|Single by Rascal Flatts|
|from the album Me and My Gang|
|Released||August 28, 2006|
|Format||Digital download, CD|
|Length||4:08 (Album Version)
3:55 (Hot Mix)
|Rascal Flatts singles chronology|
"My Wish" is a song written by Jeffrey Steele and Steve Robson, and recorded by American country music group Rascal Flatts. It was released in August 2006 as the third single from their album Me and My Gang. It reached number one on the U.S. country charts in December 2006 and also peaked at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it one of their popular crossover singles. It peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks and at number 49 on the Billboard Pop 100. As of September 2015, the song has sold 2.826 million copies in the US.
In popular culture
"My Wish" is also the theme song for the segment in ESPN's SportsCenter with the same name on which the Make-a-Wish Foundation teams up with athletes to make children's dreams come true. The song was featured on the 2010 movie Letters to God.
From Me and My Gang liner notes.
- Tom Bukovac - guitars
- Jay DeMarcus - bass guitar
- Paul Franklin - steel guitar
- Dann Huff - guitars
- Gary LeVox - lead vocals
- Chris McHugh - drums
- Gordon Mote - piano, keyboards
- Joe Don Rooney - guitars
- Jonathan Yudkin - fiddle, banjo
- String section
- Charlie Bisharat, Roberto Cani, Mario DeLeon, Armen Garabedian, Peter Kent, Alyssa Park, Tereza Stanislav, Josefina Vergara, John Wittenberg - violins
- Suzie Katayama, Larry Corbett, Daniel Smith - cellos
Strings conducted by David Campbell.
In 2013, Contemporary Christian artist The Katinas covered the song on their album Love Chapter.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||28|
|US Billboard Pop 100||49|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||13|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||50|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||41|
- Matt Bjorke (August 31, 2015). "The Top 30 Digital Country Singles: August 31, 2015".
- AOL Music profile for "The Hot Mixes"
- Me and My Gang (CD liner notes). Rascal Flatts. Lyric Street Records. 2006. 165058.
- "Rascal Flatts – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Rascal Flatts.
- "Rascal Flatts – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Rascal Flatts.
- "Rascal Flatts – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Rascal Flatts.
- "Best of 2006: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2006. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "Best of 2007: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2007. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
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