Girl (Paul Wall song)

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"Girl"
Single by Paul Wall
from the album The Peoples Champ
Released January 10, 2006
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:38
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Paul Wall, Eugene Record
Producer(s) Speez
Paul Wall singles chronology
"They Don't Know"
(2005)
"Girl"
(2006)
"Drive Slow"
(2006)

"Girl" is the third single from Houston rapper Paul Wall's album The Peoples Champ. It samples the song "Oh Girl" by The Chi-Lites. It peaked at number 35 on Billboard Hot 100, making it his highest-charting solo single to date. The video of the single also featured comedian Katt Williams and actress Meagan Good.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Girl" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of March 18, 2006 at number 95.[1] It peaked at number 35 the week of May 20, 2006 and held that position for two weeks. It stayed on the charts for sixteen weeks.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 35
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 42
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[5] 7

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000^

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hope, Clover (March 9, 2006). "Ne-Yo Completes Chart Takeover With 'So Sick'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Paul Wall - Girl". aCharts.us. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Paul Wall – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Paul Wall. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  4. ^ "Paul Wall – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Paul Wall. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "Paul Wall – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Paul Wall. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  6. ^ "American single certifications – Paul Wall – Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved September 21, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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