| Single by Jonas Brothers featuring Big Rob|
from the album A Little Bit Longer
|A-side||"When You Look Me in the Eyes" (UK)|
|B-side||"Burnin' Up (No-Rap)"|
|Released||June 19, 2008|
|Format||CD, Digital download|
|Genre||Pop, teen pop, electropop|
|Length|| 2:54 (album version)|
2:37 (no rap version)
|Record label||Hollywood Records|
|Writer(s)||Nicholas Jonas, Joseph Jonas, Kevin Jonas II|
|Certification||2× Platinum (RIAA)|
|Jonas Brothers singles chronology|
It was officially released via Radio Disney on June 19, 2008 as well as other radio stations, and on iTunes on June 20, 2008. In the United Kingdom, it was released as a AA side with "When You Look Me in the Eyes".
The band first performed this song on their When You Look Me in the Eyes Tour as well as at the 2008 Disney Channel Games. Their summer tour, titled the Burning Up Tour, is named after this song. The song also features a rap from their bodyguard, Robert "Big Rob" Feggans.
The iTunes Store named this single as #1 on their "Best of the Store" Playlist on June 24, 2008, the date of the single's digital release.
Entertainment Weekly stated that the song "was inspired by Jonas Brothers' unlikely appreciation for the work of babe magnet Prince." Nick Jonas also stated that the song is "about this girl — maybe she's at a party — and you feel that immediate connection [and] both know it's there."
Music videoThe music video for "Burnin' Up" premiered after the premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock on Disney Channel as well as ABC on June 21, 2008. In the video, the brothers read over a potential video treatment and imagine how the video would play out, in which they are portrayed as action stars. Nick as James Bond, Joe as a Sonny Crockett parody, and Kevin as a Kung Fu master. Cameos in the video include Selena Gomez, David Carradine, Robert Davi, and Danny Trejo. The video was directed by The Malloys.
With strong digital sales, "Burnin' Up" debuted at #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100, making it the band's most successful single, with more than 183,000 downloads and sold the single for the first week it went on sale and 2,000,000 copies sold it became their second multi-platinum song behind SOS.
|Chart (2008)||Peak|
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||31|
|Ö3 Austria Top 40||39|
|Canadian Hot 100||14|
|Danish Singles Chart||39|
|Irish Singles Chart||21|
|Italian FIMI Singles Chart||16|
|Norweigan Singles Chart||12|
|UK Singles Chart||30|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||5|
|U.S. Billboard Pop 100||9|
Time critic Josh Tyrangiel named this the sixth best song of 2008.
|Studio albums:|| It's About Time | Jonas Brothers | A Little Bit Longer||
Lines, Vines and Trying Times
|Soundtracks:||Camp Rock | Music from The 3D Concert Experience | Jonas L.A. | Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|Live albums:||Jonas Brothers: Live: Walmart Soundcheck CD+DVD|
|Television:||Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (List of episodes) | JONAS & Jonas L.A. (List of episodes)|
|Films:||Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert | Camp Rock | Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience | Band in a Bus | Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian | Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam|
|Guest appearences:|| Hannah Montana | Disney Channel Games 2008 ||
| Studio DC: Almost Live | Extreme Makeover: Home Edition | Disney Channel's Totally New Year 2008 | Saturday Night Live
|Related articles:||Discography | Nicholas Jonas | List of songs | List of tours | Award and nominations]] | Frankie Jonas | Hollywood Records | Nick Jonas & the Administration|