Happy (haiku)*

sun lit faces glow~

captivating smiles delight~

profusely joyful

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*Note: No explanation needed for this song choice. โ˜บ๏ธ ๐ŸŒŽโœŒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’™

โ€œHappy” is an uptempo soul and neo soul song on which Williams’s falsetto voice has been compared to Curtis Mayfield by critics. The song has been highly successful, peaking at No. 1 in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and 19 other countries. It was the best-selling song of 2014 in the United States with 6.45 million copies sold for the year,[3] as well as in the United Kingdom with 1.5 million copies sold for the year.[4] It reached No. 1 in the UK on a record-setting three separate occasions and became the most downloaded song of all time in the UK in September 2014;[5] it is the eighth highest-selling single of all time in the country.[6] It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. A live rendition of the song won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.

The music video for “Happy” was nominated for Best Male Video and Video of the Year at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. It also won the Grammy Award for Best Music Video at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.[7][8] The song was Billboard‘s number-one single for 2014.

“Happy” was the most successful song of 2014, with 13.9 million units (sales plus equivalent streams) worldwide.[9] Wikipedia

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13 thoughts on “Happy (haiku)*

  1. Love, love, love this song! It is so uplifting and I could listen to it all day long. And your words and the children’s gorgeous smiles are delightful! Thank you so much for participating.

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