#1 Song On December 2 2004

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song On December 2 2004

The #1 Song on December 2, 2004

On December 2, 2004, the music world was grooving to the tune of a catchy and upbeat song that topped the charts. According to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the #1 song on December 2, 2004 was... (drumroll please)... "Let Me Love You" by Mario!

About the Song

"Let Me Love You" was a breakout hit for American R&B singer Mario, featuring rapper Jadakiss. The song was written and produced by Scott Storch and was included in Mario's second studio album, "Turning Point". The song's catchy melody, combined with Mario's smooth vocals and Jadakiss's rap verse, made it an instant hit with audiences.

Chart Performance

"Let Me Love You" debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on October 23, 2004. It rose rapidly to the top spot, replacing Usher's "Yeah!" and staying at number one for nine consecutive weeks. The song also reached number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number four on the Pop Songs chart.

Impact and Legacy

"Let Me Love You" was a game-changer for Mario, launching his career as a successful R&B artist. The song's success paved the way for his subsequent hits, including "Breathe, Stretch, Shake" and "Just a Friend 2002". The song has also been covered and remixed by numerous artists, cementing its status as a classic of the early 2000s.

Fun Facts

  • "Let Me Love You" was Mario's first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • The song's music video, directed by Andy Hines, features Mario and Jadakiss performing in a high school.
  • "Let Me Love You" has been certified platinum by the RIAA, denoting sales of over 1 million copies in the United States alone.

So there you have it – the #1 song on December 2, 2004, was indeed "Let Me Love You" by Mario, a song that still gets us moving to this day!

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