Off the Hook (Jody Watley song)

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"Off the Hook"
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Single by Jody Watley
from the album Flower
Released February 23, 1998
Genre R&B, house
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Charles Pendleton, Cassandra Lucas, Darryl Floyd, D Reed
Producer(s) Malik Pendleton
Jody Watley singles chronology
"Affection"
(1995)
"Off the Hook"
(1998)
"If I'm Not in Love"
(1998)

"Off the Hook" is the first single released from Jody Watley's sixth album, Flower.

History[edit]

"Off the Hook" was the first single released by Watley to reach the Billboard Hot 100 since 1993, peaking at #73. It also reached the Hot R&B Singles Chart, peaking at #23. The song became her fifth chart topper on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play. It also charted on the UK Singles Chart, reaching #51.

A remixed version featuring rapper Rakim was also released.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
New Zealand Singles Chart[1] 44
UK Singles Chart[2] 51
UK R&B Singles Chart[3] 13
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 73
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles 23
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1
Year-End Charts (1998) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles[4] 71

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Preceded by
"You Only Have to Say You Love Me" by Hannah Jones
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 7, 1998
Succeeded by
"You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" by Byron Stingily