Someone to Love (Jon B. song)

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"Someone to Love"
Single by Jon B. featuring Babyface
from the album Bonafide
Released April 3, 1995
Format cassette single
Recorded 1995
Genre R&B, blue-eyed soul
Length 4:33
Label Yab Yum, 550 Music
Writer(s) Babyface
Producer(s) Babyface
Jon B. chronology
"Someone to Love"
"Pretty Girl"

"Someone to Love" is the fifth track on Jon B.'s debut album, Bonafide. This song is a duet with Babyface that gained wide exposure on the Bad Boys soundtrack.

The song, with a style very much inspired by Babyface,[1] peaked at #10 on the U.S. Hot 100 chart and at #7 on the U.S. R&B chart.

The song received a Grammy Award nomination for the category Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 1996.[2] The then 21-year-old Jon B. stated he felt the nomination was "an honor he could not have asked for."[3]


(1995-96) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 10


  1. ^ Vibe. Vibe Media Group. p. 128. ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  2. ^ "List of Grammy nominees". CNN. 
  3. ^ "Jon B: 'That Grammy & Me'". Daily News. New York. 1996-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1995". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 

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