Keep Your Head Up (Andy Grammer song)

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"Keep Your Head Up"
Single by Andy Grammer
from the album Andy Grammer
Released February 14, 2011
March 12, 2012 (UK)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Pop rock, soft rock
Length 3:10
Label S-Curve
Writer(s) Andy Grammer
Andy Grammer singles chronology
"Keep Your Head Up"
"Fine By Me"

"Keep Your Head Up" is the debut single by American singer-songwriter Andy Grammer from his debut album Andy Grammer. It was written by Grammer and produced by Lion's Share, with additional production by Steve Greenberg. It debuted at #94 on the Billboard Hot 100 and since reached #53.[1] The song was RIAA-certified Platinum, for sales of over 1 million downloads, in 2011. It also entered the charts in New Zealand, Canada, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The song was released in the UK on March 12, 2012, but failed to chart.

Grammer also released a bilingual version of the song, under the title "Relève la tête", with French singer Mélissa Nkonda.

Music video[edit]

The music video published for "Keep Your Head Up" was released November 11, 2010. It depicts singer Andy Grammer in a variety of unfortunate or awkward situations but shrugging his problems off. It also features actor Rainn Wilson. An interactive video of "Keep Your Head Up" was made exclusively on Vevo. The interactive video was named "Most Innovative Video" of 2011 at the MTV O Music Awards. [2]

In other media[edit]

"Keep Your Head Up" is featured as the theme song for Tricky Business. It also appears in the movie Pitch Perfect.[3]


Chart (2011–12) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[4] 53
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 27
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[6] 35
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 61
France (SNEP)[8][A] 156
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[9] 94
New Zealand (RIANZ)[10] 34
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 53
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[11] 21
US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard) 5
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[1] 11
  1. ^ French version featuring Mélissa Nkonda, alternatively titled "Relève la tête".


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