One Wish (Ray J song)

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"One Wish"
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Single by Ray J
from the album Raydiation
Released July 25, 2005
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2004
Genre R&B
Length 5:36 (album version)
3:58 (radio edit)
Label Sanctuary, Knockout, Songbook, Reprise, Asylum, Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Willie Ray Norwood Jr.
Rodney Jerkins
Fred Jerkins III
LaShawn Daniels
Producer(s) Darkchild
Ray J singles chronology
"Keep Your Head Up"
"One Wish"
"What I Need"
"Keep Your Head Up"
"One Wish"
"What I Need"

"One Wish" is the first single from Ray J's third album Raydiation. Released in July 2005, the Darkchild produced track became a national hit, peaking at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on January 17, 2006. It became Ray J's first single to reach the Top 20.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD Single (2005)
  1. "One Wish" [Album Version]
  2. "One Wish" [Parabeats Remix]
  3. "Keep Sweatin'" (Featuring Fat Joe) [Album Version]
  4. "One Wish" [Video]
UK 12" Vinyl Single (2005)
  1. "One Wish" [Album Version]
  2. "One Wish" [Instrumental]
  3. "One Wish" [A Cappella]
  4. "One Wish" [Parabeats Remix]
  5. "One Wish" [Parabeats Instrumental]
UK CD 1 – 2-Track Single [Re-Release] (2006)
  1. "One Wish" [Radio Edit]
  2. "One Wish" [Parabeats Remix]
UK CD 2 – Maxi Single (2006)
  1. "One Wish" [Radio Edit]
  2. "One Wish" (Desert Storm Remix Featuring Fabolous)
  3. "One Wish" [Maurice Joshua Nu Soul Remix]
  4. "One Wish" [Video]

+ Biography & Picture Gallery
+ "One Wish" [Ringtone]

Chart performance[edit]

When the single was released in the UK on 31 October 2005, it became his highest charting solo single to date (apart from his collaboration with Brandy, "Another Day in Paradise"). "One Wish" peaked at #26, becoming his first top 30 hit. Despite its slight chart success the first time around, the single was re-released in the UK on 13 March 2006 with a host of new remixes. This time "One Wish" entered the UK top 20, peaking at #13.


Chart (2005–06) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 49
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 4
France (SNEP)[3] 74
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 73
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 21
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 20
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[7] 13
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 11
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[citation needed] 3
US Billboard Mainstream Top Songs[citation needed] 16