Number One (Pharrell Williams song)

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"Number One"
Pharrell Williams - Number One.jpg
Single by Pharrell featuring Kanye West
from the album In My Mind
B-side "Swagger International"
"Raspy"
Released August 21, 2006
Format CD single, 7" vinyl,
digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 3:56
Label Virgin, Star Trak, Interscope
Songwriter(s) Pharrell Williams, Kanye West
Producer(s) Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams singles chronology
"Wanna Love U Girl"
(2006)
"Number One"
(2006)
"Margarita"
(2006)
"Wanna Love U Girl"
(2006)
"Number One"
(2006)
"Margarita"
(2006)
Kanye West singles chronology
"Grammy Family"
(2006) Grammy Family2006
"Number One"
(2006) Number One2006
"Wouldn't Get Far"
(2007) Wouldn't Get Far2007

"Number One" is by a song by American singer and record producer Pharrell. The heavily synthesized song was written by Williams and Kanye West, who features on the track, and produced by Williams. It was released as the third single Williams' debut studio album In My Mind (2006).

The single was released in the UK on August 21, 2006 according to Williams' official UK mailing list. The music video was directed by Hype Williams, and features models Selita Ebanks, Miranda Kerr, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.[citation needed] There are two versions: one is a color version which features many bright colors and the other is one that is in black and white.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Hype Williams, and features models Selita Ebanks, Miranda Kerr, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.[1] There are two versions: one is a color version which features many bright colors and the other is in black and white.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD[2]
  1. "Number One" (Featuring Kanye West) (Explicit Album Version)
  2. "Swagger International"
  3. "Raspy"
  4. "Number One" (Featuring Kanye West) (Video)
UK Vinyl[3]
  1. "Number One" (Featuring Kanye West) (Explicit Album Version)
  2. "Raspy"
UK Promo CD
  1. "Number One" (Featuring Kanye West) (Clean Version)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 8
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 31
UK R&B Singles (Official Charts Company) 10
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 57
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pharrell - Number One". YouTube. 20 November 2008. Archived from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Pharrell Williams Number One UK CD single (CD5 / 5") (369612)". Eil.com. 2013-04-20. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  3. ^ "Pharrell Williams Number One UK 12" vinyl single (12 inch record / Maxi-single) (369613)". Eil.com. 2013-04-20. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Pharrell feat. Kanye West – Number One" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "SNOOP DOGG FEATURING PHARRELL: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Pharrell Williams – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Pharrell Williams. Retrieved July 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "Pharrell Williams – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Pharrell Williams. Retrieved July 23, 2011.