I Wish (R. Kelly song)
|Single by R. Kelly|
|from the album TP-2.com|
|Released||August 25, 2000|
|Genre||R&B, soul, gospel|
|Certification||Gold (RIAA) |
|"I Wish - Remix (To the Homies That We Lost)"|
|Song by R. Kelly featuring Boo & Gotti from the album TP-2.com|
|Released||November 7, 2000|
|Genre||R&B, soul, hip hop|
"I Wish" is an R&B song recorded by American singer-songwriter R. Kelly, from the album TP-2.com. It was released as the album's first single. It spent three weeks at number-one on the U.S. R&B chart and peaked at number fourteen on the U.S. Hot 100 chart. The song is dedicated to his mother as well as friends and loved ones who have died. This song was originally going to feature rapper Tupac, but he died before recording his verse.
The music video was directed by "Christopher Erskin" and R. Kelly, while the remix video was just directed by Kelly. R. Kellys first daughter and child "Joanna Kelly" features in this video.
Awards and nominations
- BMI Urban Awards
- 2001, Most-Performed Song (won)
- "My Wish" by Beenie Man from the album Riddim Driven: Juice (2001)
- "Villuminati" by J. Cole from the album Born Sinner (2013)
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- "2001 Year End Charts – The Billboard Hot 100 Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 3, 2012.
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- "2001 MTV Video Music Awards". Rock On The Net. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
- "Yolanda Adams Takes Four NAACP Image Awards". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
- "R. Kelly, Jagged Edge Lead Soul Train Awards". ABC News. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
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November 18 - December 2, 2000
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