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“Flashdance… What a Feeling” is a song from the 1983 film Flashdance with music by Giorgio Moroder and lyrics by Keith Forsey and the song’s performer, Irene Cara.
Their collaboration was the first single to be released from the soundtrack album and received positive reviews. The song spent six weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts around the world. It was awarded Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of one million copies and won the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Original Song and earned Cara the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2023, the song was chosen by the Library of Congress for inclusion in the National Recording Registry.