Don't Forget About Us

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"Don't Forget About Us"
Single by Mariah Carey
from the album The Emancipation of Mimi (Ultra Platinum Edition)
ReleasedDecember 13, 2005
Format
Genre
Length3:54
LabelIsland
Songwriter(s)
  • Mariah Carey
  • Johntá Austin
  • Jermaine Dupri
  • Bryan-Michael Cox[a]
Producer(s)
  • Carey
  • Austin
  • Dupri
  • Cox
Mariah Carey singles chronology
"Shake It Off"
(2005)
"Don't Forget About Us"
(2005)
"Say Somethin'"
(2006)
"Shake It Off"
(2005)
"Don't Forget About Us"
(2005)
"Say Somethin'"
(2006)
Music video
"Don't Forget About Us" at YouTube

"Don't Forget About Us" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey. It is the third single from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005), appearing on the Ultra Platinum Edition of the album. It was released on December 13, 2005. The song became her 17th number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, then tying her with Elvis Presley as having the most US number-ones by a soloist. It entered at number 81, was number one for two weeks, and spent a total of 21 weeks on the chart.[2][3] It reached number 50 on the Year-End Hot 100 of 2006.[4]

Critics compared the song to her previous single, "We Belong Together". Both songs feature a slow beat and instruments from a piano and a drum machine.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Writing and production credits taken from Tidal.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Don't Forget About Us Pt.1". 13 December 2005 – via Amazon.
  2. "Mariah Carey Don't Forget About Us Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
  3. "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
  4. "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-04-07.