“Airplanes” is a song by B.o.B, is an American rapper, singer and record producer. He is currently signed under the labels of Grand Hustle Records, Rebel Rock Entertainment, and Atlantic Records. He was born Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. on November 15, 1988 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “Airplanes,” B.o.B’s second single, emulated this success, peaking at number one and number two in the U.K. and the U.S., respectively. The song was written by Lupe Fiasco, then given to B.o.B by his label. The track features Hayley Williams, the lead vocalist of the alternative band Paramore, and was produced by Alex da Kid with DJ Frank E receiving a co-production credit on the song. “Airplanes” is the second official and third overall single from B.o.B’s debut studio album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray. The song was released to urban radio on April 27, 2010.