Do It to Me

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"Do It to Me"
Single by Lionel Richie
from the album Back to Front
B-side "Ballerina Girl"
Released 1992
Format CD single, CD maxi
7" single
Recorded 1991
Genre Pop
Length 4:37
Label Motown
Writer(s) Lionel Richie
Producer(s) Stewart Levine
Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie singles chronology
"Se La"
(1987)
"Do It to Me"
(1992)
"My Destiny"
(1992)

"Do It to Me" is the title of a number-one single by singer Lionel Richie. It was the first single from his album Back to Front and was released in 1992. The hit song spent one week at number one on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart and number 21 on the Hot 100.[1] "Do It to Me" achieved some success in European countries, becoming a top ten hit in France and Norway. The song samples the drum break 'Sneakin' in the Back' by Tom Scott.

Track listings[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Do It to Me" (single radio edit)
  2. "Do It to Me" (instrumental)
  3. "Do It to Me" (extended version)
  4. "Ballerina Girl"
CD single / 7" single
  1. "Do It to Me" (single radio edit) – 4:37
  2. "Ballerina Girl" – 3:35

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[2] 45
Austrian Singles Chart[2] 23
Dutch Mega Top 100[2] 12
French SNEP Singles Chart[2] 6
German Singles Chart[2] 26
Irish Singles Chart[3] 28
Norwegian Singles Chart[2] 7
Swiss Singles Chart[2] 12
UK Singles Chart[4] 33
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 21
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[5] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs[5] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 492. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Do It to Me", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 9, 2009)
  3. ^ Irish Singles Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 9, 2009)
  4. ^ "Do It to Me", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 9, 2009)
  5. ^ a b c Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved April 9, 2009)

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