Wonderful (Ja Rule song)

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"Wonderful"
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Single by Ja Rule featuring R. Kelly and Ashanti
from the album R.U.L.E.
Released September 28, 2004 (2004-09-28)
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Genre
Length 4:26
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Jimi Kendrix
  • Irv Gotti
Ja Rule singles chronology
"Clap Back"
(2003)
"Wonderful"
(2004)
"New York"
(2004)
"Clap Back"
(2003)
"Wonderful"
(2004)"
"New York"
(2004)
R. Kelly singles chronology
"Happy People"
(2004) Happy People2004
"Wonderful"
(2004) Wonderful2004
"In the Kitchen"
(2005) In the Kitchen2005
Ashanti singles chronology
"Southside"
(2004) Southside2004
"Wonderful"
(2004) Wonderful2004
"Only U"
(2004) Only U2004

"Wonderful" is a song by American rapper Ja Rule. It was released on September 28, 2004 as the lead single from his 2004 album R.U.L.E.. The song features American pop-R&B singers R. Kelly and Ashanti.

Music video[edit]

Hype Williams directed the music video.

Track listings[edit]

UK CD1
  1. "Wonderful" (featuring R. Kelly & Ashanti)
  2. "Caught Up" (featuring Lloyd)
UK CD2
  1. "Wonderful" (featuring R. Kelly & Ashanti)
  2. "Livin' It Up" (featuring Case)
  3. "Always on Time" (featuring Ashanti)

Commercial performance[edit]

In the US "Wonderful" went on to peak at number five in November 2004 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his fourth top five hit on the chart.[1] In the United Kingdom it went on to top the UK Singles Chart, also making it his first number one hit in Britain,[2] though it is the country's lowest selling No. 1 hit, with sales of only 65,000. The song became Ja Rule's eighth top ten hit, Ashanti's tenth top ten hit, and R. Kelly's sixteenth top ten hit, and it has been certified gold in the United States by the RIAA.[3] It is also notable for being the last top ten hit to date on the Hot 100 for all three artists involved.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004-05) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 6
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 47
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 45
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 2
Brazilian Singles Chart (ABPD)[8] 24
Denmark (Tracklisten)[9] 13
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 20
Ireland (IRMA) 12
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[11] 15
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[12] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 12
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100 5
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 3
US Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 2
US Billboard Pop Songs 22

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Preceded by
"Call on Me" by Eric Prydz
UK Singles Chart number-one single
October 31, 2004 - November 6, 2004
Succeeded by
"Just Lose It" by Eminem