When a Woman Loves (song)

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"When a Woman Loves"
Single by R. Kelly
from the album Love Letter
Released September 7, 2010 (digital)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre R&Bsoul
Length 5:11 (Album Version)
4:36 (Radio Edit)
Label Jive
Writer(s) Kelly
Producer(s) Kelly
R. Kelly singles chronology
"Sign of a Victory"
"When a Woman Loves"
"Love Letter"

"When a Woman Loves" is the first single by singer R. Kelly from his eleventh studio album Love Letter. The song peaked at #93 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Critical reception[edit]

“When a Woman Loves” received generally positive reviews from music critics. A USA Today “Pick of the Week,” the single was lauded as a “… gorgeous, retro-soul ballad.” Entertainment Weekly declared, “R. Kelly’s ‘When A Woman Loves’ has a classic throwback vibe unlike almost anything in his recent catalog.”[1]


Charts (2010) Peak
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 38
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 93
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 15


  1. ^ "First Look: R. Kelly’s ‘Love Letter’ Cover". Urbanbridgez.com. 2010-11-09. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  2. ^ Steffen Hung (2011-04-23). "Dutch charts portal". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  3. ^ "R Kelly : Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  4. ^ "R. Kelly Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for R. Kelly. Retrieved 2011-03-28.