Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
“Single Ladies” is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé. It was released as a single on October 13, 2008 as a Double A-side alongside “If I Were a Boy” The song explores men’s unwillingness to propose or commit. It won three Grammy Awards in 2010, including Song of the Year. The song and particularly its music video have been widely parodied and imitated.
About Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) in brief
“Single Ladies” is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé. It was released as a single on October 13, 2008 as a Double A-side alongside “If I Were a Boy” The song explores men’s unwillingness to propose or commit. It won three Grammy Awards in 2010, including Song of the Year. It topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart for four non-consecutive weeks and has been certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The song and particularly its music video have been widely parodied and imitated. Several notable artists have performed cover versions of the song. It has also been used in popular television shows such as “American Idol” and “The Voice” and has appeared on the soundtrack to the film “The Lego Movie” and the film The Lego Movie: The Last Movie, as well as in the film’s soundtrack and on the movie’s soundtrack. It is an uptempo dance-pop song with dance R&B, disco and disco influences. The first measure is 34, except for a change to 34 for one measure before the final chorus. It makes use of bounce-based hand claps, Morse code staccato claps and a keyboard arrangement that occasionally zoomes out and out. It also includes a bass drum, a keyboard and a synthesizer that occasionally zips in and out, spaced out and spaced out in one set of beats. The single was 2009’s seventh best-selling digital single with 6. 1 million copies sold thus becoming one of the best- selling singles of all time.
A black-and-white music video accompanied the single’s release. It won several awards, including the Video of the year at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. It became increasingly popular there as a result of download sales. In the song, the female protagonist is in a club to celebrate her single status. In “Single Ladies”, Beyoncé portrays her alter ego Sasha Fierce, which appears on the second part of I Am… Sasha F Pierce. Beyoncé recorded the song in May 2008 at the Boom Boom Room Studio in Burbank, California, and it was mixed by Jaycen Joshua and Dave Pensado, with assistance from Randy Urbanski and Andrew Wuepper. Beyoncé’s marriage inspired Terius Nash to compose a song about an issue that affected many people’s relationships: the fear or unwillingness of men to commit. In an interview with Billboard magazine, Beyoncé added that she was drawn to the song because of the universality of the topic, an issue that people are passionate about and want to talk about and debate. This reinforced the theme of the album, which was created by placing its ballads and uptemPO tracks on separate discs. The singles debuted on US radio on October 8, 2008;”Single Ladies” did so on mainstream urban New York radio station Power 105. On February 16, 2009, it became a CD single, and became the top ten in the UK Singles Chart. In Australia, New Zealand, and Germany.