Hit by Love

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"Hit by Love"
Single by CeCe Peniston
from the album Thought 'Ya Knew
B-side Remix
"I'm Not Over You"
"Keep Givin' Me Your Love"
"We Got a Love Thang"
Released August 1994
Format CD single
CD Maxi
Cassette Single
12" maxi
Recorded 1993
Genre House
Length 3:25
Label A&M
Writer(s) Steven Nikolas
Brendon Sibley
Soulshock & Karlin

Soulshock & Karlin
David Morales
Manny Lehman
Damon Jones
CeCe Peniston

Music sample
Music video
"Hit By Love (US version)" on YouTube
"Hit By Love (UK version)" on YouTube
CeCe Peniston singles chronology
"I'm Not Over You"
"Hit by Love"
"Keep Givin' Me Your Love"
Compact disc

"Hit by Love" is a 1994 song by the musician CeCe Peniston, released as the fourth single from her album record Thought 'Ya Knew, and the fifth number one hit in the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play for the artist.

The song, issued in Europe with "I'm Not Over You" on B-side, climbed in the UK Top 75 chart to number thirty-three as well as it scored at number forty-seven in the US R&B, and at number ninety in the Hot 100 chart.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Additional credits notes

David Morales - mix, arranger, producer
West End - remix, additional producer

Track listings[edit]

CD Single, Germany, 580 758-2[1]
  1. "Hit by Love" (Radio Mix) - 3:25
  2. "I'm Not Over You" (Hip Hop Mix) - 4:35
CD Single, Japan, Promo, PODM-1041[1]
  1. "Hit by Love" (LP Version) - 4:36
  2. "Hit by Love" (Classic Radio Mix) - 3:52
CD Maxi, UK, 580 759-2[1]
  1. "Hit by Love" (Radio Mix) - 3:25
  2. "Hit by Love" (Classic Radio Mix) - 3:52
  3. "Hit by Love" (Def Classic Mix) - 8:16
  4. "Hit by Love" (Full Body Mix) - 6:55
CD Maxi, UK, 582 345-2[1]
  1. "Finally" (Classic Funk Radio Mix) - 3:26
  2. "Finally" (Choice' Mix) - 4:09
  3. "We Got a Love Thang" (Silky 7") - 4:28
  4. "Hit by Love" (LP Version) - 4:34


Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Do You Wanna Get Funky"
by C+C Music Factory
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play
number-one single

October 15, 1994 - October 22, 1994
Succeeded by
"Drunk on Love"
by Basia

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p For reviewing track lists, covers and/or additional notes regarding the all releases of the single "Hit By Love" issued to date, follow the discogs link.
  2. ^ For peak positions of "Hit By Love" single in UK, choose the singles link, or the chartstats link to view full run of the single in England.
  3. ^ "CeCe Peniston - "Hit By Love" - U.S. Cashbox". Cashbox. Cashbox Magazine. 1994-12-03. cashboxmagazine.com. Retrieved 2011-03-20. "#78" 
  4. ^ a b c For peak positions of "Hit By Love" in USA, use the general links, and/or, in order to view there not-listed top positions, respectively additional information such as peak date(s) and/or weeks spent on chart(s), you will have to subscribe to billboard.biz website to vie also the specific billboard.biz links.
  5. ^ To check the U.S. end-of-year positions of "Hit By Love" single, only billboard.biz subscribers will access the specific billboard.biz link.

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