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For other uses, see, on the Floor (disambiguation). on the Floor " is a song recorded by American singer.
Jennifer Lopez for her seventh jennifer studio album, Love? Featuring American rapper, pitbull, it was released by, island Records on February 8, 2011 as the lead single from the album. "On the Floor" was written.
Kinda "Kee" Hamid, AJ Junior, Teddy Sky, Bilal "The Chef" Hajji, Pitbull, Gonzalo Hermosa, Ulises Hermosa, along with the song's producer.
It is an up-tempo electro-house dance song with a common time tempo of 130 beats per minute.
"On the Floor" incorporates elements of electro house and draws further musical influences from eurodance, Latin music and techno music. Lopez recorded a Spanish-language version of the song titled ". Ven a Bailar " (English: "Come to Dance which includes additional lyrical contributions from Julio Reyes Copello and.
Its development was motivated by Lopez's Latin heritage and pays homage to her career-beginnings as a dancer. Interpolated within the song are recurrent elements of the 1982 Bolivian composition ". Llorando se fue " written by Gonzalo and Ulises Hermosa, a composition that gained notoriety when it was sampled.
Kaoma in their 1989 single lambada ". Lopez described "On the Floor" as an evolution of her classic sound and as something first which sounded very current. The debut and release of "On the Floor" coincided with Lopez's appointment as a judge on the tenth season of US reality TV show American Idol, as well as several other product endorsement deals.
American Idol also provided a platform to debut the single's music video, as well as the stage for Lopez's first live performance of the song. "On the Floor" was met with a generally positive reception from music critics, with editors from BBC Music and Los Angeles Times drawing comparisons to Lopez's debut single, " If You Had My Love " (1999) and follow-up single " Waiting for Tonight " (1999). Commercially, "On the Floor" is Lopez's most successful single to date, topping more than thirty national single charts.
In the United States, it was Lopez's first single in four years to garner airplay, and to date has sold over four million copies, earning a triple platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (riaa) in the USA. It resulted in being the eleventh-biggest hit of the year on the year-end charts; "On the Floor" finished in first in Austria, Finland, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and other countries. A music video was directed by TAJ Stansberry and choreographed by Frank Gatson, Jr, with fans being given the chance to vote for their preferred ending for the video.