Uptown Funk!

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"Uptown Funk!"
Single by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
from the album Uptown Special
ReleasedNovember 10, 2014 (2014-11-10)
Format
  • Digital download
  • streaming
Genre
Length4:30
3:54 (radio edit)
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)
  • Mark Ronson
  • Peter Gene Hernandez
  • Jeff Bhasker
  • Philip Lawrence
  • Robert Wilson
  • Rudolph Taylor
  • Charlie Wilson
  • Ronnie Wilson
  • Devon Gallaspy
  • Lonnie Simmons
Producer(s)
  • Mark Ronson
  • Bruno Mars
  • Jeff Bhasker

"Uptown Funk!" is a song by British DJ/producer Mark Ronson, featuring American singer Bruno Mars. This song was heavily influenced by Minneapolis sound from the early 1980s. The song was released on November 10, 2014.[1] It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] It was Mars' sixth #1 song on that chart. The song also hit #1 on other charts.

The song samples "Bye Bye" by Chimbala featuring Liro Shaq and Mozart La Para and "I Don't Believe You Want to Get Up and Dance (Oops!)" by The Gap Band. It was written by Mars, Ronson, Jeff Bhasker, Philip Lawrence, Devon Gallaspy, Lonnie Simmons, Rudolph Taylor, and Robert, Ronnie, and Charlie Wilson. Mars, Ronson, and Bhasker produced the song.[3]

The song finished as the #1 song of the 2010s decade on the Billboard Hot 100.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ray Rogers (10 November 2014). "Mark Ronson Says New Single With Bruno Mars 'Uptown Funk' Is a Milestone for Both of Them". Billboard. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  2. "Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson at Number 1". FNews. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  3. Mark Ronson (Ft. Bruno Mars) – Uptown Funk, retrieved 2019-12-21