You Don't Know My Name

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"You Don't Know My Name"
You Don't Know My Name single cover.jpg
Single by Alicia Keys
from the album The Diary of Alicia Keys
B-side"Diary"
ReleasedNovember 18, 2003
Format
Recorded2002
Studio
  • Kampo
  • Quad Recording (New York City)
Genre
Length
  • 6:06 (album version)
  • 4:28 (radio edit)
LabelJ
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Keys
  • West
Alicia Keys singles chronology
"Girlfriend"
(2002)
"You Don't Know My Name"
(2003)
"If I Ain't Got You"
(2004)
Music video
"You Don't Know My Name" on YouTube

"You Don't Know My Name" is a song by American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys from her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys. Written by Keys, Kanye West and Harold Lilly, and produced by Keys and West, the track was released as the album's lead single in November 2003. It contains a sample from the 1975 song "Let Me Prove My Love to You", written by J. R. Bailey, Mel Kent,Omar B and Ken Williams and performed by The Main Ingredient.

The song became Keys' third top ten hit in the United States, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as topping the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for eight consecutive weeks, her first Top 10 single in both charts since 2002's "A Woman's Worth". Additionally, the song won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song and a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Female. "You Don't Know My Name" was sampled on rapper Lil Wayne's 2008 song "Comfortable" featuring Babyface, produced by West. Blender magazine placed the song at number thirty-seven on its list of "The 100 Best Songs of 2004".[1]

Track listings and formats[edit]

  • European CD single[2]
  1. "You Don't Know My Name" — 5:28
  2. "Diary" (featuring Tony! Toni! Toné!) — 4:45
  • European maxi single[3]
  1. "You Don't Know My Name" — 5:28
  2. "Diary" (featuring Tony! Toni! Toné!) — 4:45
  3. "You Don't Know My Name" (Instrumental) — 4:28
  • Enhanced CD single[4]
  1. "You Don't Know My Name" — 4:20
  2. "Fallin'" (Ali soundtrack version) — 4:30
  3. "Butterflyz" (Roger's Release Mix) — 3:54
  4. "You Don't Know My Name" (video)
  • U.S. 12" single[5]
    • A1 "You Don't Know My Name" (radio mix) — 4:28
    • A2 "You Don't Know My Name" (instrumental) — 4:28
    • B1 "You Don't Know My Name" (album mix) — 6:08
    • B2 "You Don't Know My Name" (a cappella) — 4:26
    U.S. 12" single (Remixes)[6]
    • A1 "You Don't Know My Name" (HeartBeat Remix featuring T-Rex) — 3:54
    • A2 "You Don't Know My Name" (G-Mix featuring Fabolous) — 3:42
    • B1 "You Don't Know My Name" (Roc-A-Fella Remix featuring Freeway) — 4:21
    • B2 "You Don't Know My Name" (Smooth) — 3:13
    • B3 "You Don't Know My Name" (Reggae Mix) — 3:00
    European 12" single[7]
    • A1 "You Don't Know My Name" (radio edit) — 3:07
    • A2 "Fallin'" (Ali soundtrack version) — 6:08
    • B1 "You Don't Know My Name" (instrumental version) — 4:27

Music Video[edit]

Rapper Mos Def plays Micheal Harris, Alicia's love interest, and Keys plays a waitress at a restaurant.

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 100 Best Songs of 2004". Blender. Alpha Media Group Inc. November 23, 2004. Archived from the original on May 26, 2009. Retrieved May 30, 2009.
  2. ^ "Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
  3. ^ "Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
  4. ^ "Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
  5. ^ Alicia Keys- "You Don't Know My Name" single @Discogs.com Retrieved 2-19-2011.
  6. ^ "Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name (Remixes) (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
  7. ^ "Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
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  13. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Alicia Keys – You Don't Know My Name". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  14. ^ "Chart Track: Week 1, 2004". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  15. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Alicia Keys – You Don't Know My Name". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  16. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 1, 2004" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  17. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Alicia Keys – You Don't Know My Name" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  18. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  19. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Alicia Keys – You Don't Know My Name". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  20. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Alicia Keys – You Don't Know My Name". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  21. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  22. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  23. ^ "Alicia Keys Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  24. ^ "Alicia Keys Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  25. ^ "2004 Year End Charts – The Billboard Hot 100 Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. December 25, 2004. Retrieved November 8, 2010.
  26. ^ "2004 Year End Charts – Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. December 25, 2004. Retrieved November 8, 2010.
  27. ^ "Decade End Charts – R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved November 8, 2010.[permanent dead link]

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