The Sky's the Limit (song)

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"The Sky's the Limit"
Single by Jason Derulo
from the album Jason Derülo
Released November 15, 2010 (2010-11-15)
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Electro house
Length 3:45
Label Beluga Heights, Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Jason Derulo, J-Lex, Leff-Row J. R. Rotem, Alex James
Producer(s) J. R. Rotem
Jason Derulo singles chronology
"What If"
(2010)
"The Sky's the Limit"
(2010)
"Don't Wanna Go Home"
(2011)

"The Sky's the Limit" is the fifth and final single released by Jason Derulo from his self-titled debut album. The single was originally planned for release on December 20, 2010 only in the UK, but was pushed forward to November 15, 2010. The track was added to radio 1's B-Playlist.[1] The song uses a sample from the soundtrack of the movie Flashdance. This original song is called "Flashdance... What a Feeling".

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed in late September 2010 and premiered on Derulo's YouTube account on October 4, 2010. It features Derulo in a glass room, dancing along with a woman (Shay Maria).[2] Derulo is wearing a several types of coats, gloves and glasses, while the woman is wearing a black dress. [3] Right at the end, Derulo smiles at the camera while the start of "In My Head" plays.

Track listing[edit]

CD
  1. "The Sky's the Limit" – 3:45
Digital download
  1. "The Sky's the Limit" – 3:45
  2. "The Sky's the Limit" (Wideboys Radio Remix) - 3:37
  3. "The Sky's the Limit" (Wideboys Club Mix) - 7:00
  4. "The Sky's the Limit" (Kim Fai Remix) - 6:28
  5. "The Sky's the Limit" (Ayo Remix) - 3:25

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted in the UK Singles Chart at number 107. The next week, it climbed 18 places to number 87. Afterwards, "The Sky's the Limit" climbed a further 7 places to number 80. The single continued to rise as it climbed to 68 the following week.

In Australia, the song debuted at #97 in October 2010, before climbing to #24, then to #22.[4]

Live performance[edit]

Derulo performed "The Sky's the Limit" on the second season of The X Factor in Australia on 8 November 2010.[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010–11) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 22
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 2
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[8] 41
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 31
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 68
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[11] 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio 1 - Playlist". BBC. 2007-02-24. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ "ModelMayhem.com". ModelMayhem.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Kanaal van JasonDerulo". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Top 50 Singles Chart - Australian Record Industry Association". Ariacharts.com.au. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  5. ^ "The X-Factor Australia Video". The X Factor. Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  6. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Jason Derulo – The Sky's the Limit". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jason Derulo – The Sky's the Limit" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Jason Derulo – The Sky's the Limit" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  9. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Jason Derulo – The Sky's the Limit". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
  10. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "Archive Chart" UK R&B Chart.