What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World by Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, December 22, 2007 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "What a Wonderful World" is a song written by Bob Thiele (as "George Douglas") and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong. In 2007, Georgian-British singer-songwriter Katie Melua recorded a version of the song with American singer and guitarist Eva Cassidy, who had died in 1996. Recorded by Melua singing over the original Cassidy track, the duet was released in late 2007 as a charity single for the British Red Cross. It debut at number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming both Cassidy's and Melua's first number-one single in the United Kingdom. When the song reached number one in the UK, Melua thanked everyone who bought the single, saying, "Thank you to everyone who has shown such festive goodwill." The duet was later included on her 2008 compilation album The Katie Melua Collection.

What a Wonderful World FAQs

Who sang What a Wonderful World?

What a Wonderful World was performed by Katie Melua and Eva Cassidy

What year did What a Wonderful World get to the UK number 1 spot?

What a Wonderful World first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, December 22, 2007

How long was What a Wonderful World at number 1 in the UK?

What a Wonderful World spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.