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by Kelis

Last Updated: 

22nd June 2022

Written & produced by "The Neptunes" (aka Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo), this song was turned down by Britney Spears before being snapped up by Kelis. Released in 2003 it was the lead single from her 3rd album "Tasty," and became a top ten hit in 12 countries. It also hit the number 1 spot in the US Dance Charts and the UK Hip Hop/R&B Charts:

This track has been covered a few times including by Josie & The Pussycats (aka Asha Bromfield, Ashleigh Murray, & Madelaine Petsch), on the American teen drama TV show Riverdale, in 2018:

The song has been used numerous times in TV shows including comedy "2 Broke Girls", reality show "The Glee Project", medical drama "Nip/Tuck", plus animated sitcom's "South Park", "The Simpsons", & "Family Guy":

"Milkshake" has also been part of the soundtrack for many films including American horror comedy "The Haunted Mansion" starring Eddie Murphy (2003), American teen comedy "Mean Girls" starring Lindsay Lohan & Rachel McAdams (2004):

American sports comedy "Dodgeball" starring Vince Vaughn & Ben Stiller (2004):

American romcom "Date Movie" (2006):

And...2007 American comedy "Norbit" starring Eddie Murphy (and featuring a remix of the song):

There have been plenty of remixes but few of any note. Here's our favorite

In 2021, American Rapper Bia released her single "Can't Touch This", featuring a sample and a few lyrics from "Milkshake": 

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