Brian McKnight discography

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Brian McKnight discography
Brian McKnight.jpg
Brian McKnight singing the National Anthem in 2006.
Studio albums 12
Compilation albums 6
Music videos 19
Singles 40
Christmas albums 2

The discography of Brian McKnight, an R&B singer, consists of twelve studio albums, six compilation albums, two Christmas albums, forty singles, and nineteen music videos.

Career[edit]

McKnight signed a record deal with Mercury Records in 1992[1] and released his eponymous debut album in the same year. In the United States, Brian McKnight peaked at number fifty-eight on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number seventeen on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[4] The album produced four singles, all which charted above fifty in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5]

McKnight released his second studio album, I Remember You, in 1995. In the United States, I Remember You peaked at number twenty-two on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified gold by the RIAA.[6] The album produced three singles, all which charted above twenty-five in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5]

McKnight released his third studio album, Anytime, in 1997. In the United States, Anytime peaked at number thirteen on the Billboard 200,[2] peaked at number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[3] and was certified two times platinum by the RIAA.[7] The album produced four singles, three of which charted above fifteen in the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs.[5] McKnight followed with the release of the Christmas album, Bethlehem (1998)

McKnight released his fourth studio album, Back at One, in 1999.

McKnight released his fifth studio album, Superhero, in 2001. McKnight followed with the release of his first compilation album, From There to Here: 1989-2002 (2002), which peaked at number sixty-two on the Billboard 200[2] and number 21 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3]

McKnight released his sixth studio album, U Turn, in 2003.

McKnight released his seventh studio album, Gemini, in 2005.

McKnight released his eight studio album, Ten, in 2006. McKnight followed with the release of the compilation albums Gold (2007) and 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - The Best of Brian McKnight (2007), which peaked at number sixty-five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3] McKnight also released his second Christmas album, I'll Be Home for Christmas (2008), which peaked at number twenty-two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[3]

McKnight released his ninth studio album, Evolution of a Man, in 2009. In the same year, McKnight also released a compilation album, Ultimate Collection.

McKnight released his tenth studio album, Just Me, in 2011. In the same year, McKnight also released a compilation album, Icon: Love Songs.

McKnight released his eleventh studio album, More Than Words in 2013. The following year, he released a Greatest Hits collection on the E1 record label.

McKnight released his twelfth studio album, Better in 2016. He also released his first live album An Evening with Brian McKnight the same year.

McKnight released his thirteenth studio album, Genesis in 2017.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales / Shipments Certifications
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
CAN
[8]
FRA
[9]
NL
[10]
UK
[11]
Brian McKnight 58 17
  • US: 1,000,000^
I Remember You
  • Released: August 8, 1995
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, CS
22 4
  • US: 500,000^
Anytime
  • Released: September 23, 1997
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: CD, CS
13 1 65 48
  • US: 2,000,000^
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[7]
Back at One
  • Released: September 21, 1999
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
7 2 19 55
  • US: 3,000,000^
  • CAN: 100,000^
Superhero
  • Released: August 28, 2001
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
7 4
U Turn
  • Released: March 25, 2003
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
7 4 148
  • US: 500,000^
Gemini
  • Released: February 8, 2005
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
4 2 97 82
Ten
  • Released: December 5, 2006
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Format: CD, CS
32 4
Evolution of a Man
  • Released: October 27, 2009
  • Label: Hard Work International / E1
  • Format: CD, digital
20 3
Just Me
  • Released: July 12, 2011
  • Label: Mr. Sloane / E1
  • Format: CD, digital
39 8
More Than Words
  • Released: March 19, 2013
  • Label: Mr. Sloane / E1
  • Format: CD, digital
64 10
Better
  • Released: February 26, 2016
  • Label: Brian McKnight Music LLC[19]
  • Format: CD, digital
23
Genesis
  • Released: August 25, 2017
  • Label: SoNo Recording Group[20]
  • Format: CD, digital
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
"^" denotes shipment figure based on certification.

Christmas albums[edit]

List of Christmas albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
Bethlehem
  • Released: October 20, 1998
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
95 33
I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Released: October 7, 2008
  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • Format: CD, digital
109 22

Live albums[edit]

List of Live albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
An Evening with Brian McKnight
  • Released: September 23, 2016
  • Label: SoNo Recording Group[21]
  • Format: CD, digital
- 29

