"Have You Ever Loved Somebody" is a 1986 single by Freddie Jackson. The single was his second one from the album Just Like the First Time and his fifth number one on the Hot Black Singles chart, staying at the top spot for two weeks. "Have You Ever Loved Somebody" peaked at number sixty-nine on the Hot 100. The music video for Have You Ever Loved Somebody was directed by Michael Oblowitz in Miami and New York, in 1986. This song was sampled for the Glasses Malone record "Sun Comes Up". Smooth Jazz musician Najee covered the song featuring Jackson on his 1998 greatest hits album, The Best of Najee.