Yeah!

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"Yeah!"
Single by Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris
from the album Confessions
B-side
  • "Red Light"
  • "Sweet Lies"
ReleasedJanuary 27, 2004 (2004-01-27)
Format
Recorded2003 (2003)
Genre
Length4:10
LabelArista
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Lil Jon
Usher singles chronology
"I Need a Girl (Part One)"
(2002)
"Yeah!"
(2004)
"Burn"
(2004)
"I Need a Girl (Part One)"
(2002)
"Yeah!"
(2004)
"Burn"
(2004)
Lil Jon singles chronology
Ludacris singles chronology

"Yeah!" is a song by American singer Usher. It was released on January 2004 as the lead single from Confessions (2004). It was written by Lil Jon, Sean Garrett, Patrick J. Que Smith, Ludacris, Robert McDowell, and LRoc. It was produced by Lil Jon. The song is an R&B and crunk song. It features Lil Jon and Ludacris.

The song was remixed by Tengo Calderón. "Yeah!" reached number one on 20 different charts in 15 countries. It also was given platinum certifications from different countries, including by the RIAA and RIANZ. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 12 weeks. It became the longest-running number one song in 2004. The single sold 2 million copies worldwide. It became one of the fastest-selling hip hop songs ever.

It was ranked number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade for 2000-2009.[1] Usher performed "Yeah!" at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in 2008. The song won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 47th Grammy Awards. It has also been used in the 2005 movie Hitch and in the 2009 movie The Hangover.

Track listings[change | change source]

UK CD 1
  1. "Yeah!" (featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris) – 4:10
  2. "Red Light" (Smith, Patrick J Que/Smith, Jonathan/Hilson, Keri/McDowell, Robert/Garrett, Sean) – 4:48
  3. "Yeah!" (Reggaeton remix)
UK CD 2
  1. "Yeah!" – 4:10
  2. "Red Light" – 4:48
  3. "Sweet Lies" (Williams, Pharrell/Hugo, Chad) – 4:09
  4. "Yeah!" (Instrumental) – 4:09

Charts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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