Boombastic by Shaggy was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, September 23, 1995 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This was the first US hit for Shaggy. "Oh Carolina" was popular in England two years earlier, but not in the US. This uses a sample from "Baby Let Me Kiss You," a 1971 song by the New Orleans soul singer King Floyd. A popular claymation commercial for Levi's jeans used this throughout the spot. The album won a Grammy in 1996 for Best Reggae Album.

Boombastic FAQs

Who sang Boombastic?

Boombastic was performed by Shaggy

What year did Boombastic get to the UK number 1 spot?

Boombastic first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, September 23, 1995

How long was Boombastic at number 1 in the UK?

Boombastic spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.