Thrift Shop

Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, February 16, 2013 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The song's lyrics show Macklemore's esteem for thrift shops and saving money, rather than flaunting expensive items like many rappers. Many music reviewers praised the song for its humorous lyrics and social critique. Despite being released on Macklemore's independent label with distribution by the Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), a Warner Music Group company, the single was a sleeper hit. It reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and has since sold over 6 million copies in the US alone. The song also reached number one in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, France, Denmark, Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. A music video was released simultaneously with the song on August 29, 2012, and has had more than 1.4 billion views on YouTube as of March 2020. At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in 2014, the single won for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song.

Thrift Shop FAQs

Who sang Thrift Shop?

Thrift Shop was performed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

What year did Thrift Shop get to the UK number 1 spot?

Thrift Shop first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, February 16, 2013

How long was Thrift Shop at number 1 in the UK?

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