Pocketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield Song Info
"Pocketful of Sunshine" is a pop song performed by Natasha Bedingfield for her second North American album Pocketful of Sunshine. It was released as the album's second single in 2008. The single was supposed to be released in the UK as Natasha's second single from the re-release of N.B. on July 7, 2008, however it was cancelled and pushed back to a later date. The song has been recorded in simlish for the video game The Sims 2: FreeTime, and was featured on the midseason finale of the MTV television show The Hills. Bedingfield performed the song on the season finale of the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. It is also used in the background of several of ABC's "Start Fresh" commercials. The song is also featured on Audition Online. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States at #65, even though it had not been commercially released as a single. The song also debuted on the Hot Digital Songs and Hot Digital Tracks charts at #24, and at #43 on the Pop 100 chart. Since its release, it has climbed to #5 on the Hot 100, giving Bedingfield her second top ten hit on the chart, tying with "Unwritten" (which also peaked at #5) from her first album. It has also reached #7 on the Pop 100. The song has managed to climb to #2 on the U.S. iTunes chart after Natasha performed it on American Idol on May 1, and as such, has reached a peak of #4 on the Hot Digital Songs chart. On May 28, the song was certified platinum, as it has sold 1,014,268 downloads to date. The track was also successful on Billboard's Dance charts, where it reached #1 on both the Hot Dance Club Play chart in May 2008 and Hot Dance Airplay charts the following June.