Why I Love You So Much
|"Why I Love You So Much"|
|Single by Monica|
|from the album Miss Thang|
|Released||May 21, 1996|
|Length||4:30 (album version)|
|Monica singles chronology|
"Why I Love You So Much" is a song by American R&B singer Monica, composed by Daryl Simmons for Monica's debut studio album, Miss Thang (1995). The ballad was released as the album's fourth and final single on a double A-side with "Ain't Nobody" during the second quarter of 1996 (see 1996 in music). The double-A-side single became Monica's third consecutive top ten hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with a peak position of number 9.
The video was shot in San Francisco at the Italian shop Bohemian Cigar Store and Cafe on April 3, 1996. The video start with other people walking in different places. Monica sings in front of her man saying that he is her whole world and she's been his girl forever: the video was directed by Kevin Bray.
Formats and track listings
These are the formats and track listings of major single-releases of "Why I Love You So Much"
- "Why I Love You So Much" (Album Version)
- "Why I Love You So Much" (Soulpower Remix)
- "Ain't Nobody"
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||22|
|US Billboard Hot 100||9|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||3|
|End of year chart (1996)||Position|
|US Billboard Hot 100||46|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||700,000|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- "Monica Videography". MVDBase.com. Retrieved 2010-04-01.
- "Charts.org.nz – Monica – Why I Love You So Much". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
- "Monica – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Monica. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
- "Monica – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Monica. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
- "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2009-09-15.
- "American single certifications – Monica – Why I Love You So Much". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
- "Best-Selling Records of 1996". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 109 (3): 61. January 18, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- Monica.com — official Monica site
- Monica music videos — watch "Why I Love You So Much" at LAUNCHcast
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