The Night Begins to Shine

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"The Night Begins to Shine"
The Night Begins to Shine album cover.jpg
Single by B.E.R.
from the album Teen Titans Go! Songs from The Night Begins to Shine Special
ReleasedOctober 30, 2015 (2015-10-30)
FormatDigital single
Songwriter(s)Carl Burnett, Frank Enea, William J. Reagan
Producer(s)Carl Burnett
B.E.R. singles chronology
"The Night Begins to Shine"
"Forever Mine"

"The Night Begins to Shine" is a song by the band B.E.R.[2] popularised by the Teen Titans Go! TV series[3]. The song was originally written and produced in 2005 as an "'80s-style song" for a music library by Frank Enea.[1] The song was first featured in the Teen Titans Go! episode, "Slumber Party" as a throwaway joke. The song became popular with fans of the show.[3][1] The song was subsequently featured in the episode, "40%, 40%, 20%",[4] and was prominently featured in the four-part special, "The Day the Night Stopped Beginning to Shine and Became Dark Even Though It Was the Day".[5] The special also featured two other songs by B.E.R., "Forever Mine" and "Rise Up", as well as three covers of the song from Fall Out Boy, CeeLo Green, and Puffy AmiYumi.[6]

Commercial performance[edit]

Upon its official release, "The Night Begins To Shine" peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart and #7 on the Billboard Rock Digital Songs chart.[7] The song also peaked at #66 on the iTunes music charts and #1 on the iTunes rock music charts.[8] The song was covered by Fall Out Boy, CeeLo Green, and Puffy AmiYumi for a four-part Teen Titans Go! storyline.[6]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[9] 23


  1. ^ a b c Limbong, Andrew (August 25, 2017). "An Accidental Hit 'Begins To Shine' — And Only Because Of 'Teen Titans Go!'". Retrieved January 13, 2018. In 2005, a group called B.E.R. was commissioned to write a 1980s-style pop song
  2. ^ "B.E.R. Band Official Website, Home Page, The Night Begins To Shine". B.E.R. Band Official Website, Home Page, The Night Begins To Shine. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  3. ^ a b "'Teen Titans Go!' Anthem 'The Night Begins to Shine' Debuts on Rock Charts". Billboard. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  4. ^ Siegel, Lucas (July 29, 2017). "Soundtrack to Teen Titans Go! "The Night Begins to Shine" event released". Syfy. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  5. ^ Burlingame, Russ (July 29, 2017). "Teen Titans Go!'s Four-Night "The Night Begins To Shine" Event Gets a Soundtrack Featuring Cee-Lo Green". Comic Book. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Listen: CeeLo Green covers hit song from Warner Bros.' 'Teen Titans Go!'". Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Ber". Billboard. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  8. ^ " US Songs Saturday, 5th August 2017". Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  9. ^ "BER Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard.