Jesse Powell’s 1999 hit single “You” makes its debut on Billboard’s R&B Digital Music Gross sales chart throughout the week of Sept. 24, 2022.
Powell’s signature observe, which he co-wrote with Carl Roland, enters at No. 5 this week.
In response to Billboard, the R&B Digital Music Gross sales chart tracks the preferred downloaded songs and is ranked by gross sales information compiled by Luminate.
Powell’s look on the chart comes practically per week after his household launched an announcement saying that he had handed away at age 51. His sister Tamara Powell shared the assertion on behalf of the Powell household by way of Instagram.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother and uncle Jesse Powell. He handed away peacefully in his Los Angeles dwelling,” the assertion mentioned.
“The household asks for privateness right now as we mourn the super loss and have fun his eternal legacy. Jesse cherished music and he particularly cherished his followers who supported him all through his profession. We wish you all to know that you just meant the world to him.”
As famous above, “You” was launched as a single in 1999. The music initially appeared on Powell’s self-titled debut album, however was added to his sophomore LP, ‘Bout It.
“You” debuted at No. 14 on the Billboard Scorching 100 throughout the week of Feb. 20, 1999, and later peaked at No. 10. It turned Powell’s first and solely high 10 hit on the Scorching 100.
‘Bout It was launched on Sept. 8, 1998, by way of Silas Information/MCA Information. The ten-track album included extra singles similar to “I Wasn’t With It,” which peaked at No. 85 on the Billboard 100 and “‘Bout It, ‘Bout It.”
The album additionally featured contributions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Fred Jerkins, LaShawn Daniels, Mark J. Feist and extra.
In June 1999, ‘Bout It was licensed gold by the Recording Trade Affiliation of America (RIAA), after reaching greater than 500,000 gross sales items. It was Powell’s first and solely award from the RIAA.
Stream “You” by Jesse Powell beneath — the unique and Darkchild Remix.