|"On the Wings of Love"|
|Single by Jeffrey Osborne|
|from the album Jeffrey Osborne|
|Songwriter(s)||Peter Schless, Jeffrey Osborne|
|Jeffrey Osborne singles chronology|
"On the Wings of Love" is a 1982 song by Jeffrey Osborne, the first of two single releases from his self-titled debut album.
Jeffrey Linton Osborne is an American Grammy–nominated singer–songwriter, musician and lyricist. Osborne is the former drummer and lead singer of the American R&B/Soul group L.T.D.; with whom he began his musical career in 1970.
Jeffrey Osborne is the self-titled debut album from Jeffrey Osborne, released in 1982 on A&M after leaving L.T.D. for a solo career. After Osborne departed from L.T.D. in 1980, legal issues prevented him from signing his solo deal with A&M for a whole year. After signing to A&M as a solo artist, Osborne began work on his debut album.
"On the Wings of Love" peaked at #29 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #13 R&B, and #7 Adult Contemporary. It did well in the UK, where it reached #11. It also hit #1 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart.
In the UK, the song became the greatest hit of his career. In the U.S., it was his biggest hit since the L.T.D. song "Back in Love Again," on which he was the lead singer.
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|Australia (Kent Music Report)||36|
|Canada RPM Adult Contemporary||1|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||43|
|UK (The Official Charts Company)||11|
|US Billboard Hot 100||29|
|US Billboard R&B||13|
|US Billboard Adult Contemporary||7|
|US Cash Box Top 100||23|
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