Sexy and I Know It

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"Sexy and I Know It"
Single by LMFAO
from the album Sorry for Party Rocking
Released September 16, 2011
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Electropop[1]
Length 3:19
Label Interscope
Writer(s) Stefan Kendal Gordy, Jamahl Listenbee, Erin Beck, George M. Robertson, Kenneth Oliver
Producer(s) Audiobot, Redfoo, GoonRock
LMFAO singles chronology
"Champagne Showers"
(2011)
"Sexy and I Know It"
(2011)
"Livin' My Love"
(2012)

Music video
Sexy and I Know It on YouTube
Music sample

"Sexy and I Know It" is a song by American duo LMFAO from their second studio album, Sorry for Party Rocking. It was released as the third single from the album on 16 September 2011. The song was written by Stefan Kendal Gordy, GoonRock, Erin Beck, George M. Robertson and Kenneth Oliver, and it was produced by Party Rock. It went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on January 7, 2012[2] and remained there for two weeks.[3]

The song became LMFAO's second number one hit (after "Party Rock Anthem") on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, making them the first duo to have two successive number-one singles since OutKast's "Hey Ya!" (2003) and "The Way You Move" (2004).[4] The song also reached number one in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, and charted within the top ten in nearly every country in which it charted. The song was featured in the season 5, episode 12 of Gossip Girl.[5] and in the Glee episode, "The Spanish Teacher". "Weird Al" Yankovic recorded a cover as part of his polka medley "NOW That's What I Call Polka!" for his 2014 album Mandatory Fun.[6]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Sexy and I Know It" was filmed in Venice, California, and uploaded on LMFAO's YouTube channel on September 16, 2011.[7] It features Redfoo and a group of men including Hok from Quest Crew, The Shuffle Bot, Nathan Pasley and Q dancing around town in speedos in front of women. In several scenes it shows Redfoo lifting weights. Chelsea Korka, Ron Jeremy, Wilmer Valderrama, Alistair Overeem, Victor Kim, Steve Terada, Jamie Foxx, Lola Blanc, Ryan Conferido, Ryan Feng of Quest Crew, Mindy Robinson, Angelo Marconi, Darren Mabee, Darla George, and Simon Rex all have cameos in the video. The music video on YouTube was flagged for sexual content. The final shot of the video pays homage to the final shot of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video: it shows Shuffle Bot leaving with the girls while it turns its head towards the camera behind it and the image freezes.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sexy and I Know It" (album version) – 3:19
  2. "Sexy and I Know It" (Mord Fustang) – 5:21
  • Digital download[9]
  1. "Sexy and I Know It" (Audiobot Remix) – 5:55
  2. "Sexy and I Know It" (Mord Fustang Remix) – 5:19
  3. "Sexy and I Know It" (Tomba and Borgore Remix) – 3:41
  4. "Sexy and I Know It" (LA Riots Remix) – 5:40
  5. "Sexy and I Know It" (DallasK Remix) – 5:42
  6. "Sexy and I Know It" (Fuego's Moombahton Remix) – 3:51
  7. "Sexy and I Know It" (MADEin82 Remix) – 6:01

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States[9] September 27, 2011 Digital download Interscope Records
Germany[8] October 21, 2011 CD single Universal Music

See also[edit]

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