#1 Song On April 12 2006

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song On April 12 2006

The #1 Song on April 12, 2006

On April 12, 2006, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "So Sick" by Ne-Yo.

Song Background

"So Sick" was a breakout hit for American R&B singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, from his debut studio album "In My Own Words". The song was written by Ne-Yo, along with Mikkel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen of the Norwegian production duo Stargate.

Chart Performance

"So Sick" was a massive commercial success, debuting at #91 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 2006. It quickly climbed the charts, reaching #1 on April 12, 2006, and staying at the top spot for two consecutive weeks. The song also reached #1 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

Reception

"So Sick" received widespread critical acclaim, with many praising Ne-Yo's smooth vocals and the song's catchy melody. The song's lyrics, which explore the pain of a breakup, resonated with listeners of all ages.

Legacy

"So Sick" has been certified platinum by the RIAA and has sold over 3 million copies in the United States alone. The song's success helped establish Ne-Yo as a rising star in the R&B scene, and it remains one of his most iconic hits to date.

Lyrics

"I'm so sick of crying, Oh, I'm so sick of crying, Oh, I'm so sick of crying, Over you..."

Music Video

The music video for "So Sick" features Ne-Yo performing the song in a dimly lit room, interspersed with scenes of a couple's relationship deteriorating. The video was directed by Hype Williams and has been viewed millions of times on YouTube.

Awards and Nominations

  • Grammy Nomination: Best Male R&B Vocal Performance (2007)
  • BET Award: Best New Artist (2006)
  • MTV Video Music Awards: Nomination for Best New Artist (2006)

"So Sick" remains one of the biggest hits of 2006, and its catchy melody and relatable lyrics continue to resonate with listeners to this day.

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