Thank You for Loving Me

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"Thank You for Loving Me"
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Single by Bon Jovi
from the album Crush
Released November 16, 2000 (2000-11-16)
Format CD
Recorded 1999
Length 5:11
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Jon Bon Jovi, Diane Warren
Producer(s) Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Luke Ebbin
Bon Jovi singles chronology
"Say It Isn't So"
(2000)
"Thank You for Loving Me"
(2000)
"One Wild Night"
(2001)
"Say It Isn't So"
(2000)
"Thank You for Loving Me"
(2000)
"One Wild Night"
(2001)
Alternative cover
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"Thank You for Loving Me" is a song by Bon Jovi. Written by Jon Bon Jovi and Diane Warren, it was released in 2000 as the third single from their Grammy-nominated album Crush. Bryan Adams also did a version of this song in 2003.[citation needed]

Background and writing[edit]

In an interview on Top of the Pops 2, Jon revealed the title of the song was inspired by actor Brad Pitt's character in the film Meet Joe Black.

Content[edit]

The song is a love ballad in the style of previous Bon Jovi hit singles such as "Always" and "Bed of Roses".

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Wayne Isham was filmed in Rome, Italy at the Trevi Fountain.

Track listing[edit]

UK release
  1. "Thank You for Loving Me"
  2. "Just Older (Live)"
  3. "Born to Be My Baby (Live)
Australian release
  1. "Thank You for Loving Me"
  2. "Captain Crash and the Beauty Queen from Mars" (Live)
  3. "Born to Be My Baby" (Live)
  4. "I'll Be There for You" (Live)
  5. "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" (Live)

Chart performance[edit]

The song peaked at #57 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #26 on the top 40 mainstream,[1] and also reached the top 40 in many other countries including the UK (#12), Belgium (#17), Germany (#25) and Australia (#34). It topped the singles charts in Argentina in February 2001.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000–01) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 34
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 14
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 17
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 6
Brazilian Singles Chart (ABPD)[6] 89
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[7] 19
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 25
Italy (FIMI)[9] 14
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 24
Norway (VG-lista)[11] 20
Portugal (AFP)[12] 8
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[13] 15
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[14] 14
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 46
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 26
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[17] 12
US Billboard Hot 100[18] 57
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[19] 26
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[20] 22
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[21] 15

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic (Bon Jovi charts & awards) Billboard singles". 
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  6. ^ "Brazil" (PDF). ABPD. October 6, 2001. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bon Jovi: Thank You for Loving Me" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  9. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". Top Digital Download. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". VG-lista. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  12. ^ Hits of the World - Portugal. June 2, 2001. p. 95. Retrieved November 5, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 3, 2012.
  14. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". Singles Top 100. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Bon Jovi – Thank You for Loving Me". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  17. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  18. ^ "Bon Jovi Chart History (Hot 100)" Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  19. ^ "Bon Jovi Chart History (Pop Songs)" Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  20. ^ "Bon Jovi Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)" Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  21. ^ "Bon Jovi Chart History (Adult Contemporary)" Billboard. Retrieved November 5, 2012.

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