"Feel This Moment (feat. Christina Aguilera)" (CD Single)

Music review by
Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
"Feel This Moment (feat. Christina Aguilera)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Lame pop-rap single about living like a superstar.

Parents say

age 10+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 11 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this music.

Positive Messages

The single focuses a lot on living the high life, partying, and making money so you can enjoy life in the moment, which probably isn't the most positive message for young kids.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Pitbull glorifies partying and the importance of getting rich, which doesn't make him a great role model for children.



The lyrics are fairly clean, but they do reference the erotic bestseller Fifty  Shades of Grey with "She read books, especially about red rooms and tie ups."


The lyrics focus a lot on money and living the high life ("Now make dollars, I mean billions").

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Pitbull's big ego is on display in "Feel this Moment," his single featuring Christina Aguilera about living the superstar lifestyle. There's no iffy language, violence, or references to drugs or alcohol, but the song does refer to the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The overall themes of living large and partying make it best for older tweens and teens.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byBig Fan May 2, 2018

Great song, but not quite for younger kids

I think this is a great song. Christina Aguilera fits in nicely. But it is still best for older kids. There are some suggestive lyrics (commonsensemedia.org). H... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byMKAForever April 17, 2014

Not Nearly as Bad as "Timber!"

Pitbull's "Feel This Moment" featuring Christina Aguilera may, on the outside, seem shallow and only-in-it-for-the-money, but deep down, it'... Continue reading

What's the story?

"FEEL THIS MOMENT" is the fourth single from Pitbull''s album Global Warming and features Christina Aguilera on the choruses. The song mostly showcases how awesome Pitbull thinks his life is: "I'm a genius, I mean brilliant ... I'm still undefeated like Zula." Parents might recognize the beat, sampled from a-ha's 1985 hit "Take on Me."

Is it any good?

Pitbull's single sort of feels like a mashup gone wrong. Each section sounds like its own song, and all the parts don't really go together. The choruses with Aguilera crooning, "One day when the light is glowing," are the best part, showcasing her beautiful voice without her going over the top. Pitbull's rapping doesn't really blend with the pretty chorus or the catchy dance beats sampled from "Take on Me." Take a pass on this single and pick up some Christina Aguilera and a-ha CDs instead.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the song's message. Do you think it's a positive one? Why or why not?

  • Why do you think Pitbull chose to sample a-ha's "Take on Me"? What do you think it adds to the song?

  • Why do you think Pitbull partnered with Christina Aguilera? What does each get out of the pairing?

Music details

  • Artist: Pitbull
  • Release date: March 4, 2013
  • Type: Single
  • Label: RCA
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: November 11, 2020

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