Age Ain't Nothing But a Number
|Age Ain't Nothing but a Number|
|Studio album by|
|Released||May 24, 1994|
|Recorded||September 1993 – April 1994|
Chicago Recording Company
|Singles from Age Ain't Nothing But a Number|
Age Ain't Nothing but a Number is the debut studio album by American R&B recording artist Aaliyah, released under Jive and Blackground Records on May 24, 1994, in the United States. The album was produced by fellow R&B singer R. Kelly (who also wrote most of the material for the album). It was around the time that both Aaliyah and R. Kelly secretly got married. The album features mainly R&B and hip hop songs that were influenced by the popular new jack swing genre.
Reviews[change | change source]
Track listing[change | change source]
|2.||"Throw Your Hands Up"||Kelly||Kelly||3:34|
|3.||"Back & Forth"||Kelly||Kelly||3:51|
|4.||"Age Ain't Nothing but a Number"||Kelly||Kelly||4:13|
|5.||"Down with the Clique"||Kelly||Kelly||3:24|
|6.||"At Your Best (You Are Love)"||Kelly||4:51|
|7.||"No One Knows How to Love Me Quite Like You Do"||Kelly||Kelly||4:07|
|8.||"I'm So into You"||Kelly||Kelly||3:25|
|13.||"The Thing I Like"||Kelly||Kelly||3:28|
|14.||"Back & Forth (Mr. Lee & R. Kelly's Remix)"||Kelly||Kelly||3:45|
Personnel[change | change source]
- Aaliyah – vocals
- Timmy Allen – bass
- Tom Coyne – mastering
- Barry Hankerson – executive producer
- Keith Henderson – guitar
- Stephanie Huff – background vocals
- R. Kelly – background vocals, multi-instruments, producer, mixing
- Doug McBride – mixing assistant
- Peter Mokran – programming, engineer, mixing
- Joshua Shapera – mixing assistant
- Maria Valencia – design
Charts[change | change source]
|Canadian Albums Chart||20||Gold|
|Dutch Albums Chart||44||Gold|
|European Albums Chart||68|
|Japanese Albums Chart||39||Gold|
|Israel Albums Chart||96|
|UK Albums Chart||23||Silver|
|U.S. Billboard 200||18||3× Platinum|
|U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums||3|
|U.S. Billboard Top Internet Albums (2001)||13|
References[change | change source]
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