On this day in 1998, Deborah Cox released her second studio album, ‘One Wish’.
‘Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here’ was the biggest success from the album, being certified Platinum and spending 14 weeks at #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and 1 week at #1 on the Dance Club Songs Chart with a Hex Hector remix.
It peaked at #2 on the Hot 100 for 8 weeks. The single also won a Soul Train Award, and Soul Train Lady of Soul Award.
‘We Can’t Be Friends’, a duet with R.L. from the group Next, was also a #1 hit on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
‘It’s Over Now’ and ‘I Never Knew’ were both #1 hits on the Dance Club Songs chart.
‘Things Just Ain’t The Same’ earned Deborah a Juno Award, which is for Canadian artists, and the album also earned a Juno Award the following year.
Writers on the album include Montell Jordan, Shep Crawford, Diane Warren, Stevie J, Gordon Chambers, and Rodney Jerkins.
The album has been certified Platinum in the US.
Watch the music videos: