Valentine (Jim Brickman song)

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"Valentine"
McBride - Broken Wing Valentine single.jpg
Single by Martina McBride and Jim Brickman
from the album Evolution
A-side "A Broken Wing"
Released September 8, 1997
Format CD single
Genre Country, Pop
Length 3:22
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s) Jim Brickman
Jack Kugell
Producer(s) Dan Shea
Martina McBride chronology
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"Valentine"
(1997)
"Happy Girl"
(1998)

"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
position
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
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[8] 14
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Picture This". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chart listing for "Valentine"". Billboard. Retrieved 13 September 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" Billboard Hot 100 for Martina McBride.
  6. ^ "Martina McBride – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Martina McBride.
  7. ^ a b "Martina McBride – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Martina McBride.
  8. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3516." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. April 13, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.

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