Angel (Akon song)

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"Angel"
Single by Akon
Released September 17, 2010
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2010
Genre Eurodance, dance-pop, electro house
Length 3:35
Label Konvict Muzik/Universal Records
Writer(s) Aliaune Thiam, David Guetta, Sandy Wilhelm
Producer(s) David Guetta, Sandy Vee
Akon singles chronology
"Body Bounce"
(2010)
"Angel"
(2010)
"Move That Body"
(2010)

"Angel" is the lead single by Akon from his fourth studio album, Stadium. The song was written by Akon, David Guetta and Sandy Wilhelm, and produced by David Guetta and Sandy Vee. The single was released to U.S. mainstream radio on September 14, 2010, before being released as a digital download on September 17.[1] The single was released via worldwide digital download on November 7, 2010. The song peaked at number fifty-six on Billboard Hot 100.[2] Akon performed the song during the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show,[3] and it was also used in the Victoria Secret 2011 Secret Angels commercial. The song was not released on any physical formats.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 57
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 5
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 6
Brazil (Billboard) Hot 100[7] 13
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 23
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[9] 34
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[10] 10
New Zealand (RIANZ)[11] 20
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 23
US Billboard Hot 100[13] 56
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[14] 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  2. ^ Angel - Akon
  3. ^ "Fashion Show Scoop: Akon". victoriassecret.com. October 22, 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Akon – Angel" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Akon – Angel" (in French). Ultratip.
  7. ^ Billboard Brasil Hot 100 Airplay. Billboard Brasil, p. 100. November 18, 2010
  8. ^ "Akon Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Akon.
  9. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201103 into search.
  10. ^ "Musiikkituottajat - Tilastot - Suomen virallinen lista - Artistit". Ifpi.fi. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  11. ^ "New Zealand Top 40 - Music Charts". Acharts.us. 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  12. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Akon – Angel". Singles Top 60.
  13. ^ "Akon Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Akon.
  14. ^ "Akon Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Akon.

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