Halo (song)

2009 song by Beyonce

"Halo" is a song by American singer Beyoncé. It was written by Ryan Tedder, Evan Bogart and Knowles for her third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce. In the United States, the song was released on January 20, 2009 as the album's fourth single. Even before its official release the song debuted on the Billboard Pop 100 at number 87. Glee covered it with random mashup

Song by Beyoncé
from the album I Am... Sasha Fierce
Written2002 - 2004
ReleasedJanuary 20, 2009
LabelColumbia Records
  • Beyoncé
  • Ryan Tedder
Beyoncé singles chronology
"If I Were a Boy" / "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"

The song mentions Beyoncé's husband Jay-Z. It was a successful song worldwide, reaching the Top 10 in several countries.

Background change

Ryan Tedder wrote the song for Leona Lewis to sing. However, in an interview, Leona Lewis stated that she did not have the time to record the track for her album and felt that it better suited Beyoncé.

The video premiered exclusively on iTunes on December 23, at the same time as the music video for "Diva".