"Y.M.C.A" is a popular song by the American disco group Village People, in the key of F#. It was released as a single in 1978 and later included on their album "Cruisin'". The song was written by Jacques Morali and Victor Willis, two members of the group. It became a worldwide hit, reaching the top of the charts in multiple countries. The lyrics of the song celebrate the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A), a worldwide organization that promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The catchy melody and energetic disco beat of "Y.M.C.A" have made it an enduring anthem and a staple at parties, sports events, and weddings. Fun trivia fact: The dance associated with the song involves forming the letters "Y", "M", "C", and "A" with your arms.