BEPs are going to be releasing all of their future albums as downloads. No more CDs or albums for them. Nice huh? I could so be totally wrong on all of those lyrics. Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July The song opens with will.
Fergie , Taboo , and apl. The song concludes with Fergie repeating her initial verse, forming an outro of sorts and taking the listener more or less full-circle. Fergie has commented on the unusual structure of the song, stating:. I feel that "Boom Boom Pow" is not your typical first single. It's not the typical, let's do a hooky chorus, and you know, have a feel good-heart love song, or anything like that.
It's basically kind of to the left. We've always been kind of misfits, and so it kind of fits. The song is to the left, but it works, because we're being true to ourselves. The song also attempts a futuristic quality, with Fergie rapping the lyric "I'm so three thousand and eight, you so two thousand and late.
Like, if I would've thought that was gonna be a radio song, I would've made it different. For example, when we made " Don't Lie ", I was like 'oh, let's make this radio friendly. There's no such thing as a radio song. Radio is what the people want, and "Boom Boom Pow" is proof that if something's dope, regardless of if it has that sprinkled radio vibe, that it should be played on the radio and the people are gonna like it.
It was released officially on iTunes in the U. One of their full performances took place at the American Idol Finale of , during which the Top 13 girls sang " Glamorous ", and then Fergie came out and sang a small part of " Big Girls Don't Cry ", eventually switching to "Boom Boom Pow". As of June , an unknown number of North American radio stations have elected to censor the song's reference to satellite radio. The track is produced by Boys Noize and there are a total of five versions of the song.
The official remix features 50 Cent , and is structured like so: 50 Cent's verse goes first, then will. The song only lasts A "Megamix" version was also very popular, and is structured like so: will. The megamix version features Gucci Mane. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. On the fourth season of America's Best Dance Crew , a District 78 remix of the song was used for the sudden death challenge on the first episode, in the dance-off between Beat Ya Feet Kings, Southern Movement, and Fr3sh.
Fr3sh was eliminated. In , Jeffree Star created a remix with more explicit lyrics, that was originally available as a free download. Right now this just sounds cracking. It reached number one, staying there for six weeks. It spent 27 weeks in the Top Australia is the first country in which the song was released. As of October , the song has sold 6. This number of singles sold, makes The Black Eyed Peas only the second artist to have two singles each selling six million copies or more, following Lady Gaga.
The song debuted at number 71 on the Billboard Hot after garnering heavy airplay. The song rocketed from number 39 to number one in its fourth week on the chart. The single sold , downloads in its first week of digital release, the third-largest number of download sales in a single week overall, and the largest single-week and debut-download totals by a group in the history of digital-download sales tracking, reaching number one on the U.
Billboard Hot and Pop It became the group's first U. The chart week of May 30, "Boom Boom Pow" became only the fifth song to top both Billboard' s Mainstream Top 40 and Rhythmic Top 40 charts in the same week, reaching an estimated audience of 99 million on U. It was the fourth song of the decade to spend at least twelve weeks at number one, and only the twelfth song in the chart's history to spend at least twelve weeks at the top.
It is the band's first Rhythmic number one, and their second Mainstream Top 40 number one. Moreover, it has charted within the top 10 in more than ten countries. On May 17, , it entered the UK Singles Chart at number one based on almost 75, downloads alone. It has also reached number three so far in Ireland.
After being knocked off the number one spot in the United Kingdom on May 24, by " Bonkers " by Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden , the song remained at the number two slot for 2 weeks before returning to number one on June 7, This subsequently marks the first time a song has had two separate runs at the summit of the chart since Shakira 's " Hips Don't Lie " in July Their follow up single in the UK "I Gotta Feeling" also peaked at number one and managed the same feat of having two separate runs at number one on the UK Singles Chart.
With sales of over ,, the single is currently the sixth best selling of in the UK. Fergie had stated at an interview on The Insider that the music video would be shooting the week of March 8, It's a parallel to the music industry.
Now everything is downloaded. Becoming technology. The video premiered on Dipdive on April 18, and was released on iTunes on April 24, The video starts with Taboo flicking through pictures on a HP TouchSmart , he selects the image of a mushroom cloud. The Black Eyed Peas are then seen singing their verses of the song.
While this is happening, dancers are seen in striped zentai suits, dancing to the song, and negative images are turned into positive images. The video also features the face used on the album cover miming along to various lyrics; the face was designed as an amalgam of all four band members' facial features. Much of the imagery in the video is a homage to Rebecca Allen 's video for the Kraftwerk song " Musique Non Stop ". As of March , the music video of the song scored over million views on YouTube.