|Studio album by Miki Howard|
|Released||March 27, 2001|
|Producer|| Gary Brown, Sam Sims|
LeMel Humes, Barry Eastmond
DaMone Arnold, Darius McCrary
|Miki Howard chronology|
|Singles from Three Wishes|
Three Wishes is the seventh studio album by American R&B singer Miki Howard released under Peak Records. The album peaked at No. 60 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums but failed to chart on the US Billboard 200. The song, "Meant to Be", was produced by singer/actor Darius McCrary of the television sitcom Family Matters , who also sings background vocals on the track.
Contemporary R&B is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop and electronic music.
Alicia Michelle "Miki" Howard is an American singer and actress who had a string of Top 10 hit songs in the mid–1980s and early–1990s, including "Baby, Be Mine"(1987), "Come Share My Love" (1986) and "Love Under New Management" (1990). "Ain't Nobody Like You" (1992) and "Ain't Nuthin' in the World" (1989) both peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B Singles chart.
Peak Records is an American record label that was founded by The Rippingtons leader and guitarist Russ Freeman and Andi Howard in 1994. Peak is distributed by eOne Music.
The tracks, "Nobody" and "Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady", were produced by Barry Eastmond and co-written by singer/songwriter Gordon Chambers and Barry Eastmond. The album consists of mostly ballads.
Gordon Anthony Chambers is an American singer-songwriter and record producer who has written songs for more than 75 recording artists including Angie Stone, Yolanda Adams, The Isley Brothers, Brandy, Trey Songz, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Usher, Marc Anthony, Jamie Foxx, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Beyoncé Knowles. His number-1 hits as lyricist include Anita Baker's Grammy-winning hit "I Apologize", Brownstone's Grammy-nominated hit "If You Love Me", Angie Stone's "No More Rain ", the Grammy-nominated theme of 1996's Set It Off "Missing You" and Yolanda Adams "Someone Watching Over Me". He is the winner of eight awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), has four Dove Award nominations, and his songs have been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Anita Baker won a Grammy for "I Apologize", which Chambers wrote. His songs have been performed at the Essence Awards, American Music Awards, the Goodwill Games and the White House. His prestigious appearances, in addition to acclaimed European and Japanese tours,have included the Essence Music Festival, the Congressional Black Caucus, the Apollo Theater, Constitution Hall, B. B King's and the Kennedy Center.
Executive producers on Three Wishes include Russ Freeman of jazz band The Rippingtons and Andi Howard. The album was nominated for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Album at the 2002 Grammy Awards.
Russ Freeman is a smooth jazz guitarist who is the founder and leader of the Rippingtons.
The Rippingtons are an American contemporary jazz group mainly relating to the genres smooth jazz, jazz fusion, jazz pop, and crossover jazz. Formed in 1985 by guitarist and band leader Russ Freeman, their career has spanned three decades. With a revolving door of musicians, Freeman has been the only consistent member.
|2.||"One Day Without You"||4:26|
|4.||"From Now On"||3:57|
|5.||"Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady"||4:36|
|6.||"Don't Give Your Heart"||4:52|
|7.||"Kiss of a Stranger"||3:42|
|9.||"Bring Your Loving Home"||5:20|
|10.||"Meant to Be"||4:23|
|U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||60|
|U.S. Billboard Independent Albums||25|
One Wish: The Holiday Album is the sixth studio album by American singer Whitney Houston, released in November 2003. The album is a Christmas album, and featured the single "One Wish ", which reached the top twenty on Billboard's US Adult Contemporary chart. The album spent six weeks on the Billboard 200 and as of January 11th 2018 the album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales over 500,000 copies. The album also features a duet with Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina on "The Little Drummer Boy". The album also re-uses "Joy to the World" and "Who Would Imagine a King" from 1996's The Preacher's Wife: Original Soundtrack Album.
"Until You Come Back to Me " is a song written by Morris Broadnax, Clarence Paul, and Stevie Wonder. The song was originally recorded by Stevie Wonder in 1967, but his version was not released as a single and did not appear on an album until 1977's anthology Looking Back. The most well-known version of this song is the 1973 release by Aretha Franklin, who had a million-selling top 10 hit on Billboard charts. The song reached no. 1 on the R&B chart and no. 3 on the Hot 100 chart in 1974. It became an RIAA gold record.
G Force is the second studio album by American saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 1983, and peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart, number 17 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and number 62 on the Billboard 200 chart.
"Missing You" is a song recorded by American singers Brandy, Gladys Knight, Tamia and Chaka Khan in 1996. The song was used to promote the 1996 motion picture Set It Off. It was written and produced by Gordon Chambers and Barry Eastmond and released as the lead single from the soundtrack album of the movie on August 6, 1996 through Elektra Records.
