#1 (10 weeks) hit single by Kanye West in 2005
"Get Up" is a song by American recording artist Ciara. Released on July 25, 2006, the song serves as the first single from the original soundtrack to the film Step Up (2006), as well as the lead single from her second album, Ciara: The Evolution. The song was written by the singer with Hakeem Seriki and her mentor Jazze Pha, who produced the song. The song is a hip-hop number, accompanied by R&B and dance-pop sounds, while integrating a mild crunk beat. The song received generally positive reviews from music critics, who compared it to her previous work, namely "1, 2 Step."
"Get Up" peaked in the top ten in the New Zealand and the United States, becoming her fourth top ten hit. It was later certified Gold in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. The song's accompanying music video, which takes place in a club surrounded by a cityscape, makes use of several visual effects including CGI animation and Unilux strobes. Ciara performed the song a number of times, including at the 2006 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and on the second season of So You Think You Can Dance.