Emotional (K-Ci and JoJo album)

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Emotional
Studio album by K-Ci & JoJo
Released November 26, 2002
Recorded 2001
K-Ci & JoJo's House
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre Contemporary R&B
Label MCA
Producer Harvey Mason, Jr., LaShawn Daniels, Babyface, Rodney Jerkins, Mike Smoov, Emanuel Officer, Craig Brockman, Tim Owens, Darrell "Delite" Allamby, Damon Thomas, Mike Bell
K-Ci & JoJo chronology
X
(2000)
Emotional
(2002)
My Brother's Keeper
(2013)
Singles from Love Always
  1. "It's Me"
    Released: 2002
  2. "This Very Moment"
    Released: November 30, 2002

Emotional is the fourth studio album by American R&B duo and brothers K-Ci & JoJo, released on November 26, 2002 on MCA Records. Recording sessions took place at K-Ci & JoJo's home in Los Angeles, California during 2002.[1] Production was handled by JoJo and several other recording producers, including Babyface, Rodney Jerkins and Mike Smoov, including others. It produced two singles: "It's Me" and "This Very Moment", with the latter charting on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at number 61 on the US Billboard 200 and number 18 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It was the first K-Ci & JoJo album to not chart internationally nor be certified by the Recording Industry Association of America .

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

Upon its release, Emotional has received average reviews from critics, claiming nothing "stands out" from other R&B albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "This Very Moment"
  3. "Special"
  4. "It's Me"
  5. "I Don't Want"
  6. "Say Yes"
  7. "Down for Life"
  8. "Goodbye"
  9. "So Emotional"
  10. "Love Me Carefully"
  11. "I Don't Mind"
  12. "How Can I Trust You?"
  13. "How Long"
  14. "Baby Yeah Yeah (Movin' It)" (featuring Mr. Cheeks) [UK Bonus Track]

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Emotional adapted from Allmusic.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 61
US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[5] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "K-Ci & JoJo Get 'Emotional' On New Disc". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Emotional – K-Ci & JoJo > Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ Hoard, Christian (December 12, 2002). "Album Reviews: K-Ci & JoJo: Emotional". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on July 26, 2008. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Emotional – K-Ci & JoJo > Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Emotional – K-Ci & JoJo > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 15, 2011. 

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