WAKE IT UP and let’s get CRAZY!!!
Can you believe that ON THIS DAY in 2003, Beyonce BROKE OUT solo and released the RAUCOUS track, ‘Crazy In Love’!? And as you know…THE REST is HERstory!
“Crazy in Love” was a number-one hit in the United States and United Kingdom, and reached the top ten in various other countries worldwide. Music critics praised the hook, Jay-Z’s contribution, and Beyoncé’s assertive delivery of the lyrics. VH1 declared it the greatest song of the 2000s decade, while Rolling Stone ranked it at number one-hundred-and-eighteen on their list of the 500 greatest songs of all time in 2010. At the 46th Annual Grammy Awards (2004), “Crazy in Love” won Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
The song’s accompanying music video features Beyoncé in various dance sequences. It won three awards at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, and its director, Jake Nava, won the Music Video Production Association award for Best R&B Video in 2004. Since 2003, “Crazy in Love” has been a staple in Beyoncé’s live performances and concert tours. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recognized “Crazy in Love” as one of the most performed songs of 2004. Artists including David Byrne have covered the song, and it has been used in various television shows and other media.
15 years later this song is STILL a BOP!!!