Looking for You

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"Looking for You"
Single by Kirk Franklin
from the album Hero
Released 2005 (2005)
Format CD Single
Recorded 2005
Genre Gospel
Length 4:05
Label GospoCentric
Writer(s) Patrice Rushen, Charles Mims Jr, Kirk Franklin, Sheree Brown, Freddie Washington
Producer(s) Kirk Franklin
Kirk Franklin singles chronology
"Brighter Day"
"Looking for You"
"Imagine Me"

"Looking For You" is a gospel song by Kirk Franklin from his 2005 album Hero.

The song contains a sample from "Haven't You Heard" which was written by Patrice Rushen, Charles Mims Jr, Sheree Brown, and Freddie Washington.[1]


"Looking for You" became a crossover hit, popular with gospel, R&B, and pop audiences. The song reached number five on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number one on the Hot Gospel Songs chart in the United States, making it Kirk Franklin's most successful single to date.[2]

Chart (2006) Peak
position [2]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 61
U.S. Billboard Hot Gospel Songs 1
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 5


  1. Shaun Martin, Chris Godbey, and Kirk Franklin - Drum Programming
  2. Jerome Harmon, Shaun Martin, and Kirk Franklin - Keyboards
  3. Shaun Martin and D.J. Ernest "Ernie G" Green - Minimoog
  4. Chris Godbey - Tracking Engineer
  5. Dave Pensado - Mixing Engineer

*Note: Personnel listing from Hero album liner.[1]


The song was nominated for a Dove Award for Urban Recorded Song of the Year at the 37th GMA Dove Awards.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Looking for You". Hero (CD liner). Kirk Franklin. Inglewood, CA: GospoCentric Records. 2005. p. 1. 
  2. ^ a b "Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - Kirk Franklin". Retrieved 2008-01-14. 
  3. ^ 37th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominations & Winners on About.com; Jones, Kim