Hot is the debut studio album of Romanian recording artist Inna. It was released in Romania on April 19, 2010 by her Romanian label Roton Records. The standard edition content eleven tracks while the Romanian edition contains fourteen tracks, one of them being the new recorded song "10 Minutes". The track also was part of the album re-release in certain countries in spring 2010. After the massive debut track "Hot" and the follow up singles "Love", "Amazing" and the Bob Taylor song "Déjà Vu", in which Inna appears as a featured artist, "10 Minutes" was released as the fifth single taken from the album. In France and the United Kingdom the track "Sun Is Up" was released as a sixth single from "Hot" while in other countries it was the lead single from Inna's second album "I Am The Club Rocker!". The album went on to sell 120,000 copies in France, 80,000 copies in the Netherlands, 50,000 copies in Mexico, 35,000 copies in Belgium, 30,000 copies in Poland, 20,000 copies in Romania, 20,000 copies in Portugal, 15,000 copies in Hungary and approximately 20,000 copies in the United Kingdom. In the United States and Canada it has sold less than 10,000 copies as of September 2011. Overall, the album has sold over 1 million units worldwide.
Hot was released to Romanian digital stores on January 1, 2010. The album later was released in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Germany because of the overwhelming success of "Hot" and "Amazing", which both entered several European charts. The Spanish version of the album includes the bonus track "Un Momento", a collaboration with Spanish remixer, producer and DJ Juan Magan. Before Christmas 2010, a CD+DVD Collectors Edition of the album, entitled "Very Hot", was released in France. It features remixes of "Hot" and "Love" as well as Inna's Christmas track "I Need You For Christmas", which was written and produced by Play & Win and released by Roton Records in Romania at Christmas 2009 in edition EP with three new tracks. The edition also includes a DVD with all of Inna's music videos. In 2011, the album was re-released again and included "I Need You For Christmas" and the new song "Sun is Up".
On June 5, 2011, "Hot" was released in United Kingdom, featuring "Sun Is Up", "Un Momento" and remixes of "Hot", "Amazing", "Déjà Vu" and "10 Minutes".
The Romanian cover artwork was decided by Inna's fans, who had the chance to vote for their favourite artwork out of five pictures. Inna’s labels released every new edition of "Hot" with different cover artwork.
Due to strong sales, "Hot" entered the Polish Albums Chart on August 31, 2009, debuting and peaking at number twenty-eight. It spent two weeks on the chart. "Hot" was a smash on the Czech Albums Chart as it debuted and peaked at number seven in February 2010 and spent a total of seventeen non-consecutive weeks on the chart. In the Netherlands, the album debuted on the Albums Chart at number sixty-nine on May 1, 2010 and finally peaked at number sixty-eight on July 24, 2010. "Hot" spent twelve non-consecutive weeks on the chart. After the huge success on the France Top 100 Singles Chart with the singles "Hot" and "Amazing", the album entered the Top 200 of the French Albums Chart on July 19, 2010, debuting and peaking at number nine. In March "Hot" was certified Platinum for sales of over 100,000 units. In Romania, the album debuted at number-seven in the week-ending May 28, 2010 and having sold 3,018 copies within its first days. The following weeks, it stayed in the top ten and peaked at number four in June. At the end of the year, it was the sixth biggest-selling album in Romania. As of October, 2012 the album has sold 13,543 registered units, thus being certified Gold by the Uniunea Producatorilor de Fonograme din Romania. On the Mexican Albums Chart, the album debuted at number fifty-eight on March 15, 2011. After defending this position on the next week, "Hot" climbed four places to number fifty-four on March 29, 2011, reaching its peak position. In the United Kingdom, the album reached number 8 on the official UK Albums Chart on June 18, 2011, while simultaneously debuting at the top of the UK Dance Albums Chart and at number nine on the UK Albums Download Chart.
^"Czech Albums – Top 100". ČNS IFPI. Note: On the chart page, select 201009 on the field besides the word "Zobrazit", and then click over the word to retrieve the correct chart data. Retrieved 19 November 2015.