Watch Me (Bella Thorne and Zendaya song)

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"Watch Me"
Zendaya and Bella Thorne - Watch Me.jpg
"Watch Me" cover
Promotional single by Bella Thorne and Zendaya from the album Shake It Up: Break It Down
Released June 21, 2011 (2011-06-21)
Format Digital download
Recorded April 2011
Genre Electropop, dance-pop
Length 2:55
Label Walt Disney
Writer(s) Ben Charles, Aaron Harmon, Jim Wes
Producer(s) Charles, Harmon, Wes

"Watch Me"[1] is a song performed by American pop recording artists Bella Thorne and Zendaya. It was produced by Ben Charles, Aaron Harmon, and Jim Wes, who also co-wrote the song for Shake It Up: Break It Down[2] (2011), the soundtrack to the Disney Channel television series, Shake It Up. It was released as promotional single on June 21, 2011 through Walt Disney Records. Musically, the song is prominent electropop that runs through a club-oriented beat. An original version of the song, sung by Margaret Durante, and is also included on the soundtrack.

It is the second single from the soundtrack performed by Bella Thorne and Zendaya. It peaked at number 63 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs[3] and at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100. The accompanying music video portrays Thorne and Zendaya in a building dancing with other people.

Background[edit]

"Watch Me" was a promotional single released from the soundtrack Shake It Up: Break It Down (2011), for the television series Shake It Up on Disney Channel. It was first heard on the series's first episode under the original Margaret Durante version, which premiered on November 7, 2010 in North America, seven months before the single's actual release. The girls recorded the cover song in April 2011, as multiple pictures were tweeted and news outlet's reported. The original song was heard in several other episodes of Shake It Up .

Music video[edit]

Bella Thorne and Zendaya enjoy the dancing and singing in the video. The video has lots of cuts/close-up shots of Zendaya and Bella singing to the song. On January 17, 2015 the video reached 100 million views on VEVO, winning a VEVO Certified.

Synopsis[edit]

The clip begins with Bella Thorne and Zendaya at a photo shoot and they hear music playing. They see an abandoned warehouse and look through a broken window. Inside, there is a group of dancers dancing to the music. They then exchange their dresses for colorful dance clothes, enter the warehouse and join the group of dancers. Close-up shots of Bella and Zendaya singing the song are intercut throughout the video.

Release[edit]

The music video was released on June 17, 2011, during the series premiere of A.N.T. Farm.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 86
US Top Heatseekers[5] 9
US Kid Digital Songs[6] 1

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