Believe (Yolanda Adams album)

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Studio album by Yolanda Adams
Released December 4, 2001
Genre Gospel
Length 53:31
Label Elektra
Producer Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, James "Big Jim" Wright, Warryn Campbell, Kevin Bond, Mike City, Shep Crawford, Louis Brown, III, Grant Nicholas
Yolanda Adams chronology
The Experience
Day By Day (2005)
Singles from Believe
  1. "Never Give Up"
    Released: 2001
  2. "I Gotta Believe"
    Released: 2001
  3. "I'm Gonna Be Ready"
    Released: 2001
  4. ""
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Believe is a 2001 gospel album released by Yolanda Adams, featuring the singles "Never Give Up," and "I'm Gonna Be Ready." This was Adams' final release on Elektra Records before the company folded. The track "Fo' Sho'" was done with labelmate Karen Clark-Sheard and was Sheard's first release after her near death experience. The first track, "Never Give Up", is said to be a response to the September 11th attacks. The album sold 67,000 copies at first week,[2] and total sales is near platinum sales with over 700,000 units only to be certified Gold by the RIAA.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Never Give Up"- 5:17
  2. "I Gotta Believe"- 3:41
  3. "Fo' Sho'" (Featuring Karen Clark Sheard)- 3:27
  4. "Thank You"- 5:11
  5. "A Song Of Faith"- 4:22
  6. "Unconditional"- 3:40
  7. "Anything"- 4:29
  8. "Only If God Says Yes"- 4:50
  9. "Since The Last Time I Saw You"- 3:46
  10. "I'm Gonna Be Ready"- 5:39
  11. "Darling Girl"- 4:18
  12. "I'm Thankful" (featuring T-Bone)- 4:12

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
U.S. Billboard Billboard 200 42
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 7
U.S. Billboard Top Gospel Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Contemporary Christian 2


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Ask Billboard: Happy 40th, Mariah! - Chart Beat". Retrieved 2012-01-16. 

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