Monday, October 10, 2011
CRAZY IN LOVE ~ BEYONCE FEAT. JAY-Z
"Crazy in Love" is the debut single by R&B singer-songwriter Beyoncé Knowles, featuring rapper and now-husband Jay-Z. The song's accompanying music video features Knowles 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 Knowles' 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 at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards. "Crazy in Love" was lauded by reviewers, who complimented the horn lines and the guest appearance of Jay-Z in the song. In international markets, "Crazy in Love" fared as well. Knowles made history by being the third female artist to have a number-one single and a number-one album simultaneously in the United Kingdom. "Crazy in Love" has various remixes, including the Rockwilder remix, Maurice's "Nu Soul remix", and Juniors World remix. These versions appeared on the single releases of "Crazy in Love" under an alternative spelling, "Krazy in Luv".