#1 Song On January 29 2004

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song On January 29 2004

The Number One Song on January 29, 2004

On January 29, 2004, the music charts were dominated by a catchy tune that captured the hearts of millions of music lovers around the world. According to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the number one song on this day was...

"Hey Ya!" by OutKast

This upbeat dance track was a single from OutKast's album "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below". Written by André 3000, "Hey Ya!" was a departure from the group's usual hip-hop style, featuring a more pop-rock influenced sound. The song's catchy hook, guitar riffs, and energetic beat made it an instant hit, topping the charts in several countries including the US, UK, and Australia.

The Music Video

The music video for "Hey Ya!" was equally innovative, featuring the duo performing the song in a 1960s-style TV show setting. The video's retro vibe, colorful outfits, and choreographed dance moves added to the song's charm, making it a staple on music television channels.


"Hey Ya!" became a cultural phenomenon, spawning numerous cover versions, parodies, and references in popular culture. The song has been certified multi-platinum and has won numerous awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance.


  • "Hey Ya!" was originally intended to be a slow jam, but André 3000 decided to speed up the tempo to create a more upbeat track.
  • The song's iconic "Shake it like a Polaroid picture" lyric was inspired by André 3000's experience with a Polaroid camera.

On January 29, 2004, "Hey Ya!" was at the top of the music charts, and its impact still resonates in the music industry today.

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