I'm Ready (Tevin Campbell song)

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"I'm Ready"
Single by Tevin Campbell
from the album I'm Ready
Released February 25, 1994
Format CD single, Cassette single
Recorded 1993
Genre R&B, new jack swing
Length 4:46
Label Qwest
Songwriter(s) Babyface
Producer(s) Babyface, Daryl Simmons
Tevin Campbell singles chronology
"Can We Talk"
"I'm Ready"
"Always In My Heart"

"Can We Talk"
"I'm Ready"
"Always In My Heart"

"I'm Ready" is the second single from Tevin Campbell's second album I'm Ready. It was a success in both the Pop and R&B charts reaching the top-ten on the Billboard Hot 100 (#9) and top-five R&B (#2). It remained at #2 on the R&B charts for 4 weeks mainly because at the time R. Kelly was making a then record-breaking run on the chart with his mega hit "Bump n' Grind", which stayed at #1 for an astonishing 12 weeks. "I'm Ready" was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male.


Credits adapted from liner notes.[1]

  • Tevin Campbell : lead and background vocals
  • Babyface : writer, composer, producer, all music and background vocals
  • Daryl Simmons : producer
  • Randy Walker : MIDI technician
  • Jim Zumpano, Donnell Sullivan : recording engineers
  • Rail Rogut, Steve Warner, Ulrich Wild : assistant engineers
  • Dave Way : mixing engineer
  • Ivy Skoff : production coordinator


Charts Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 21
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 9
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 9
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 2
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[6] 1
End of year chart (1994) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 45


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