You're the One (SWV song)

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"You're the One"
Single by SWV
from the album New Beginning
Released November 28, 1995
Format CD
Recorded 1995
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Length 4:45
Label RCA
Writer(s) Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Cheryl Gamble, Tamara Johnson, Andrea Martin
Producer(s) Allen "Allstar" Gordon
Certification Gold (RIAA)[1]
SWV singles chronology
"You're the One"
"Use Your Heart"

"You're the One" is the title of R&B hit single by group SWV. The 1995 song spent one week at number-one on the US R&B chart, making it the third SWV song to reach number one on the chart. The song was also a huge cross-over success. Due to its high initial sales (along with sufficient airplay),[citation needed] the single debuted at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and duly peaked at the number five position. The single sold 900,000 copies domestically and was certified gold by the RIAA.[2][1]

Music video[edit]

A music video was made for the song and it was shot from December 4–5, 1995.

Maxi single track listing[edit]

  1. '96 Anthem - You're the One (Allstar Remix With Rap) Featuring Lost Boyz, Trigger Tha Gambler, & Smoothe Da Hustler
  2. You're the One (D.J. Clark Kent Remix With Rap) Featuring Jay-Z
  3. You're the One (Puff Daddy Bad Boy Remix With Rap) Featuring Busta Rhymes
  4. You're the One (KO Remix)
  5. You're the One (LP Version)


Chart Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 5

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "American certifications – S.W.V. – You%27re the One". Recording Industry Association of America. 
  2. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1996". Billboard (BPI Communications Inc.) 109 (3): 61. January 18, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 

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