Ain't Nobody Worryin'

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Ain't Nobody Worryin'
Studio album by Anthony Hamilton
Released December 13, 2005 (2005-12-13)
(see release history)
Recorded 2004-2005
Allustrious Recording Studios
(New York City, New York)
Axis Studios. Studio 609
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Blakeslee Recording Company
(North Hollywood, California)
Reflection Sound Studios
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
Westlake Recording Studios
(West Hollywood, California)
WoodaWorx Productions
(Huntsville, Alabama)
Genre R&B, soul, funk, neo soul
Length 53:41
Label So So Def/Jive
Producer Mark Batson, James Poyser, Raphael Saadiq, Kelvin Wooten, Jake and the Phatman, Dre & Vidal, Christopher "Wurldwyde" Pottinger
Anthony Hamilton chronology
Soulife
(2005)
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
(2005)
Southern Comfort
(2007)
Singles from Ain't Nobody Worryin'
  1. "Can't Let Go"
  2. "Sista Big Bones"
  3. "Pass Me Over (airplay only)"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[4]
The New York Times favorable[5]
Newsday B+[6]
PopMatters (9/10)[7]
Stylus Magazine B+[8]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[9]
The Village Voice favorable[10]

Ain't Nobody Worryin' is the third studio album by American R&B and soul singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton, released December 13, 2005 on So So Def Recordings in the United States. Selling 112,000 copies in its opening week, the album debuted and peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard 200 and number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums the charting week of December 31, 2005.[11] It has sold 350,000 copies in the U.S. to date,[12] and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in early April 2006.[13]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where Did It Go Wrong?" (Anthony Hamilton, Mark Batson) – 3:28
  2. "Southern Stuff" (Hamilton, Batson) – 3:59
  3. "Can't Let Go" (Hamilton, Batson) – 3:52
  4. "Ain't Nobody Worryin'" (Hamilton, Raphael Saadiq, Bobby Ozuna) – 3:41
  5. "The Truth" (Hamilton, Andre Harris, Vidal Davis) – 4:35
  6. "Preacher's Daughter" (featuring Tarsha' McMillian) (Hamilton, David Balfour, Christopher Pottinger) – 5:24
  7. "Pass Me Over" (Hamilton, Kelvin Wooten) – 6:40
  8. "Everybody" (Hamilton, James Poyser) – 4:11
  9. "Sista Big Bones" (Hamilton, Batson) – 4:00
  10. "Change Your World" (Hamilton, Poyser, Ahmir Khalib Thompson) – 4:40
  11. "Never Love Again" (Hamilton, Wooten) – 4:39
  12. "I Know What Love's All About" (Hamilton, Wooten) – 4:32
Bonus track
  1. "Beautiful Wonderful" (Japanese edition)

Chart history[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[14] 19
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[14] 4
U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums[15] 19
Chart (2006) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[16] 190

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label
United States[14] December 13, 2005 So So Def/Zomba/Arista
Canada[17] Sony
United Kingdom[18] December 19, 2005 Arista
Netherlands[19] BMG
Japan[20] January 25, 2006
Germany[21] February 3, 2006 Sony BMG
Australia[22] Arista

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: Ain't Nobody Worryin'". The Village Voice: March 21, 2006. Archived from the original on 2009-11-18.
  3. ^ Sinclair, Tom. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  4. ^ Nichols, Natalie. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  5. ^ Pareles, Jon. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. The New York Times. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  6. ^ Gamboa, Glenn. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. Newsday. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  7. ^ Nishimoto, Dan. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. PopMatters. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  8. ^ O’Donnell, Mallory. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. Stylus Magazine. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  9. ^ Checkoway, Laura. "Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'". Vibe: 130. February 2006.
  10. ^ Tate, Greg. Review: Ain't Nobody Worryin'. The Village Voice. Retrieved on 2009-11-18.
  11. ^ Cohen, Jonathan (December 21, 2005). "Bice Challenges, But Eminem Remains No. 1". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  12. ^ Hope, Clover (March 6, 2006). "Hamilton, Headley Make Touring Team". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  13. ^ "RIAA – Searchable Database". RIAA. April 4, 2006. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  14. ^ a b c "Ain't Nobody Worryin' > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  15. ^ "Billboard Comprehensive Albums". Billboard. Archived from the original on 15 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. [dead link]
  16. ^ "Chart Log UK: 1994–2006". Zobbel.de. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  17. ^ "Aint Nobody Worryin: Anthony Hamilton: Amazon.ca: Music". Amazon.ca. Archived from the original on 21 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  18. ^ "hmv.com: music: Aint Nobody Worryin (2005)". HMV. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  19. ^ "Free Record Shop – Ain't Nobody Worryin' – Anthony Hamilton". Free Record Shop. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  20. ^ "Anthony Hamilton / Ain't Nobody Worring – CD Japan". CD Japan. Archived from the original on 20 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  21. ^ "Amazon.de: Ain'T Nobody Worryin: Anthony Hamilton: Musik". Amazon.de (in German). Archived from the original on 21 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  22. ^ "Hamilton, Anthony / Aint Nobody Worryin (Worrying) – Sanity.com.au". Sanity. Retrieved 2008-11-10. [dead link]

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