Cha-Ching

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"Cha-Ching"
Single by Hedley
from the album The Show Must Go
Released August 18, 2009 (Canada)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:32
Label Universal Music Canada
Writer(s) Brian Howes
Producer(s) Brian Howes
Hedley singles chronology
"Dying to Live Again"
(2008)
"Cha-Ching"
(2009)
"Don't Talk to Strangers"
(2009)

"Cha-Ching" is a song by Canadian pop rock group Hedley. It was released in August 2009 as the lead single from the band's third studio album. The song entered the Canadian Hot 100 at #34 on the 36th week of 2009 and ended up reaching the top ten peaking at #6. It is about reality television shows being fabricated, and references several TV shows and stars.

Performances[edit]

On February 28, 2010, Hedley performed the song at the Closing Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, with altered lyrics referencing the 2010 Winter Olympics, as well as the next one. The band also performed the song during their halftime performance at the 2013 Grey Cup game.

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed on August 24, 2009 in Liberty Village, Toronto. The video was released September 17, 2009, premiering on MuchMusic. In the video, the band is shown performing, as well as mocking the TV shows and celebrities referenced in the song.

Cultural references[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position [1]
Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
Canadian Hot 100[2] 58
Chart (2010) Position
Canadian Hot 100[3] 93

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hedley - Cha-Ching". Retrieved October 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Canadian Hot 100 Year-End 2009". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Charts Year End: Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 

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