Songwriter/producer/DJ GoonRock won two awards at the 29th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards held tonight at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in LA. GoonRock took home Pop Award-Most Performed Song In ASCAP Repertoire In The Calendar Year 2011 awards for his collaboration with LMFAO on “Party Rock Anthem” and “Sexy And I Know It,” both songs which he co-wrote and produced.
“Party Rock Anthem” went platinum 6x in Canada and 5x in the United States and the video’s received more than 421 million views, earning it the #1 spot on YouTube’s Top 100 list. The song also spent six consecutive weeks on the US Billboard Top 100 in the top spot.
“Party Rock Anthem” was performed at the 2012 Super Bowl, was featured in a KIA hamster commercial, and was on Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.
“Sexy and I Know It” reached the top spot in UK, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Austria, Japan and New Zealand, and hit #1 on both Billboard’s R&B/Hip Hop Top 100 chart and the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“When we were in the studio working these songs, we knew they’d be big. We had no idea how big. I’m overwhelmed with how well they were and are being received,” said GoonRock.
Watch the “Party Rock Anthem” video: