My Name Is Joe (album)

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My Name Is Joe
Joe - My Name Is Joe album cover.jpg
Studio album by Joe
Released April 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
Recorded 1998–2000
Genre R&B
Length 58:45
Label Jive Records
Joe chronology
All That I Am
(1997)All That I Am1997
My Name Is Joe
Better Days
(2001)Better Days2001
Singles from My Name Is Joe
  1. "I Wanna Know"
    Released: February 7, 2000
  2. "Treat Her Like a Lady"
    Released: July 3, 2000
  3. "Stutter"
    Released: December 12, 2000

My Name Is Joe is the third studio album by American R&B singer Joe, released April 18, 2000, on Jive Records. Recording sessions took place in 1999. Produced was handled by Joe and several other record producers including Allen "Allstar" Gordon, Teddy Riley and Tim & Bob. Beforehand, Joe released All That I Am (1997), which was his most successful album until this one. Upon its release, My Name Is Joe received favorable reviews from critics, mostly appreciating the love feel of the album.

The album peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 and topped the US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It charted internationally as well, peaking within the top 10 in Netherlands and Canada as well as appearing in Australia, France, Sweden, and the UK. My Name Is Joe contained three singles—"I Wanna Know", "Treat Her Like a Lady", and "Stutter"—the first and last of which appeared within the top five of the US Billboard Hot 100. The album has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), certified platinum by Music Canada, and certified silver by the Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (SNEP).


Commercial performance[edit]

This album was a huge success in Japan and especially in South Africa, hitting #1 for 18 consecutive weeks. It also received wide acclaim in the United States.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro (My Name Is Joe)" (Joe Thomas, Joshua P. Thompson, Quincy Patrick) 0:46
2. "Somebody Gotta Be on Top" (Joe Thomas, Joshua P. Thompson, C. Gaines, R. Slaughter) 4:11
3. "Stutter" (Roy Hamilton, Ernest Dixon) 3:52
4. "Table for Two" (Joe Thomas, Joylon Skinner, Allen Gordon) 5:29
5. "I Wanna Know" (Joe Thomas, Jolyon Skinner, Michele Williams) 4:56
6. "Treat Her Like a Lady" (Steve Huff, Isaac Hayes) 4:17
7. "Get Crunk Tonight" (Kandi Burruss, Bernard Edwards, Jr., Jason Weaver) 4:17
8. "5 6 3 (Joe)" (Joe Thomas, Joshua P. Thompson) 4:05
9. "Peep Show" (Joe Thomas, Joylon Skinner, Allen Gordon) 4:26
10. "One Life Stand" (Joe Thomas, Joshua P. Thompson, David Conley) 4:39
11. "Black Hawk" (Joe Thomas, Jolyon Skinner, Jon-John Robinson) 4:13
12. "I Believe in You (featuring 'N SYNC)" (Joe Thomas, Joylon Skinner, Allen Gordon) 4:57
13. "So Beautiful" (Joe Thomas, Tim Kelley, Bob Robinson) 4:26
14. "Thank God I Found You [Make It Last Remix] (featuring Mariah Carey & Nas)" (Mariah Carey, James Harris III, Terry Lewis, Teddy Riley, Keith Sweat) 4:11


Credits for My Name Is Joe adapted from Allmusic.[2]

Charts and certification[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[3]
Canada Top CDs/Albums (RPM)[4]
France (SNEP)[5]
Netherlands (MegaCharts)[6]
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7]
UK Albums (The Official Charts Company)[8]
US Billboard 200[9]
US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[9]


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[10] Platinum 100,000^
France (SNEP)[11] Silver 50,000*
United States (RIAA)[12] 3× Platinum 3,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Top 100 CDs". RPM. Toronto, CAN. 70 (26). May 1, 2000. 
  5. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". (in Dutch). Hung Medien / Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Joe – My Name Is Joe". Hung Medien. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Joe". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "My Name Is Joe – Joe > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe". Music Canada. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  11. ^ "French album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe" (in French). InfoDisc. Retrieved January 8, 2012.  Select JOE and click OK
  12. ^ "American album certifications – Joe – My Name Is Joe". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 8, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH