Baby Boy

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"Baby Boy"
Single by Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul
from the album Dangerously in Love
B-side "Summertime (Remix)"
Released July 1, 2003
Format
Recorded 2003; South Beach Studios, Miami, Florida[1]
Genre
Length 4:04
Label Columbia
Writer(s)
Producer
  • Scott Storch
  • Beyoncé Knowles
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Beyoncé singles chronology
"Temptation"
(2003)
"Baby Boy"
(2003)
"Me, Myself and I"
(2003)
Sean Paul singles chronology
"Breathe"
(2003)
"Baby Boy"
(2003)
"I'm Still in Love with You"
(2004)

"Baby Boy" is a Middle Eastern-influenced R&B and dancehall song written by Beyoncé Knowles, Scott Storch, Sean Paul, Robert Waller, and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter for Knowles' first solo album, Dangerously in Love (2003).

It was produced by Knowles and Storch and was released to positive reception as the album's second single in July 2003. The song (which features dancehall singer Sean Paul) reached number one in the U.S., becoming Beyoncé's second solo number-one single and Sean Paul's second; it also reached number two in the UK. It was also recognized at the ASCAP awards by the label companies receiving the Publisher of the Year from EMI and Most Performed Songs award in 2003. It was certified Platinum in the US for sales and shipments of over one million copies there.[2] "Baby Boy" finished at number 12 on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 of 2003.[3]

Official remixes/versions[change | change source]

  • Baby Boy Part 2 (feat. Sean Paul)
  • Baby Boy (Acapella) (feat. Sean Paul)
  • Baby Boy (Instrumental) (feat. Sean Paul)
  • Baby Boy (Junior Vasquez Club Anthem Remix)
  • Baby Boy (Junior Vasquez Club Remix - Edit)
  • Baby Boy (Junior's Padapella Remix)
  • Baby Boy (Junior's Tribapella Remix)
  • Baby Boy (Junior's World Mixshow)
  • Baby Boy (Maurice's Nu Dub Baby!)
  • Baby Boy (Maurice's Nu Soul Remix)
  • Baby Boy (Maurice's Nu Soul Remix - No Rap)
  • Baby Boy (Maurice's Nu Soul Remix - Video Edit)
  • Baby Boy (Jones & Conlin Vibelicious Club Mix)
  • Baby Boy (Jones & Cabrera Vibelicious Curry Spice Remix - Edit)
  • Baby Boy (Jones & Cabrera Vibelicious Curry Spice Remix)
  • Baby Boy (DJ Whoo Kid Steppin In Hotta Remix) (feat. Lloyd Banks)
  • Baby Boy (Sandeep Chatterjee & DJ Wildbill DMC Remix)
  • Baby Boy (Jimbeamjr's Taj Mahal Mix)


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