Everything (Jody Watley song)

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Single by Jody Watley
from the album Larger than Life
Released August 22, 1989
Genre Pop
Length 4:15
Label MCA
Writer(s) Gardner Cole, James Newton Howard
Producer(s) André Cymone
Jody Watley singles chronology
"Precious Love"

"Everything" is the third single from Jody Watley's second album, Larger than Life. "Everything" was the third consecutive top-ten Pop and R&B single from that album in the U.S., peaking at #4 and #3, respectively. The single only reached #74 in the United Kingdom.


"Everything" was the follow up single after "Friends", and became the third consecutive Top 10 hit from Watley's Larger than Life album. The ballad "Everything" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at #92 the week of October 14, 1989, and advanced to its peak position of #4 the week of January 20, 1990, where it remained for two weeks. Overall, the single spent ten weeks in the Top 20 of the chart.


Chart (1989) Peak
Canadian Singles Chart 11
UK Singles Chart 74
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 4
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 11
Year-End Charts (1990) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 41
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Singles[2] 45

Cover versions[edit]

The song was partly translated into Cantonese by Richard Lam, "Everything" is the title track of Wong Ching Man's second commercial album, originally released in 1990. This was before she became better known as Faye Wong.


  1. ^ "Billboard Pop Singles - 1990". Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles - 1990". Retrieved 2011-12-15. 

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