Brian McKnight discography

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Brian McKnight discography

Brian McKnight singing the National Anthem in 2006.
Releases
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 5
Singles 40
Music videos 18
Christmas albums 2

The discography of Brian McKnight, an R&B singer, consists of ten studio albums, five compilation albums, two Christmas albums, forty singles, and eighteen music videos. McKnight signed a record deal with Mercury Records in 1992[1] and released his eponymous debut album in the same year. In the United States, Brian McKnight peaked at number fifty-eight on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number seventeen on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[4] The album produced four singles, all which charted above fifty in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5]

McKnight released his second studio album, I Remember You, in 1995. In the United States, I Remember You peaked at number twenty-two on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[6] The album produced three singles, all which charted above twenty-five in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5]

McKnight released his third studio album, Anytime, in 1997. In the United States, Anytime peaked at number thirteen on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified two times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[7] The album produced four singles, three of which charted above fifteen in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5] McKnight followed with the release of the Christmas album, Bethlehem (1998)

McKnight released his fourth studio album, Back at One, in 1999.

McKnight released his five studio album, Superhero, in 2001. McKnight followed with the release of his first compilation album, From There to Here: 1989-2002 (2002), which peaked at number sixty-two on the Billboard 200[2] and number 21 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3]

McKnight released his sixth studio album, U Turn, in 2003.

McKnight released his seventh studio album, Gemini, in 2005.

McKnight released his eight studio album, Ten, in 2006. McKnight followed with the release of the compilation albums Gold (2007) and 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - The Best of Brian McKnight (2007), which peaked at number sixty-five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3] McKnight also released his second Christmas album, I'll Be Home for Christmas (2008), which peaked at number twenty-two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3]

McKnight released his ninth studio album, Evolution of a Man, in 2009. In the same year, McKnight also released a compilation album, Ultimate Collection.

