Jason Derulo is a singer, songwriter, and dancer who was born in Florida on September 21, 1989. He began his career in the music industry in 2006 and spent the first few years of his career writing music for other artists, including Cassie, Donnie Klang, Lil Wayne, Danity Kane, Sean Kingston, and Diddy. Derulo began his solo career in 2009 and released his self-titled debut album a year later. During his career, Jason Derulo has released four studio albums, four Eps, two compilation albums, 37 music videos, 48 singles, and six promotional singles. He has sold more than 30 million singles so far in his career. Here are the 10 best Jason Derulo songs of all time.
10. It Girl (2007)
‘It Girl’ was the second single released from the album’ Future History.’ It reached number three in Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand, peaked at number four in the UK and reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was written by Derulo with Emanuel Kiriakou, E. Kidd Bogart, and Lindy Robbins.
9. Don’t Wanna Go Home (2011)
Derulo achieved his second chart-topping hit in the UK with ‘Don’t Wanna Go Home, although it only reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the first song released from the artist’s second studio album, ‘Future History.’ The composition of the song combines elements of dance-pop and electropop, and it samples Robin S.’s 1993 single ‘Show Me Love.’
8. Trumpets (2013)
Many fans consider ‘Trumpets’ one of Derulo’s most catchy and memorable hip hop songs. It was most successful in Australia, where it topped the charts. This song was also a top ten hit in countries including the UK, New Zealand, and Ireland. Although ‘Trumpets’ was not released as a single in the United States, it was included on the US version of the album ‘Talk Dirty,’ and it then peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.
7. Ridin’ Solo (2010)
When Derulo released ‘Ridin’ Solo,’ he achieved his third consecutive top ten hit. It peaked at number two in the UK and number nine in the United States, selling more than three million copies. The song was also certified 4 x Platinum. Derulo co-wrote the song with J.R. Rotem and Xavier Thomas.
6. In My Head (2009)
Return of Rock lists ‘In My Head’ as one of the best Jason Derulo songs of all time. It won the 2010 Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B Track. This track was the second single Derulo released, and it was not as successful as his first in the United States, reaching only number five on the Billboard Hot 100. However, it topped the charts in Australia and the UK.
5. Wiggle (2014)
Derulo has collaborated with multiple artists throughout his career. ‘Wiggle’ is just one example of his successful collaborations, as it featured Snoop Dogg. The reason Derulo chose to collaborate with Snoop Dogg is that he considers him one of the most iconic rappers of all time. The single featured on the US album ‘Talk Dirty’ and the European version of the album’ Tattoos,’ and it was a top ten hit in many countries, including the United States and the UK. R&B singer Ne-Yo makes a cameo appearance in the music video.
4. Want to Want Me (2015)
‘Want to Want Me’ was most successful in the UK and Austria, where it topped the charts. In the United States, it peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100. This song won the CMT Music Award for CMT Performance of the Year, an award that Derulo shared with Luke Bryan. Glamour model Tianna Gregory features as Derulo’s love interest in the music video for this song.
3. Talk Dirty (2013)
‘Talk Dirty’ is about a man telling a woman who doesn’t speak the same language that all she has to do to make him understand is to speak dirty, says Song Facts. The song featured rapper 2 Chainz and was the first of Derulo’s tracks to feature another artist. ‘Talk Dirty’ was nominated for multiple awards, and it won the award for Best International Song at the 2014 Los Premios 40 Principales. The song was a number one hit in Germany, Australia, and the UK.
2. Watcha Say (2009)
‘Watcha Say’ was Jason Derulo’s debut single, and it was an instant hit. It topped the charts in both the United States and New Zealand and peaked at number three in the UK. The song was also a top ten hit in Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, and Sweden. Furthermore, it was certified 5 x Platinum. Derulo co-wrote the song with Kisean Anderson, Achraf Baachaoui, J-Lex, J.R. Rotem, Leff Row, and Imogen Heap.
1. Savage Love (Laxed-Siren Beat) (2020)
The most commercially successful of Jason Derulo’s songs is ‘Savage Love (Laxed-Siren Beat),’ which topped the charts in 17 countries, including the United States, UK, Austria, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden. It has been certified Triple-Platinum. The song features New Zealand music producer and beatmaker Jawsh 685. Four months after the original song release, a South Korean version featuring the septet BTS was released. The Korean vocals were predominantly sung by BTS members J-Hope, Suga, and Jungkook. Derulo was involved in a controversy when he released ‘Savage Love,’ as he had sampled Jawsh 685’s ‘Laxed (Siren Beat)’ without permission or credit. The situation was rectified when Derulo credited the beatmaker and changed the song’s title.