J.E. Heartbreak

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J.E. Heartbreak
Jagged Edge - J.E. Heartbreak (2000).jpg
Studio album by Jagged Edge
Released January 18, 2000 (U.S.)
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Label So So Def
Producer Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox
Jagged Edge chronology
A Jagged Era
(1997)
J.E. Heartbreak
(2000)
Jagged Little Thrill
(2001)
Singles from J.E. Heartbreak
  1. "Keys to the Range"
    Released: 1999
  2. "He Can't Love U"
    Released: November 16, 1999 (1999-11-16)[1]
  3. "Let's Get Married"
    Released: February 2000
  4. "Promise"
    Released: October 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]

J.E. Heartbreak is the second studio album by American R&B group Jagged Edge. The album, which was originally set to be released in Fall of 1999, but the album was delayed and was released on January 18, 2000.

The title of the album is a reference to R&B group New Edition's 1988 album Heart Break.[3]

Chart performance and sales[edit]

The album peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It was also certified double platinum by the RIAA.

Singles[edit]

The album spawned four singles, three of which made the Top 20 on the Billboard 100.

"Keys to the Range" was the first single released from the album and only managed to reach No. 55 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group's first single to not chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

"He Can't Love U" was the second single released from the album and is seen by many as the group's breakthrough single. The single reached No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, which became the group's first Top 20 single, and was eventually certified Gold by the RIAA. The single also reached No. 3 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, becoming the group's first Top 10 single on the chart.

"Let's Get Married" was the third single released from the album. The single reached No. 11 on Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group's second Top 20 single. The single also managed to become the group's first single to reach No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, as well.

The final single from the album, "Promise", reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, becoming the group's second consecutive No. 1 single.

Track listing[edit]

Title Time
1. "Heartbreak" 1:08
2. "Did She Say" 3:23
3. "He Can't Love U" 4:04
4. "What You Tryin' to Do" 4:18
5. "Girl Is Mine" (featuring Ja Rule & Jermaine Dupri) 4:21
6. "Healing" 3:42
7. "Let's Get Married" 4:23
8. "True Man" 4:58
9. "Can I Get with You" 4:02
10. "Promise" 4:08
11. "Keys to the Range" (featuring Jermaine Dupri) 3:48
12. "Lace You" 4:00

References[edit]