Hey Sexy Lady

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"Hey Sexy Lady"
Hey Sexy Lady by Shaggy.jpg
Single by Shaggy
from the album Lucky Day
Released November 14, 2002
Format
Genre
Length 3:19
Label MCA
Producer(s) Christopher Birch
Shaggy singles chronology
"Me Julie"
(2002)
"Hey Sexy Lady"
(2002)
"Strength of a Woman"
(2003)
"Me Julie"
(2002)
"Hey Sexy Lady"
(2002)
"Strength of a Woman"
(2003)

"Hey Sexy Lady" is a song recorded by Jamaican-American reggae artist Shaggy. It was released in November 2002 as the first single from his album Lucky Day. The song features Brian and Tony Gold and the song uses the Sexy Lady Explosion riddim with additional beats. As of August 2014, it was the 110th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 287,000 units sold.

Versions[edit]

Originally, the album has two versions of the song. The Album Version and the "Org. Sting Intl. Mix" version featuring dancehall artist Sean Paul. A collection of song versions is also found together on a separate EP. One can be found on the Yahoo!'s LAUNCHcast with the instrumentals.

  • Original Version (feat. Brian and Tony Gold)
  • Org. Sting Intl Mix (feat. Brian and Tony Gold and Sean Paul)
  • Dancehall Version (feat. Brian and Tony Gold and Sean Paul)
    • Uses the original Sexy Lady Explosion riddim
  • Put It On Me Just Blaze Remix (feat. Brian and Tony Gold)
  • Riddim Driven Remix (feat. Brian and Tony Gold, Sean Paul, and Will Smith)
    • Two versions of the remix exists:
  • a new verse by Shaggy with an alternative beat
  • the original verse by Shaggy with a beatbox before Will Smith's verse
  • Spanish Fly Radio (feat. Brian and Tony Gold)
    • Used as the single mix in some territories. A re-edited video also exists for this version [1]

In popular culture[edit]

Robert Bassam, founder and CEO of Easterns Automotive Group, made a commercial for his dealerships called Eastern Motors, based in the DMV area, which used an instrumental version of the song featuring athletes and celebrities such as; LaVar Arrington, Brendan Haywood, Clinton Portis, and Carmelo Anthony.[2][3] The song was featured in the 2006 film She's the Man and it was also appeared after the mirage scene in the film Kangaroo Jack.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002–03) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 4
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 9
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[7] 6
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 4
France (SNEP)[8] 5
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 10
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 18
Italy (FIMI)[11] 7
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 3
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 29
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 14
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 18
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company) 10
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 97

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbMRyhvQg3U
  2. ^ "Jingle All the Way - Washington City Paper". Washington City Paper. 2005-02-04. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  3. ^ "Even Redskins Are Singing "Let Eastern Motors . . . " - Washingtonian". Washingtonian. 2006-02-01. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady" (in French). Les classement single.
  9. ^ "Musicline.de – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  10. ^ "Irish Singles Chart – Search for song". Irish Recorded Music Association. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady". Top Digital Download.
  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  13. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady". Top 40 Singles.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady". Singles Top 100.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Shaggy feat. Brian & Tony Gold – Hey Sexy Lady". Swiss Singles Chart.

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