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US R&B
[3]
From There to Here: 1989–2002
  • Released: November 5, 2002
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD, CS
62 21
Gold
  • Released: January 30, 2007
  • Label: Hip-O
  • Format: CD, digital
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - The Best of Brian McKnight
  • Released: October 23, 2007
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
65
Ultimate Collection
  • Released: February 17, 2009
  • Label: Universal Catalog
  • Format: CD
Icon: Love Songs
  • Released: January 4, 2011
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: CD
Greatest Hits
  • Released: April 15, 2014
  • Label: E1
  • Format: CD, digital
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[22]
US R&B
[5]
AUS
[23]
CAN
[24]
NL
[25]
UK
[26]
"The Way Love Goes" 1992 11 Brian McKnight
"Goodbye My Love" 46
"I Can't Go for That"[27]
"Love Is"
(Duet with Vanessa Williams)
1993 3 55 49 3 Beverly Hills 90210 OST
"One Last Cry" 13 8 53 Brian McKnight
"After the Love" 39
"Crazy Love" 1995 45 10 I Remember You
"On the Down Low" 73 12
"Still in Love"[A] 103 24
"When We Were Kings"
(Duet with Diana King)
1997 When We Were Kings OST
"You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)"
(Featuring Mase)
17 4 36 Anytime
"Anytime"
20 48
"The Only One for Me" 1998
"Hold Me"
(Featuring Tone & Kobe Bryant)
35 12
"Back at One" 1999 2 7 24 4 33 Back at One
"Stay or Let It Go" 2000 76 26
"6, 8, 12"[B] 108 48
"Win"[C] 125 51 Men of Honor OST
"Love of My Life" 2001 51 11 Superhero
"Still"[D] 2002 115
"What's It Gonna Be"
(Featuring Jermaine Dupri)
91 48
"Let Me Love You" 102 From There to Here: 1989–2002
"Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda"[E] 2003 106 35 U Turn
"All Night Long"
(Featuring Nelly)
121
[29]
"What We Do Here"[F] 2004 112 35 Gemini
"Everytime You Go Away"[G] 2005 111 36
"Grown Man Business"
"Find Myself in You"[H] 2006 109 27 Ten
"Used to Be My Girl"[I] 114 25
"What's My Name" 2007 33
"Angels We Have Heard on High"
(Duet with Josh Groban)
I'll Be Home for Christmas
"I'll Be Home for Christmas" 2008
"The Christmas Song" 57
"What I've Been Waiting For" 2009 28 Evolution of a Man
"Just a Little Bit" 2010 85
"Fall 5.0" 2011 54 Just Me
"Temptation"
(Featuring Brian McKnight Jr.)
86
"Sweeter" 2013 More Than Words
"4th of July"
"Uh Oh Feeling" 2015 Better
"Better" 2016
"Everything" An Evening with Brian McKnight / Genesis
"Forever" 2017
"I Want U" Genesis
"10 Million Stars"
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured performer[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[30]
US R&B
[31]
"Let It Snow"
(Boyz II Men featuring Brian McKnight)
1993 32 17 Christmas Interpretations
"I'll Take Her"
(Ill Al Skratch featuring Brian McKnight)
1994 62 16 Creep wit' Me
"Just the Two of Us (Rodney Jerkins Remix)"
(Will Smith featuring Brian McKnight)
1998 20 - Big Willie Style
"Coming Back Home"
(BeBe featuring Brian McKnight & Joe)
2000 61 Love & Freedom
"Back To One"[32]
(Ivete Sangalo featuring Brian McKnight)
2002 Festa
"To You"
(Earth, Wind & Fire featuring Brian McKnight)
2006 71 Illumination
"Addicted"
(Juvenile featuring Brian McKnight)
Reality Check
"Mais Fácil" (Easier)
(Sorriso Maroto featuring Brian McKnight)
2013 - - Riscos e Certezas
"My Heart"
(Kyla featuring Brian McKnight)
2014 - - Journey
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
"Home" 2000 125
[33]
Back at One
"Back Seat (Getting Down)" 2004 119
[34]
U Turn

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other performer(s) Album
"Let It Snow" 1993 Boyz II Men Christmas Interpretations
"I'll Take Her" 1994 Ill Al Skratch Creep wit' Me
"Moody's Mood for Love" 1995 Rachelle Ferrell, Take 6 and James Moody Q's Jook Joint
"Because of His Love"[35] 1996 Jermaine Dupri 12 Soulful Nights of Christmas
"Whenever You Call" 1998 Mariah Carey #1's
"Coming Back Home" 1999 BeBe & Joe Love & Freedom
"Back To One" 2002 Ivete Sangalo Festa
"All The Way" 2002 Kenny G Paradise
"Careless Whisper" 2004 Kenny G At Last...The Duets Album
"To You" 2005 Earth, Wind and Fire Illumination
"Addicted" 2006 Juvenile Reality Check
"Angels We Have Heard on High" 2007 Josh Groban Noël
"End of the Road" (Acapella) 2007 Boyz II Men Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
"What's Going On" 2008 Take 6 The Standard
"Can't Play It Cool" 2013 Sheléa Love Fell on Me
"My Heart" 2014 Kyla Journey

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

List of soundtrack songs, with other performers, showing year released and soundtrack name
Year Song Artist(s) Soundtrack
1993 "Love Is"
Vanessa Williams
  • Brian McKnight
Beverly Hills, 90210 OST
1995 "The Star-Spangled Banner" Brian McKnight, Boys Choir of Harlem & Slash Panther
1996 "Remember The Magic" Brian McKnight Walt Disney World 25th Anniversary[36]
1997 "When We Were Kings" Brian McKnight When We Were Kings
1998 "Father" Brian McKnight The Prince of Egypt
1999 "Discovery" Brian McKnight Life
2000 "Thinkin' 'Bout Me" Brian McKnight Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
2000 "Win" Brian McKnight Men of Honor
2001 "I Believe" Brian McKnight Daddy's Little Girls
2001 "I Wish It Would Rain Down" Brian McKnight and Monique S.V. Urban Renewal

