Valentine (Jim Brickman song)

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McBride - Broken Wing Valentine single.jpg
Single by Martina McBride and Jim Brickman
from the album Evolution
A-side"A Broken Wing"
ReleasedSeptember 8, 1997
FormatCD single
GenreCountry pop
LabelRCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Jim Brickman
Jack Kugell
Producer(s)Dan Shea
Martina McBride singles chronology
"A Broken Wing"
"Happy Girl"

"Valentine" is a song co-written and performed by American recording artist Jim Brickman, with a guest vocal from Martina McBride. It first appeared on his 1997 album Picture This,[1] and later on McBride's album Evolution.

Chart performance[edit]

The song charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts in 1997, peaking at number 50 on the former and number 3 on the latter.[2] Although it first appeared on the Hot Country Songs charts at that time, it was not officially released as a single to the country format until a year later.[3] The song was the follow-up to her single "A Broken Wing," to which "Valentine" originally served as the b-side.[3] Upon its official release, "Valentine" peaked at number 9.

Chart (1997) Peak
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[4] 16
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 50
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[6] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 53
Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[8] 14
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 9


  1. ^ "Picture This". Allmusic. Retrieved September 13, 2010.
  2. ^ "Chart listing for "Valentine"". Billboard. Retrieved September 13, 2010.
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 262–263. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 3156." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 24, 1997. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  5. ^ "Martina McBride Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Martina McBride Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  7. ^ a b "Martina McBride Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3516." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. April 13, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.

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