- Show Stopper
Name = "'Show Stopper|
Danity Kanefeaturing Yung Joc
from Album = Danity Kane
B-side ="' | Released =
August 4, 2006(U.S.) October 20, 2006( EU)
CD single, vinyl single, digital download
The Hit Factory, New York City; 2006
R&B, snap, hip hop
Length = 3:49
Label = Bad Boy, Atlantic
Writer = Angela Hunte, Krystal Oliver, Calvin Puckett, Frank Romano, James Scheffer
Misc = Extra chronology
Type = singles
Last single =
This single = "Show Stopper"
Next single = "
Ride for You"
"Show Stopper" is a
R&B-snap song written by Angela Hunte, Krystal Oliver, Calvin Puckett, Frank Romano, and James Scheffer for Danity Kane's debut album "Danity Kane" (2006). It features guest vocals by rapper Yung Jocand was produced by Jim Jonsin. The song was released as the album's lead single on August 4, 2006(see 2006 in music) in the United Statesand on October 20, 2006in Europe. While "Show Stopper" peaked at number 8 on the official " Billboard" Hot 100chart, it managed to enter the top 30 in Germany.
The music video for "Show Stopper" was directed by Jessy Terrero (director of the movie "
Soul Plane" and many of G-Unit's videos), and was filmed in various locations throughout Los Angeles, Californiabetween June 27and 28, 2006. Apart from rapper Yung Jocwhose part was filmed inside his van while he was on his way back to the airport because of a lack of time, Diddy also recorded a sequence with his verse in the song which appears in the remixversion of the music video and features only the girl's full dance portion of the original version.
Thematically, the video starts with the band members in the recording studio listening to their album cut "Want It" with Diddy as he tells them to go straight to bed and not go out and club hop. Then the girls go into a van and get "made up" and then go out on the town in expensive cars, looking for boys and flirting. The video ends with the girls dancing on the
The final version of the video premiered at the end of "
Making the Video" on MTVon August 4, 2006. It reached a peak position of number two on "TRL" on September 8, 2006. The video also finished #6 on MTV's top videos of 2006 countdown.
The single was released on the U.S.
iTunes Music Storeon August 15, 2006, and peaked at number two on the top 100 songs after two days of downloading only. The following week "Show Stopper" instantly debuted at number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the one of the highest debuts of 2006 behind Taylor Hicks's " Do I Make You Proud" and Beyoncé's " Ring the Alarm". While the song reached its peak position of number 8 in its second week, radio play and popularity on iTunes declined and it eventually fell out of the top 25. However, about 5 weeks after the radio release, the song finally started gathering airplay and subsequently moved back up the Hot 100, again peaking at number 12. It was certified Goldby the RIAAin late 2006.
While the song failed to chart or sell noticeably in
Austria, the song became a top 30 success in Germanywith a peak position of number 27. "Show Stopper" also enjoyed airplay success in the Philippines and Lithuania, and peaked at number 27 on the World R&B Top 30 and at number 34 on the World Top 40 Singles chart.
Formats and track listings
These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Show Stopper".
*International CD single
#"Show Stopper" (Album version)
#"Show Stopper" (Remix; featuring Diddy)
#"Show Stopper" (Instrumental)
#"Show Stopper" (Acapella)
#"Show Stopper" (Main version)
#"Show Stopper" (Instrumental)
#"Show Stopper" (Acapella)
#"Show Stopper" (Alternate version) - 4:15
#"Show Stopper" (Bad Boy Remix; featuring Diddy &
Yung Joc) - 4:42
#"Show Stopper" (Jim Jonson Remix; featuring Pitbull &
B.O.B.) - 4:13
#"Show Stopper" (Saul Mojica Mix) - 4:19
#"Show Stopper" (Garbz Mix) - 3:52
#"Show Stopper" (Dave Audé Club Mix) - 7:26
*Youtube|IHdxZbeE|"Show Stopper" music video
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