Everybody (Justice Crew song)

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"Everybody"
Justice Crew - Everybody.jpg
Single by Justice Crew
from the album Live by the Words
Released 11 October 2013 (2013-10-11)
Format
Recorded 2013
Genre Dance-pop
Length 3:51
Label Sony
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Deorro
Justice Crew singles chronology
"Best Night"
(2012)
"Everybody"
(2013)
"I Am Australian"
(2014)
"Best Night"
(2012)
"Everybody"
(2013)
"I Am Australian"
(2014)

"Everybody" is a song recorded by Australian dance-pop group Justice Crew, released digitally and physically in Australia on 11 October 2013, as the group's eighth overall single and the third single from their debut studio album Live by the Words (2014).[1] It peaked at number six on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified two times platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association, denoting sales of 140,000 copies.

Background and production[edit]

"Everybody" was written in Los Angeles by Justice Crew, Danny Mercer and Jackson Morgan, whilst Justice Crew was on tour with Pitbull and Kesha for their North American Tour.[2] The track was produced by Deorro, mixed by Miles Walker, and mastered by Tom Coyne.[2][3] In a statement released on Justice Crew's official website, group member Eman said, "While on the road in the US we were playing around with lyrics and melodies, we heard this bass line and knew we had to make it ours. 'Everybody' is definitely a track you can dance to especially with the lyrics encouraging everybody to let the good times flow."[2] "Everybody" was made available for digital and CD purchase on 11 October 2013.[4][5] The CD contains a Jump Smokers remix and a karaoke mix.[5] These mixes were released digitally on 13 December 2013.[6]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Everybody" debuted at number 15 on the ARIA Singles Chart on 21 October 2013.[7] It reached its peak of number six on 18 November 2013, its fifth week on the chart.[8] The song spent six consecutive weeks in the top ten, and was certified two times platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association for selling 140,000 copies.[9][10] In New Zealand, "Everybody" debuted at number 35 on 2 December 2013, and peaked at number 25 the following week.[11]

Promotion[edit]

The music video for "Everybody" was directed by Soup Kitchen Films and uploaded onto Justice Crew's official YouTube account on 10 October 2013.[12][13] It was made available for purchase on the iTunes Store the next day.[14] The video shows Justice Crew partying at a club and dancing in various locations such as a warehouse, a kitchen, an industrial estate, a graffiti subway and a bandstand at Moore Park, New South Wales.[13] Justice Crew performed "Everybody" on Dancing with the Stars Australia,[15] Sunrise,[16] The Morning Show,[17] and Today.[18]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Everybody" – 3:51
  2. "Everybody" (Jump Smokers Remix) – 4:07
  3. "Everybody" (Karaoke Mix) – 3:47
  1. "Everybody" – 3:51
  2. "Everybody" (Jump Smokers Remix) – 4:07
  3. "Everybody" (Karaoke Mix) – 3:47

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
Position
Australia (ARIA)[9] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 25
South Korea (Gaon)[19] 18

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Rank
ARIA Singles Chart[20] 58
Australian Artist Singles Chart[21] 7

Year-end chart[edit]

Chart (2014) Rank
Australian Artist Singles Chart[22] 43

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[10] 2× Platinum 140,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Australia[4][5] 11 October 2013 CD single, digital download Sony Music Australia
New Zealand

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Live by the Words by Justice Crew". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Justice Crew Announce New Single Everybody, Out October 11!". Justicecrew.com. 6 September 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Justice Crew – Everybody". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Justice Crew Store – Everybody". Get Music. Universal Music Australia. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "CD – Everybody by Justice Crew". Sanity. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Everybody – Single by Justice Crew". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "The ARIA Report" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "The ARIA Report" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Australian-charts.com – Justice Crew – Everybody". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  10. ^ a b "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 25 June 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Charts.org.nz – Justice Crew – Everybody". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Justice Crew – Everybody". Vimeo. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "Justice Crew – Everybody". YouTube. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  14. ^ "Music Videos – Everybody by Justice Crew". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  15. ^ "Justice Crew performing live on Dancing with the Stars!". Yahoo!7. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  16. ^ "Justice Crew performs 'Everybody' live on Sunrise". Nova FM. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  17. ^ "Sunrise & Morning Show Performance!". Justicecrew.com. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  18. ^ "Justice Crew's 'Today Show' Performance!". Justicecrew.com. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  19. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart – Issue date: 2013.11.10 – 2013.11.16". Gaon Chart. Archived from the original on 26 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  20. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  21. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Australian Artist Singles 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  22. ^ "ARIA Charts – End Of Year Charts – Top 50 Australian Artist Singles 2014". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.