Exotic (song)

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Single by Priyanka Chopra featuring Pitbull
Released 9 July 2013 (2013-07-09)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Dance-pop
Length 4:06
Label Interscope, 2101, DesiHits
Writer(s) Armando C. Perez, Priyanka Chopra, RedOne
Producer(s) RedOne
Priyanka Chopra singles chronology
"In My City"
"I Can't Make You Love Me"
Pitbull chronology
"Outta Nowhere"
"Can't Believe It"
Music video
"Exotic" on YouTube

"Exotic" is a song recorded by Indian recording artist Priyanka Chopra for her upcoming debut studio album. Featuring Cuban rapper Pitbull, it was released by Interscope Records on July 9, 2013 as the lead single from the album. "Exotic" was written by Chopra, Pitbull and Redone, who also produced the song. It contains both English and Hindi lyrics.[1] After its release, "Exotic" charted in major music markets such as Canada and the United States, reaching the top twenty on both Billboard's Hot Dance Club (12) and Dance/Electronic Songs (16) charts. The single also entered the Canadian Hot 100 at number 74. The accompanying music video for the song was filmed in Miami. The song was selected as the official theme song of Guinness International Champion Cup 2013.[2]

Background and Composition[edit]

"Exotic" was written by Pitbull, Chopra and RedOne and produced by RedOne. The song contains both English and Hindi lyrics. [3]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song was released on 9 July 2013 and quickly went to number one on iTunes India.[4] "Exotic" debuted at number 16 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs and number 11 on the Dance/Electronic Digital Songs chart in 27 July 2013 issue.[5][6] The single also debuted at number 74 on the Canadian Hot 100.[7] Exotic has witnessed over 300,000 cumulative physical plus digital sales in India.[8]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released onto Priyanka Chopra's official VEVO channel on 11 July 2013. Shot in South Beach, Miami, it shows Chopra wearing a monokini in the ocean as well as scenes with Pitbull filmed in a mansion and outdoor scenes in a forest.

The video has received over 40 million views on YouTube in 10 months.[9]

Track listing and formats[edit]

CD Single[10]
  1. "Exotic" – 4:06
  2. "Exotic" (Moto Blanco Remix) – 6:40
  3. "Exotic" (Cahill Radio Remix) – 3:27
Digital download[11]
  1. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) – 4:06
  1. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [Popeska Remix] - 4:36
  2. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [La'Reda Remix] - 4:43
  3. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [Hardstorm Remix] - 5:19
  4. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [Aylen Remix] - 2:55
  5. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [Cahill Club Remix] - 6:16
  6. "Exotic" (featuring Pitbull) [Moto Blanco Remix] - 6:40

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the single's official liner notes.[12]


Chart (2013) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 74
US Dance/Electronic Songs (Billboard)[5] 16
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard) 12

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United States[13] 9 July 2013 CD single, digital download


  1. ^ "Priyanka Chopra feat. Pitbull - Exotic". Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Times of India - Priyanka's 'Exotic' official theme song of Guinness". Times of India. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Corner, Lewis (11 October 2012). "Allmusic - picture". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Goyal, Divya (10 July 2013). "Priyanka Chopra's second single Exotic is topping charts". The Indian Express. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Dance/Electronic Songs: July 27, 2013". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Dance/Electronic Digital Songs : July 27, 2013 | Billboard Chart Archive". Billboard. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Pitbull Chart history: Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Jealous 21 celebrated the success of Priyanka Chopra's single 'Exotic' at an event in Mumbai". 
  9. ^ "Priyanka Chopra - Exotic ft. Pitbull". YouTube. 
  10. ^ Pitbull, Priyanka Chopra ft. "Exotic (Single)". Priyanka Chopra, Pitbull, Moto Blanco & Cahill Radio. Flipkart. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Amazon - Exotic - Priyanka Chopra ft. Pitbull". Amazon. Amazon. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  12. ^ Outta Nowhere (liner notes). Pitbull featuring Danny Mercer. RCA Records. 2012. 
  13. ^ "iTune- Exotic - Priyanka Chopra ft. Pitbull". iTune. Amazon. Retrieved 27 February 2013.