Posts Tagged ‘rnb’

BarryWhiteCantGetEnough

Can’t Get Enough is the self-produced third album by American R&B singer Barry White, released in 1974 on the 20th Century label. In 2003, the album was ranked number 281 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The album topped the R&B albums chart, his third to do so. It also topped the Billboard 200 and peaked at #4 on the UK Albums Chart. The album included two Billboard R&B number-one singles, “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe” and “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything”. Both were also successful on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #1 and #2 respectively. Both singles were also hits on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #8 and #1 respectively. The album was digitally remastered and reissued on CD on March 19, 1996 by Island/Mercury Records. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can%27t_Get_Enough_%28Barry_White_album%29

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MichaelJacksonBen

Ben is the second studio album by American recording artist Michael Jackson. The album was released on August 4, 1972, while Jackson was still a member of The Jackson 5. The album received mixed reviews from contemporary music critics. Ben was more successful on music charts than Jackson’s previous studio album, having charted within the top ten on the Billboard 200. Internationally, the album was less successful, peaking at number twelve in Canada, while charting within the top 200 positions in Australia and France.

Worldwide, Ben has sold a reported 5 million units. The album released one single, the title track “Ben”, which was a commercial success on music charts, topping both the US Billboard Hot 100 and the Australian ARIA charts, giving Jackson his first number-one single, domestically and internationally. “Ben” also charted within the top ten in other territories worldwide. “Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool” was planned to be released as the second single from the album, but canceled for unspecified reasons. Two of the album’s songs were “stripped” in 2009 as part of the three-disc compilation Hello World: The Motown Solo Collection. (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_%28album%29

PaulaAbdulForeverYourGirl

Forever Your Girl is the 1988 debut album by American singer Paula Abdul. Released on June 13, 64 weeks later it hit number one on the Billboard 200 album sales chart, the longest an album has been on the market before hitting number one. The album was eventually certified seven times Platinum in the US and sold 12 million copies worldwide. It also included four number one Hot 100 singles: “Straight Up”, “Forever Your Girl”, “Cold Hearted”, and “Opposites Attract”, which ties Forever Your Girl for second most #1 songs from a single album, and ties it for the most number ones in a debut album. “The Way That You Love Me” reached #3, and “Knocked Out” reached #41. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forever_Your_Girl

MarvinGayeWhatsGoingOn

Today in 1971, Marvin Gaye released “What’s Going On”, featuring the title track single, which sold over 200,000 copies within a week of it’s release. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What’s_Going_On_(Marvin_Gaye_album)