Janelle Monáe – We Are Young", Austriancharts.at – Fun. [55] The band's acoustic version was available as a bonus track after pre-ordering the band's debut album DNA (2012). featuring American singer Janelle Monáe, for their second studio album, Some Nights (2012). When Janick suggested that the track was perfect for the musical show, Bloom demurred. Hillmon, a 6-foot-2 forward from Cleveland, Ohio, was voted the co-Big Ten Player of the Year by coaches and is a favorite for the end-of-season award. After the song's appearance in the spot, it was largely credited for the song's massive commercial success to come. Naz Hillmon has long deserved the basketball world’s attention. [9], RJ Cubarrubia of Billboard commended the band for taking their "warm retro sound into soaring ballad territory," calling the track a "bold statement." She added 16 rebounds, 10 of which were on the offense end, and one block. In November 2012, it made a re-entry to number thirteen. This is one of those projects. Naz Hillmon has long deserved the basketball world’s attention. "It's always seemed like we had this big secret, that we couldn't tell anyone, and now, it's just slowly unravelling. We Are Young" topped the Hot 100 Airplay chart with 120 million impressions in seven weeks, becoming the first group since Destiny's Child's Survivor (2001). [29] "We Are Young" topped the Hot 100 Airplay chart with 120 million impressions in seven weeks, becoming the first group since Destiny's Child's Survivor (2001). We are the champions. [59] In March 2013 the band performed the song during an interview on SiriusXM Hits 1,[60] while in May 2013 the band performed the song, along with acoustic performances of their own songs "Wings" and "How Ya Doin'? "We're proud to say, 'Listen to this one song, and then come listen to the rest. pic.twitter.com/Nf6CDkyS5p, James, a noted Ohio State fan, tagged the junior in a graphic of her statistics and wrote, “Monster!! The video opens with a girl (played by Rachel Antonoff, the sister of band's guitarist Jack Antonoff and ex-girlfriend of lead singer Nate Ruess)[34] messaging another person on an HTC Titan. [39] On June 3, 2012, the song was performed to open the 2012 MTV Movie Awards. [48] It was also featured on both the season finales of Gossip Girl season 5[49] and 90210 season 4[50] as the closing number of the episode. You brought me fame and fortune, and everything that goes with it. Much respect for @nazhillmon from @KingJames !!! [61], The breakout success of "We Are Young" catapulted Fun to levels of success that "no bands today usually receive," according to Billboard. – Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" in Nashville, Tennessee where they were nominated for 6 awards: Album Of The Year (lost) Record Of The Year (lost) Best New Artist (won) Best Pop Vocal Album (lost) Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (lost) and Song Of The Year (won) beating "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen. [12] It is written in the key of F major, based almost entirely on the 50s progression (I vi IV V) with the exception of its bridge, and follows a tempo of 116 beats per minute, changing to 92 bpm from the pre chorus to the end (some bars in the middle changing to 94 bpm). It’s a record for most points scored by a Michigan player, man or woman, and is the most scored by a women’s Division I player this season. "We Are Young" was selected as the soundtrack of a one-minute Chevrolet advertisement for the Chevy Sonic, aired during Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012. – We Are Young", "Annee 2013 - Certifications au 15/10/2013", Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique, "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Fun. [30] The song was the first song in 2012 to be certified by the RIAA 3 times platinum with sales of 3 million,[30] and was later certified 5 times platinum on June 21, 2012. James has given the same applause and crown to NCAA triple-double queen Sabrina Ionescu, the No. Bloom called the cover of "We Are Young" one of "the pinnacle song moments of the entire series," and continued, "For Fun, Glee provided a launching pad for much of the success to come. [21] Al Shipley of The Village Voice agreed with this comparison, attributing the song's success to the changing music industry as a result of advertising and iTunes. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. It was released on September 20, 2011, as the lead single from the album. [citation needed] "We Are Young" was used in the episode "Chuck versus the Baby" of Chuck's fifth season. 22 Georgia. The total is the second time the 50-point mark has been reached by a Big Ten women’s player. Michigan hosts Purdue on Sunday at 2 p.m. 'We Are Young' Tops Hot 100", "Hot 100: Fun Makes Digital Sales History in Sixth Week at No. [52][53] The band's version received mostly positive reviews; Perez Hilton praised the band for their "slowed down, acoustic, choral rendition" of the song and said that it may better than the original version of the song. During the second chorus various glassware is thrown around and as a result, shatter. How amazing does that sound?! The song received acclaim from music critics, with many noting the song as a breakthrough for the indie genre and praising the song's catchiness. Dream. Author superkatje99 [a] 142. For Glee, Fun allowed us to show the world we could be an A&R source and break a band. And we'll keep on fighting 'til the end. The song has a slow hip hop groove[9] from the first chorus onward, and the song in its entirety is in common time. [38] On April 23, 2012 the song was performed on the iHeartRadio music festival among six of the band's songs including "Some Nights". feat. The video concludes with Fun ending their performance as the girl from the beginning of the video walks out of the bar smiling.[35][36]. Hillmon scored an incredible 50 points for Michigan in a 81-77 loss to No. A sample of "We Are Young", displaying the deep-layered drums and vocal harmonies, as well as the grandiose nature of the chorus. ET. Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James got it. Follow. [2], After the poor commercial performance of their debut album, Aim and Ignite, Fun decided to put Jeff Bhasker as producer for their second studio effort. Hillmon scored an incredible 50 points for Michigan in a 81-77 loss to No. They're hardly natural bedfellows, and her input is limited to a brief vocal. We worked for many more days on it afterwards, but the core of the final version of the song was recorded on that first day." Antonoff agreed with the notion that the song was their de facto anthem: "It's pretty rare, because any other projects that we've done, I don't think any of us have ever had that song that was like, 'This is our band,'" Antonoff said. amor de veranito. ", "The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Singles Of 2012 revealed! She’s also one of the nation’s best on the boards, now ranking sixth with 12.3 per game. feat. [3] The band invited Janelle Monáe to provide guest vocals on "We Are Young" through her friendship with Bhasker. [22] MTV News called "We Are Young" the band's "breakout anthem" and one of the year's most unlikely sensations. "[41] As of March 2015, the Glee Cast recording has sold 455,000 copies in the United States, making it the seventh best-selling recording in the show's history. [26] It eventually rose to number 41 and then rocketed up the chart to the top ten, peaking at number three. 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