Lately (Tyrese song)

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"Lately"
Single by Tyrese
from the album Tyrese
Released March 23, 1999
Format CD
Recorded 1998
Genre
Length 4:26
Label RCA
Writer(s)
  • Derek Allen
  • Tyrese Gibson
Producer(s) Derek Allen
Tyrese singles chronology
"Nobody Else"
(1998)
"Lately"
(1999)
"Sweet Lady"
(1999)

Lately is the third single released from Tyrese's first studio album Tyrese (1998). The single reached number 56 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 12 on the R&B chart. The song stayed on the Hot 100 chart for a total of thirteen weeks.[1]

Live performances[edit]

Tyrese performed the song at Music Mania 1999.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 56
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[4] 12

Anita Baker version[edit]

"Lately"
Single by Anita Baker
from the album Only Forever
Released August 7, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre
Length 3:56
Label Blue Note Records
Writer(s)
  • Derek Allen
  • Tyrese Gibson
Producer(s) The Underdogs
Anita Baker singles chronology
"Serious"
(2005)
"Lately"
(2012)

Anita Baker released a cover version of "Lately" to much acclaim on August 7, 2012,[5] as the lead single from her forthcoming album, Only Forever.[6][7] In 2013, Baker received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

Charts[edit]

"Lately" debuted at number 10 on the Urban Adult Contemporary radio chart, the highest debut in the last 15 years.[7]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[8] 7
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 15
US Adult R&B Songs (Billboard)[10] 1
US Smooth Jazz Songs (Billboard)[11] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tyrese chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Teenangles MUSIC MANIA '99 GETS A LOOK FROM BOTH SIDES". Union-tribune. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Terese - Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. 
  4. ^ "Terese - Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. 
  5. ^ "iTunes - Music - Lately - Single by Anita Baker". iTunes. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  6. ^ Nero, Mark Edward (August 8, 2012). "New Music: Anita Baker - 'Lately'". About.com. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Anita Baker Making History With New Single "Lately"". Singersroom. August 19, 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Anita Baker – Chart history" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Anita Baker. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
  9. ^ "Anita Baker – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Anita Baker. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
  10. ^ "Anita Baker – Chart history" Billboard Adult R&B Songs for Anita Baker. Retrieved September 23, 2012.
  11. ^ "Anita Baker – Chart history" Billboard Smooth Jazz Songs for Anita Baker. Retrieved September 23, 2012.

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