Jeremy Jordan (singer)

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Jeremy Jordan
Born (1973-09-19) September 19, 1973 (age 40)
Hammond, Indiana, USA
Genres Pop, new jack swing, R&B, alternative rock
Occupations Actor, singer
Years active 1992–present
Labels Giant Records

Jeremy Jordan is an American actor and singer.

Biography[edit]

In 1993, Jordan released Try My Love on Giant Records. The album yielded the international hit singles, "The Right Kind of Love" (#5 Billboard Hot 100 Airplay, #14 Billboard Hot 100 Singles, #4 Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, #22 Billboard Rhythmic Top 40), produced and written by Lotti Golden, Tommy Faragher & Robbie Nevil, and "Wannagirl" (#11 Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, #24 Billboard Rhythmic Top 40, #28 Billboard Hot 100). "The Right Kind of Love" was certified RIAA platinum, selling over a million copies and peaking just inside the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.[1] Jordan's debut album and "Wannagirl" were certified gold.[2][3]

Additionally, "My Love is Good Enough" and "Try My Love" were featured in the film Airborne. "The Right Kind of Love" music video was featured during the end credits of Beverly Hills, 90210 and was also on the television series' soundtrack. His popularity, music wise, peaked with concerts around the globe.

A remix album, Jeremy The Remix, was released to overseas markets in late 1993. Since 1994, Jordan transitioned into acting and has appeared in a number of films including Never Been Kissed with Drew Barrymore, as well as independent films Leaving Las Vegas with Nicolas Cage, Julian Po with Christian Slater, and Nowhere directed by Gregg Araki. In 2009, Jordan released a new song entitled "Forgotten People". The song and video are about homeless people.

Films and television[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles release dates[edit]

  • "The Right Kind of Love" – November 5, 1992[4]
  • "Wannagirl" – July 1, 1993[5]
  • "My Love is Good Enough" – May 12, 1994[6]

Singles[edit]

Year Song Billboard Hot 100 Australian Charts Album
1992 "The Right Kind of Love" #14 #5 Try My Love
1993 "Wannagirl" #28 #22
1993 "Try My Love" N/A N/A
1994 "My Love is Good Enough" N/A N/A
1999 "A Girl Named Happiness (Never Been Kissed)" N/A N/A Never Been Kissed: Music From The Motion Picture

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (13 March 1993). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. ISSN 00062510. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Jeremy Jordan. allmusic.com
  3. ^ Jeremy Jordan Biography – Yahoo! Movies. Movies.yahoo.com (2011-04-20). Retrieved on 2012-04-11.
  4. ^ Right Kind of Love: Jeremy Jordan: Music. Amazon.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-11.
  5. ^ Wannagirl: Jeremy Jordan: Music. Amazon.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-11.
  6. ^ My Love Is Good Enough (Single). Amazon.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-11.

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