Shake Your Bon-Bon

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"Shake Your Bon-Bon"
Single by Ricky Martin
from the album Ricky Martin
Released October 12, 1999 (1999-10-12)
Format CD single
Genre Pop, dance-pop
Length 3:09
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Desmond Child, George Noriega, Draco Rosa
Producer(s) George Noriega, Draco Rosa
Ricky Martin singles chronology
"She's All I Ever Had"
(1999)
"Shake Your Bon-Bon"
(1999)
"Private Emotion"
(2000)

"Shake Your Bon-Bon" is the third single taken from the second self-titled album by Ricky Martin. It was released on October 12, 1999.

The US maxi-single includes "Almost a Love Song", which is an English version of Martin's song "Casi un Bolero", taken from the Grammy-winning album Vuelve. The Australian maxi-single also contains one new song, called "Ay, Ay, Ay It's Christmas".

Music video[edit]

The music video aired in September 1999, and was directed once again by Wayne Isham. Ricky Martin received nominations for Best Male Video and Best Dance Video at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards.

Chart performance[edit]

"Shake Your Bon-Bon" peaked there at number twenty-two on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

It also peaked at number twelve in the United Kingdom and number twenty-seven in Australia, where it was certified Gold.

In popular culture[edit]

  • The song was also used in two TV spots for the ninth-generation Toyota Corolla, with actor Brad Pitt driving the car (2000).
  • William Hung recorded this song on his album Inspiration (2004).
  • The lyrics "Shake your bon-bon, shake your" are sung by a penguin in the animated film Happy Feet (2006).

Formats and track listings[edit]

Australian CD maxi-single

  1. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" – 3:12
  2. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Eddie's Club Radio Edit) – 3:53
  3. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Eddie's Rhythm Radio Mix) – 4:53
  4. "Ay, Ay, Ay It's Christmas" – 3:03

UK CD maxi-single #1

  1. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" – 3:12
  2. "Livin' la Vida Loca" (Trackmasters Remix) – 3:46
  3. "María" (12" Club Mix) – 5:50

UK CD maxi-single #2

  1. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" – 3:12
  2. "She's All I Ever Had" – 4:55
  3. "She's All I Ever Had" (Hex Hector Radio Mix) – 4:39

US CD single

  1. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Album Version) – 3:12
  2. "Almost a Love Song" – 4:40

US CD maxi-single

  1. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Album Version) – 3:12
  2. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Eddie Arroyo Club Mix) – 6:33
  3. "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (Fernando Garibay Club Mix) – 5:58
  4. "She's All I Ever Had" (Hex Hector 12" Club Mix) – 8:31
  5. "Almost a Love Song" – 4:40

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ricky Martin - Shake Your Bon-Bon (song). Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  2. ^ Top Singles - Volume 70, No. 8, December 13 1999. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  3. ^ Adult Contemporary - Volume 70, No. 13, January 31 2000. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  4. ^ Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  5. ^ a b Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin – levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava. p. 205. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  6. ^ The Irish Charts. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  7. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Ricky Martin – Shake Your Bon-Bon" Canciones Top 50.
  8. ^ Top 75 Releases. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  9. ^ a b c d Shake Your Bon-Bon - Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  10. ^ a b c Billboard Singles. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Singles 1999". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  12. ^ "The Year in Music 2000". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 2000-12-30. Retrieved 2011-04-19. 
  13. ^ ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1999 Singles. Retrieved January 21, 2011.

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