#1 Song On March 21 2006

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#1 Song On March 21 2006

The #1 Song on March 21, 2006

So Sick by Ne-Yo was the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 21, 2006.

About the Song

"So Sick" is a rhythm and blues song written and produced by Ne-Yo, Mikkel S. Eriksen, and Tor Erik Hermansen. The song was released in November 2005 as the lead single from Ne-Yo's debut studio album, In My Own Words.

Lyrics and Meaning

The song's lyrics describe a man who is tired of his girlfriend's flirtatious behavior and decides to end the relationship. The song's chorus repeats the phrase "I'm so sick of..." followed by various reasons why he's had enough.

Chart Performance

"So Sick" was a massive commercial success, peaking at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 21, 2006. It stayed on top of the chart for two weeks and remained in the top 10 for 15 weeks. The song also reached number one on the US R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number two on the US Pop Songs chart.


"So Sick" earned Ne-Yo a Grammy nomination for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 2007. The song was also certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).

Impact and Legacy

"So Sick" marked a breakthrough for Ne-Yo, establishing him as a rising star in the R&B scene. The song's success paved the way for his subsequent albums, including Because of You and Year of the Gentleman, which further solidified his status as a leading R&B artist.


  • "So Sick" was Ne-Yo's debut single, making him the first artist to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with a solo debut single since Lauryn Hill in 1998.
  • The song's melody is heavily inspired by the 1980s hit "I'm So Into You" by SWV.

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