#1 Song July 17 2004

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song July 17 2004

The #1 Song on July 17, 2004

"Confessions Part II" by Usher

On July 17, 2004, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "Confessions Part II" by American R&B singer Usher. This song was part of his fourth studio album, Confessions, which was released on March 23, 2004.

The Song's Success

"Confessions Part II" was a huge commercial success, spending two weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song's lyrics, which focus on infidelity and the consequences of one's actions, resonated with listeners, making it a fan favorite.

About the Album

Confessions was a groundbreaking album that showcased Usher's growth as an artist. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling over 1.1 million copies in its first week. It spawned several successful singles, including "Yeah!", "Burn", and "Love in This Club".

Legacy

"Confessions Part II" and the Confessions album are still widely popular today, with many considering them a classic of the early 2000s R&B era. The album's success can be attributed to Usher's soulful voice, introspective lyrics, and the production talents of Jermaine Dupri, Lil Jon, and others.

Fun Facts

  • "Confessions Part II" was written by Usher, Jermaine Dupri, and Bryan-Michael Cox.
  • The song's music video was directed by Chris Robinson and features Usher singing and dancing in a dimly lit club.
  • Confessions has been certified Diamond by the RIAA, denoting sales of over 10 million copies in the United States alone.

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