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"On The Floor" is the first single released from Jennifer's seventh studio album. Which features rapper Pitbull.
The song was released to radio on January 18, 2011, but was released on iTunes on February 22, 2011. "On The Floor" is considered Jennifer's "comeback" song. The song was written by hijos Bilal Hajji, Kinda Hamid, Gonzalo Hermosa, Ulises Hermosa, Achraf Janussi, Nadir Khayat, Armando Perez (Pitbull Geraldo Sandell and RedOne (who also produced the song).
The song's release coincided with Jennifer's appointment as a judge on the tenth season of US reality TV show "American Idol" as well as several other lopez product endorsement deals. "American Idol" also provided a platform to debut the single's music video as well as the stage for Jennifer's first live performance of the song. "On the Floor" is an up-tempo dance song, with influences of electropop and electro house, set in common time with a tempo of 130 beats per minute.
Other elements of the song are borrowed from Eurodance, Latin American and techno music, including heavy synths and club beats. Its development was motivated by Jennifer's Latin heritage and pays homage to her fotos career-beginnings as a dancer. It interpolates recurrent elements of the 1982 composition "Llorando se fue" (written.
Hermosa a composition that was subsequently sampled by Kaoma in their 1989 single "Lambada.". She described "On the Floor" as an evolution of her classic sound and as something which sounded very current.
"On the Floor" was met with a positive reception from music critics, with editors from BBC Music and Los Angeles Times drawing comparisons to Jennifer's debut single, ". If You Had My Love " and follow-up single waiting For Tonight.
critics complimented the exotic production, referring to the sound as " vintage " Jennifer, but criticized RedOne's lack of originality. Commercially, "On the Floor" is Jennifer's most successful single to date, topping more than twenty national single charts. In the United States, it was Jennifer's first single in four years to garner airplay and to date has sold over three million copies, earning a triple platinum certification.
The song was also certified triple Platinum in Australia and reached Platinum status in six other countries. An accompanying music video was directed by TAJ Stansberry and choreographed by Frank Gatson,.
With fans being given the chance to vote for their preferred ending for the video. The completed clip premiered simultaneously on Vevo and during the March 3, 2011 episode of "American Idol watched.26 million people.
It depicts a Los Angeles underground club culture where Jennifer portrays a "queen of the nightclub amongst other characters. The video received critical acclaim for its lavish production, the styling and choreography that critics felt best highlighted Jennifer's abilities as a dancer.