2, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 3, Luxembourg (Billboard) 1, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 6, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 2, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 1, Norway (VG-lista) 1, Poland (Airplay Chart) 5, Portugal (Billboard) 9, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 2, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 5, South Korea (GAON) (International Chart) 1, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 3, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 1
Official Website: Keshasparty.com
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/Kesha