“Tik Tok” is a dance-pop and electronic music performed by Kesha Rose Sebert (born March 1, 1987), better known as Kesha, is an American pop singer and songwriter. American rapper Sean Combs (Diddy) is featured on two lines on the track. “Tik Tok” was produced by Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco and was written by Kesha Sebert, Lukasz Gottwald and Benjamin Levin. The song generated mixed to generally positive reviews from music critics upon its release. Critics generally praised the lyrics and celebration of party lifestyle. The song was released as the lead single from Kesha’s debut studio album, “Animal” on August 7, 2009. The song was the best selling single worldwide in 2010, selling 12.8 million copies in that year alone. “Tik Tok” was certified 5× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of five million copies and has sold over 5,633,000 copies in the United States. In 2010, “Tik Tok” was nominated for multiple awards. It was nominated for “Best Female Video” and “Best Pop Video” at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards; both awards were lost to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance”. The song was nominated at the MuchMusic Video Awards for “International Video of the Year” and “UR FAVE: International Video”. The music video for “Tik Tok” was directed by Syndrome. It was shot in Kesha’s old neighborhood and the car featured in the video belongs to her. The video begins with Kesha waking in a bathtub in a home as she stumbles out and begins to look for a toothbrush in the restroom and it comes to an end with Kesha lying in a different bathtub from the one she woke up in.