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"Try Everything"
Try Everything (Shakira).jpg
Single by Shakira
from the album Zootopia: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Released February 15, 2016 (2016-02-15)
Recorded November 2015
Westlake Recording Studios
Length 3:22
Label Walt Disney
Producer(s) Stargate
Shakira singles chronology
"Mi Verdad"
"Try Everything"
"La Bicicleta"

"Try Everything" is a song recorded by Colombian singer Shakira for the 2016 Walt Disney Animation Studios film Zootopia, and written by Sia, Tor Hermansen, and Mikkel Eriksen.

In the film, it is featured as a song recorded by a singer named Gazelle (voiced by Shakira). It is first heard when Judy Hopps plays it on her MP3 player on the train to Zootopia. It is heard again during the end credits (performed by Gazelle for the citizens of Zootopia). The song appears on the soundtrack album to Zootopia, and was released as a single during February 2016.

Commercial performance

The song debuted and peaked at number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as number 26 on the Digital Songs chart with the help of 33,000 digital downloads and three million US streams after the release of its official music video. The song was certified 2 times platinum in the United States by RIAA for sales exceeding 2,000,000 units, it also received a silver certification in the United Kingdom by BPI for sales of over 200,000 units.

Music video

The music video consists mostly of scenes from Zootopia, intercut with footage of Shakira singing in a recording studio.


Year Award Category Result Ref
2017 Grammy Awards Best Song Written For Visual Media Nominated

International version

As the track is a background song, not key for the understanding of the plot, "Try Everything" was left untranslated in most foreign dubbings. However, it numbers a few adaptations around the world.

All official versions of "Try Everything"
Language Performer Title Translation
Chinese Mandarin Sophie Chen "尝试一切" ("Cháng shì yī qiè") "Try everything"
English Shakira "Try everything"
Hindi Shruti Rane "हार ना मानूँगी" ("Haar na Manungi") "I won't give up"
Japanese Dream Ami "トライ・エヴリシング" ("Torai evurishingu") "Try everything"
Korean Kim Kyung-Sun "최선을 다해" ("Choiseon-eul dahae") "Do your best"
Polish Paulina Przybysz "Nie bój się chcieć" "Don’t be afraid of wishing"
Ukrainian Zlata Ognevich "Не відступлю" ("Ne vidstuplyu") "I won't give up"

Other versions

In November 2020, the South Korean girl group Purple Kiss covered the song as part of their international medley of covers of the top female vocalist from each country.


Chart (2016-2017) Peak
Australia (ARIA) 57
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 39
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 9
Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 49
France (SNEP) 43
Germany (Official German Charts) 54
Hungary (Single Top 40) 6
Japan Hot 100 (Billboard) 41
Lebanon (The Official Lebanese Top 20) 1
South Korea International Chart (Gaon) 7
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 10
Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 50
Slovenia (SloTop50) 39
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 39
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 186
US Billboard Hot 100 63

Year-end charts

Chart (2016) Position
Hungary (Single Top 40) 86
South Korean International Singles Gaon Music Chart 51
Taiwan Hit Fm Top Annual Top 100 Singles 74

Sales and certifications

Region Certification Sales
South Korea (Gaon) N/A 253,018^
United Kingdom (BPI) Silver 200,000^
United States (RIAA) 2× Platinum 0*

xunspecified figures based on certification alone

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