Lovely One

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"Lovely One"
Single by The Jacksons
from the album Triumph
B-side"Bless His Soul"
ReleasedSeptember 1980
RecordedJanuary - June 1980
Length4:52 (LP Version)
3:45 (7" Edit)
Producer(s)The Jacksons
The Jacksons singles chronology
"Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)"
"Lovely One"
"This Place Hotel"

"Lovely One" is a funk single released by American family group the Jacksons on September 27, 1980.

Released as the first single from the brothers' Triumph, it followed the hit "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)". "Lovely One" nearly matched the success of the previous song, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100, number two on the Black Singles chart,[1] and, along with the tracks "Can You Feel It" and "Walk Right Now", it hit number one on the dance chart for one week.[2]

Record World praised Michael Jackson's lead vocal performance.[3]



Chart (1980–1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 12
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles[5] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[6] 1
Canada RPM Canada Top Singles[7] 40


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 287.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 132.
  3. ^ "Hits of the Week" (PDF). Record World. September 27, 1980. p. 1. Retrieved 2023-02-21.
  4. ^ "The Jacksons 5 Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-11-09.
  5. ^ "The Jackson 5 Chart History: Dance Singles Sales". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-11-09.
  6. ^ "Dance Club Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-11-09.
  7. ^ "Canada Top Singles". RPM. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 2022-08-30.

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