Timber (Pitbull song)

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"Timber"
Single by Pitbull featuring Kesha
from the EP Meltdown
ReleasedOctober 7, 2013 (2013-10-07)
Genre
Label
  • Polo Grounds
  • RCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Dr. Luke
  • Cirkut
  • SermStyle
Pitbull singles chronology
"Feel This Moment"
(2013)
"Timber"
(2013)
Kesha singles chronology
"Crazy Kids"
(2013)
"Timber"
(2013)
"True Colors"
(2016)

"Timber" is a song recorded by American rapper Pitbull featuring American singer Kesha. It was released on October 7, 2013, through Polo Grounds and RCA Records. It is from Pitbull's EP, Meltdown (2013). The harmonica in the song is sampled from Lee Oskar's 1978 song "San Francisco Bay", and "Timber" also samples "Face Down, Ass Up" by Luke featuring 2 Live Crew; Leo Klaskin's Superman Theme; and Pitbull's own "11:59" featuring Vain.[2]

The song was certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on June 23, 2022, for sales and streams of over 10 million equivalent copies in the US alone.

Charts[change | change source]

Weekly charts[change | change source]

[3]
Chart (2013–14) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 4
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 4
Bulgaria[7] 3
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 1
Denmark (Tracklisten)[9] 1
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[10] 1
France (SNEP)[11] 8
Germany (Official German Charts)[12] 1
Ireland (IRMA)[13] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[14] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[15] 3
Norway (VG-lista)[16] 1
Portugal (AFP)[17] 4
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[18] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[19] 1
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[20] 3
UK Singles (OCC)[21] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[22] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[23] 1

Certifications[change | change source]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[24] Diamond 10,000,000double-dagger
Summaries

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Timber by Pitbull feat. Kesha on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2022-07-02.
  3. "Timber by Pitbull and Ke$ha - Music Charts". acharts.co. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  4. "Australian-charts.com – Pitbull feat. Ke$ha – Timber". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. "Austriancharts.at – Pitbull feat. Ke$ha – Timber" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. "Ultratop.be – Pitbull feat. Ke$ha – Timber" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. "APCCHART.COM © 1988 - 2007 APC-stats EU/UE". www.euro200.net. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  8. "Pitbull Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  9. "Danishcharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". Tracklisten.
  10. "Pitbull: Timber (feat. Ke$ha)" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  11. "Lescharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)" (in French). Les classement single.
  12. "Offiziellecharts.de – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts.
  13. "Chart Track: Week 1, 2014". Irish Singles Chart.
  14. "Nederlandse Top 40 – Pitbull" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  15. "Charts.nz – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". Top 40 Singles.
  16. "Norwegiancharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". VG-lista.
  17. "Portuguesecharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". AFP Top 100 Singles.
  18. "Spanishcharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)" Canciones Top 50.
  19. "Swedishcharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". Singles Top 100.
  20. "Swisscharts.com – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Ke$ha)". Swiss Singles Chart.
  21. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  22. "Pitbull Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  23. "Pitbull Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard.
  24. "American single certifications – Pitbull – Timber (feat. Kesha)". Recording Industry Association of America.