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  1. 3 Words

    3 Words (2009)

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    "3 Words" is a song by English recording artist Cheryl Cole. The song is both the opening and title song from her debut studio album. It was released in the UK and Ireland on 20 December 2009 by Fascination Records and later in 2010 by Universal Music, sometimes serving as the lead single for 3 Words. The uptempo synth and dance music-inspired pop song was written by Cole and George Pajon. It was also written and produced by will.i.am who has guest vocals on the song. 3 Words was cited by Cole as her favourite song from the album for being different from what people expected.


  2. A Dream

    A Dream (2007)

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    "A Dream" is a single by rapper Common from the soundtrack to Freedom Writers. It is produced by will.i.am, who also sings the song's chorus. The song heavily samples Martin Luther King Jr.'s historical "I Have a Dream" speech, which relates to the song's lyrics about racism. The single release of "A Dream" includes two will.i.am tracks, "Colors" and "Bus Ride."


  3. All My Life

    All My Life

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    "All My Life (In the Ghetto)" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Jay Rock, released October 16, 2008 as his commercial debut single and the lead single from his debut studio album Follow Me Home (2011). The song, released under Top Dawg Entertainment and Warner Bros. Records, was produced by Cool & Dre and features fellow American recording artists Lil Wayne and will.i.am.


  4. America's Song

    America's Song (2009)

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    "America's Song" is a patriotic song written by will.i.am, David Foster and George Pajon, Jr, released as the fourth single from the political compilation album Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise. The song is performed by will.i.am, Seal, Bono, Mary J. Blige, and Faith Hill, with David Foster appearing on piano. The song's live debut, at the Kennedy Center, was broadcast live on a special edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show aired on January 19, 2009, in honor of the next day's inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States.


  5. Baby Love

    Baby Love (2007)

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    "Baby Love" is a song by American recording artist Nicole Scherzinger. The song was written by Scherzinger, William Adams, Kara DioGuardi and Keith Harris, for Scherzinger's unreleased debut album, Her Name is Nicole. "Baby Love" was produced by will.i.am, who also provided guest vocals on the song. The song was released on September 10, 2007, as the second single from the album in North America, and the lead single in several countries around the world.


  6. Bang Bang

    Bang Bang

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    "Bang Bang" is a song recorded by American producer and rapper will.i.am featuring the vocals of Shelby Spalione. The single features as the third track on the soundtrack album of the 2013 Baz Luhrmann film The Great Gatsby. "Bang Bang" is also featured on deluxe edition of will.i.am's fourth studio album #willpower, and an alternate version of the song featuring vocals from Leah McFall is included on the compilation Now 86.


  7. Beep

    Beep (2005)

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    "Beep" is a song recorded by American girl group The Pussycat Dolls from their debut studio album, PCD (2005). The song features vocals from will.i.am, who also produced and wrote the song along with Kara DioGuardi and Jeff Lynne.


  8. Big Fat Bass

    Big Fat Bass (2011)

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    "Big Fat Bass" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her seventh studio album Femme Fatale (2011). The house song was written and produced by will.i.am as a celebration to the bass and its influence on club music. The song contains a double entendre gender metaphor sang by Spears. "Big Fat Bass" received mixed reviews from contemporary music critics, who deemed it as an instant radio and club hit, and also considered it the most old-school work on the album. However, a few reviews considered it as an unfortunate collaboration with will.i.am, and dismissed Spears' heavily processed vocals.


  9. Check It Out

    Check It Out (2010)

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    "Check It Out" is a song performed by American rapper will.i.am and Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj. The song, written by will.i.am and Minaj, samples the 1979 hit single, "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles. After release, it debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 78 and number 48 on the Canadian Hot 100. It appears on Minaj's debut album, Pink Friday, though it was not released in promotion of the album. The UK version also features additional vocals from will.i.am's close friend, British singer Cheryl Cole. The UK version is expected for inclusion on will.i.am's fourth studio album, #willpower.


  10. Ew!

    Ew!

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    "EW!" is a song by American television host and comedian Jimmy Fallon, featuring American rapper will.i.am. The song is based on a sketch from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which Fallon and guests play teenage girls constantly disgusted by things around them.


  11. Fall Down

    Fall Down

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    "Fall Down" is a song by American recording artist will.i.am featuring Miley Cyrus from his fourth studio album #willpower (2013). It was released on April 16, 2013 by Interscope Records as a promotional single from the record; it was later serviced to Australian radio stations later that year as the third single from the project. The song was written and produced by will.i.am, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, and Cirkut. "Fall Down" is an electropop and hip hop song; it strays from the electronic dance elements displayed in will.i.am's earlier singles "Scream & Shout" and "#thatPower", and instead leans towards an urban contemporary style.


  12. Feelin' Myself

    Feelin' Myself

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    "Feelin' Myself" is a song by American recording artist will.i.am featuring American recording artist Miley Cyrus, rappers French Montana and Wiz Khalifa. It was released on November 26, 2013, by Interscope Records as the lead single from the re-release of will.i.am's fourth studio album #willpower (2013). It was written and produced by DJ Mustard, and Mikely Adam, with additional songwriting provided by will.i.am, Khalifa, Montana, and Jean-Baptiste. An accompanying music video was premiered on November 26, 2013.


  13. Great Times

    Great Times

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    "Great Times" is a song by American recording artist will.i.am. Produced by will.i.am in collaboration with Freshman III and Damien Leroy, it was released as a single on November 29, 2011 in support of his fourth studio album #willpower (2013). The song, written by will.i.am about his experiences in Brazil, appears on #willpower in remixed form under the new title "Great Times Are Coming".


