Move Ya Body

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This article is about the 2004 song by Nina Sky. For the 1999 song by Eiffel 65, see Move Your Body.
"Move Ya Body"
Single by Nina Sky featuring Jabba
from the album Nina Sky
B-side "In a Dream"
Released April 27, 2004
Format CD single, digital download, maxi single, 12" single
Recorded 2004
Genre Reggae fusion, ragga, R&B
Length 3:54
Label Universal Records
Writer(s) Nicole Albino, Natalie Albino, Cordel Burrell, Luis Diaz, Paul George, Curtis Bedeau, Gerald Charles, Brian George, Elijah Wells, Lionel Bermingham
Producer(s) Elijah Wells, Lionel Bermingham
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Nina Sky singles chronology
- "Move Ya Body"
"Oye Mi Canto"

"Move Ya Body" is a song recorded by American duo Nina Sky. It was released in April 2004 as the lead single from their debut album Nina Sky. The song features rapper Jabba. There is a remix to the song with Jamaican deejay Vybz Kartel. The song became the duos only solo single to reach the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100, as such Nina Sky is often regarded as a one hit wonder, though they did appear on N.O.R.E.s "Oye Mi Canto", which made it to number 12 on the Hot 100. The song ranked at number 250 on Blender's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born.[1]

Song information[edit]

The song uses the Coolie Dance riddim and contains lyrics from Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam's song, "Can You Feel the Beat".

A music video for the song was released in 2004

Track listing[edit]

12" single
  1. "Move Ya Body" (Radio Edit) – 3:30
  2. "Move Ya Body" (Instrumental) – 3:30
  3. "Move Ya Body" (Call Out Hook) – 0:19
  1. "In a Dream" (Radio Edit) – 3:25
  2. "In a Dream" (Acappella) – 3:25
Second vinyl edition
  1. "Move Ya Body" (Main Pass)
  2. "Move Ya Body" (Istrumental)
White Label single
  1. "Move Ya Body" (Summer Funk Vocal Mix)
  2. "Move Ya Body" (Summer Funk Dub Mix)
  1. "Move Ya Body" (Radio Edit) – 3:30
  2. "Move Ya Body" (Jiggy Joint Radio Mix) – 3:30
  3. "In a Dream" (Radio Edit) – 3:25
  4. "Move Ya Body (Video Album Version) - 4:30
European CD single
  1. "Move Ya Body" – 3:30
Australian enhanced CD single
  1. "Move Ya Body" – 3:54
  2. "Move Ya Body" (Hyperspace Remix) – 4:28
  3. "In a Dream" – 3:32
  4. "Move Ya Body" (music video)

Chart performance[edit]

The song charted at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 22 on the 2004 Billboard Year-End Chart. It also reached number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. It was certified Gold by the RIAA in early 2005

Chart (2004) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 25
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 20
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 11
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[5] 5
Denmark (Tracklisten)[6] 7
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[7] 5
France (SNEP)[8] 21
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 7
Ireland (IRMA) 22
Italy (FIMI)[10] 16
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 6
Norway (VG-lista)[12] 15
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[13] 31
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 2
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company) 6
US Billboard Hot 100 4
US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 5
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 14
US Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 6

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