"Light Up the Night" is a song by American hip hop music group The Black Eyed Peas. It was written by William Adams, Allan Pineda, Keith Harris and Ricky Walters. The song was released on November 24, 2010 worldwide and on November 26 on iTunes. It was the second promotional single from the album as part of the "Countdown to The Beginning", the first being "Do It Like This".
The hi-hat effect and horn-like background track are both sampled from Ricky Walter's, aka Slick Rick, own hit, "Children's Story."
Chad Grischow of IGN said that the song has "a lot of noise and hectic pace". Gavin Martin of the Daily Mirror said: "The determination of the band mixing past, present and future is fun, especially in the song Light Up the Night where a synthesized voice Fergie says, "Wait a minute."
The official lyric video for "Light Up the Night" was uploaded on The Black Eyed Peas' Vevo channel on YouTube on December 15, 2010.