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Flo Rida Has a "Good Feeling"; International Megastar's Smash Single Certified Platinum, Becoming the Rapper's Sixth Platinum Single in the U.S.; New Single "Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)" Available at all DSPs Now(January 10, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- IMG/Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida's smash single, "Good Feeling" has been RIAA-certified Platinum, with digital single sales already approaching 2 million. "Good Feeling" is now the rapper's sixth certified Platinum hit in the U.S. The Dr. Luke-produced track is currently Top 5 at multiple outlets, including Billboard's "Hot 100" chart, Top 40 and CHR/Rhythmic radio platforms and iTunes' "Top Songs" chart. The companion video, directed by the award-winning Erik White, has over 35 million worldwide views on YouTube, with no signs of slowing down. Watch "Good Feeling" here: http://youtu.be/3OnnDqH6Wj8. Last month, the Miami native released his brand new single "Wild Ones," featuring Australian songstress, Sia. Listen to "Wild Ones (feat. Sia)" here: http://youtu.be/xScsmPyspLg.
"Good Feeling" has proven to be an international success, landing the #1 spot this week on the "Official UK Singles Chart." The track is also topping the iTunes "Top Singles" charts in France, Germany and Austria, while remaining in the Top 5 on the European Airplay singles chart. Adding to all this, both "Good Feeling" and "Wild Ones (feat. Sia)" are in the Top 10 of iTunes "Top Singles" chart in Australia, with "Wild Ones" sitting atop the chart. What's more, Flo Rida recently brought his party anthems to TV, with two high profiled performances; performing a medley of "Club Can't Handle Me" and "Good Feeling" on ABC's Dancing With The Stars and a special a cappella version of "Good Feeling" on NBC's The Sing Off, where the international phenom performed alongside Pentatonix and Urban Method, two of the show's contestants.
Flo Rida is one of the most recognizable international artists today, having toured nearly every continent. The Miami-based rapper burst onto the scene in 2007 with his record-breaking hit "Low (feat. T-Pain)" from his debut album, "MAIL ON SUNDAY." The single has gone on to become one of the most successful digital singles of the past decade, with sales exceeding 11 million downloads worldwide, making its way into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2008 for the best-selling download in the United States. Additionally, the single remained at #1 for 10 consecutive weeks on the Billboard "Hot 100" chart in 2008.
In 2009, Flo Rida once again made history with his hit single, "Right Round," when it became the highest-selling one-week digital single with more than 636,000 downloads sold in its debut week. In addition, "Right Round," from the rapper's album "R.O.O.T.S.," sold 1 million downloads in its first two weeks, making it one of the fastest-selling singles ever. Globally, "Right Round" has sold nearly 12 million singles to date.
In 2010, the rapper once more made worldwide noise with his party anthem "Club Can't Handle Me (feat. David Guetta)." The companion video has been viewed more than 100 million times on YouTube. Combined, Flo Rida has sold more than 40 million singles worldwide.
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