McKnight released his tenth studio album, Just Me, in 2011. In the same year, McKnight also released a compilation album, Icon: Love Songs.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales / Shipments Certifications
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
CAN
[8]
FRE
[9]
NL
[10]
UK
[11]
Brian McKnight
  • Released: June 23, 1992
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, CS
58 17
  • US: 1,000,000^
I Remember You
  • Released: August 8, 1995
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, CS
22 4
  • US: 500,000^
  • RIAA: Gold[6]
Anytime
  • Released: September 23, 1997
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, CS
13 1 65 48
  • US: 2,000,000^
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[7]
Bethlehem
  • Released: October 20, 1998
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
95 33
Back at One
  • Released: September 21, 1999
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
7 2 19 55
  • US: 3,000,000^
  • CAN: 100,000^
Superhero
  • Released: August 28, 2001
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
7 4
U Turn
  • Released: March 25, 2003
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
7 4 148
  • US: 500,000^
Gemini
  • Released: February 8, 2005
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
4 2 97 82
Ten 32 4
I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Released: October 7, 2008
  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • Format: CD
109 22
Evolution of a Man
  • Released: October 27, 2009
  • Label: Hard Work International / E1
  • Format: CD
20 3
Just Me
  • Released: July 12,2011
  • Label: Mr. Sloane / E1
  • Format: CD
39 8
More Than Words
  • Released: March 19, 2013
  • Label: Mr. Sloane / E1
  • Format: CD
64 10
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
"^" denotes shipment figure based on certification.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
From There to Here: 1989–2002
  • Released: November 5, 2002
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
62 21
Gold
  • Released: January 30, 2007
  • Label: Hip-O
  • Format: CD
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - The Best of Brian McKnight
  • Released: October 23, 2007
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
65
Ultimate Collection
  • Released: February 17, 2009
  • Label: Universal Catalog
  • Format: CD
Icon: Love Songs
  • Released: January 4, 2011
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
Greatest Hits
  • Released: April 15, 2014
  • Label: E1
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[18]
US R&B
[5]
AUS
[19]
CAN
[20]
NL
[21]
UK
[22]
"The Way Love Goes" 1992 11 Brian McKnight
"Goodbye My Love" 46
"Love Is"
(Duet with Vanessa Williams)
1993 3 55 49 3 Beverly Hills 90210 OST
"One Last Cry" 13 8 53 Brian McKnight
"After the Love" 39
"Crazy Love" 1995 45 10 I Remember You
"On the Down Low" 73 12
"Still in Love"[A] 103 24
"When We Were Kings"
(Duet with Diana King)
1997 When We Were Kings OST
"You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)"
(Featuring Mase)
17 4 36 Anytime
"Anytime"
20 48
"The Only One for Me" 1998
"Hold Me"
(Featuring Tone)
35 12
"Back at One" 1999 2 7 24 4 33 Back at One
"Stay or Let It Go" 2000 76 26
"6, 8, 12"[B] 108 48
"Win"[C] 125 51 Men of Honor OST
"Love of My Life" 2001 51 11 Superhero
"Still"[D] 2002 115
"What's It Gonna Be"
(Featuring Jermaine Dupri)
91 48
"Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda"[E] 2003 106 35 U Turn
"All Night Long"
(Featuring Nelly)
121
[24]
"What We Do Here"[F] 2004 112 35 Gemini
"Everytime You Go Away"[G] 2005 111 36
"Grown Man Business"
"Find Myself in You"[H] 2006 109 27 Ten
"Used to Be My Girl"[I] 114 25
"What's My Name" 2007 33
"Angels We Have Heard on High"
(Duet with Josh Groban)
I'll Be Home for Christmas
"I'll Be Home for Christmas" 2008
"The Christmas Song" 57
"What I've Been Waiting For" 2009 28 Evolution of a Man
"Just a Little Bit" 2010 85
"Fall 5.0" 2011 54 Just Me
"Temptation"
(Featuring Brian McKnight Jr.)
86
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured performer[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[25]
US R&B
[26]
"Let It Snow"
(Boyz II Men featuring Brian McKnight)
1993 32 17 Christmas Interpretations
"I'll Take Her"
(Ill Al Skratch featuring Brian McKnight)
1994 62 16 Creep wit' Me
"Coming Back Home"
(BeBe featuring Brian McKnight & Joe)
2000 61 Love & Freedom
"Back To One"[27]
(Ivete Sangalo featuring Brian McKnight)
2002 Festa
"To You"
(Earth, Wind & Fire featuring Brian McKnight)
2006 71 Illumination
"Addicted"
(Juvenile featuring Brian McKnight)
Reality Check
"My Heart"
(Kyla featuring Brian McKnight)
2014 - - Journey
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
"Home" 2000 125
[28]
Back at One
"Let Me Love You" 2002 102
[29]
From There to Here: 1989–2002
"Back Seat (Getting Down)" 2004 119
[30]
U Turn

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Goodbye My Love" 1992 Antoine Fuqua[31]
"One Last Cry" Leta Warner[32]
"Let It Snow" (with Boyz II Men) 1993 Lionel C. Martin
"I'll Take Her" 1994 Brett Ratner[33]
"Crazy Love" Lionel C. Martin[34]
"Anytime" 1997 Darren Grant[35]
"You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)" Darren Grant[36]
"The Only One for Me" Billie Woodruff[37]
"Hold Me" 1998 Darren Grant[38]
"6, 8, 12" 1999 Christopher Erskin[39]
"Back at One" Milton Lage[40]
"Back at One"
(Brazilian Version)
Francis Lawrence[41]
"Stay or Let It Go" Paul Hunter[42]
"Coming Back Home" 2000 Billie Woodruff[43]
"Still" 2001 Thom Oilphant[44]
"What's It Gonna Be" Antti J[45]
"Let Me Love You" 2002 Unknown[46]
"All Night Long" 2003 Frank Sacramento[47]
"The Christmas Song" 2008 Unknown[48]

