HISTORY OF THE SONG
“Sexy and i know it” is the second song of great success of LMFAO, the lyrics of the singles are sexual but at the same time humorous; the song became one of the most famous memes in the world right after its release.
September 16th 2011
Stefan Kendal Gordy, Skyler Gordy, David Jamahl Listenbee, Erin Beck, George M. Robertson, Kenneth Oliver
Stefan Kendal Gordy, GoonRock, AudioBot
“Sexy and I know it” was a single success, entering the music charts of over 35 states, more than 50 national charts and an intercontinental chart.
It has reached number 1 in Australia, Canada, Israel, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States; in the TOP 3 in Belgium, Brazil, Europe, Finandia, France, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom; in the TOP 10 in Austria, Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain and Switzerland.
Also achieved are musical charts from the Czech Republic, Japan, Romania, Slovakia, South Korea and Ukraine.
The worldwide success of “Sexy and I know it” has sold millions of copies all over the world; it has been certified 12 × platinum in Australia (840,000 units), gold in Belgium (15,000 units), 2 × platinum Canada (730,000 units), platinum in Denmark (30,000 units), platinum in Germany (300,000 units), platinum in Italy (30,000 units), 2 × platinum in New Zealand (30,000 units), gold in Spain (20,000 units), 4 × platinum in Sweden (160,000 units), 2 × platinum in Switzerland (60,000 units), platinum in the United Kingdom (1,060 .000 units), 8 × platinum in the United States (8,000,000 units); in South Korea, the individual has not received any certification, but has sold 856,000 units.
This single has sold over 12,130,000 units worldwide (including downloads and streaming), making it the second big success of LMFAO.
AGE OF THE ARTISTS AT THE DATE OF EXIT
The videoclip of the song won at “MuchMusic 2012” as best video internation of 2012
The videoclip of the song was released on September 16, 2011, it won 5 “Vevo Certified”; the video has been restricted by YouTube
SOURCES OF CERTIFICATIONS:
South Korea: http://gaonchart.co.kr/main/section/chart/online.gaon?serviceGbn=S1020&termGbn=year&hitYear=2011&targetTime=11&nationGbn=E
Australia: 1 × platinum = 70,000 units
Belgium: 1 × gold = 15,000 units for (foreign songs)
Canada: [2 × platinum: https://musiccanada.com/gold-platinum/?_gp_search=Sexy+and+I+Know+It%20LMFAO]
Units sold (Nielsen Market): https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.nielsen.com/content/dam/nielsenglobal/eu/nielseninsights/pdfs/Nielsen 2520Global 2520Health%%%% 2520and% 2520Wellness 2520Report% 2520-% 2520January% 25202015.pdf & ved = 2ahUKEwjrsOqN6u_eAhWy34UKHb0UAngQFjAAegQIAhAB & usg = AOvVaw3seaZ3ux9OsxFG09I0fXEH & cshid = 1543158712001
Denmark: 1 × platinum = 30,000 units (download) 1 × platinum = (streaming) http://www.ifpi.dk/search/node?keys=LMFAO%20sexy
Germany: 1 × platinum = 300,000 units
http://www.musikindustrie.de/nc/datenbank/#topSearch (look for LMFAO)
Italy: 1 × platinum = 30,000 units
New Zealand: 1 × platinum = 15,000 units
United Kingdom: [1 × platinum: https://www.bpi.co.uk/brit-certified/ (look for LMFAO)]
Units sold (Download + Streaming): https://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/the-uks-official-chart-millionaires-revealed__20459/
Spain: 1 × gold = 20,000 units
Sweden: 1 × platinum = 40,000 units
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.sverigetopplistan.se/ (search for LMFAO)
Switzerland: 1 × platinum = 30,000 units
United States: 1 × platinum = 1,000,000 units
https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&ar=Lmfao&ti=Sexy+and+I+know+It&lab=&genre=&format=&date_option=release&from=&to=&award=&type=&category=&adv SEARCH = # search_section