Jeremy Jordan (singer)

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Jeremy Jordan
Birth name Jeremy Jordan
Born Hammond, Indiana, USA
Genres Pop, new jack swing, R&B, soul, dance-pop
Occupation(s) Actor, singer
Years active 1992–present
Labels Giant Records

Jeremy Jordan is an American singer and actor.

Biography[edit]

In 1993, Jordan released Try My Love on Giant Records. The album yielded the international hit singles, "The Right Kind of Love" (#5 Billboard Hot 100 Airplay, #14 Billboard Hot 100 Singles, #4 Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, #22 Billboard Rhythmic Top 40), produced and written by Lotti Golden, Tommy Faragher & Robbie Nevil, and "Wannagirl" (#11 Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, #24 Billboard Rhythmic Top 40, #28 Billboard Hot 100). "The Right Kind of Love" peaked just inside the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.[1] Jordan's debut album and "Wannagirl" had great success in USA charts.[2][3]

Additionally, "My Love is Good Enough" and "Try My Love" were featured in the film Airborne. "The Right Kind of Love" music video was featured during the end credits of Beverly Hills, 90210 and was also on the television series' soundtrack. His popularity, music wise, peaked with concerts around the globe.

A remix album, Jeremy The Remix, was released to overseas markets in late 1993. Since 1994, Jordan transitioned into acting and has appeared in a number of films including Never Been Kissed with Drew Barrymore, Falling Sky with Brittany Murphy, television films like Twisted Desire with Melissa Joan Hart as well as independent films Leaving Las Vegas with Nicolas Cage, Julian Po with Christian Slater, and Nowhere directed by Gregg Araki. In 2009, Jordan released a new song entitled "Forgotten People". The song and video are about homeless people.

Films and television[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[4]
US
Heat

[5]
AUS
[6]
Try My Love 176 9 29
Jeremy The Remix

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
[7]
US Pop
[5]
US Radio
[8]
US Rhyt.
[9]
AUS
[6]
CAN
[10]
1992 "The Right Kind of Love" 14 4 11 22 5 70 Try My Love
1993 "Wannagirl" 28 11 20 24 22 42
"Try My Love" 72
1994 "My Love is Good Enough"
1999 "A Girl Named Happiness (Never Been Kissed)" Never Been Kissed: Music From The Motion Picture
  • Singles release dates:
  • "The Right Kind of Love" – November 5, 1992[11]
  • "Wannagirl" – April 24, 1993[12]
  • "My Love is Good Enough" – May 12, 1994[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (13 March 1993). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Jeremy Jordan. allmusic.com
  3. ^ Jeremy Jordan Biography – Yahoo! Movies. Movies.yahoo.com (2011-04-20). Retrieved on 2012-04-11.
  4. ^ "Billboard 200 - Jeremy Jordan". Billboard. Lynne Segall. Archived from the original on 4 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Jeremy Jordan Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 8 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Australian (ARIA) chart peaks:
  7. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 - Jeremy Jordan". Billboard. Lynne Segall. Archived from the original on 4 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "Hot 100 Airplay - Jeremy Jordan". Billboard. Lynne Segall. Archived from the original on 4 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Rhythmic Songs - Jeremy Jordan". Billboard. Lynne Segall. Archived from the original on 4 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 
  10. ^ Peak positions for Canada:
  11. ^ Right Kind of Love: Jeremy Jordan: Music. Amazon.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-11.
  12. ^ [Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002]
  13. ^ My Love Is Good Enough (Single). Amazon.com. Retrieved on 2012-04-11.

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