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Let's Hear It for the Boy (song)

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Let's Hear It for the Boy (song)

"Let's Hear It for the Boy"
Single by Deniece Williams
from the album Footloose and Let's Hear It for the Boy
Released February 14, 1984
Format 7"
Recorded 1983
Length 4:21
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Tom Snow, Dean Pitchford
Producer(s) George Duke
Deniece Williams singles chronology
"Love Won't Let Me Wait"
"Let's Hear It for the Boy"
"Next Love"

"Let's Hear It for the Boy" is the second number-one song for Boy Meets Girl.


  • Charts 1
  • Cover versions 2
  • Appearances in other media 3
  • References 4


Chart (1984) Peak
Swiss Singles Chart 19
German Singles Chart 10
UK Singles Chart 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 1
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1

Cover versions

Appearances in other media


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  4. ^ British Phonographic Industry certification for Let's Hear It for the Boy
  5. ^ RIAA certification for Let's Hear It for the Boy
  6. ^ Music Canada certification for Let's Hear It for the Boy
  7. ^ "Rolling Stones plan to do video, concert in L.A. during Olympics". The Ledger. May 3, 1984. p. 2A. Retrieved October 23, 2014. 
Preceded by
"I Want it to Be Real" by John Rocca
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
May 19, 1984
Succeeded by
"Land of Hunger" by Earons
Preceded by
"Hello" by Lionel Richie
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
May 26, 1984 – June 8, 1984
Succeeded by
"Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper
Preceded by
"Don't Waste Your Time" by Yarbrough & Peoples
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
June 2, 1984 – June 16, 1984
Succeeded by
"Lovelite" by O'Bryan
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