The Point Of It All
Studio album by Anthony Hamilton
December 16, 2008
R&B, soul, neo soul
Producer Avila Brothers,
Mark Batson, Dre & Vidal, Anthony Hamilton, Ramon Montgomery, Jack Splash, Kelvin Wooten, James "Big Jim" Wright
Anthony Hamilton chronology
is the fourth The Point of It All studio album by American R&B and soul singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton. It was released on December 16, 2008, by Arista Records in the United States. The album serves as a follow-up from his album (2005). The album's production was handled by Hamilton himself along with Ain't Nobody Worryin' Mark Batson, Kevin Wooten, Dre & Vidal, James "Big Jim" Wright and Salaam Remi, among others.
The album debuted at number 11 on the US
and at number 1 on the Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, selling 133,000 copies in its first week of release, the highest sales week of his career. Upon its release, The Point of It All received generally positive reviews from most music critics, based on an aggregate score of 72/100 from Metacritic. As of May 2010, the album has sold over 519,000 copies in the United States and was certified [11 ] gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). [12 ]
Singles [ edit ]
The album's lead single "Cool" featuring
David Banner, and it peaked at number 74 on the US and at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Track listing [ edit ]
Mark Batson 3:34
(featuring David Banner) David Banner, Ramon Montgomery
"The Day We Met"
"Diamond In The Rough"
Dre & Vidal 3:37
"I Did It for Sho"
Salaam Remi 3:19
"Hard to Breathe"
"Soul's on Fire"
Jack Splash 5:03
"The Point of It All"
James "Big Jim" Wright, Avila Brothers
"Fallin' in Love"
"Prayin' For You/Superman"
Dwight Myers 3:28
References [ edit ]
^ Kellman, Andy. Review: . The Point of It All Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-11-22.
^ Kot, Greg. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. Entertainment Weekly
^ Pareles, Jon. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. The New York Times
^ Greenman, Ben. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. The New Yorker
^ Joseph, Mike. Review: . The Point of It All PopMatters. Retrieved on 2009-11-22.
^ Rosen, Jody. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. Rolling Stone
^ Peisner, David. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. Spin
^ Jones, Steve. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. USA Today
^ Ramirez, Erika. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. Vibe
^ Friskics-Warren, Bill. Review: . The Point of It All . Retrieved on 2009-11-22. The Washington Post
^ . The Point of It All (2008): Reviews Metacritic. Retrieved on 2009-11-22.
^ "RIAA – Searchable Database". . May 27, 2010 RIAA . Retrieved . 2010-06-11
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