Jump to It (song)

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"Jump to It"
Single by Aretha Franklin
from the album Jump to It
ReleasedJune, 1982
Recorded1981
GenreSoul, R&B
Length3:58
6:40 (Extended Version)
LabelArista
Songwriter(s)Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
Producer(s)Luther Vandross
Aretha Franklin singles chronology
"It's My Turn"
(1981)
"Jump to It"
(1982)
"Love Me Right"
(1982)

"Jump to It" is a 1982 song by American recording artist Aretha Franklin. The track is from her Gold-certified 1982 album, Jump to It, produced by Luther Vandross. The song was written by Vandross and Marcus Miller and features background vocals performed by Vandross and Cissy Houston. The single reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Soul Singles chart, remaining there for four consecutive weeks.

"Jump to It" was Franklin's biggest pop hit since 1974, peaking at No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in October 1982.[1] The upbeat song also reached No. 4 on the Billboard dance chart.[2] It was nominated for a Grammy Award and several American Music Awards.[citation needed]

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 24
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 1
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[5] 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 216.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 102.
  3. ^ "Aretha Franklin Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Aretha Franklin Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Aretha Franklin Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2017.

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