Sweet Love

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"Sweet Love"
Single by Anita Baker
from the album Rapture
Released1986
Format7" vinyl
Recorded1985
GenreR&B, soul
Length4:26
LabelElektra
Writer(s)Anita Baker
Louis A. Johnson
Gary Bias
Producer(s)Michael J. Powell
Anita Baker singles chronology
"Watch Your Step"
(1986)
"Sweet Love"
(1986)
"Caught Up in the Rapture"
(1986)
 
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"Sweet Love"
Single by Anita Baker
from the album Rapture
Released1986
Format7" vinyl
Recorded1985
GenreR&B, soul
Length4:26
LabelElektra
Writer(s)Anita Baker
Louis A. Johnson
Gary Bias
Producer(s)Michael J. Powell
Anita Baker singles chronology
"Watch Your Step"
(1986)
"Sweet Love"
(1986)
"Caught Up in the Rapture"
(1986)

"Sweet Love" a song by American R&B singer Anita Baker. It was the second single from her critically acclaimed second studio album, Rapture.

Chart performance[edit]

The song was Baker's first big hit single, peaking at number two on the Billboard R&B chart, number three on the Billboard adult contemporary chart, and number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 in the fall of 1986.[1] The song also peaked at number thirteen in the United Kingdom.[2]

Awards[edit]

Baker won two Grammy Awards at the 1987 ceremony: Best R&B Song, earning her (along with Gary Bias and Louis Johnson) a songwriting award. Also, the album containing this song, Rapture, won in the category Best Female R&B Vocal performance.

Performances and cover versions[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986)Peak
position
UK Singles Chart13
US Billboard Hot 1008
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs2
US Adult Contemporary Tracks3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ Anita Baker UK chart info at chartstats.com
  3. ^ Fierce UK chart info at chartstats.com
  4. ^ "Najee's Theme overview". Allmusic.com. 

External links[edit]