Why I Love You So Much

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"Why I Love You So Much"
Single by Monica
from the album Miss Thang
B-side "Ain't Nobody"
Released May 21, 1996 (1996-05-21)
Format CD maxi single, cassette single, 7" single
Recorded 1995
Genre R&B, pop, soul
Length 4:30 (album version)
Label Rowdy/Arista
Writer(s) Daryl Simmons
Producer(s) Daryl Simmons
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Monica singles chronology
"Before You Walk Out of My Life/Like This and Like That"
"Why I Love You So Much/Ain't Nobody"
"For You I Will"

"Why I Love You So Much" is a song by American R&B singer Monica, composed by Darryl Simmons for Monica's debut studio album, Miss Thang (1995). The ballad was released as the album's fourth and final single on a double A-side with "Ain't Nobody" during the second quarter of 1995 (see 1995 in music). The double-A-side single became Monica's third consecutive top ten hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with a peak position of number 9.

Music video[edit]

The video was shot in San Francisco at the Italian shop Bohemian Cigar Store and Cafe on April 3, 1996.[1] The video start with other people walking in different places. Monica sings in front of her man saying that he is her whole world and she's been his girl forever, the video was directed by Kevin Bray

Formats and tracklistings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single-releases of "Why I Love You So Much"

  1. "Why I Love You So Much" (Album Version)
  2. "Why I Love You So Much" (Soulpower Remix)
  3. "Ain't Nobody"


Weekly Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[2] 22
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 9
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

End of year chart (1996) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 46


  1. ^ "Monica Videography". MVDBase.com. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Monica – Why I Love You So Much". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  3. ^ "Monica Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Monica. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  4. ^ "Monica Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Monica. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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