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Goodbye My Love" 1992 Antoine Fuqua[37]
"One Last Cry" Leta Warner[38]
"Let It Snow" (with Boyz II Men) 1993 Lionel C. Martin
"I'll Take Her" 1994 Brett Ratner[39]
"Crazy Love" Lionel C. Martin[40]
"Anytime" 1997 Darren Grant[41]
"You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)" Darren Grant[42]
"The Only One for Me" Billie Woodruff[43]
"Hold Me" 1998 Darren Grant[44]
"6, 8, 12" 1999 Christopher Erskin[45]
"Back at One" Milton Lage[46]
"Back at One"
(Brazilian Version)
Francis Lawrence[47]
"Stay or Let It Go" Paul Hunter[48]
"Coming Back Home" 2000 Billie Woodruff[49]
"Still" 2001 Thom Oilphant[50]
"What's It Gonna Be" Antti J[51]
"Let Me Love You" 2002 Unknown[52]
"All Night Long" 2003 Frank Sacramento[53]
"The Christmas Song" 2008 Unknown[54]

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ "Still in Love" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 3 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[55]
  • B ^ "6, 8, 12" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 8 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[56]
  • C ^ "Win" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number twenty-five on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[57]
  • D ^ "Still" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number fifteen on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[58]
  • E ^ "Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 6 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[59]
  • F ^ "What We Do Here" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number twelve on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[60]
  • G ^ "Everytime You Go Away" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number eleven on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[61]
  • H ^ "Find Myself in You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number 9 on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[62]
  • G ^ "Used to Be My Girl" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked at number fourteen on Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[63]

References[edit]

General

Specific

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  7. ^ a b "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – Anytime". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  8. ^ For Canadian album peaks:
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Discographie Brian McKnight". French Charts Portal (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Discografie Brian McKnight". Dutch Charts Portal (in Dutch). Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
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  13. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Brian McKnight – Back at One". Music Canada. 
  14. ^ "McKnight Takes A 'U Turn' On New Album". Billboard. 2003-02-21. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
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  16. ^ "American album certifications – Brian McKnight – U Turn". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
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  18. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on August 29, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Brian McKnight – Better". discogs. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 
  20. ^ "Brian McKnight – Genesis". discogs. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 
  21. ^ "An Evening with Brian McKnight". discogs. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 
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  29. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'All Night Love'". Billboard. July 12, 2003. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  30. ^ Peak chart positions for featured singles of Brian McKnight in the United States:
  31. ^ Peak chart positions for featured singles of Brian McKnight in the United States R&B/Hip-Hop:
  32. ^ Neder, Alvaro. "Ivete Sangalo Biography". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo!. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  33. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Home'". Billboard. March 11, 2000. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  34. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Back Seat (Getting Down)'". Billboard. March 13, 2004. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  35. ^ "Amazon.com: Jermaine Dupri Pres: 12 Soulful Nights Christmas: Various Artists: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 20, 2011. 
  36. ^ "Disney's Music from the Park - Various Artists". AllMusic. Retrieved May 3, 2017. 
  37. ^ "Goodbye My Love - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  38. ^ "One Last Cry - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  39. ^ "I'll Take Her - Ill Al Skratch ft. Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  40. ^ "Crazy Love - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  41. ^ "Anytime - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  42. ^ "You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time) - Brian McKnight & Ma$e". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  43. ^ "The Only One For Me - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  44. ^ "Hold Me - Brian McKnight ft. Kobe Bryant". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  45. ^ "6, 8, 12 - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  46. ^ "Back At One (Short Version) - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  47. ^ "Back At One (Brazilian Version) - Brian McKnight ft. Ivete Sangalo". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  48. ^ "Stay Of Let It Go - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  49. ^ "Coming Back Home - Brian McKnight & BeBe Winans ft. Joe". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  50. ^ "Still - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  51. ^ "What's It Gonna Be - Brian McKnight ft. Jermaine Dupri". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  52. ^ "Let Me Love You - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  53. ^ "All Night Long - Brian McKnight ft. Nelly". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  54. ^ "The Christmas Song - Brian McKnight". Vevo. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  55. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Still in Love'". Billboard. March 2, 1996. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  56. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: '6, 8, 12'". Billboard. July 29, 2000. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  57. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Win'". Billboard. January 6, 2001. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  58. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Still'". Billboard. February 23, 2002. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  59. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda'". Billboard. May 17, 2003. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  60. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'What We Do Here'". Billboard. December 18, 2004. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  61. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Everytime You Go Away'". Billboard. May 21, 2005. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  62. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Find Myself in You'". Billboard. August 5, 2006. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 
  63. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: 'Used to Be My Girl'". Billboard. December 30, 2006. Retrieved December 29, 2011. 

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