OnMyRadio

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Onmyradio
OnMyRadio (Musiq Soulchild album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Musiq Soulchild
Released December 9, 2008
Recorded 2007–2008
Genre R&B, neo soul
Length 50:24
Label Atlantic
Producer Christopher Umana, Dru Castro, Uforo Ebong, Anthony Life, JR Hutson, Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins, Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell, Musiq Soulchild
Musiq Soulchild chronology
Luvanmusiq
(2007)Luvanmusiq2007
Onmyradio
(2008)
MusiqInTheMagiq
(2011)MusiqInTheMagiq2011
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (75/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
The Boston Globe (favorable)[4]
The Dallas Morning News B+[5]
Entertainment Weekly B+[6]
Okayplayer (83/100)[7]
The Phoenix 2.5/4 stars[8]
Toronto Star 3/4 stars[9]
USA Today 3/4 stars[10]
Vibe 3.5/5 stars[1][11]

Onmyradio is R&B singer-songwriter Musiq Soulchild's fifth studio album. It was released on December 9, 2008.[12]

The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at number 11, selling 91,498 copies its first week.[13] It entered the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart at number 82 through street sales and, in its second week, jumped to number 1.[14] The song samples Soulchild's previous hit Teachme.

Singles[edit]

The first single to be taken from the album was "Radio". It was sent to US radio stations in August 2008, and charted on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart.[15]

The album's second single, "IfULeave", was released to radio in October 2008.

The third single was "SoBeautiful".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Backagain" Musiq Soulchild, Campbell, Campbell, Morales, Wimbley 4:06
2. "Until" Soulchild, Campbell, Gaye, Fraustro, Jones, Stanton, Wilson 3:31
3. "IfULeave" (featuring Mary J. Blige) Soulchild, Barias, Haggins, Lawson, Miguel Pimentel, Smith 4:12
4. "Deserveumore" Soulchild, Barias, Haggins, Tellington, C. Williams 3:52
5. "Special" Soulchild, Barias, Haggins, Stephens 3:18
6. "Dearjohn" Soulchild, Campbell, Morton 4:31
7. "Loveofmylife" Soulchild, Campbell, Dawkins, Dixon, Sledge 5:13
8. "Moneyright" Soulchild, Campbell, Fauntleroy, Jones 4:38
9. "Someone" Soulchild, Barias, Church, Guinn, Haggins, Poyser 4:36
10. "Iwannabe" (featuring Damian Marley) Soulchild, Campbell, Dawkins, Marley, Sledge, Starr 4:21
11. "SoBeautiful" Soulchild, JR Hutson 4:51
12. "Radio" Soulchild, Castro, Ebong, Umana 3:20

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[16] 11
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[17] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for OnMyRadio". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  2. ^ Mark Edward Nero. "Musiq Soulchild - 'onmyradio'". About.com. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy (2008-12-09). "OnMyRadio - Musiq (Soulchild)". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  4. ^ Ken Capobianco (2009-01-05). "Soulchild doubles the fun with duets". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  5. ^ The Dallas Morning News review[dead link]
  6. ^ Margeaux Watson (2008-12-05). "OnMyRadio Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  7. ^ Jeff Harvey (2009-02-16). "Musiq Soulchild: Onmyradio". Okayplayer. Archived from the original on 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  8. ^ Mikael Wood (2008-12-15). "Review: Musiq Soulchild: Onmyradio - CD Reviews". The Phoenix. Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  9. ^ Ashante Infantry (2008-12-09). "CD Reviews (Musiq Soulchild: OnMyRadio)". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  10. ^ [1] Archived December 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Jina Huh (2008-12-26). "Musiq Soulchild: Onmyradio". Vibe. Archived from the original on 2008-12-26. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  12. ^ "Sneak Peek: Musiq Soulchild f/ Mary J. Blige – ‘IfULeave’". Rap-Up.com. 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  13. ^ Paine, Jake (17 December 2008). "Musiq's "onmyradio" 1st week sales". Hiphopdx.com. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  14. ^ [2][dead link]
  15. ^ "Top Music Charts - Hot 100 - Billboard 200 - Music Genre Sales". Billboard.com. 20 September 2008. Archived from the original on 20 September 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  16. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Musiq (Soulchild).
  17. ^ "Musiq (Soulchild) – Chart history" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Musiq (Soulchild).

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