What the Heart Wants

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"What the Heart Wants"
Collin Raye - What The Heart Wants.png
Single by Collin Raye
from the album The Best of Collin Raye: Direct Hits
Released June 2, 1997
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:46
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Michael Dulaney
Producer(s) Paul Worley
John Hobbs
Ed Seay
Collin Raye singles chronology
"On the Verge"
"What the Heart Wants"
"The Gift"
"On the Verge"
"What The Heart Wants"
"The Gift"

"What the Heart Wants" is a song written by Michael Dulaney, and recorded by American country music singer Collin Raye. It was released in June 1997 as the first single from his compilation CD The Best of Collin Raye: Direct Hits. The song peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard country music charts and #2 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 69 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated June 7, 1997.

Chart (1997) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 42
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 39


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3346." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 6, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "Collin Raye – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Collin Raye.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1997: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 

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