Beyonce’s “Get Me Bodied” Re-Enters The Billboard Hot 100, Reaches New Peak
Beyonce’s minor 2007 hit “Get Me Bodied” re-enters the Billboard Hot 100 this week, achieving a new peak of number 46. The Swizz Beatz/Sean Garrett-produced gem stiffed at number 68 upon release, becoming the diva’s then lowest charting single — despite being generally flawless and having one of the best video clips of all time.
The evergreen club anthem swiftly became a fan favorite and live staple but now gets some much-belated chart love due to the unlikeliest of flash mobs. Deborah Cohan was videotaped dancing to “Get Me Bodied” with her surgical team before undergoing a double mastectomy on November 5. It went viral and racked up enough YouTube views to propel Bey’s anthem up the chart.
Watch Beyonce’s Anthony Mandler-directed video, which is a clever update of the music Sweet Charity:
Deborah Cohan’s uplifting flash mob video:
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