Shake It Up: I Love Dance

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Shake It Up: I Love Dance
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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released March 5, 2013 (2013-03-05)[1]
Recorded 2012–13
Length 36:29
Label Walt Disney
Shake It Up soundtracks chronology
Made in Japan
(2012)Made in Japan2012
Shake It Up: I Love Dance

Shake It Up: I Love Dance (stylized as Shake It Up: I <3 Dance, also known as Shake It Up: I ♥ Dance) is the third and final soundtrack for the Disney Channel Original Series Shake It Up. It was released on March 5, 2013. The soundtrack is based on songs featuring on the show's third (and final) season (2012-2013). The album features musical artists associated with or popularized by Disney Channel stars Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Bridgit Mendler, McClain Sisters, Caroline Sunshine, Roshon Fegan, Selena Gomez, Coco Jones, Olivia Holt and Dove Cameron, as well as non-Disney Channel stars Young L.A. (BG5), Drew Seeley, TKO, SOS and Nevermind.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars

Heather Phares of AllMusic gave a review: "The soundtrack to the third season of the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. I Heart Dance features more hip-hop-tinged dance pop, CeCe Jones (Bella Throne) and Rocky Blue (Zendaya) sing and dance as backup dancers on Shake It Up, Chicago. Highlights include Thorne and Zendaya's fizzy duet "This is My Dance Floor", Zendaya's energetic "Beat of My Drum", Dove Cameron's "Future Sounds Like Us" and Olivia Holt's "These Boots Are Made for Walkin". Tracks by Selena Gomez, Coco Jones and Bridgit Mendler round out a collection sure to get the Radio Disney set moving".

Commercial performance[edit]

The soundtrack reached number 26 in the Billboard 200 in the U.S. as well as the Kid Albums at number 1 and the Top Soundtracks at number 2. The album was the eighth best-selling soundtrack album of 2013, with 134,000 copies sold in the United States.[2] In Spain, it reached at number 23 in the chart.

"This Is My Dance Floor", performed by Thorne and Zendaya, peaked at number two on Billboard Kid Digital Songs.[3] "Blow the System", performed by Thorne, reached at twenty.[3] "Contagious Love", performed by Thorne and Zendaya, peaked at two.[3] "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'", performed by Olivia Holt, reached number six.[3] "Beat of My Drum", performed by Zendaya, peaked at eight.[4]

Promotional singles[edit]

"Contagious Love" was released as promotional single on February 14, 2013 to promote the album. The song was performed on Shake It Up.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. "Contagious Love" Lambert Waldrip, Miranda R. Johnson, Anya Vasilenko Zendaya and Bella Thorne 2:15
2. "This Is My Dance Floor" Aris Archontis, Chen Neeman, Jeannie Lurie Bella Thorne and Zendaya 3:09
3. "Beat of My Drum" Jay L'Oreal, James J. Abrabart, Melvin Hough II, Revelino R. Wouter Zendaya 3:16
4. "Blow the System" David Dawood, Natalia Hajjara, Darryl Connell, Philippe-Marc Anquetil Bella Thorne 3:30
5. "Afterparty" Bardur Haberg, Scott Krippayne Roshon Fegan and Caroline Sunshine 2:43
6. "Holla at the DJ" (The DJ Mike D Mix) Makeba Riddick, Brian Kennedy, Lashawn Daniels Coco Jones 3:25
7. "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" Lee Hazlewood Olivia Holt 2:22
8. "Sharp as a Razor" Niclas Molinder, Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenäs, Charlie Mason McClain Sisters 3:15
9. "Future Sounds Like Us" Bardur Haberg, Oli Jogvansson, Michelle Lewis, Heidi Rojas Dove Cameron 2:57
10. "I Can Do Better" Tim James, Antonina Armato, Adam Smeaton Y.LA 2:34
11. "Shake It Up" (Cole Plante Reboot Remix) Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis, Chen Neeman Selena Gomez 3:32
12. "We’re Dancing" (Alex Ghenea 3.0 Remix) Bridgit Mendler, Josh Alexander, Billy Steinberg Bridgit Mendler 3:21


Chart (2013) Peak
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[5] 23
U.S. Billboard 200[6] 26
U.S. Kid Albums (Billboard)[6] 1
U.S. Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[6] 2

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States March 5, 2013[1] Standard, Deluxe Walt Disney Records
Brazil June 26, 2013 Standard


  1. ^ a b "Shake It Up: I <3 Dance". Amazon. Yahoo Music. January 3, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ Paul Grein (January 2, 2014). "The Top 10 Soundtracks of 2013". Chart Watch. Yahoo. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Kid Digital Songs - March 23, 2013". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Kid Digital Songs - June 1, 2013". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  5. ^ <3+Dance&cat=a " – Soundtrack – Shake It Up - I <3 Dance". Hung Medien. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c Shake It Up: I <3 Dance – Various Artists – Awards. Allmusic. Retrieved September 5, 2013.