Addicted (Cheryl Wheeler song)

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Single by Dan Seals
from the album Rage On
B-side "Maybe I'm Missing You Now"[1]
Released May 1988
Genre Country
Length 4:15
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Cheryl Wheeler
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning
Dan Seals singles chronology
"One Friend"
"Big Wheels in the Moonlight"

"Addicted" is a song written by Cheryl Wheeler, first recorded on her 1986 self-titled debut album. It was later recorded by country music artist Dan Seals and released as the lead single for his 1988 album, Rage On. It peaked at number one, and was his eighth consecutive number-one single. Blake Shelton covered the song as a bonus track on his 2011 album Red River Blue.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"Joe Knows How to Live"
by Eddy Raven
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 24, 1988
Succeeded by
"We Believe in Happy Endings"
by Earl Thomas Conley with Emmylou Harris
Preceded by
"Give a Little Love"
by The Judds
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 3-September 10, 1988
Succeeded by
"I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried"
by Rodney Crowell


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 372. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Dan Seals – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dan Seals.