Rock Me Tonight is the platinum selling 1985 debut album from American R&B/Soul singer Freddie Jackson. Released on April 28, 1985, the album yielded four top–10 singles on the U.S. R&B chart, with the first two, "You Are My Lady" and "Rock Me Tonight ", reaching number one. The latter two, "Love Is Just a Touch Away" and "He'll Never Love You", peaked at Nos. 9 and 8, respectively. The album contains a cover of the Billie Holiday classic "Good Morning Heartache". The success of Rock Me Tonight garnered Jackson a Grammy Award nomination in 1986 for Best New Artist, losing out to Sade. Rock Me Tonight went on to top the R&B Albums chart for 14 nonconsecutive weeks, and peaked inside the Top 10 on the Billboard 200.
Rhythm of Love is the fifth album by American R&B/soul singer Anita Baker, released in 1994. The album peaked at #3 on the US Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop chart and was certified double platinum, giving Baker her fourth platinum selling album.
My Everything is the sixth studio album by Anita Baker, released on September 7, 2004. The album debuted at #4 on the US Billboard 200 selling 132,000 copies in its first week. As of May 2005, the album has sold 568,000 copies in the US and been certified Gold by the RIAA.
Christmas Fantasy is the seventh and final studio album by American R&B singer Anita Baker. It is Baker's first holiday album, and was released on October 4, 2005 by Blue Note Records. The album peaked at number 120 on the Billboard 200, and number 31 on the R&B chart.
"Ain't No Way" is a song written by singer-songwriter Carolyn Franklin and sung by her elder sister Aretha Franklin as the B-side to her 1968 hit, "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone". This song should not be confused with a different song of the same title, recorded by Aretha Franklin on her 2003 CD So Damn Happy: "Ain't No Way" by Barry J. Eastmond and Gordon Chambers.
Just Like the First Time is the second studio album by American R&B/Soul singer Freddie Jackson. Released in November 1986, the album had one of the longest record runs at number one on the U.S. R&B Albums chart, as it spent 26 weeks at the top of that chart. It also peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200. It was certified platinum by the RIAA on January 20, 1987. The album yielded three number-one singles on the R&B singles chart with "Have You Ever Loved Somebody", "Tasty Love" and "Jam Tonight". A fourth single, "I Don't Want to Lose Your Love", just missed the top spot, peaking at number two. The fifth single, "Look Around", peaked at number 69. A fourth number one single, "A Little Bit More," a duet with Melba Moore was also featured as an eleventh track on some editions of the album.
Come Share My Love is the debut studio album by American R&B singer, Miki Howard. Released on November 19, 1986 under Atlantic Records label, the album peaked at #171 on the Billboard 200 and #19 on the Billboard R&B Albums Chart. Howard scored her first hit song off debut album when "Come Share My Love" peaked to #5 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles Chart in 1986.
Femme Fatale is the fourth studio album by American R&B/jazz singer Miki Howard. Released in 1992 under Giant Records, the album peaked at No. 110 on Billboard 200 and No. 7 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart. The first single from the album, "Ain't Nobody Like You", reached No. 1 on the R&B Singles chart, her second number one on the chart.
Miki Howard is the third studio album by American R&B singer Miki Howard, released in 1989 on Atlantic Records. The album peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart. Howard scored her first number-one song with the lead single released from the album, "Ain't Nuthin' in the World", on the Billboard R&B Singles chart.
Miki Sings Billie: A Tribute to Billie Holiday is a studio album by American R&B singer Miki Howard. Released in 1993 by Giant Records, the album peaked at No. 72 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart. The album is a tribute to jazz singer Billie Holiday, Howard covers some of her favorite songs recorded by Holiday.
"Come Share My Love" is a song by American R&B singer Miki Howard. It is the lead single from her debut studio album of the same name. The hit song peaked to No. 5 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart in 1986. Although it failed to even bubble under the Billboard Hot 100, it did reach #38 on the Adult Contemporary chart, becoming Howard's only charted single there. Howard become a known name in R&B music, by early 1987 another track from the album, "Love Will Find A Way" was receiving modest airplay on U.S. R&B radio stations.
"Baby, Be Mine" is an R&B song by the American R&B singer Miki Howard. It was released in 1987 as the first single from her second album, Love Confessions. The song was an R&B hit, reaching number five on Billboard's R&B singles chart, her second top five song on the chart. The track was produced by Nick Martinelli and features the saxophonist Sam Peake.
Love Confessions is the second studio album by American R&B singer Miki Howard. Released in 1987 under Atlantic Records, the album peaked at No. 145 on the Billboard 200 and No. 13 on the Billboards Top R&B Albums chart.
Private Collection is the ninth studio album by R&B singer Miki Howard that was released in 2008 by her label.
Home is the twelfth studio album by American R&B recording artist Stephanie Mills. It was released June 26, 1989 on MCA Records and peaked at no. 5 on Billboard Top R&B Albums. The album features the R&B hit singles "Home" and "Something in the Way "; both were number one hits on Billboard Top R&B Songs chart.