Nick Jonas said of this dance-floor rocker on the brothers' iTunes podcast, Jonas Brothers Countdown to A Little Bit Longer, "This song is about being in a relationship with somebody and getting into arguments that will not work out that night. It's also one of my favorite songs on the album."
This was co-written by the Jonas Brothers' bass player Greg Garbowsky.
The Jonas Brothers performed this on their Saturday Night Live appearance, February 14, 2009.
"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" was the most successful digital track of 2007 in the US with 2,909,000 downloads. On January 6, 2008 it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the States.