- Let Me Love You
Name = Let Me Love You
Artist = Mario
from Album = Turning Point
October 12, 2004
Digital download CD maxi single 12" Maxi Single
Recorded = 2004
Genre = R&B
Length = 4:09
Label = J
Certification = Platinum
ARIA[cite web|url=http://www.aria.com.au/pages/aria-charts-accreditations-singles-2005.htm|title=Mario - Platinum CD single]
Last single = "
This single = "Let Me Love You"
Next single = "
How Could You"
It was produced by
Scott Storch, and co-written by Shaffer Smith (aka Ne-Yo), Scott Storch, and Kameron Houff. The remixof the song, also produced by Storch, contains rapped verses from Jadakissand T.I..
It held the number-one position on the U.S.
Billboard Hot 100chart for nine weeks from January to March 2005, and is Mario's biggest single to date. It also reached number two on the UK Singles Chart, becoming his biggest hit there as well. It also reached number-one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songschart. The single holds the honor of being one of the highest selling ringtones to date with 1.6 million downloads [cite web|url=http://www.mario2u.com/biography|title=Mario - Top selling ringtones] .
It also held the number-one position on the
AT40charts for 4 inconsecutive weeks from February 3, 2005to March 3, 2005, being offset by Ciara's " 1, 2 Step" the week of February 24, 2005.
Additionally, "I Could Let You Love Me" by the Tempramentals was Mario's
answer songwhich features Amber Rives singing the girl version. [cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI6U1KPUnQ4|title=Tempramentals - I Could Let You Love Me ]
The song is listed at #45 on "Billboard's All Time Top 100." [http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/specials/hot100/charts/top100-titles-50.shtml]
The music video was directed by
Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 2005 (USA)
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