Rockabye by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, November 17, 2016 spending 9 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. This dancehall song tells the story of a single mother trying to give her son a better life. The song was Clean Bandit's second UK #1 single. The song is based partly on "Rockabye Baby," perhaps the most famous nursery rhyme in the English language. The rhyme was first published in John Newbery's 1784 compilation of English rhymes, Mother Goose's Melody. Clean Bandit's Jack Patterson co-wrote the song with Norwegian singer-songwriter and mother Ina Wroldsen. The Scandinavian tunesmith based the lyrics on her relationship with her son.

Rockabye FAQs

Who sang Rockabye?

Rockabye was performed by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie

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

Rockabye first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, November 17, 2016

How long was Rockabye at number 1 in the UK?

Rockabye spent 9 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.