Throw Ya Hands Up

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"Throw Ya Hands Up"
Throw Ya Hands Up cover - Stereos.JPG
Single by Stereos featuring Jhevon Paris
from the album Stereos
A-side "Throw Ya Hands Up"
Released September 1, 2009
Format Digital download
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:41
Label Universal Music Canada
Songwriter(s) Patrick Kordyback, Jesse Colburn, Jhevon Paris, Aaron Verdonk , Stereos
Producer(s) Gavin Brown
Stereos singles chronology
"Summer Girl"
"Throw Ya Hands Up"
"Turn It Up"
"Summer Girl"
"Throw Ya Hands Up"
"Turn It Up"

"Throw Ya Hands Up" is a song recorded by Canadian band Stereos, which features vocals from rapper Jhevon Paris.[1] It is the Stereos' second single from their self-titled debut album. It was released digitally on September 1, 2009.[2][3] On the issue dated September 19, 2009, the song debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 at number three.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was shot in Miami, Florida.[5] It starts off with the Stereos performing by the shore of Watson Island near the MacArthur Causeway. Other settings in the video include a pool party, a yacht, and other various locations at midnight.


Chart (2009) Peak
Canadian Hot 100[4] 3


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[6] 2× Platinum 160,000^

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


  1. ^ Sperounes, Sandra (August 31, 2009). "TV jingle pushes career into fast lane". Edmonton Journal. ( Archived from the original on September 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  2. ^ "Stereos: Throw Ya Hands Up - Single". Apple. (iTunes Store: Canada). September 1, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  3. ^ MuchMusic: Reporter (September 3, 2009). "STEREOS HIT #1 AGAIN". MuchMusic. ( Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Canadian Hot 100". Nielsen SoundScan. Billboard. September 19, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-17. 
  5. ^
  6. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Stereos – Throw Ya Hands Up". Music Canada. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 

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