YouTube views at time of publishing article: 56,506,532. Music Video was originally published on 25 Nov 2013. The song was released on October 7, 2013 and has just peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on 8 January 2014 after staying at #2 for 4 weeks. “Timber” features the vocals of Ke$ha. It was originally supposed to be Rihanna, but due to other work commitments, she could not join the collaboration. Ke$ha and Pitbull filmed their shots in the video separately. Ke$sha is seen in a Western bar while Pitbull was placed against an island setting. The distinctive harmonica lead-in sets the tone for the catchy country infused pop song.