Miss California (song)

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"Miss California"
Single by Dante Thomas featuring Pras
from the album Fly
Released March 27, 2001
Format CD single, Cassette single
Recorded 2001
Genre Latin pop, R&B
Length 3:27
Label Elektra Records
Writer(s) Rasheem "Kilo" Pugh
Producer(s) Vada Nobles
Dante Thomas singles chronology
"Miss California"
(2001)
"Fly"
(2001)
Pras singles chronology
"Another One Bites the Dust"
(1998)
"Miss California"
(2001)
"Haven't Found"
(2005)
Music video
"Miss California" on YouTube

"Miss California" is a song by American singer-songwriter Dante Thomas, featuring American rapper and former Fugees member Pras Michel. It was released in March 2001 as the lead single form his debut album, Fly. The track was an international hit and topped the charts in Denmark and Germany and was a major hit in Austria, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Norway, Australia and New Zealand. It also reached #25 on the UK Singles Chart and #85 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Tracklisting[edit]

  • German CD single[1]
  1. "Miss California" (Radio Version) (No Rap) - 3:28
  2. "Miss California" (Radio Version) (With Rap) - 4:08
  3. "Miss California" (Bastone & Bernstein Radio Mix) - 3:08
  4. "Miss California" (Bastone & Bernstein Club Mix) - 7:44
  • French CD single[2]
  1. "Miss California" (Radio Version) (With Rap) - 4:08
  2. "Miss California" (Radio Version) (No Rap) - 3:28
  • American CD single[3]
  1. "Miss California" (Album Version) (No Rap) - 4:32
  2. "Miss California" (Album Version) (With Rap) - 4:28
  3. "Miss California" (Bastone & Bernstein Club Mix) - 7:44
  4. "Miss California" (Bastone & Bernstein Cali Dub) - 6:27
  5. "Miss California" (Radio Version) (No Rap) - 3:28
  6. "Miss California" (TV Mix) - 4:28
  7. "Miss California" (Acapella) - 4:31

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Cameron Casey and premiered in July 2001.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA) 5
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 4
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 13
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[6] 2
Denmark (Tracklisten)[7] 1
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[8] 3
France (SNEP)[9] 3
Germany (Media Control Charts)[10] 1
Italy (FIMI) 20
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[12] 5
Norway (VG-lista)[13] 13
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[14] 3
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 2
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 25
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 85

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Dante-Thomas-Featuring-Pras-Miss-California/release/1058820
  2. ^ http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=781687
  3. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Dante-Thomas-Miss-California/release/2375468
  4. ^ "Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  7. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California". Tracklisten. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  8. ^ Eurochart peak
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  10. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Dante Thomas feat. Pras search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California". VG-lista. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  14. ^ Romanian Top 100 Singles Airplay Chart - Top of the Year 2001
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California". Singles Top 60. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  16. ^ "Dante Thomas feat. Pras – Miss California – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved July 21, 2012.
  17. ^ "Illegal name entered Dante Thomas feat. Pras/Dante+Thomas+feat.+Pras/chart?f=379 Dante Thomas feat. Pras Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Dante Thomas feat. Pras. Retrieved July 21, 2012.

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