Only You (112 song)

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For the song by the Platters, see Only You (And You Alone).
"Only You"
Single by 112 featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
from the album 112
Released June 27, 1996 (1996-06-27)
Format Cassette, CD, Vinyl
Recorded 1996
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Length 4:18 (original)
4:50 (remix) (featuring The Notorious B.I.G. and Ma$e
Label Bad Boy
Writer(s) Sean Combs, Steven Jordan, Christopher Wallace, Mason Betha, D.J. Rogers, Jr., Marvin Scandrick, Michael Keith, Daron Jones, Quinnes Parker, Harry Wayne Casey, Richard Finch
Producer(s) Steven "Stevie J" Jordan for The Hitmen
Certification Gold (RIAA)
112 singles chronology
"Only You"
(1996)
"Come See Me"
(1997)

"Only You" is the debut single from R&B group 112.

It is the lead single from their self-titled debut album. Both the original and the remix were released as singles. The original features The Notorious B.I.G., and the remix features both B.I.G. and Mase, and contains a bass sample of "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll" by Vaughan Mason & Crew, while the original contains a sample riff of "I Get Lifted" by KC and the Sunshine Band.

The song reached number one on two of Billboard Magazine's charts: Hot Dance Singles Sales and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay.[1][2] The song made its debut at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 on July 27, 1996. The song spent 39 weeks in the top 100, peaking at number 13.

The song was performed when the band guest-starred in two episodes of the UPN Sitcom Moesha.

Charts[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 13
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 34

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum 1,000,000[7]

*sales figures based on certification alone

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