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Outkast

Hey Ya!

Hip-Hop
  • Pop
  • Rap
  • Hip-Hop
  • Acoustic
  • Space
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2003
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“Hey Ya!“ is a song written and produced by André 3000 for his 2003 album The Love Below, part of the hip hop duo OutKast’s double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. The song takes influence from funk and rock music. A music video was produced featuring André 3000 as eight different versions of himself, playing on comparisons to The Beatles by mimicking their 1964 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The song received praise from contemporary music critics, and it won a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards. Along with “The Way You Move”, recorded by OutKast’s other member Big Boi, “Hey Ya!“ was released by LaFace Records in September 2003 as one of the album’s two lead singles. It became a commercial success, reaching the top... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Alright, alright, alright, alright

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This song is listed #180 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Most votes come from Spain, United States, El Salvador, Brazil, Argentina, United Kingdom, Qatar, Germany, Colombia, and Czech Republic.

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