->''"This one goes out to all the Serbians. Also the ladies. But mostly the Serbians."''
-->-- [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGhsbRb_pqE "Auto-tune the News #4"]]

The shout-out before the song.

TYPE-1: Alice starts her performance by stating who she's singing her IntercourseWithYou or AntiLoveSong for. General dedications to "the ladies" and "the fans" are also popular. Common among professional musicians as well as among drunken amateurs at the KaraokeBox.

TYPE-2: Alice requests a song on the radio (or in-universe equivalent) for Bob.

A subtrope of {{Dedication}}.
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!!Examples:
'''Type 1'''

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[[folder:{{Documentary}}[=/=]{{Rockumentary}}]]
* ''Music/GreenDay: Bullet in a Bible''
-->'''Billie Joe Armstrong:''' This song is dedicated to everybody who took the train to get here tonight, alright? This song's called 'Jesus of Suburbia.'
* ''Music/{{GWAR}}: Live from Antarctica''
-->'''Oderus Urungus:''' ''[before playing "Sick of You"]'' ...and this song is dedicated to you insufferable... human filth!
* ''Music/LinkinPark: Live in Texas''
-->'''Chester Bennington:''' How many musicians do we have in the house? ''[audience cheers]'' Good luck to everyone of you guys man. We were on the other side of the barricade a few years ago, man. Coming to these shows, seeing our favorite bands and having the dreams. Just persevere, believe in yourself. One day you'll be up here with us. Or Music/{{Metallica}} or Music/LimpBizkit, Music/{{Deftones}}, Music/{{Mudvayne}} ''[song starts]'' so this one's dedicated to all of you guys out there.
* Music/LadyGaga dedicated 'Boys Boys Boys' to "all the gay boys and girls out there" at pretty much every concert of her Monster Ball tour. This following the explanation of how [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming she was donating ten thousand dollars in a randomly picked audience member's name]] to a fund for LGBT homeless youth.
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[[folder:FanWorks]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown'' fanfic, ''Fanfic/DemonOfWind'', Rai does this to Kimiko in the [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment BLAM]] chapter. With Rai clones as a backup chorus.
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[[folder:LiveActionTV]]
* ''TheParkers'' episode "Funny, Funny Valentine"
-->'''"Ideal" Lead Singer:''' This song goes out to a newly engaged couple in the audience.\\
''[Spotlight shines on Professor Oglevee]''\\
'''Professor Stanley Oglevee:''' She's gone. Get that damn light off of me.\\
'''"Ideal" Lead Singer:''' Oh... ok. Well, how about a couple who just got back together.\\
''[Spotlight shines on Nikki Parker]''\\
'''Nicole 'Nikki' Parker:''' Valentine's Day is for suckas. Get that damn light off of me.
* {{Veronica Mars}} dedicates her karaoke version of ''One Way or Another'' to a secret society she’s trying to catch.
-->'''Veronica:''' This song goes out to my friends in the Tritons.
* ''KathAndKim'' has Brett dedicate his karaoke performance of Foreigner's "Cold as Ice" to his wife, Kim.
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[[folder:{{Music}}]]
* Music/FlightOfTheConchords prefaces live performances of "Ladies of the World" with this usually.
* Jpop BENNIE K's song "Okay" begins with one of the singers saying, "Hey yo, this song is for my girls."
* Music/FiveIronFrenzy spoofs this on one of their live albums when Jeff says, "This song goes out to all the people who are over here ''(indicating one side of the audience)''."
* MC Hawking's song "Fuck the Creationists" starts with "This song goes out to all my homies working in the field of evolutionary science".
* A wonderfully bitchy example by Music/{{Eagles}}, when Don Henley said "I'd like to dedicate [[http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=23268449 this song]] to Mr RupertMurdoch". The song? ''Dirty Laundry''.
* Paul Stanley of Music/{{KISS}} is ''legendary'' for his between song banter, rife with UnusualEuphemism and [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday manly boasting]]. There exists a bootleg CD with 70 pristine-sounding tracks of Stanley's greatest song introductions, called ''People, Let Me Get This Off My Chest''.
* On their ''Severe Tire Damage'' live album, Music/TheyMightBeGiants dedicate their song "S-E-X-X-Y" to "the one love of my life -- the ladies!"
** The studio version of "Alienation For The Rich" is dedicated to "all you modern-day troubadours out there... And I think I know who you are".
* On the first track of DangerDaysTheTrueLivesOfTheFabulousKilljoys, Dr. Death Defying begins the lead-in to "Na Na Na" with, "This one's for all you rock-and-rollers, all you crash queens and motor babies..."
* FaithNoMore's cover of "Easy" opens with "Turn the lights on baby... this one's for the ladies in the house."
