Cheap Thrills

2016 song by Sia featuring Sean Paul

"Cheap Thrills" is a song by Australian singer-songwriter Sia. It was recorded for her seventh studio album, This Is Acting, after it was rejected by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. On February 11, 2016, the song was released as a remix with Jamaican recording artist Sean Paul. The remix of the song has been very successful, reaching the top ten in Sia's country of Australia, the top two in the UK, and number one in Canada, most of mainland Europe, and the United States. "Cheap Thrills" became Sia's first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit and Sean Paul's fourth. Sean Paul's last number-one U.S. song was "Temperature" in 2006.[1] She never shows her face or even is in her music videos because of privacy.

"Cheap Thrills"
Song by Sia featuring Sean Paul
from the album This Is Acting
ReleasedFebruary 11, 2016
Genre
Length3:44
Label
  • Inertia
  • Monkey Puzzle
  • RCA
Songwriter(s)
  • Sia Furler
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Sean Paul Henriques (remix only)
Producer(s)Greg Kurstin
Sia singles chronology
"Alive"
(2016)
"Cheap Thrills"
(2016)
"The Greatest"
(2016)
Sean Paul singles chronology
"Make My Love Go"
(2016)
"Cheap Thrills"
(2016)
"Trumpets"
(2016)
Music video
"Cheap Thrills" on YouTube

The song reached number 11 on the year-end Billboard Hot 100 of 2016. It was certified double-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.[2]

The remix was nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 2017 (59th) Grammy Awards.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/7446766/sia-cheap-thrills-sean-paul-no-1-hot-100
  2. "Gold & Platinum". RIAA.
  3. "Awards". GRAMMY.com. 30 April 2017.