Fun (Pitbull song)

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"Fun"
Pitbull feat. chris brown-Fun.jpg
Single by Pitbull featuring Chris Brown
from the album Globalization
Released April 21, 2015 (2015-04-21)
Format
Recorded 2014
Genre Funky house
Length 3:22
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Pitbull singles chronology
"Mr. Put It Down"
(2015)
"Fun"
(2015)
"Back It Up"
(2015)

"Mr. Put It Down"
(2015)
"Fun"
(2015)
"Back It Up"
(2015)
Chris Brown singles chronology
"How Many Times"
(2015) How Many Times2015
"Fun"
(2015) Fun2015
"All Eyes on You"
(2015) All Eyes on You2015

"Fun" is a song by American rapper Pitbull, featuring American singer Chris Brown. The song was released on April 21, 2015 as the fourth single off of Pitbull's eighth studio album Globalization.[1] The song peaked at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was featured in the Family Guy episode, "The Dating Game"

Music video[edit]

A colourful music video inspired with the influences from Miami Vice and GTA Vice City was released on June 19, 2015. It features Pitbull and Brown.[2] It was directed by Gil Green. Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013 winner Marisela de Montecristo made a cameo appearance in the video.

HollywoodLife's Christopher Rogers called the video "amazing" and "masterpiece", also added that it has everything the audience would want in a music video released in the summer.[3] Zach Frydenlund of Complex gave a negative review, saying the video "doesn't actually look fun at all".[4]

Live performances[edit]

Pitbull and Chris Brown performed the song on the finale of the singing competition series American Idol on May 13, 2015. That season's American Idol eighth-place finisher Qaasim Middleton also joined them on the stage for the final verse.

On May 17, Pitbull and Brown performed "Fun" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.

On May 20, Pitbull performed "Fun" and "Time of Our Lives" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 59
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 44
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 50
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[8] 3
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[9] 24
France (SNEP)[10] 57
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 36
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[12] 36
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[13] 24
Hungary (Single Top 40)[14] 14
Ireland (IRMA)[15] 59
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[16] 9
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[17] 16
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[18] 68
Slovenia (SloTop50)[19] 41
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[20] 78
Sri Lanka[21] 25
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[22] 50
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[23] 68
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[24] 14
US Billboard Hot 100[25] 40
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[26] 7
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[27] 30
US Latin Pop Songs (Billboard)[28] 33
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[29] 17
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[30] 15

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[31] 86
US Billboard Rap Songs[32] 30

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[33] June 23, 2015

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Pitbull and Chris Brown's "Fun" Video Doesn't Actually Look Fun At All". Complex. Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ Ryan, Gavin (July 18, 2015). "ARIA Singles: Meghan Trainor and John Legend Spend 4th Week On Top". Noise11. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – Fun" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
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  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  14. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved November 13, 2015.
  15. ^ "Chart Track: Week 28, 2015". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved July 10, 2015.
  16. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Pitbull" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  17. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – Fun" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  18. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  19. ^ "SloTop50 – Slovenian official singles chart". slotop50.si. Retrieved 15 May 2018. 
  20. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – Fun" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  21. ^ "Phat 30". Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 1, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – Fun". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  23. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 24, 2015.
  24. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  25. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  26. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  27. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  28. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Latin Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  29. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  30. ^ "Pitbull Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  31. ^ "Canadian Hot 100: Year End 2015". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  32. ^ "Rap Songs: Year End 2015". Billboard. billboard.com. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
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