Fancy (song)

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"Fancy"
Single by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
from the album The New Classic
Released February 17, 2014 (2014-02-17)
Format Digital download
Genre
Length 3:19
Label Island
Writer(s)
Producer
  • The Invisible Men
  • The Arcade
Certification 7× Platinum (RIAA)[1]
Iggy Azalea singles chronology
"Change Your Life"
(2013)
"Fancy"
(2014)
"Problem"
(2014)
Charli XCX singles chronology
"SuperLove"
(2013)
"Fancy"
(2014)
"Boom Clap"
(2014)

"Fancy" is a song by recording artist Iggy Azalea. It features English singer-songwriter Charli XCX, who also sings in the song. This song is from her first studio album, The New Classic. It was released on February 17, 2014 as the fourth single from the album.[2]

"Fancy" is Azalea's most successful song as of August 2014.[source?] The song hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and on the Canadian Hot 100. "Fancy" was also successful in several other countries.

In the US, "Fancy" was ranked #4 on the Year-End Billboard Hot 100 of 2014. It was the second-best performing song by a woman of the year, behind Katy Perry's "Dark Horse". The song was certified 7× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipments and streams of over 7 million copies in that country alone.[3]

Music video[change | change source]

The music video copies some scenes from Clueless and features the two artists in a high-school setting, with scenes recorded in a classroom and schoolyard.

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 5
Australian Urban (ARIA)[5] 1
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75)[6] 46
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 9
Belgium (Ultratop 40 Wallonia)[8] 37
Belgium Urban (Ultratop)[9] 10
Brazil (Billboard Brasil Hot 100)[10] 81
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[11] 1
Czech Republic (IFPI)[12] 61
Denmark (Tracklisten)[13] 36
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[14] 18
France (SNEP)[15] 21
Germany (Deutsche Black Charts)[16] 10
Ireland (IRMA)[17] 12
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[18] 94
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[19] 29
New Zealand (RIANZ)[20] 1
Scotland (The Official Charts Company)[21] 5
Slovakia (IFPI)[22] 48
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[23] 23
Switzerland (Media Control AG)[24] 47
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[25] 5
UK R&B (The Official Charts Company)[26] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[27] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[28] 1
US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard)[29] 21
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[30] 1
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[31] 1

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&ar=IGGY+AZALEA
  2. "iTunes - Music - Fancy (feat. Charli XCX) - Single by Iggy Azalea". Itunes.apple.com. 3 March 2014. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/fancy-feat.-charli-xcx-single/id813869376. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  3. http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2014/hot-100-songs
  4. "Australian-charts.com – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Hung Medien. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  5. "ARIA Australian Top 40 Urban Singles Chart". ARIA Charts. 5 May 2014. Archived from the original on 5 May 2014. http://ariacharts.com.au/chart/urban-singles/2364. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  6. "Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  7. "Ultratop.be – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy" (in Dutch). Ultratip. ULTRATOP & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  8. "Ultratop.be – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy" (in French). Ultratop 40. Ultratop & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  9. "Ultratop Belgian Charts". ultratop.be. 5 May 2014. http://www.ultratop.be/nl/weekchart.asp?cat=sr&year=2014&date=20140531. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  10. "Hot 100 Billboard Brasil - weekly". Billboard Brasil. October 12, 2014. http://www.billboard.com.br/tipo_lista/top-100/. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  11. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  12. "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201424 into search. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  13. "Danishcharts.com – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy". Tracklisten. Hung Medien.
  14. "Finnishcharts.com – Iggy Azalea – Fancy". Suomen virallinen lista. Hung Medien. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  15. "Lescharts.com – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy" (in French). Les classement single. Hung Medien.
  16. "Deutsche Black Charts: KW 17". Trendcharts. Media Control. Archived from the original on 16 May 2014. http://www.freezepage.com/1400253972IVRKEXLOSA. Retrieved 16 May 2014.
  17. "Chart Track". Irish Singles Chart. GfK. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  18. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Japan Hot 100 for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  19. "Dutchcharts.nl – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  20. "Charts.org.nz – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy". Top 40 Singles. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  21. "April 2014 Archive Chart". Scottish Singles Top 40. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  22. "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201423 into search. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  23. "Swedishcharts.com – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy". Singles Top 60. Hung Medien.
  24. "Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Hung Medien. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  25. "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  26. "Archive Chart" UK R&B Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  27. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  28. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  29. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  30. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  31. "Iggy Azalea Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Iggy Azalea. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 8 May 2014.

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