Miami (Will Smith song)

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"Miami"
Single by Will Smith
from the album Big Willie Style
B-side "Miami" (Remix)
Released November 23, 1998 (1998-11-23)
Format
Recorded 1997
Genre
Length 3:18
Label Sony
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Will Smith singles chronology
"Just The Two of Us"
(1998)
"Miami"
(1998)
"Wild Wild West"
(1999)

"Miami" is a 1998 single from Will Smith's debut solo album Big Willie Style (1997). It samples The Whispers' 1980 hit "And the Beat Goes On". The song charted at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 3 on the UK charts.

"Miami" won a MTV VMA Best Male Video award. The video features an early appearance of future Hitch co-star Eva Mendes. The single was considered to be of a different style to Smith's previous singles, becoming his highest selling worldwide single of his whole career.

Track listings[edit]

UK CD1
  1. "Miami" (radio edit) – 3:19
  2. "Miami" (Miami Mix) – 4:40
  3. "Miami" (Jason Nevins' Live On South Beach Dub) – 5:43
UK CD2
  1. "Miami" (radio edit) – 3:19
  2. "Just the Two of Us" (Rodney Jerkins Remix) – 4:14
  3. "Just Cruisin'" (Trackmasters Remix) – 4:00

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1998–99) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 27
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 5
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 14
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 10
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 8
France (SNEP)[6] 45
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 12
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 10
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[9] 4
Norway (VG-lista)[10] 10
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 5
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 4
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 17

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[15] 53

References[edit]