* Parodied by RichardCheese, who dedicates "for the ladies"... "[[{{Nirvana}} Rape Me]]".
* Music/ButtholeSurfers "I Hate My Job" starts with the following memorable rant:
-->Is the tape- Hey! Alright, this is for fucking Mark B and John Fucking O'Rourke and I can't say their full goddamn names 'cause the corporate shits are gonna sue my ass... I'm tired, I'm frustrated, I'm full of shit and I HATE MY FUCKIN' JOB!
* BT and Mike Doughty's "Never Gonna Come Back Down" starts with Doughty announcing "I'm just gonna say, uh, this is to the people, not so much the audience as the people sitting in my mind..." It's [[WordSaladLyrics that kind of song]].
* The Specials' version of Toots & The Maytal's "Monkey Man":
-->This one's for all the bouncers... big, big, monkey man!
* Bad Religion's "All There Is."
-->This song goes out to all the hopeless sinners...
* ''Music/TenaciousD'', "Fuck Her Gently".
-->''"This is a song...for the ladies. And all you fellas, listen closely..."''
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[[folder:ProfessionalWrestling]]
* Non-musical example, Scott Steiner used to end his promos with "This goes to all my freaks in [name of city]! Big Poppa Pump is your hookup! Holla if ya hear me!"
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[[folder:WebOriginal]]
* Linked example in AutoTuneTheNews.
* [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad Email "caper"]]:
-->'''Strong Bad:''' The Cheat, man. ''{Music begins}'' Where did we go wrong? It seems like just yesterday we were setting fire to Strong Sad's underwears.\\
'''Strong Sad:''' ''{offscreen}'' That ''was'' yesterday!\\
'''Strong Bad:''' This one's for you.\\
''Cue "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBUP2jAPExU#t=58s The Cheat is Not Dead]]".''
* One of [[http://hiimdaisy.livejournal.com/ "hiimdaisy's"]] PhoenixWright parodies has Gavin dedicating a song to "all the disembarred lawyers out there": 'Forging Evidence (till the Break of Dawn).'
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[[folder:WesternAnimation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
** "Homer's Barbershop Quartet"
--->'''Homer:''' This next song is dedicated to a very special lady. She's 100 years old and weighs over 200... tons.
* Invoked in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' when showcasing how overprotective Peter is. At a concert, Peter decks the lead singer of the band they're seeing because he dedicated a song to "all the ladies out there."
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' plays this for laughs with [[http://xkcd.com/70/ this comic.]]
* In ''Webcomic/AptitudeTest'' (mid-February 2013), after Rina finishes her song "Heritage", she dedicates her cover of Music/JonathanCoulton's "I'm Your Moon" thus:
-->'''Rina:''' So that's everything we know as a band. But Leo's gonna go acoustic so I can sing one last thing. It's by Jonathan Coulton. ''(cut to Julie in audience)'' This is a song for somebody.
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'''Type 2'''
[[folder:LiveActionTV]]
* ''{{Friends}}'', "The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break": after they break up, Ross calls a DJ to dedicate {{U2}}'s ''With or Without You'' to Rachel. Rachel calls the station to tell them how Ross slept with someone during the break, and the dedication is cancelled.
* Subverted in ''{{Veronica Mars}}'', when a little girl who is dying to see [[spoiler:Logan]] get back together with Veronica calls a radio station and asks Nick Lachey's "What's Left of Me" to be dedicated to her, from him. Funny, of course, because neither him nor her are exactly the romantic type... and yet this cheesy song somehow rings true.
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[[folder:Music]]
* Cpop singer Landy Wen has a song, "Can U Feel It", where she sings about her anger at her lover (who she thinks does not care about her anymore) until she hears him dedicate a song to her on the radio, at which point they reconcile.
* There's a country song out there that's basically about "My girl's leaving me; I hope she hears this dedication and is convinced to turn around before she gets out of range."
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[[folder:WesternAnimation]]
* ''TheSimpsons''
** "Cape Feare"
--->'''Radio DJ:''' All right, this next song is dedicated to Bart Simpson, with the message "I am coming to kill you slowly and painfully."
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[[folder:RealLife]]
* A Radio Caroline DJ in the mid-1970s:
-->I'd like to dedicate this next song to Lofty. And at three foot eight, what else would you call him?
* One of the local country station's morning [=DJs=] recently said to her cohost, "I finally found a song I can dedicate to you!" and played "I Pray For You":
-->I pray your brakes go out going down a hill / I pray a flower pot falls from the windowsill / and knocks you in the head like I'd like to...
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