|"Top of the World"|
|Single by The Cataracs featuring Dev|
|Released||March 22, 2011|
|Songwriter(s)||The Cataracs, Devin Star Tailes|
|The Cataracs singles chronology|
|Dev singles chronology|
"Top of the World" is a song recorded by American hip hop record production project and duo The Cataracs. It was released as a single on March 22, 2011 as a digital download in the United States and Canada and serves as the first single released from the duo's upcoming fifth studio album. The song features guest contributions from American singer Dev. An alternative, shorter version of the song was featured on Dev's 2011 mixtape, Is Hot: The Mixtape.
The music video for the song premiered on YouTube on March 18, 2011.
|1.||"Top of the World" (featuring Dev)||3:41|
|Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)||27|
|Belgium Dance (Ultratop Wallonia)||48|
|Canada (Canadian Hot 100)||61|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000|
Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.
|United States||March 22, 2011||Digital download||Universal Republic Records|
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