Category: i’m your baby tonight

On this day in music history: December 1, 1990 – “I’m Your Baby Tonight” by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart for 2 weeks, also topping the Hot 100 for 1 week on the same date. Written and produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface, it is the fourth R&B and eight number one single on the pop chart for the superstar vocalist. Amid criticism from fans and critics that her music has become “too pop”, Houston is paired with the superstar R&B production team of L.A. & Babyface (having produced fifteen R&B number ones at that point) to re-establish Houston with her black fan base. The title track first single to Whitney’s third album, it is released in October, more than a month ahead of the full length. Entering the Hot 100 at #42 on October 20, 1990, it climbs to the top of the chart six weeks later. “Baby” also becomes the first number one pop single for L.A. & Babyface as songwriters and producers. The song is also spoofed on the comedy series “In Living Color” with Kim Wayans" as Houston singing “Got Your Babies Tonight” to Marlon Wayans as Bobby Brown". “I’m Your Baby Tonight” is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

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On this day in music history: December 1, 1990 – “I’m Your Baby Tonight” by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart for 2 weeks, also topping the Hot 100 for 1 week on the same date. Written and produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface, it is the fourth R&B and eight number one single on the pop chart for the superstar vocalist. Amid criticism from fans and critics that her music has become “too pop”, Houston is paired with the superstar R&B production team of L.A. & Babyface (having produced fifteen R&B number ones at that point) to re-establish Houston with her black fan base. The title track first single to Whitney’s third album, it is released in October, more than a month ahead of the full length. Entering the Hot 100 at #42 on October 20, 1990, it climbs to the top of the chart six weeks later. “Baby” also becomes the first number one pop single for L.A. & Babyface as songwriters and producers. The song is also spoofed on the comedy series “In Living Color” with Kim Wayans" as Houston singing “Got Your Babies Tonight” to Marlon Wayans as  Bobby Brown". “I’m Your Baby Tonight” is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

Whitney Houston performing in Paris during the

I’m Your Baby Tonight World Tour in 1991.

On this day in music history: December 1, 1990 – “I’m Your Baby Tonight” by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart for 2 weeks, also topping the Hot 100 for 1 week on the same date. Written and produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface, it is the fourth R&B and eight number one single on the pop chart for the superstar vocalist. Amid criticism from fans and critics that her music has become “too pop”, Houston is paired with the superstar R&B production team of L.A. & Babyface (having produced fifteen R&B number ones at that point) to re-establish Houston with her black fan base. The title track first single to Whitney’s third album, it is released in October, more than a month ahead of the full length. Entering the Hot 100 at #42 on October 20, 1990, it climbs to the top of the chart six weeks later. “Baby” will also become the first number one pop single for L.A. & Babyface as songwriters and producers. The song is also spoofed on the comedy series “In Living Color” with Kim Wayans as Houston singing “Take Your Babies Tonight” to Marlon Wayans as  Bobby Brown". “I’m Your Baby Tonight” is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.