iYiYi

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"iYiYi"
Single by Cody Simpson featuring Flo Rida
from the album 4 U
B-side "Summertime"
Released 8 June 2010
Format
Recorded 2010
Genre
Length 3:55
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s) DJ Frank E
Cody Simpson singles chronology
"iYiYi"
(2010)
"All Day"
(2011)
Flo Rida singles chronology
"Club Can't Handle Me"
(2010)
"iYiYi"
(2010)
"You Make the Rain Fall"
(2010)
DJ Frank E singles chronology
"Summertime"
(2010)
"iYiYi"
(2010)
"Superbad (11:34)"
(2010)

"iYiYi" is the debut single from Australian singer Cody Simpson. It is the lead single from Simpson's debut album 4 U and features American rapper Flo Rida and American producer DJ Frank E, who is not credited as a featured artist.[1] All three artists co-wrote the song with Colby O'Donis & Bei Maejor, with production handled by DJ Frank E. It was released digitally worldwide on 1 June 2010.[2]

Background[edit]

iYiYi was released digitally worldwide on 1 June 2010 and it features Flo Rida.

Performances[edit]

Simpson performed this song at the 2010 Australian Kids' Choice Awards as the closing act.

Chart performance[edit]

iYiYi has been listed for 19 weeks in 3 different charts. Its first appearance was week 24/2010 in the Australia Singles Top 50 and the last appearance was week 13/2011 in the Canada Singles Top 100. Its peak position was number 19, on the Australia Singles Top 50, it stayed there for 2 weeks. Its highest entry was number 25 in the Australia Singles Top 50.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "iYiYi" was released on 30 June 2010.[4] It was filmed in Simpson's hometown, the Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia.

Formats and track listings[edit]

Deluxe single[5]
  1. "iYiYi" (featuring. Flo Rida)
  2. "iYiYi"
  3. "Summertime"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 19
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 29
Chart (2011) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[8] 33
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 73

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[10] 1 June 2010 Digital download Atlantic Records
New Zealand[11]
United States[12]
Germany[13] 29 April 2011 CD single

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cody Simpson - iYiYi ft. Flo Rida [Audio + Lyrics]". YouTube. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Music Charts, Most Popular Music, Music by Genre & Top Music Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  3. ^ http://acharts.us/song/55644
  4. ^ Herrera, Monica (1 June 2010). "Cody Simpson Surfs up in 'iYiYi' Video". billboard.com. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "iYiYi - Deluxe Single by Cody Simpson - Download iYiYi - Deluxe Single on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida – iYiYi". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  7. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida – iYiYi". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida – iYiYi" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  9. ^ "Illegal name entered Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida/Cody+Simpson+feat.+Flo+Rida/chart?f=793 Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Cody Simpson feat. Flo Rida. Retrieved 20 June 2011.
  10. ^ iYiYi - Deluxe Single by Cody Simpson Australia iTunes Store - Retrieved 1 August 2010
  11. ^ iYiYi - Deluxe Single bSimpson's rise to recognition was featured on The 7.30 Report in December 2009.[13] He released his debut single, "iYiYi" (which features American rapper Flo Rida) on 15 May 2010y Cody Simpson New Zealand iTunes Store - Retrieved 1 August 2010
  12. ^ iYiYi - Deluxe Single by Cody Simpson United States iTunes Store - Retrieved 1 August 2010
  13. ^ "Iyiyi". Amazon.de. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 

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