Shut It Down (song)

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"Shut It Down"
Single by Pitbull featuring Akon
from the album Rebelution
Released November 2, 2009
Format CD, Digital download
Genre Hip house [1]
Length 3:46
Label Mr. 305, Polo Grounds, J, RMG
Writer(s) Armando Pérez, Clinton Sparks, Aliaune Thiam, William Grigahcine
Producer(s) DJ Snake, Clinton Sparks
Pitbull chronology
"Outta Control"
(2009)
"Shut It Down"
(2009)
"Future Love"
(2009)
Akon chronology
"On Top"
(2009)
"Shut It Down"
(2009)
"Oh Africa"
(2010)
Music video
"Shut It Down" on YouTube

"Shut It Down" is a song by hip-hop artist/rapper Pitbull featuring Senegalese American R&B and hip hop recording artist and vocalist Akon. It was released as the fourth single from Pitbull's album, Rebelution. A remix of the song features vocals by Clinton Sparks.

Music Video[edit]

The music video was first released onto Pitbull's official VEVO channel on November 24, 2009 and was directed by David Rosseau. It has received over 25 million views.[2]The video is about secrecy and the intelligence doing sort of crimnal activities , in which there was signed an agreement between the two groups and they agree to keep it a secret but this data is taken by agents of Pitbull in the end . Akon on the tip of ingormation follows them but fails to capture them .The video ends with Pitbull and another woman in the plane and Akon looking at them from there.

Chart performance[edit]

On the chart dated December 19, 2009, "Shut It Down" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 85.[3] It moved up in its second week to number 83 and peaked at number 42.[3][4]

On the chart dated February 6, 2010, "Shut It Down" peaked on the UK Singles Chart at number 33.[5] The week before, it had reached its peak of 13 on the UK R&B Chart.[6]

Chart (2009-10) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 18
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[8] 35
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[9] 19
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[10] 23
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[11] 23
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[12] 10
France (SNEP) Download Chart[13] 50
Germany (Media Control Charts)[14] 30
Ireland (IRMA)[15] 30
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[16] 25
Poland (Dance Top 50)[17] 25
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 34
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 41
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 33
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[6] 13
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 42
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[20] 29
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[21] 17
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[22] 44
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[23] 23

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Position
Australian Singles Chart[24] 99

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shut it down DVD". TBO Hip Hop. 
  2. ^ "Pitbull - Shut It Down ft. Akon". YouTube. 
  3. ^ a b "Pitbull and Akon - Shut It Down - Music Charts". αCharts.us. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  4. ^ a b "Pitbull Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  5. ^ a b "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
  6. ^ a b "Archive Chart" UK R&B Chart.
  7. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  8. ^ "Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  11. ^ "Pitbull Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  12. ^ "Pitbull feat. Akon: Shut It Down" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  13. ^ "lescharts.com – Les charts français" (in French). Les classement de telechargement single. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  14. ^ "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 2010-10-16.
  15. ^ "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  17. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Dance Top 50. Retrieved 2011-12-21.
  18. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down". Singles Top 60. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  19. ^ "Pitbull feat. Akon – Shut It Down – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  20. ^ "Pitbull Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  21. ^ "Pitbull Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  22. ^ "Pitbull Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Latin Songs for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  23. ^ "Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Latin Pop Songs for Pitbull. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  24. ^ "ARIA Charts – End Of Year Charts – Top 100 Singles 2010". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-01-08.