Jump to It (song)

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"Jump to It"
Single by Aretha Franklin
from the album Jump to It
ReleasedJune, 1982
Format7", 12"
GenreSoul, R&B
6:40 (Extended Version)
Songwriter(s)Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
Producer(s)Luther Vandross
Aretha Franklin singles chronology
"It's My Turn"
"Jump to It"
"Love Me Right"

"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]



  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.

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