Thursday, October 24, 2019

Monica's Top 10 Best Songs


In honor of Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress MONICA birthday today, RnBJunkieOfficial presents her Top 10 Best Songs including several Honorable Mentions...

10 STREET SYMPHONY
From the Album: The Boy Is Mine

One of Monica's underrated yet musically brilliant standout tracks which was produced by Dallas Austin.

09 LOVE ALL OVER ME
From the Album: Still Standing

This standout soulful ballad which was produced by Jermaine Dupri & Bryan Michael Cox, peaked at No. 2 on the R&B chart.

08 FOR YOU I WILL
From the Album: Space Jam Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

This Platinum-selling single which was produced by David Foster and written by Diane Warren peaked at No. 4 and No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100's and R&B chart and experienced international success.

07 ANGEL OF MINE
From the Album: The Boy Is Mine

Originally recorded by British R&B Girl Group Eternal, Monica's Platinum-selling cover would go on to garner a bigger international prominence where it peaked at No. 2 and No. 1 on the Pop and R&B chart.

06 WHY I LOVE YOU SO MUCH
From the Album: Miss Thang

Released as the fourth and final single from Monica's debut album, this Daryl Simmons-produced standout ballad, peaked at No. 9 and No. 3 on Billboard Hot 100's and R&B chart and was Gold-certified.

05 THE BOY IS MINE (DUET W/ BRANDY)
From the Album: The Boy Is Mine

Monica teamed up with Brandy on this Rodney Jerkins-produced song which propelled the pair a then-record setting 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Pop and R&B chart. The single went on 2x Platinum-certified and win Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group at the 41st Annual Grammy ceremony.

04 BEFORE YOU WALK OUT OF MY LIFE
From the Album: Miss Thang

Produced by Soulshock & Karlin, this Platinum-selling standout ballad peaked at No. 7 and No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 and R&B chart. Sidenote: This song was originally recorded and left unused by Toni Braxton for her Secrets album.

03 THE FIRST NIGHT
From the Album: The Boy Is Mine

Issued as the second single and produced by Jermaine Dupri, this Platinum-selling standout song samples Diana Ross' "Love Hangover" and peaked at No. 1 on the Pop and R&B charts respectively.

02 SO GONE
From the Album: After the Storm

This Missy Elliott-produced track which samples The Whispers' "You Are Number One" peaked at No. 1 on the R&B chart and No. 10 on Billboard's Hot 100's chart and features background assistance from R&B songstress Tweet.

01 DON'T TAKE IT PERSONAL (JUST ONE OF DEM DAYS)
From the Album: Miss Thang

Produced by Dallas Austin and released as Monica's debut single to the world, this Platinum-selling single peaked at No. 2 and No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100's and R&B charts respectively.

HONORABLE MENTION:

"U Should've Known Better"
"Everything to Me"
"Commitment"
"One In A Lifetime"
"Sideline Ho"
"Like This & Like That" featuring Mr. Malik

BONUS - HONORABLE MENTION ALBUM CUTS:

"Why Her"
"Don't Gotta Go Home" featuring DMX
"If You Were My Man"
"Let's Straighten It Out" featuring Usher
"Amazing"
"Deep"
"I Wrote This Song"

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