  14. Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame

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    "Hall of Fame" is a song by Irish pop rock band The Script. It is the lead single from their third studio album #3. The track features The Black Eyed Peas hip-hop artist will.i.am. The track was given its first radio play on Capital on 23 July 2012. Written and co-produced by the band, the song is about following on your dreams and making an impact on the world. The song has been licensed for use in various media since its release.


  15. Heartbreaker

    Heartbreaker (2009)

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    "Heartbreaker" is the second single from rapper will.i.am's third album Songs About Girls. The British single version features guest vocals from Cheryl Cole; this version was also featured on Cole's debut solo album 3 Words which was released in October 2009.


  16. Here I Come

    Here I Come

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    "Here I Come" is a song recorded by American singer Fergie for her debut studio album, The Dutchess (2006). It was written by Fergie, Will Adams, and William Robinson, Jr. while the production was helmed by Adams under his stage name will.i.am. The song was released as a single on January 19, 2008. "Here I Come" is a hip hop song that incorporates dance and soul music elements. It contains a compositional sample of "Get Ready", a song written by Smokey Robinson and performed by The Temptations. The critical reception of "Here I Come" was positive, with many praising the use of the sample. "Here I Come" was moderate success in Australia, peaking at number twenty-two on the chart. It also charted in the United States and New Zealand upon its digital release. The song has been used in many commercials to promote products such as Dr Pepper.


  17. Hip Hop is Dead

    Hip Hop is Dead (2006)

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    "Hip Hop Is Dead" is the first and title single taken from Nas' 2006 album of the same name. It is produced by and features will.i.am. It peaked at number 48 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as well as number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. On December 31, 2007, the music video for "Hip Hop Is Dead" appeared at number 93 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2007 countdown, even though the video was released in December of 2006.


  18. Hot Thing

    Hot Thing (2007)

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    "Hot Thing" is the third single by Talib Kweli taken from his fourth solo album Eardrum. The song features will.i.am who is also the producer of the song. The song samples the songs "We're No Exception" by Johnny "Guitar" Watson and "More, More, More" by Andrea True. The music video consists of two songs: the whole song of "Hot Thing", then verse 1 of "In the Mood" after "Hot Thing". The song was recorded by Padraic Kerin, and mixed by Dylan "3-D" Dresdow.


  19. I Got It from My Mama

    I Got It from My Mama (2007)

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    "I Got It from My Mama" is a hip hop song by American rapper will.i.am. It was released as the lead single from will.i.am's third solo album, Songs About Girls. It is primarily concerned with the inheritance of sexual attractiveness of human females through the maternal genetic line. The song contains samples of "Don Quichotte" by Magazine 60 and "Take Me to the Mardi Gras" by Bob James; Magazine 60 group members Jean-Luc Drion and Dominique Régiacorte are credited as co-writers on "I Got It from My Mama". The feminine voice of the song is of Katerina Graham. This song was #64 on MTV Asia's list of Top 100 Hits of 2007. will.i.am later released a remix of "I Got It from My Mama", which included a sample from Daft Punk's "Around the World." Daft Punk denied will.i.am use of the sample. However, a music video was produced with the sample included and featuring The Paradiso Girls. The opening scene for all of Daft Punk's Human After All videos is used for the video.


  20. I Love My Bitch

    I Love My Bitch (2006)

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    "I Love My Bitch" (known as "I Love My Chick" in its edited version) is a song by Busta Rhymes featuring will.i.am (who also produced the track) and Kelis, released as the second single from Busta Rhymes' seventh studio album, The Big Bang (2006).


  21. I Wanna Go Crazy

    I Wanna Go Crazy (2009)

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    "I Wanna Go Crazy" is a song recorded by French disc jockey, David Guetta. It features guest vocals by American rapper, will.i.am from The Black Eyed Peas and was released digitally on August 24, 2009 worldwide.


  22. I Want You

    I Want You (2007)

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    "I Want You" is a single from Common's album Finding Forever. It is both produced by and features vocals from will.i.am, and has samples from Minnie Riperton's "Baby, This Love I Have", and Bob James' version of "Feel Like Making Love". It peaked at #112 in the US Bubbling Under chart and serviced to radio.


  23. In My City

    In My City

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    "In My City" is the debut single by Indian recording artist and actress Priyanka Chopra, featuring American rapper will.i.am. The song was produced by RedOne, Rush and Brian Kennedy, and was co-written by Ester Dean, who provides additional vocals. The demo version of "In My City" was first played by will.i.am to Chopra, who was impressed with the track and decided to record it. The song is a homage to Chopra's nomadic childhood and journey from being a small-town girl to being a successful actor. "In My City" premiered on 13 September 2012, at the NFL Network's Thursday Night Football. The next day, the song was released for digital downloads to Nokia Music Store along with CD single.


  24. In The Ayer

    In The Ayer (2008)

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    "In the Ayer" is the third single from rapper Flo Rida's debut album Mail on Sunday. It was produced by and features will.i.am. Tiffany Villarreal performs the background vocals, but she is uncredited. The song's backdrop and beat are sampled from Pretty Tony's freestyle classic "Jam the Box", which is not credited. The song has been certified platinum by the RIAA, making it his second song to do so.


  25. It's A New Day

    It's A New Day

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    "It's a New Day" is the third single from the political compilation album, Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise, produced and organised by rapper and producer will.i.am. It was released on November 7, 2008. Will performed the song for the first time on The Oprah Winfrey Show. The song was written as a tribute to President Barack Obama's victory. It was used in an episode of the second season of Gossip Girl. A parody of the song was featured on the Boondocks episode "It's a Black President, Huey Freeman." It was titled "Dick Riding Obama", and featured will.i.am, rapper Thugnificent, Gangstalicious and a George Clooney lookalike debating whether Obama's victory was really a success. A scene from the episode was released on YouTube before the episode aired as a form of viral marketing.


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