Fuck You! by Cee Lo Green
"Fuck You!", titled "Forget You" or "FU" on the radio edit, is a song by American recording artist Cee-Lo Green, released as a single in promotion of his third studio album, The Lady Killer. A music video for the song was released on YouTube on August 19, 2010, featuring kinetic typography, with the lyrics of the song appearing on different colored backgrounds with film grain overlaid on the video. The same thing was done with German and Spanish words, translating the lyrics of the song however the song remained in English. The official music video was released on September 1, 2010. A remix features 50 Cent and also has a video similar to the original version of the song. A remix by American hip-hop group Chiddy Bang was released. The song topped the charts in The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Israel. It became a top ten hit in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, Spain and Sweden. In the US it peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Gold on November 5, 2010. Show video tutorial!
About the Artist
Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1974), better known by his stage name Cee-Lo Green or simply Cee-Lo, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He originally came to prominence as a member of the southern hip-hop group Goodie Mob, later launching a critically acclaimed solo career and forming Gnarls Barkley with DJ/producer Danger Mouse. Among Cee-Lo's hits are the singles "Closet Freak" (2002); "I'll Be Around" (2003), produced by Timbaland; "Crazy" (2006), by Gnarls Barkley; and "Fuck You"' (aka "Forget You") (2010). Cee-Lo was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and attended Benjamin E. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta. Both of Cee-Lo's parents were ordained ministers and he started his music career in his church. His father died when he was 2 years old.