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"Who's Holding Donna Now"
Single by DeBarge
from the album Rhythm of the Night
Released 1985
Format 7" single
Recorded 1985
Genre soul, Pop
Length 4:28
Label Gordy 1793
Writer(s) David Foster
Jay Graydon
Randy Goodrum
Producer Jay Graydon
DeBarge singles chronology
"Rhythm of the Night"
(1985)
"Who's Holding Donna Now"
(1985)
"You Wear It Well"
(1985)

"Who's Holding Donna Now" is a 1985 hit single recorded by DeBarge for the Gordy label. It was their second consecutive top ten U.S. hit after the release of "Rhythm of the Night" becoming an easy eighties soft rock favorite.

After recording the successful dance single, the group returned to their more comfortable standard of ballads. Relying on an outside producer and songwriters, this song was recorded and released as the second single off their fourth album, Rhythm of the Night.

The song eventually spent four weeks at #2 on the U.S. R&B chart and #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It also became their third song to top the U.S. adult contemporary chart, which helped their Rhythm of the Night album reached gold status.

Charts

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[1] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[1] 2
UK Singles Chart[2] 83

Credits

References

  1. ^ a b c Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications), page 297.
  2. ^ UK Singles Chart info Chartstats.com. Retrieved 15 August 2009.

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