Poppin' (song)

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"Poppin'"
Chris-Brown-Poppin.jpg
Single by Chris Brown
from the album Chris Brown
Released November 21, 2006
Format Digital download
Recorded 2005
Genre R&B
Length 4:25
Label Jive
Songwriter(s) Andre Harris, Vidal Davis, Johnta Austin
Producer(s) Dre & Vidal
Chris Brown singles chronology
"Shortie Like Mine"
(2006)
"Poppin'"
(2006)
"Wall to Wall"
(2007)
"Shortie Like Mine"
(2006)
"Poppin'"
(2006)
"Wall to Wall"
(2007)

"Poppin'" is the fifth single by Chris Brown produced by Dre & Vidal off his debut album, released in November 2006. In a radio interview in Miami, Florida, Brown stated that he will not be shooting a music video. The song peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is included in the Stomp the Yard soundtrack. There is a remix to the song featuring Juelz Santana and Lil Wayne. Both artists are featured on separate tracks on Chris Brown's self-titled debut album as well.

Song information[edit]

Chris sings about meeting a girl and claims that her looks "set him on fire". He is basically giving praise to the young lady's physical attributes and therefore describing her as "poppin'".[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Poppin debuted at number 82 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on December 5, 2006. The song eventually peaked at number 42 on February 6, 2007 and spent a total of 20 weeks on the chart, though it was not promoted physically as a CD single. The single was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States.

Official versions[edit]

  • Poppin' (Main) - 4:25

Remix[edit]

The official remix of "Poppin'", a single off of Chris Brown's self-titled debut album, features rappers Lil Wayne and Juelz Santana.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100 42
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 5
US Billboard Pop 100 95

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[2] Platinum 100,000*
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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