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ "Still in Love" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 3 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[49]
  • B ^ "6, 8, 12" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 8 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[50]
  • C ^ "Win" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number twenty-five on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[51]
  • D ^ "Still" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number fifteen on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[52]
  • E ^ "Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 6 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[53]
  • F ^ "What We Do Here" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number twelve on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[54]
  • G ^ "Everytime You Go Away" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number eleven on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[55]
  • H ^ "Find Myself in You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 9 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[56]
  • G ^ "Used to Be My Girl" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number fourteen on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[57]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f "Brian McKnight Album & Song Chart History". Billboard 200 for Brian McKnight. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Brian McKnight Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Brian McKnight. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – Brian McKnight". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ a b c d http://www.billboard.com/artist/297206/brian+mcknight/chart?f=367
  6. ^ a b "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – I Remember You". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  7. ^ a b "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – Anytime". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ For Canadian album peaks:
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Discographie Brian McKnight". French Charts Portal (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Discografie Brian McKnight". Dutch Charts Portal (in Dutch). Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Chart Log UK: M – My Vitriol". MusicWeek & UKChartsPlus. Zobbel.de. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  12. ^ "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – Back at One". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Brian McKnight – Back at One". Music Canada. 
  14. ^ "McKnight Takes A 'U Turn' On New Album". Billboard. 2003-02-21. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  15. ^ "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – Superhero". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  16. ^ "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – U Turn". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
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  18. ^ "Brian McKnight Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Hot 100 for Brian McKnight. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  19. ^ Steffen Hung. "Discography Brian McKnight". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  20. ^ For Canadian singles peaks:
  21. ^ Steffen Hung (2000-01-29). "Discografie Brian McKnight". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  22. ^ "Brian Mcknight Featuring Mase | Artist". Official Charts. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  23. ^ "American single certifications – Brian McKnight – Back at One". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  24. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'All Night Love'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 12, 2003. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  25. ^ Peak chart positions for featured singles of Brian McKnight in the United States:
  26. ^ Peak chart positions for featured singles of Brian McKnight in the United States R&B/Hip-Hop:
  27. ^ Neder, Alvaro. "Ivete Sangalo Biography". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo!. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  28. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Home'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. March 11, 2000. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  29. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Let Me Love You'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. February 1, 2002. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  30. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Back Seat (Getting Down)'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. March 13, 2004. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  31. ^ "Goodbye My Love - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  32. ^ "One Last Cry - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  33. ^ "I'll Take Her - Ill Al Skratch ft. Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  34. ^ "Crazy Love - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  35. ^ "Anytime - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  36. ^ "You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time) - Brian McKnight & Ma$e". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  37. ^ "The Only One For Me - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  38. ^ "Hold Me - Brian McKnight ft. Kobe Bryant". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  39. ^ "6, 8, 12 - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  40. ^ "Back At One (Short Version) - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  41. ^ "Back At One (Brazilian Version) - Brian McKnight ft. Ivete Sangalo". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  42. ^ "Stay Of Let It Go - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  43. ^ "Coming Back Home - Brian McKnight & BeBe Winans ft. Joe". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  44. ^ "Still - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  45. ^ "What's It Gonna Be - Brian McKnight ft. Jermaine Dupri". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  46. ^ "Let Me Love You - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  47. ^ "All Night Long - Brian McKnight ft. Nelly". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  48. ^ "The Christmas Song - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Universal Music Group. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  49. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Still in Love'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. March 2, 1996. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  50. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: '6, 8, 12'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 29, 2000. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  51. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Win'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. January 6, 2001. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  52. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Still'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. February 23, 2002. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  53. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. May 17, 2003. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  54. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'What We Do Here'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 18, 2004. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  55. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Everytime You Go Away'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. May 21, 2005. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  56. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Find Myself in You'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. August 5, 2006. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  57. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Used to Be My Girl'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 30, 2006. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 

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