21st Anniversary of Usher’s ‘You Make Me Wanna…’

On this day in 1997, Usher released ‘You Make Me Wanna…’ as the lead single from his ‘My Way’ album.


The song debuted at #1 in the UK, and in the US, it topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list, and spent a total of 71 weeks on that chart, which remained the most in history by a male artist, until 2009.

The song also won ‘Best R&B/Soul Single’ at the 1998 Soul Train Awards.


Chart Positions:

  • Australia: #6
  • Canada: #6
  • New Zealand: #15
  • UK: #1
  • US: #2

Music Video:


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