Busy Signal song used in LG ad gets Billboard boost

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Busy Signal 2016Dancehall/Reggae star, Busy Signal has earned more international plaudits thanks to his song being used for an LG G5 advertisement in the United States featuring award-winning Australian actor, Jason Statham.

Now, the song for said advertisement, Everybody Move, is enjoying a spell on Billboard magazine’s Reggae Digital Singles chart as a result of the ad, currently holding third spot on that chart. Everybody Move, originally recorded in 2014, debuted on the chart at number six two weeks ago.

The song is produced by DJ Karim on the Sports Day Riddim. The LG G5 advertisement, which features Statham in a number of caricatures, was released on April 1 across North America and has enjoyed over three million views to date via YouTube.

The appearance of Busy’s song on the LG ad follows the use of his 2013 smash hit, Watch Out For This (Bumaye) – alongside Major Lazer – in a Pepsi advertisement featuring superstar footballer, Lionel Messi.

Watch Out For This remains arguably Busy’s biggest international success to date; having charted across Europe while also earning Billboard recognition, reaching as high as number 28 on the magazine’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart.. 

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