“Cheap Thrills” is a song recorded by Australian recording artist Sia for her seventh studio album, This Is Acting (2016).
It was written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, while solely produced by Kurstin. An official remix version of “Cheap Thrills” features vocals by Jamaican performer Sean Paul and was made available for digital download on 11 February 2016 as the record’s second single. This version was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The song is a “bouncy”, “reggae-tinged” synthpop song that incorporates “a constant tropical beat and electropop-style synth layers”. Paul added his own lyrics to the remix of the song.
In the United States, “Cheap Thrills” became Sia’s first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and Paul’s first since “Temperature” in 2006; it also topped the national Mainstream Top 40 and Radio Songs charts. Among other countries, it also reached the top position in France, Germany, Canada, Italy and Slovenia whilst going top ten in Australia. In the United Kingdom, the song reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart.