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Encyclopedia > Rock the Boat (Aaliyah song)
“Rock the Boat”
Single by Aaliyah
from the album Aaliyah
Released August 2001 (North America)
March 5, 2002 (Australia)
May 6, 2002 (UK)
Format CD single, vinyl single
Recorded 2000
Genre R&B
Length 4:33
Label Blackground/Virgin Records
Writer(s) Steve "Static" Garrett, Eric Seats, Rapture Stewart
Producer Keybeats
Aaliyah singles chronology
" We Need A Resolution"
(2001)
"Rock the Boat"
(2001)
" More Than A Woman"
(2002)
Aaliyah Eurasia singles chronology
"More Than A Woman"
(2001)
"Rock The Boat"
(2002)
"Miss You"
(2003)
Aaliyah track listing
"Loose Rap"
(2)
"Rock the Boat"
(3)
" More Than A Woman"
(4)

"Rock the Boat" is an R&B song written by Steve "Static" Garrett, Eric Seats and Rapture Stewart for Aaliyah's third studio album, Aaliyah (2001). It was co-produced by Keybeats and released as the album's second single in North America in July 2001 (see 2001 in music) and 3rd internationally during the first quarter of 2002 (see 2002 in music). The song reached the top 20 in the Netherlands, the UK and on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at #14. The Hype Williams-directed music video for the song was shot on the weekend of August 25, 2001, just before she died in a plane crash. The song was nominated for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in the 44th Annual Grammy Awards. Image File history File links Aaliyah_rocktheboat. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... For other uses, see Aliyah (disambiguation). ... 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Contents

Music video

The music video for the song was directed by Hype Williams. It features Aaliyah dancing on a beach, on a boat, and on water in The Bahamas. Filming started on August 22, 2001 and made its world premiere on BET's Access Granted in October 2001. The video was put in the 106 & Park hall of fame, making the countdown over 65 times with follow-up "More Than a Woman" making the number-one spot after it was retired. "Rock the Boat" landed at number 2 on BET's top 100 videos of 2001. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Harold Hype Williams (born 1970 in Queens, New York) is an American music video and film director of African-American and Honduran descent. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Bet may refer to: Look up bet in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Access Granted is a television program on the Black Entertainment Television network (BET) which allows viewers to go behind the scenes of the making of music videos by various artists. ... 106 & Park: BETs Top 10 Live is a top-ten video countdown that has airs weekdays on BET. It is the networks #1 rated show. ... More Than a Woman is an R&B song written by Steve Static Garrett and Tim Timbaland Mosley for Aaliyahs self-titled third studio album, Aaliyah (2001). ...


Aaliyah's Death

On Saturday, August 25, 2001, at 6:49 pm, just after finishing the "Rock the Boat" in the Bahamas, Aaliyah and seven friends boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) piloted by Luis Morales III. It is believed that this aircraft was headed to Opa-locka Airport near Miami, Florida, when the flight crashed shortly after takeoff. The pilot and all eight passengers were killed. is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The Cessna 402 is a 6 to 10 place light twin piston engine aircraft. ... Opa-Locka Airport (IATA: OPF, ICAO: KOPF) is a general aviation airport located in Opa-Locka, Florida and 12 miles northwest of Miami, Florida. ... Miami redirects here. ...


Charts

Chart (2001-02) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart [1] 49
Belgian Singles Chart [1] 44
Dutch Singles Chart [1] 12
German Top 100 Singles Chart [1] 70
Swiss Singles Chart [1] 59
UK Singles Chart [1] 12
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [1] 14
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs [1] 2
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Tracks [1] 37
U.S. Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 [1] 13

“British Hit Singles” redirects here. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ... Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, formerly known by various names including Hot Soul Singles, Hot Black Singles, and Hot R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Top 40 Tracks is a defunct chart airplay chart from Billboard Magazine. ... For another definition see rhythmic and CHR Rhythmic Top 40 is a contemporary hit music genre where the music, direction and makeup of the audience differ from the more mainstream Top 40 format. ...

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Charty History - Aaliyah. Mariah-Charts.com. Retrieved on 2007-07-06.
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