Throw Ya Hands Up

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"Throw Ya Hands Up"
Throw Ya Hands Up cover - Stereos.JPG
Single by Stereos featuring Jhevon Paris
from the album Stereos
A-side "Throw Ya Hands Up"
ReleasedSeptember 1, 2009
Format Digital download
Genre Pop rock
Length2:41
Label Universal Music Canada
Songwriter(s) Patrick Kordyback, Jesse Colburn, Jhevon Paris, Aaron Verdonk , Stereos
Producer(s) Gavin Brown
Stereos singles chronology
"Summer Girl"
(2009)
"Throw Ya Hands Up"
(2009)
"Turn It Up"
(2009)

"Throw Ya Hands Up" is a song recorded by Canadian band Stereos, which features vocals from rapper Jhevon Paris. [1] It is the Stereos' second single from their self-titled debut album. It was released digitally on September 1, 2009. [2] [3] On the issue dated September 19, 2009, the song debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 at number three. [4]

Stereos was a Juno nominated pop band from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, formed in 2008. Their musical style fuses aspects of hip hop and pop to form their primary style. Their first act that had them recognized was appearing on the MuchMusic original series, disBAND. In October 2009, they released their first album self-titled Stereos.

The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. The Canadian Hot 100 was launched on the issue dated March 31, 2007, and is currently the standard record chart in Canada; a new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by Billboard every Tuesday.

Contents

Music video

The music video was shot in Miami, Florida. [5] It starts off with the Stereos performing by the shore of Watson Island near the MacArthur Causeway. Other settings in the video include a pool party, a yacht, and other various locations at midnight.

Miami City in Florida, United States

Miami, officially the City of Miami, is an American city that is the seat of Miami-Dade County, and is the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida. The city covers an area of about 56 square miles (150 km2) between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Miami is the sixth most densely populated major city in the United States with an estimated 2018 population of 470,914. The Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people, the second-most populous in the southeastern United States and the seventh-largest in the nation. The city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises, 55 of which exceed 490 ft (149 m).

Florida U.S. state in the United States

Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

Watson Island Neighborhood of Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States

Watson Island is a neighborhood and man-made island in Biscayne Bay, in Miami, Florida, United States. Immediately east of the Central Business District and Arts & Entertainment District neighborhoods of Greater Downtown Miami, it is connected to the mainland and South Beach, Miami by the MacArthur Causeway.

Charts

Certification

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada) [7] 2× Platinum80,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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