"Price Tag Ft. B.o.B." as written by Bobby Ray Jr. Simmons, Jessica Cornish, Lukasz Gottwald and Claude Kelly....
OK, Coconut man, Moonheads, and me
You ready?

Seems like everybody's got a price
I wonder how they sleep at night
When the sale comes first
And the truth comes second
Just stop for a minute and smile
Why is everybody so serious
Acting so damn mysterious
Got shades on your eyes
And your heels so high
That you can't even have a good time

Everybody look to the left
Everybody look to the right
Can you feel that yeah
We're paying with love tonight
It's not about the money money money
We don't need your money money money
We just wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag
Ain't about the uh cha-ching cha-ching
Ain't about the yeah b-bling b-bling
Wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag

We need to take it back in time
When music made us all unite
And it wasn't low blows and video hoes
Am I the only the one getting tired
Why is everybody so obsessed
Money can't buy us happiness
Can we all slow down and enjoy right now
Guarantee we'll be feeling alright

Everybody look to the left
Everybody look to the right
Can you feel that yeah
We're paying with love tonight

It's not about the money money money
We don't need your money money money
We just wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag
Ain't about the uh cha-ching cha-ching
Ain't about the yeah b-bling b-bling
Wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag

Well keep the price tag
And take the cash back
Just give me six strings
And a half stack
And you can, can keep the cars
Leave me the garage
And all I, yes all I need are keys and guitars
And guess what, in thirty seconds I'm leaving to Mars
Yeah we leaping across these undefeatable odds
It's like this man, you can't put a price on the life
We do this for the love so we fight and sacrifice every night
So we ain't gonna stumble and fall never
Waiting to see us in a sign of defeat uh uh
So we gonna keep everyone moving they feet
So bring back the beat and then everyone sing
It's not about the money

It's not about the money money money
We don't need your money money money
We just wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag
Ain't about the uh cha-ching cha-ching
Ain't about the yeah b-bling b-bling
Wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag

It's not about the money money money
We don't need your money money money
We just wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag
Ain't about the uh cha-ching cha-ching
Ain't about the yeah b-bling b-bling
Wanna make the world dance
Forget about the price tag

Forget about the price tag


Lyrics submitted by blunte

"Price Tag" as written by Bobby Ray Simmons Claude Kelly

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +4
    General Commenti like how ironic this song is, seeing she has like 6 wardrobe changes (all pretty expensive looking)
    has really expensive looking nails, jewelery, and the hypocrite b.o.b saying keep the cash all he needs are "6 strings"... that and his platinum watch, gold bracelets and gold chains and expensive glasses and designer clothes . dont get me wrong, i like the song,,, its "hip shaking catchy" i just think a little more honesty is in order if your trying to portray someone who's "not doing it for the money" or perhaps what they mean when they say "its not about the money" is really "it doesn't matter how much money you spend in life........i dunno... its a bit too much like me saying driving flash cars are irresponsible and uneconomic whilst cruising in a hummer
    Nexusshadowon May 05, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMaybe it's just me, but I got the impression that the characters of this song were supposed to be street performers, but they weren't doing it for the money, just to have a good time.
    Nova0Nighton May 25, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song seems incredibly pretentious to me... It could have worked if it wasn't so damn hypocritical, but the hypocrisy and self-righteousness is so glaring that I can't look past it.

    I personally like to think that it's satirical, but I think that'd be too much to expect.
    AlgorMortison July 17, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentjessie has said this before.....shes not saying that you can live for free...what she is saying that money isnt the MOST important thing
    scoobydogon November 13, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWow. A well known wealthy singer of a huge label is preaching against consumption? How fake is that? And we fall for it like idiots. I myself can't deny that I was impressed by a pop song with positve lyrics at first. But if you start digging you realize that it is all just show to make even more money by pseudo-critising something to get more recognition - I bet even media usually not interesting in Jessie J type of music were talking about it, promoting it like the next best thing. If rich people have to tell us about how bad money is then we are on the wrong way. And then I read that Jessie J was critizised and had to relativate her song statement - that was clearly just to calm the slightly critical voices, the rest was just eating the statement unfiltered like sheep.

    We are blinded and we are blind.
    cloudtravelleron January 06, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBehold the "prostitute" of the Music and her pimp.Bling, bling!The watches and golden teeth!!!
    Jessie J clearly uses slang words of prostitutes to depict exactly her situation
    "...We're paying with love tonight/ It's not about the money money money..."
    The exact denial you get when faced to her public aka the Judge.
    Typical everything for a dellusion!!! If you take the same motivation of a real prostitute of why doing this job and at the same time being client( you the public), you get this song with a little tweak to match all the lies told.
    zeroZon June 19, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow has this got 0 comments? I thought it was one of the biggest songs out there!
    xmyboybuildscoffinsxon March 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song. but the singer is a litlle bit hipocryte. She told us that the money is not necessery , then why she has got diferrentes closes, a tree with money, expensive cars and jewelery?! maybe next time they think better before making the video-clip. Is my opinion.


    ( there is the comment teacher Alex , next time I do much better :D )
    elianafon February 07, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthow come that ds song got only 10 comments this song is very nice.. i should make it 11 .. lol
    tzarieon August 31, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is generally not the type of music I listen to but I like this song for it's lyrics and let's face it, it's a damn catchy tune.

    Like the above comments the irony of singing about doing it for the love not the money while making a flashy video is not lost on me either but hey, this is the music industry for you.
    blueladyon November 01, 2011   Link

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