Label: Arista - BVCA-21021,BMG - 74321-65495-2 • Format: CD Album 2nd. Edition • Country: Japan • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop, Funk / Soul, Pop • Style: RnB/Swing, Soul, Contemporary R&B, Ballad, Tribal, Progressive House
The album deviated from the formula of her debut Miss Thang as she had more creative control over the material she recorded; a step that she considered a "natural progression". Additional producers included David FosterDiane WarrenJermaine Dupriand Rodney Jerkins and his Darkchild crew, some Make Me A Pallet On The Floor - Various - Atlantic Blues: Vocalists which would become household names on subsequent albums.
Upon release, The Boy Is Mine received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics. It was eventually certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAAdenoting shipments of over three million copies throughout the country, with estimated sales of 2 million copies in the United States as of November Her biggest international seller to date, it became a moderate success outside the United States, peaking within the top twenty in France, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland.
Five commercial singles were released from the album. After Monica signed a deal to Rowdy Recordsher debut album Miss Thang was released in Julyselling about one and a half million copies in the United States alone. After the success of her debut, Monica entered recording studios in to start work on her second album. Again, she worked closely with Dallas Austin on the bulk of the album who shared executive producer credit with Davis on The Boy Is Mine.
On July 9,a listening party for the album was held in Los Angeles ; another listening party was scheduled in New York City at a later date. A back to school promotional campaign was also planned and the campaign was going to feature Monica on book covers. Blige during the show as well. Kelly but no further news was ever mentioned regarding that tour.
The Boy Is Mine produced several singles. The collaboration received favorable reviews from contemporary music critics and became the first number-one pop record for both artists, both stateside and internationally.
Exploiting the media's presumption of a rivalry between the two young singers, "The Boy Is Mine" became the best-selling song of the year in the United States, spending 13 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot Durpi-produced " The First Night " was released as the album's The Boy Is Mine - Monica - The Boy Is Mine single a week ahead of the album release.
It remained within the top forty for 20 weeks and was ranked at number 18 on the Billboard Hot year-end charts in The ballad became Monica's third chart topper for four consecutive weeks in United States, and finished third on Billboard ' s year-end chart, making Monica the only artist to place within the year-end top ten in both from to It failed to chart however.
Upon The Boy Is Mine - Monica - The Boy Is Mine release, The Boy Is Mine garnered generally mixed to positive reviews from contemporary music critics, many of whom liked the album's ballads and classic sound, praising Monica for her vocal performance.
After comparing her to Brandyshe found that Monica "really has more in common with label-mates Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton. Like them, she's a major league talent who knows it takes more than a great and memorable voice to bat the ball out of the park — and it's a pleasure to recommend someone with that type of professional savvy. Natasha Stovall from the Rolling Stone gave The Boy Is Mine a mixed review, describing it as "a more classic path, with help from the cool hand of producer Dallas Austin.
Blige and adult-contemporary sirens like Toni Braxton to someplace closer to soul's source. Transcendent nuggets like " Street Symphony " showcase her voluptuous vocals. The Boy Is Mine debuted at the number eight position on the Billboardwith first-week sales of 91, copies, opening to nearly three times as many units as her debut album in Credits are taken from the album's liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Clive Davis exec. Dallas Austin also exec. Darkchild Austin Norwood.
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