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Sneakernight Vanessa Hudgens.jpg
Single by Vanessa Hudgens
from the album Identified
Released10 April 2008 (2008-04-10)
FormatDigital download, airplay
Songwriter(s)J. R. Rotem, S. Nymoen, L. Solf
Producer(s)J. R. Rotem
Vanessa Hudgens singles chronology
"Say OK"
"Reminding Me"

"Sneakernight" is a song by American pop singer Vanessa Hudgens. It is the only single from her second album, Identified. Produced by J. R. Rotem, it was available on iTunes on May 27, 2008. The song and its accompanying music video were used for an Ecko Unlimited commercial.

Critical reception[edit]

Maria Dinoia of Common Sense Media stated:

Parents need to know that unlike this High School Musical star's other songs that tend to be about boys and high school relationships, this one is an innocuous song about going dancing. The tame video shows Hudgens putting on her sneakers, heading to the club, and yes, dancing.(2/5 stars).[1]

Ryan Dombal of Blender said:

And it all seems innocent enough — but that "basically" makes us think there may be more to these sneakernights than mere dancing. The innuendo is there for those who want to hear it ("Put your sneakers on / Let’s go all night long!"). Teens will dance (and giggle), parents will overpay for the concert and all will be right with the teen pop universe.(3/5 stars).[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video shows Hudgens going to a house party with a group of friends wearing glowing neon sneakers (Eckō Unltd. shoes). It starts with Hudgens calling her friends on her cell phone, and picking out sneakers. On the second verse, she is now at the party and while on her way to a guy staring at her, she is blocked by another guy who tries to impress her by showing some dance moves. It premiered on on June 13, 2008 and on MTV's TRL on July 1, 2008. The video was directed by R. Malcolm Jones.[3]


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2008–09) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[4] 94
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 95
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 98
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[7] 66
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 164
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 88
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[10] 8

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits are adapted from the Identified album liner notes. [11]

Formats and track listings[edit]

Digital download
  1. "Sneakernight"
Europe download bundle[12]
  1. "Sneakernight"
  2. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Retrogroove Edit)
  3. "Sneakernight" (Albert Castillo Radio Mix)
Sneakernight the Remixes EP
  1. "Sneakernight" (Albert Castillo Club Mix)
  2. "Sneakernight" (Albert Castillo Radio Mix)
  3. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Dub Remix)
  4. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Retrogroove Edit)
  5. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Retrogoove Extended)
  6. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Rhythm Tribal Extended)
  7. "Sneakernight" (Mr. Mig Rhythm Tribal Radio)


  1. ^ ""Sneakernight" (CD single) - Vanessa Hudgens". Commonsense Media. Archived from the original on 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2009-09-13.
  2. ^ Dombal, Ryan (2008-04-14). "Listen: Vanessa Hudgens — Master of Slang". Blender. Archived from the original on 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
  3. ^ Malcolm Jones directs SneakernightSneakernight music video at
  4. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Singles – Week Commencing 19th January 2009" ARIA Top 100 Singles. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Vanessa Hudgens Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  6. ^ " – Vanessa Hudgens – Sneakernight". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  7. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 200907 into search.
  8. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 28.02.2009 (wk8)". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Vanessa Hudgens Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Vanessa Hudgens Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ Idientfied (CD). Vanessa Hudgens. Hollywood. 2006. p. 2. 2061-62638.
  12. ^ German-Download tracklisting Archived 2010-08-19 at the Wayback Machine German DOWNLOAD SINGLE

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